Archives - 2016 News
Taylor student films are making the rounds and have won two top awards at film festivals in the Midwest.
Two Taylor documentaries have won Outstanding Student Production Awards, known as the Crystal Pillar, from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Chapter. The wins were announced at a black tie event at the Kalihari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio on June 18. The Emmy is the highest honor in television broadcasting.
Dr. Eugene B. Habecker has been named President Emeritus of Taylor University. Habecker, a 1968 Taylor alumnus, served as Taylor’s President from 2005 until May 31, 2016.
Taylor University alumnus and longtime baseball coach Kyle Gould has been named as the school’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Gould's selection follows a national search, and according to campus officials, he will continue to lead Taylor's baseball program.
A team of exercise science students led by Dr. Matthew Renfrow, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, traveled to New Castle Correctional Facility this spring to collect data. They left ready to do more.
The 10th Frances White Ewbank Colloquium on C.S. Lewis and Friends will take place June 2-5 on the campus of Taylor University. Hosted by the Center for the Study of C. S. Lewis and Friends, the Colloquium focus on the works of C. S. Lewis and his intellectual and literary circle, known as The Inklings.
Outgoing Taylor University President Eugene B. Habecker and his wife Marylou will lead a group from Taylor University next week on a trip to the West-African nation of Liberia for the dedication of a facility named for a Liberian who is revered as one of Taylor’s most notable students.
Outgoing Taylor University President and First Lady Eugene and Marylou Habecker will serve as the featured speakers for Taylor University’s Commencement exercises this Saturday, May 21, at 10:00 a.m., in the Kesler Student Activities Center (KSAC).
Registration is open for Taylor University’s first Shakespeare Camp led by Taylor faculty and students for high school students (entering grades 9-12 this fall). Shakespeare: Page to Stage will take place on campus, June 12-18.
Rachel VanTries, a senior biology student from Indianapolis, has landed a two-year fellowship in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) program.