Archives - 2017 News

Taylor Ranked Among the Nation’s 25 Best Schools for Studying Bible

Published: November 21, 2017

Taylor University is among the nation’s top 25 schools who offer some formal study of the Bible – this according to a newly-released rating by, an online collegiate rating organization.

Taylor University Achieves High National Rankings in Newest Open Doors Survey

Published: November 17, 2017

Taylor University has received high national and regional rankings from the newest Open Doors report – a survey associated with the U.S. Department of State that measures study abroad and service learning trips from colleges and universities in the United States to international destinations.

Taylor Ethics Bowl Teams Place 2 in Region’s Top 5; Returning to Nationals

Published: November 14, 2017

The Taylor University Ethics Bowl team, the 2015 National Champion and winner of 33 of its last 36 matches, is returning to the National Ethics Bowl Tournament. It marks the eighth straight year the Taylor Ethics Bowl team has qualified for nationals.

Andrew Belle Featured Artist for TSO Mainstage Concert

Published: November 13, 2017

Singer/songwriter and Taylor alumnus Andrew Belle will perform in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium at 9:00 pm, Friday, Nov. 17. The concert marks a return to the Taylor campus for Belle, who graduated from Taylor in 2006.

Jazz Ensemble Presents A Tribute to the Beatles

Published: November 13, 2017

The Taylor University Jazz Ensemble will present A Tribute to the Beatles, an evening of Beatles music arranged for big band, on Tuesday, November 14, at 7:30 pm. in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium.

Taylor students participating in the NYC Semester in Journalism

Published: November 10, 2017

Three students from Taylor University are in New York City this semester where they are taking part in a unique program that allows them to learn from some of journalism's best-known practitioners and work in professional settings. The students - Cassidy Grom, Annabelle Blair and Danielle Barnes - are all journalism majors and are part of a 15-member cohort that makes up this fall’s NYC Semester in Journalism (NYCJ). The overall group comes from 11 different universities. They arrived in August.

Alumni Share with Students During Pursuing Excellence Professional Seminar

Published: November 10, 2017

Communications professionals from the Taylor alumni ranks and beyond shared their work experiences and campus memories with current Taylor communications students during the recent "Pursuing Excellence: Expectations for Self" professional seminar, which was sponsored by Taylor’s Communications Department.

Empty Bowls Raises Funds for Shepherd Community Center

Published: November 08, 2017

Empty Bowls, an annual soup cook-off by members of the Taylor community, will be held Wednesday, November 15, in the Alspaugh East and West Rooms at the Hodson Dining Commons from 5:30-7:30 pm. Chili and soup recipes from members of the Taylor community are served in bowls created by Taylor art students. The event allows students, staff and community to gather and purchase the options of handmade ceramic bowls filled with soup, just soup or just the bowl.

Academic Colloquium Examines Faith, Community, Discipleship

Published: November 08, 2017

A unique academic colloquium studying themes of faith, community and discipleship – all within the academic setting – was held in connection with the inauguration of Taylor President Paul Lowell Haines, EdD, JD. No Higher Standard Than to be in Right Relationship with God, One Another, and the Natural World was the theme of the October 20 colloquium.

Annual Etiquette Dinner Prepares Students for Professional Opportunities

Published: November 07, 2017

Taylor University will host its annual Etiquette Dinner - an event that gives students the opportunity to fine tune their table manners and social skills for the professional world after graduation.