Startup Storytellers, an event featuring Taylor University alumnae/alumni sharing their entrepreneurship stories with members of the Taylor community, is among the highlights of Taylor’s 2017 Heritage Weekend, scheduled for April 28 and 29. Hosted by Taylor’s Promising Ventures and Alumni office, Startup Storytellers will run from 1:00-5:00 pm, Friday, April 28, in the Cornwall Auditorium in the LaRita Boren Campus Center. Featured guests include Caleb France, Cerulean Restaurants; Zeke Turner, Mainstreet Investments; Ben and Laura Harrison, Jonas Paul Eyewear; JR Kerr, Handshake; and Jim Lane, Devonwood Capital.
The Taylor University chapter of Enactus will host Junior Entrepreneurs, an event that introduces middle school students to entrepreneurship, at Eastbrook High School on Tuesday, April 11, from 8:15-10:30 am.
Rollin Ford, a Taylor University alumnus who served retailing giant Walmart as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer prior to his retirement last year, will be the 2017 Seaman Lecture Speaker at Taylor University.
The Taylor University Endowment team, a group of Taylor business students who specialize in investment and fund management, has been named the top Fixed-Income Manager at QGAME, a national seminar, networking event, and competition held in New York City.
Taylor University’s Business Department has achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
In October, four Taylor students and their team mentor presented original data analytics work in San Francisco at Salesforce’s annual DreamForce conference.
Taylor University will serve as a satellite campus for the nationwide America’s Best Hope Leadership Conference, sponsored by Truth At Work, November 11, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Cornwall Auditorium in the LaRita Boren Campus Center on the Taylor campus.