BAA members can now get two additional nights free at the Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin when they purchase the two-night “Ultimate Package.” The Ultimate Package includes rooms in the resort’s Luxury Lake View or Luxury Garden Room accommodations, three healthy gourmet meals each day, and an array of spa treatments and unlimited fitness classes and discovery programs.  The BAA package …

adminBAA partners with Lake Austin Spa Resort on new member benefit

The BAA asked this year’s Legacy Scholarship applicants to reflect on what it has meant to be part of a Baylor legacy family and to grow up surrounded by Baylor traditions.  This week, we introduce Daniel Carr, a freshman from Flower Mound, TX, who expects to graduate in May 2019 with a major in International Business.  In the part of his application where …

adminBAA Legacy Scholars: David Carr’s story

The BAA asked this year’s Legacy Scholarship applicants to reflect on what it has meant to be part of a Baylor legacy family and to grow up surrounded by Baylor traditions.  This week, we introduce Corrie Coleman, a freshman from Dallas, TX, who expects to graduate in May 2019 and listed Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media (as a concentration) as her …

adminBAA Legacy Scholars: Corrie Coleman’s story

The goal is simple for Matt McClard ’00: Own the sock drawer. The management team at Dallas-based Foot Cardigan, which sends subscribers a pair of colorful, boldly patterned socks every month, took a huge step toward that goal when it hit the jackpot on an episode of ABC’s Shark Tank that aired October 9.  McClard — a co-founder and Chief …

adminGetting to Know…Matt McClard ’00 of Foot Cardigan (and successful contestant on ABC’s Shark Tank)

Ticket sales are now closed.  Thanks to everyone who joined us despite the terrible weather. The BAA’s annual Homecoming Tailgate will be held on October 24, 2015, at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame (TSHOF) prior to the 11 a.m. kickoff against Iowa State University.  The tailgate will begin at 8 a.m. (as will the shuttle from the Tailgate parking). Here’s …

adminIt’s almost here! Registration now open for 2015 Homecoming Tailgate on October 24 at the TSHOF

The Baylor Alumni Association has added a number of new travel and car-rental discounts to its list of member benefits in a relaunch of a previous program.  These discounts will give members of the Baylor Family added choice and flexibility for their travel plans. “We are working to demonstrate the value of a BAA membership to both current members and …

adminBAA expands hotel, rental-car discounts for Baylor Family

Editor’s Note:  The BAA will be hosting two free webinars on strengthening your LinkedIn profile — on Monday, Sept. 28 from noon-1 p.m. and on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 1-2 p.m. (both Central time).  For more information and to register, click on this link. Over the past few months, more than 1,000 alums have connected with the BAA LinkedIn profile …

admin60 minutes to a (much) better LinkedIn profile…and an invitation to our first webinar

The BAA has streamlined our membership levels and consolidated them on one online form based on member feedback and a growing number of benefits offered to BAA members and members of the Baylor Family. You can now use one form to renew your annual membership, join the BAA, or become a Life Member.  Member benefits include the ability to have a say in …

adminBAA streamlines membership levels and fees

The new issue of The Baylor Line should hit your mailboxes just before Homecoming, and we wanted to give you a taste of that issue.  As part of our ongoing series of interviews with past winners of the BAA Distinguished Alumni Award, we met in late July with Gerald Haddock ’69, J.D. ‘71, a Fort Worth attorney and entrepreneur who …

adminBaylor Line preview with Gerald Haddock:  “You have to be careful that your desire to be a world-class institution doesn’t cost you your soul.”

The BAA has negotiated a discounted room rate at the Hampton Inn & Suites Waco-South for card-carrying members. The hotel, located at 2501 Market Place Drive in Waco, near Cabella’s, is offering BAA members: King Standard and rooms with two Queen beds for $109 (they normally go for $139) King Studio Suites for $114 instead of $149 King Jacuzzi Suites for …

adminNew Member Benefit: Discount rate at Hampton Inn and Suites Waco-South