Archives - 2013 News
Taylor University has received high national rankings for its overseas study program from Open Doors, a publication of the Institute of International Education (IIE) in association with the U.S. State Department.
Taylor University's Department of Biology will send a record number of students to the Ecuador Program in Cuenca, Ecuador
Sing Noel is an annual Christmas concert presented the first Saturday in December by the Taylor University Chorale and Taylor Sounds. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m., in Rediger Chapel/Auditorium.
After a season of injuries, recoveries and hard work, the Taylor Women's Soccer season ended Saturday, November 9, the Trojans falling 1-0 to Spring Arbor and bringing four athletes' Taylor careers to a close. Two days later, with most of the team still enjoying their break from practice, senior forward Molly Drooger hit the gym. Grabbing weights and laying claim to an exercise mat, the Taylor record setter—a Crossroads League Offensive Player of the Year, First-Team All-Crossroads League selection and NAIA All-American Honorable Mention, all in 2012—proved true Head Coach Scott Stan's words: “She doesn't want to be mediocre at any point in her life.”
Students in Taylor's Film and Media Production major have won three Marcom Awards; two for video production and one for website development.
Contemporary artist Amanda Hamilton will be showing in the Metcalf Gallery November 8 – December 6. She will be on campus for an opening reception on Friday, November 8 at 6pm in the Metcalf Gallery.
LIFE IS, a collection of pieces from 13 Taylor University art majors, will open Friday, October 25, at Blackford County Arts in neighboring Hartford City.
Taylor University officials have announced plans to build a $20 million, 55,000 square foot campus center that will more than triple Taylor’s current student union, create overflow seating for Taylor chapel services, centralize student development offices, and serve as home to a campus bookstore, grille and coffee shop.
Two Taylor freshmen screened films at the 2013 Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis.
A small satellite designed and built by Taylor University engineering students has completed final pre-launch tests and is set to be delivered to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for launch in early 2014.