Archives - 2017 News

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.

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.

Habecker Returns Friday to Give Baccalaureate Address

Published: May 10, 2017

Taylor University's President Emeritus Dr. Eugene B. Habecker will return to campus Friday to deliver this year’s Baccalaureate chapel address.

Guest Artist Paula Monsalve Featured At Spring Concerts

Published: April 26, 2017

Guest artist Paula Monsalve will join Taylor University's Symphony Orchestra, and the Taylor Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will present their final concerts for the 2016-2017 next week.

Startup Storytellers Features Alumni Entrepreneurship Stories

Published: April 25, 2017

Startup Storytellers, an event featuring Taylor University alumnae/alumni sharing their entrepreneurship stories with members of the Taylor community, is among the highlights of Taylor’s 2017 Heritage Weekend, scheduled for April 28 and 29. Hosted by Taylor’s Promising Ventures and Alumni office, Startup Storytellers will run from 1:00-5:00 pm, Friday, April 28, in the Cornwall Auditorium in the LaRita Boren Campus Center. Featured guests include Caleb France, Cerulean Restaurants; Zeke Turner, Mainstreet Investments; Ben and Laura Harrison, Jonas Paul Eyewear; JR Kerr, Handshake; and Jim Lane, Devonwood Capital.

Taylor Heritage Weekend Highlights Include Entrepreneurship Event, Music, Grandparents

Published: April 25, 2017

Startup Storytellers, an event featuring Taylor University alumnae/alumni sharing their entrepreneurship stories with members of the Taylor community, is among the highlights of Taylor’s 2017 Heritage Weekend, scheduled for April 28 and 29.

Taylor Remembers Alumna, Longtime Board Member, and Friend Rosie Kerlin

Published: April 22, 2017

Dr. Grace Roselyn (Rosie) Kerlin, a 1955 alumna of Taylor University, longtime Taylor Board of Trustees member, and friend of the university died Friday following a long illness.

Taylor University's 83rd Annual Youth Conference Begins Friday

Published: April 19, 2017

Follow Me is the theme of Taylor University's 83rd Annual Youth Conference, which begins Friday, April 21, and continues to Sunday, April 23. The featured keynote speaker is Jesse Kahler, a 2006 Taylor alumnus and lead pastor of the Archbold (Ohio) Evangelical Church.

CS Lewis Center Presents Author, Musician Matthew Dickerson

Published: April 19, 2017

Author and musician Matthew Dickerson will present a sponsored lecture and conduct a writing workshop next Monday at Taylor University. Dickerson, a professor at Middlebury College in Vermont, will conduct a writing workshop from 1-2:00 pm and later in the day speak with the Mathematics and Computer Science and Engineering departments. His evening lecture, On Wizards, Waterboarding, and the Pursuit of Power: The (Still) Relevant Moral Ethics of J.R.R. Tolkien, will be presented in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall at 7:30 pm, and is followed by a reception and book signing.

Taylor University Summer Art Camp Registration Underway

Published: April 17, 2017

The Taylor University Art Department will host an Art Camp June 12-15 in the Modelle Metcalf Visual Arts Center. The camp is designed for students in grades K – 12 and gives students an opportunity to experience visual arts through hands on activities including drawing, painting, and mixed media.