Archives - 2016 News

2015 Taylor Graduate David Seaman Wins Pinnacle Award

Published: March 24, 2016

David Seaman, a 2015 graduate of Taylor's journalism program, has received a second-place Pinnacle Award from the College Media Association. Seaman received the award in the “Best Arts & Entertainment Story” category for his review of Taylor Theatre’s 2014 production of Wit.

Ecuadorian Students Wrapping Up Taylor University Visit

Published: March 15, 2016

Six students from Ecuador’s University of Azuay are wrapping up a month-long stay on the Taylor University campus. The students visited Taylor as part of a new program, Discover 16, sponsored by Taylor’s Spencer Center for Global Engagement.

Lilly Endowment Grant Enables TU to Launch Theology Institute for High School Youth

Published: March 14, 2016

A new program created by Taylor University and funded with a $600,000 gift from Lilly Endowment Inc. will bring high school-aged youth who show promise for ministry and leadership, but face economic and educational challenges, to the Taylor campus for Bible and religion-related classes, study of vocational ministry, and one-on-one mentorship.

Taylor Hosts Second Annual High School Math Field Day

Published: March 11, 2016

An estimated 150 students from five area high schools are expected at the Second Annual High School Math Field Day, scheduled Thursday, March 17, at the Euler Science Complex at Taylor University. The event is jointly hosted by Taylor and Indiana Wesleyan University; professors and students from both schools will staff the event.

Taylor Accounting Program Achieves National Rankings

Published: March 11, 2016

The Taylor University Accounting program has achieved high national rankings in five of the last seven years based upon first-time passing rates of its graduates who take the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam.

Guitarist Stephen Brew to Present Guest Recital

Published: March 10, 2016

Guitarist Stephen Brew will present a guest recital on the Taylor University campus on Monday, March 14, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor's Smith-Hermanson Music Center.

Taylor Remembers Board Chairman, Alumnus Wellington Yu Chiu

Published: March 05, 2016

Dr. Wellington Yu Chiu, Chairman of Taylor University’s Board of Trustees and a 1974 Taylor alumnus, died this morning after a sudden illness. Dr. Chiu was 63.

Music Professors Bade and Collins Present CB DC Recital

Published: March 03, 2016

Taylor University music professors Dr. Chris Bade (clarinet) and Dr. Dana Collins (composer) will present CB DC on Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at the Smith-Hermanson Music Center. The program features four works for clarinet by living composers, including the premiere of Dana Collins’ piece, A Little Help from My Friends.

Taylor Hosts the Envision Film Festival

Published: February 25, 2016

The Envision Film Festival welcomes guests from the worlds of feature film cinematography, documentary filmmaking, and film/TV acting.

Dr. Leon Harshenin Featured Performer in Marion Symphonic Orchestra Program

Published: February 22, 2016

The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra will feature the Chamber Winds and guest artist Dr. Leon Harshenin in its fourth concert of the 2015-16 season, scheduled Saturday, March 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor University.