Taylor University Centers exist to promote specific areas that are crucial to Taylor's mission to develop servant leaders marked with a passion to minister Christ's redemptive love and truth to a world in need.
Bedi Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
The Bedi Center focuses on advancing effective teaching and learning methods through seminars, workshops, and scholarship. The Center conducts teaching assessment projects and offers grants for summer research projects on areas of teaching and learning.
For more information, contact Dr. Barb Bird.
Spencer Centre for Global Engagement
The Spencer Centre actively promotes global engagement within Taylor's student body by providing leaders for global outreach, coordinating with regional partners, and encouraging cross-cultural opportunities through Taylor World Outreach, which sends as many as 400 students, faculty, and staff each year all over the world for outreach.
For more information, contact Dr. Charlie Brainer.
Center for Scripture Engagement
The Center for Scripture Engagement equips people to engage with the Bible in ways that drive evangelism, personal discipleship, worldview formation, and church planting. The Center does this by conducting research, providing resources through its partnership with Bible Gateway, and offering training programs focused on various ways of interacting with and studying Scripture.
Center for Missions Computing
The Center for Missions Computing enables current students to serve Taylor's mission partners through computing expertise, technology resources, software project management, team leadership, and software engineering services, among others.
Center for Ethics
The Center for Ethics promotes careful thinking on moral values and their impact on personal living and social structures. The Center sponsors the Taylor University Ethics Bowl Team, the Students for Ethics group, and the annual Walter Randall Lecture on Ethics and Research. The Center organizes additional events during the academic year that bring leading Christian ethical thinkers to campus to engage with students.
Center for Faith, Film and Media
The Center for Faith, Film and Media promotes intelligent, faith-informed engagement with film and other media. The Center sponsors Taylor's annual Envision Film Festival, as well as various other campus events that encourage thoughtful connection of faith and culture.
For more information, contact Professor Kathy Bruner.
Center for the Study of C.S. Lewis and Friends
The C.S. Lewis Center promotes reading and studying C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Charles Williams, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Owen Barfield. Housed in Zondervan Library, the Center cares for The Brown Collection, the third largest C.S. Lewis collection in the world.