Archives - 2017 News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senior computer science major Mitchell Mays will present his original research paper at the 28th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (MAICS) conference in Fort Wayne. Mays conducted the research for his paper, entitled “Feature Selection for Malware Classification, as part of a two semester research course last year.
The following performances and recitals comprise the remainder of the Taylor Department of Music, Theatre and Dance's music performance schedule for the month of April.
The Taylor University chapter of Enactus will host Junior Entrepreneurs, an event that introduces middle school students to entrepreneurship, at Eastbrook High School on Tuesday, April 11, from 8:15-10:30 am.
Rollin Ford, a Taylor University alumnus who served retailing giant Walmart as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer prior to his retirement last year, will be the 2017 Seaman Lecture Speaker at Taylor University.