Archives - 2016 News
Join the Taylor University Chorale for their Spring Concert to be performed at St. John’s Catholic Church, 209 South Spring Street, Hartford City, Sunday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. The 48-member Chorale, under the direction of Dr. JoAnn Rediger, traveled to Greece during Spring break, and will be sharing music and highlights of their tour during this concert.
Taylor University is pleased to welcome world-renowned voice teacher and baritone W. Stephen Smith for a lecture and master class on Saturday. He will conduct an 11:00 a.m. lecture and a 1:30 p.m. master class. Both are in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall in Taylor's Smith-Hermanson Music Center.
Dr. Christopher Ruggiero, Taylor University Department of Music staff accompanist and music theory instructor, will perform four works for piano in a recital on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 pm. Included on the program is Haydn Sonata in B Minor Hob. XVI:32, Chopin Scherzo No. 1, a set of Debussy preludes, and Carl Vine's Piano Sonata No. 1. Everyone is invited to this free recital in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall.
David Seaman, a 2015 graduate of Taylor's journalism program, has received a second-place Pinnacle Award from the College Media Association. Seaman received the award in the “Best Arts & Entertainment Story” category for his review of Taylor Theatre’s 2014 production of Wit.
Six students from Ecuador’s University of Azuay are wrapping up a month-long stay on the Taylor University campus. The students visited Taylor as part of a new program, Discover 16, sponsored by Taylor’s Spencer Center for Global Engagement.
A new program created by Taylor University and funded with a $600,000 gift from Lilly Endowment Inc. will bring high school-aged youth who show promise for ministry and leadership, but face economic and educational challenges, to the Taylor campus for Bible and religion-related classes, study of vocational ministry, and one-on-one mentorship.
An estimated 150 students from five area high schools are expected at the Second Annual High School Math Field Day, scheduled Thursday, March 17, at the Euler Science Complex at Taylor University. The event is jointly hosted by Taylor and Indiana Wesleyan University; professors and students from both schools will staff the event.
The Taylor University Accounting program has achieved high national rankings in five of the last seven years based upon first-time passing rates of its graduates who take the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam.
Guitarist Stephen Brew will present a guest recital on the Taylor University campus on Monday, March 14, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor's Smith-Hermanson Music Center.
Dr. Wellington Yu Chiu, Chairman of Taylor University’s Board of Trustees and a 1974 Taylor alumnus, died this morning after a sudden illness. Dr. Chiu was 63.