Schedule of Events

Friday, April 29, 2016

7am - 12pm Registration
LaRita Boren Campus Center, Haines Atrium
Please visit the registration table when you arrive to sign in and pick up your tickets.
7am - 9:30am Breakfast
Hodson Dining Commons
8am - 5pm Class Visitation
Grandparents are invited to attend classes with their student(s).
8:45am - 9:30am Welcome and Devotions
Rediger Chapel/Auditorium, LaRita Boren Campus Center
President Eugene B. Habecker, PhD, JD, along with his wife Marylou (Napolitano ’68), and Taylor students, will be providing a special welcome just for grandparents.
10am - 10:50am Chapel
Rediger Chapel/Auditorium, LaRita Boren Campus Center
This year's speaker, Dr. William Pannell, has dedicated his life to racial reconciliation. A 1951 graduate of Fort Wayne Bible College, Bill studied Bible before going on to USC where he received a PhD in Social Ethics. Bill has written numerous books on reconciliation and is a notably gifted teacher, civil right activist, and evangelist-becoming the first African-American trustee at Fuller University.
11am - 2:15pm Lunch
Hodson Dining Commons
1pm - 3pm Campus Tours
LaRita Boren Campus Center, Haines Atrium
A great way to see an overview of the campus, driving tours leave at 1:00 and 2:00 and include a brief walk-through of the LaRita Boren Campus Center, which opened in April and is being dedicated April 30.
1pm - 4:30pm C.S. Lewis Collection Open House
Zondervan Library, Lower Level
Historic display and collection of C.S. Lewis first editions.
2:30pm - 3:30pm Presidential Reception
LaRita Boren Campus Center, McDaniel Atrium and Galleria
Meet President and First Lady Eugene and Marylou Habecker while enjoying student music.
4pm - 5pm Music Department Concert
Rediger Chapel/Auditorium, LaRita Boren Campus Center
Enjoy the music of the Taylor Sounds Vocal Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble

Additional Activities

Memorial Prayer Chapel
Visit this special house of prayer throughout the day, where individuals are both honored and memorialized.

All Student Art Show Opening Reception and Awards Presentation
Modelle Metcalf Visual Arts Center
View student art and enjoy the opening reception and student awards starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Metcalf Gallery.

Jumping Bean
LaRita Boren Campus Center
Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea at the campus coffee shop.  

Hodson Dining Commons or LaRita Boren Campus Center
Meals can be purchased at the Dining Commons or LaRita Boren Campus Center.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Rupp Communications Arts Center, Mitchell Theatre
Enjoy Taylor University’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  An immersive theatrical experience suitable for theatergoers nine to ninety-one that you don’t want to miss - Friday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.!
An additional fee applies to this event - $12 for adults, $7 for TU students, $10 for students and $8 for seniors. To purchase tickets for other show dates and times, call 765-998-5289.