Dec
22

If you’re thinking about family side trips while in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for either the Cotton Bowl or vacations, the Baylor Alumni Association has secured Six Flag Over Texas in Arlington discounts for park tickets purchased online for visits between Dec. 26, 2014 and Jan. 4, 2015. BAA members and students who use the promotional code GoBAA for an online …

adminDiscounted Tickets to Six Flags Over Texas for Holiday Visitors to the Metroplex (Cotton Bowl or Otherwise)
Dec
14

When I tell people that both my parents attended and met at Baylor, I feel a sense of pride because then people associate the rich culture and tradition of Baylor with my upbringing.  But just because my parents went to Baylor did not mean I was going there.  It was not until my mom convinced me to tour Baylor that …

adminThe BAA Legacy Scholarship: Tara Brynell’s Story
Dec
10

We are pleased to announce that Texas Monthly magazine is offering a discounted rate on new subscriptions and renewals to Baylor Alumni Association members. The subscription offer — which can be found by clicking here — gives BAA members a $5 discount on three different types of subscriptions (iPad Only, Print Only, and Print + iPad) and also allows current …

adminNew Member Benefit: Discounted Texas Monthly subscriptions
Lindsey Aldaco-Manner '14 with the McCauley family (Elyse, Micah, Matt ('95), Alton, and Bethany ('95))
Dec
09

You could feel the excitement as nearly 100 BAA members, family, and friends descended on the Texas Sports Hall of Fame before the Dec. 6 game against Kansas State, which was telecast across Baylor Nation by ESPN.  See if there’s anyone you know in these pictures (sorry about missing a few graduation years). BAA President Keith Starr answered questions and …

adminPhotos from the BAA Tailgate Before Kansas State
Dec
03

I have always been a Baylor Bear.  Before running the line in my slime cap, before late-night Sing rehearsals, before attending Welcome Week and Christmas on Fifth and Diadeloso, I was a Baylor Bear.  And I have my family to thank for that.  Their love for Baylor has been passed down to me through the generations, and I am proud to carry …

Peter OsborneThe BAA Legacy Scholarship: Jordan Sherman’s Story
Nov
25

250+ alumni and family members had so much fun at the Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) Homecoming Tailgate that we’ve decided to do it again — just before the final home game of the season against Kansas State, in a battle that could determine whether the Bears go to the College Football Playoff. Once again, the BAA is partnering with the …

Peter OsborneThe BAA Homecoming Tailgate was so great, we’re going to do it again — before the Kansas State game on Dec. 6!
Nov
19

We received the following letter from Juli Stephens ’80 expressing her feelings about the placement of memorial bricks at the new stadium. I was thrilled to finally visit Waco and see the new stadium this past weekend.  It is a wonderful facility and something of which to be proud.  I also took the opportunity to find the memorial brick we …

adminReader Letter: Placement of “Baylor Bricks”
Nov
14

The entire Baylor family is mourning the loss of former First Lady and Founders Medallion recipient Mary McCall, who passed away Nov. 13, at the age of 95.  Mary McCall was the wife of Baylor’s 11th President (and later Chancellor) Abner V. McCall and was well-loved for her “servant heart, grace, and passion for supporting the University’s students,” according to …

Peter OsborneIn Memoriam: Former Baylor First Lady Mary McCall