Archives - 2016 News
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.
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.
A group of MBA students from LCC International University, will visit the Taylor University campus and Grant County this on Tuesday and Wednesday week as part of a tour of Indiana. Located in Klaipeda, Lithuania, LCC International is a liberal arts university. .
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.