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2009-02-04 07:00:00

Lively Managed $350 Million Fundraising Campaign for Dallas Center for the Performing Arts DALLAS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Baylor Health Care System Foundation announced today the appointment of Bill Lively as Senior Strategic Development Consultant. In this role, Lively will offer counsel in the development and implementation of a strategic long-term philanthropic plan for Baylor. Initially, he will offer strategic advice on fundraising efforts for Baylor's$350 million Cancer...

2009-01-27 22:57:51

A.J. Abrams scored 19 points Tuesday, pacing the 12th-ranked Texas Longhorns to a 78-72 victory over the Baylor Bears. Damion James added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Longhorns (15-4, 4-1 Big 12), who haven't lost to Baylor since Feb. 21, 1998. Abrams tied the Big 12 record for three-pointers with three Tuesday that gave him 338 for his career. He tied Jeff Boschee, who played at Kansas from 1999-2002. Cutis Jerrells scored 14 points for Baylor (15-5, 3-3), which lost for just the second...

2009-01-22 17:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joel T. Allison, FACHE, president/CEO of Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, has been named the 2008 recipient of the Texas Hospital Association's Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Health Care Administration. Established in 1965, the Collier Award is the highest honor bestowed by THA. Allison received the award on Jan. 22 at THA's annual Leadership Conference in Austin. "Joel Allison exemplifies the leadership qualities that this award...

2009-01-14 23:29:18

Bryan Davis and Chinemelu Elonu led all five starters in double figures Wednesday, carrying Texas A&M to an 84-73 win over No. 21 Baylor. The Aggies took an 11-point halftime lead and held off a late run by the Bears to win for the 11th time in 12 games. Texas A&M improved to 15-2 for the season and to 1-1 in Big 12 action. Davis and Elonu both had 17 points, Josh Carter and Donald Sloan had 15 each, and Derrick Roland had 10. The Aggies made six of their nine three-point attempts....

2009-01-13 15:22:00

DALLAS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew J. Applewhite, M.D., C.W.S., a certified wound specialist on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas), has been named medical director of the hospital's Comprehensive Wound Care Center. In this role, Dr. Applewhite will lead the multidisciplinary team at the center providing specialized care for patients with chronic, non-healing wounds. Dr. Applewhite earned his doctor of medicine degree from The...

2009-01-10 16:18:06

Baylor's LaceDarius Dunn scored 11 straight points during a second-half surge Saturday that carried the 23rd-ranked Bears to a 73-61 win over Texas Tech. Dunn's run, which included three three-pointers, gave Baylor a 53-45 advantage with 9 1/2 minutes left and the Bears later added a nine-point streak to seal the victory. Kevin Rogers had 14 points and 14 rebounds and Curtis Jerrells totaled13 points for Baylor (13-2, 1-0 Big 12). Alan Voskuil scored 14 points and Nick Okorie had 13 for the...

2008-12-31 21:14:12

Kevin Rogers led the way with 21 points Wednesday and the No. 20 Bears used a fast-paced offense to run away from Jackson State 113-78. Baylor (12-1) scored 11 of the game's first 13 points to take quick control on its way to its sixth straight win. Jackson State closed within six before the Bears put together a 12-2 run that turned the game into a rout. Henry Dugat added 20 points and LaceDarius Dunn had 16 for Baylor. The Bears' only loss came on Nov. 30 against Wake Forest. Jackson State...

2008-12-17 07:00:00

Santa Claus Declared "Fit for Duty" at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas DALLAS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Santa Claus, a.k.a. Kris Kringle, was declared "fit for duty" yesterday at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas after undergoing his annual physical. At the news conference to announce the results of his exam, doctors gave him a clean bill of health and said not to worry...he is in good shape to make his trip around the world next week. (Photo:...

2008-12-08 16:57:00

DALLAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rowland K. Robinson, president of Baylor Health Care System Foundation, announced today that Evelyn Y. Davis, Shareholder Advocate, and the Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation are jointly making a generous gift to support Riggs Emergency Department at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. "The heart and soul of any medical center is its emergency department, and we are extremely grateful to Evelyn for her support and magnanimity," said Robinson. "All...

2008-10-24 12:00:14

On November 7, 2006 California voters approved over $42 Billion in General Obligation Bonds to fund transportation, flood control, school construction, housing, and water supply protection. During the ensuing two years, projects have been identified and prioritized, funds have been allocated, bonds have been sold, and some projects are under contract. This forum will bring together representatives of major program agencies to discuss how the bonds are being used and the impact of the...