Archives - 2014 News
Taylor University’s 2014 Heritage Weekend will be Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26. The weekend event will bring in hundreds of alumni, family members, and friends to Taylor’s campus for special events, food and music.
Representatives from the Breakfast With Fred Leadership Institute will conduct campus meetings with Taylor University students starting tomorrow, April 24, and continuing Friday, April 25. Those representatives include 16 leading men and women who will create connections and share insight on issues that include integrity, strength, insight and thought to mentor a new generation of leaders.
The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra will present "Brahms to Broadway" on the Taylor University campus this Saturday evening, April 26, at 7:30 p.m., in Rediger Chapel/Auditorium during Heritage Weekend.
Taylor University Professor Emeritus of Music Dr. Richard Parker went to be with the Lord at 10:40 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. He was 69.
Following three launch delays, the Taylor University nanosatellite was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Good Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Taylor University’s 2014 Youth Conference begins Friday, April 11, and will continue through Sunday, April 13. Hundreds of high school students and youth leaders from throughout the Midwest are expected for a full schedule of worship services, small groups, games, a service project, and a concert with Christian rapper Derek Minor.
Noted author, speaker and religious freedom advocate Dr. Chris Seiple will be the featured guest for the Religious Freedom and Interfaith Collaboration, which will be held at Taylor University, April 15, at 7:00 p.m., in Ayres Courtroom 215.
Under the direction of Dr. JoAnn Rediger, the Taylor Sounds completed a week-long trip to Europe which included Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; and Budapest, Hungary. The ensemble will present their tour concert at TU on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 pm in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall of the Smith-Hermanson Music Center.
The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present La Fiesta - a free concert celebrating Spanish, Mexican, and Israeli band music on Wednesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., in Rediger Chapel/Auditorium.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Dr. Marilynne Robinson will be the featured speaker for this week’s Staley Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program at Taylor University.