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.
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 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, 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.