Jul
24

The Provender Store at 608B Austin Avenue in downtown Waco (and a location at the Saturday Waco Downtown Farmers Market) is offering a set of terrific discounts for BAA members who present their membership cards.  Thanks to Owner/Chef Craig Parker for his support.  The Provender Store’s phone number is 254-265-4327. Purchase one Provender Store Fresh prepared Sandwich off the menu for …

adminNew Member Benefit: Provender Store discounts (with card)
Jul
21

We are pleased to announce that Avis and Budget are now suppliers of rental car services for members of the Baylor Alumni Association.  When making a personal and/or business rental reservation, you can ask for the best rate available by providing Avis Worldwide Discount number (AWD) B467400 or Budget Discount number (BCD) A111100. BAA members can now enjoy special member rates, …

adminNew Member Benefit: Avis/Budget car rental discounts
Jul
16

“My parents show me where they first met every single time we drive down to Baylor.” “To many, $1,000 may seem miniscule, but to me it means approximately 103 hours that I can spend studying, building relationships on campus, and working to improve the community around me instead of standing behind a counter at work.” When football season rolls around, …

adminBAA BattleHands spirit gloves will let you Sic ‘Em! in style…and support a great cause
Jul
14

Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington is offering BAA members a package deal for its Hot Dog Day promotion on Saturday, July 25.  The Baylor Family can buy their $40 tickets — which include park admission, parking and a meal (hot dog, chips, a cookie, and a drink) — through the BAA’s Six Flags Online Store, where you can also …

adminSix Flags (Arlington) offers BAA ticket discount for Hot Dog Day on July 25
Jul
06

BAA members will receive sharp discounts on admission and family memberships to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame (TSHOF) as part of its new sponsorship of the TSHOF’s Lone Star Tailgates for the 2015 home football season. “We are actively looking for new ways to add value to our members’ Life and Annual memberships,” said BAA Chief Marketing Officer Peter Osborne.  “We …

adminBAA partners with Texas Sports Hall of Fame on Lone Star Tailgate sponsorship, new member benefits
Jul
01

We are pleased to announce that the BAA will award $1,000 scholarships for the 2015-16 school year to 54 Baylor undergraduates whose parents or grandparents (and in many cases, many other family members) attended the university. The awards represent an increase of 28.5% in the amount of the scholarships with 12 additional students receiving awards over last year. “We want to thank …

adminBAA awards $55,400 in 2015-16 Legacy Scholarships
Jun
28

The following editorial, “Embarrassing emails obscure greater tragedy indicting Baylor regents, alumni association,” was published in the Sunday Waco Tribune-Herald. What do you think of the position the paper is taking? More than one civic leader has touted Baylor University as the best thing to happen to Waco. The point is open to spirited debate, but it’s abundantly clear that, …

adminWaco Tribune editorial raises difficult questions about dispute
Jun
02

As great as Commencement is for every family, there may be few joys greater than sharing it with a family member who graduated from the same school — someone who dressed you in a Baylor onesie, taught you Sic ‘Em before you could walk, brought you to games, and made sure that every Christmas included a Baylor T-shirt or sweatshirt …

adminBaylor Family Photo Album: 2015 Commencement Edition
May
30

We’re extending the deadline for applying for the BAA Legacy Scholarship by 24 hours because frankly it makes a lot more sense to make the deadline on a Sunday night at the end of a month than on a Saturday night.  And we know those students who are already bad with deadlines aren’t likely to be much better on something like this.  So …

adminLegacy Scholarship application deadline extended to 11:59 pm on Sunday, May 31, 2015