Archives - 2017 News

Nearly 650 from Taylor Plunge into Upland Community

Published: August 29, 2017

Six-hundred-forty-nine Taylor University students, faculty and staff members participated in Taylor University’s annual Community Plunge, Monday, August 28. In its 25th year, Community Plunge was comprised of a number of service projects throughout the Upland, Ind., community.

Taylor's Bergwall Hall Gets $2.9 Million Renovation

Published: August 16, 2017

Campus officials say a $2.9 million renovation of Bergwall Hall has been completed on time and the residence hall will be ready for students to move in a week from Friday when Welcome Weekend begins.

Taylor Homecoming and Family Weekend Registration is Live

Published: July 25, 2017

Registration is live for Taylor University's 2017 Homecoming and Family Weekend, scheduled for Oct. 6-8. The first 1,000 people to register are guaranteed tickets for the NEEDTOBREATHE concert at 7:00 pm, Saturday, Oct. 7.

Taylor Makes Money Magazine’s Best Colleges For Your Money List

Published: July 18, 2017

Taylor University is ranked in Money Magazine’s newest college survey Best Colleges For Your Money. The nationwide survey weighs the average SAT/ACT scores of students, the price they pay, the numbers of students receiving financial aid or merit grants, and the average income for graduates in the early portion of their career.

NEEDTOBREATHE to Present Homecoming Concert at Taylor

Published: July 10, 2017

Grammy-nominated band NEEDTOBREATHE will present an outdoor concert at the Bond Plaza of the LaRita Boren Campus Center on the Taylor University campus at 7:00 pm, Saturday, Oct. 7. The concert is part of the scheduled events for Taylor's 2017 Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 6-8.

Taylor Film Wins Award From Emmy Organization

Published: July 07, 2017

A Taylor short film has won an Outstanding Student Production Award, known as the Crystal Pillar, from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Chapter. This is the regional branch of the organization that awards Emmys for television broadcasting. The win was announced at a ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio, last month.

Taylor Names Rex Bennett to Advancement VP Post

Published: June 27, 2017

Taylor University has named Indianapolis-area executive, lawyer, and college fundraising professional Rex E. Bennett Vice President for University Advancement. Bennett, who has served as Vice President for Development-Finance at Indianapolis-based real estate development and management company FSJ, Inc., since March 2016, previously served as an equity member at the Indianapolis law firm of Frost Brown Todd LLC for 16 years.

Taylor-IWU Partnership Creates 3+1 Nursing Program

Published: June 26, 2017

Taylor University and Indiana Wesleyan University have announced a cooperative program that will lead to the creation of a three-year pre-nursing program at Taylor University, followed by a 14-month concentrated nursing training program in Indiana Wesleyan’s School of Nursing.

The Genetics of Research

Published: May 26, 2017

Taylor University Students conduct genetic research at Mayo Clinic

Holtmann, Taylor Alum, Butler Basketball Coach, is Commencement Speaker

Published: May 11, 2017

Chris Holtmann, a 1994 Taylor University alumnus who coached the Butler men’s basketball team to national rankings and a Sweet 16 appearance last season, will serve as the featured speaker for Taylor’s commencement ceremonies, scheduled for 10:00 a.m., May 20, in the Kesler Student Activities Center (KSAC). In addition to the graduation of 426 Taylor students, the day’s highlights include the presentation of an honorary doctorate to former Taylor First Lady Marylou Habecker.