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More than 2,000 Expected This Weekend for Taylor University’s Homecoming and Family Weekend

Published: October 11, 2016

More than 2,000 Taylor University alumni, parents, family members and friends are expected as Taylor celebrates its first combined Homecoming and Family Weekend. The three-day event begins Friday, October 14, and features activities for alumni, parents, family and friends. Highlighting the weekend is a Saturday evening concert featuring the Dove Award-winning band Sidewalk Prophets, alumni awards, and Taylor Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

Dove Award-Winning Sidewalk Prophets to Perform at Taylor Homecoming

Published: October 10, 2016

The Dove Award-winning band Sidewalk Prophets will perform at Taylor University’s Homecoming and Family Weekend on October 15 at 8:00 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. Sidewalk Prophets has sold over 500,000 albums and amassed 1.5 million digital singles. Special ticket packages are available.

Dialogue on Civility and Public Service Features Lugar, Hamilton

Published: October 04, 2016

Two internationally-recognized and respected former Indiana legislators will be the featured speakers at a forum at Taylor University designed to foster public discourse and civility. Former Indiana Senator Richard G. Lugar and former Indiana Congressman Lee H. Hamilton will be the speakers during Taylor’s Dialogue on Civility and Public Service, Wednesday, October 12, at 1:00 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. A reception will follow at 2:00 p.m., in the adjoining LaRita Boren Campus Center. The event is open to the public and there is no charge for attendance.

Weekend Concerts Showcase Taylor Music Faculty

Published: September 21, 2016

A pair of weekend events - one Friday and the other on Sunday - will showcase the talents of faculty in Taylor University's Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance.

Art professor’s sculpture selected for Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize

Published: September 14, 2016

Starting September 21, Astrobleme, a wooden sculpture by Assistant Professor of Art Josh Welker, will be displayed as part of Grand Rapids, Michigan’s annual ArtPrize event.

U.S. News Ranks Taylor Number One for the 10th Straight Year

Published: September 13, 2016

For the 10th straight year, Taylor University is the number one institution in the category Best Regional Colleges in the newly-released 2017 U.S. News & World Report survey, America's Best Colleges.

IOTA Exhibit features Artist Linnea Spransy

Published: September 08, 2016

IOTA Art Exhibit featuring Los Angeles artist Linnea Spransy is currently on display in the Metcalf Gallery. We invite you to attend Linnea’s Artist Talk Thursday, September 8, at 6:00 p.m., in the Metcalf Gallery. Reception to follow. Spransy’s work will be on display through September 30.

Taylor University Offers Art Lessons for Community Children

Published: September 06, 2016

Taylor is offering private art lessons for students in grades K- 12. Weekly lessons will be taught by Taylor Art & Art Education majors.

Taylor Students to Perform Service Projects in Upland for Community Plunge

Published: August 19, 2016

Hundreds of Taylor University students, faculty and staff members will participate in Taylor University’s annual Community Plunge, set for Monday, August 29. Community Plunge is comprised of a number of service projects throughout the Upland, Ind., community.

An Incredible Demonstration of Love

Published: August 19, 2016

Ten years after the 2006 crash that claimed the lives of four students and a staff member from Taylor University, their families shared stories of their journies since that day with the Taylor alumni magazine for publication in the Spring 2016 edition.