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Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • For Many Years to Come
    For Many Years to Come
    According to Laurie Nielsen, when she and her husband got married in 1978, "we didn't have two nickels to rub together."
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  • Blessed Beyond Measure
    Blessed Beyond Measure
    Betty Sue Rives (BA '65) isn't just a person who sees the proverbial glass as half full — she sees life as a cup running over with blessings.
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  • Deep in the Heart
    Deep in the Heart
    For D.M. Edwards (BBA '76), an exhortation from former Baylor President Abner McCall became a personal mission statement...
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  • A Heart for Baylor
    A Heart for Baylor
    Twenty-five years ago, Baylor University established a special way to recognize and celebrate the generosity of alumni...
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  • A Path Made Possible By Giving
    A Path Made Possible By Giving
    When Baylor senior Cambrey Dent received the Sadie Jo Black Endowed Scholarship...
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  • A Source Of Inspiration: Couple Makes Gift To Advance Baylor Mission
    A Source Of Inspiration: Couple Makes Gift To Advance Baylor Mission
    Far away from their home in Texas, John (BBA '79) and Nancy...
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  • Standing Tall: Alumnus Makes An Impact On His Alma Mater
    Standing Tall: Alumnus Makes An Impact On His Alma Mater
    When the $18.1 million Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium...
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  • A Teacher's Heart Keeps Giving
    A Teacher's Heart Keeps Giving
    Being a teacher is more than merely teaching-it's about a remarkable spirit-a teacher's heart. Janice (BA '58, MS '61, EdD '74)...
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  • A Life of Sharing
    A Life of Sharing
    But one picture in particular would stand out. It's a photograph of Benegene Gann Kring (BA '66) - a rare woman among all the men.
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  • The Roots of a Baylor Family Tree
    The Roots of a Baylor Family Tree
    Far away from the campus they called home for more than five decades, beloved Baylor physics professor...
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  • Giving to Generations
    Giving to Generations
    W. F. Bill (BBA '55) and Mary Ann (BA '54) Patterson were both Baylor students.
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  • Love to Last a Lifetime
    Love to Last a Lifetime
    Randy Cooper (BBA '71) remembers running onto the Baylor Stadium football field as a kid in the mid-1950s.
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  • The Hope of Generations
    The Hope of Generations
    When Laree Perez (BBA '76) hears her cousin's son, Giuliano Masci, rave about his experience as a Baylor freshman.
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  • Making Baylor Stronger
    Making Baylor Stronger
    For more than four decades now, Dr. David Mangelsdorff has called Army-Baylor home.
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  • Many Branches
    Many Branches
    A fourth-generation Baylor graduate, Sarah Lou (BBA '57) and her family are the epitome of the term.
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  • A Special Place - Trains, Games and a Baylor Legacy
    A Special Place - Trains, Games and a Baylor Legacy
    The house looks exactly like a train station with its eye...
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  • A Heart for the Future
    A Heart for the Future
    "We had a business school, but it didn't have its own building," Jack recalled.
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  • A Bright Path Forward
    A Bright Path Forward
    As an exercise physiology major at Baylor, Chelsea Richwine accidentally signed up for the wrong economics course.
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  • Race of a Lifetime
    Race of a Lifetime
    A self-admitted geeky introvert, Bertha Heard Dunlap's firstborn roomed off-campus in the non-pretentious Fifth Street...
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  • A Desire to Help Others
    A Desire to Help Others
    Though much has changed since her time on campus, she finds plenty of familiar sites.
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Baylor is such a powerful place. I never felt important or at home until I got here?
-Ashlyn McKenzie
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