Archives - 2017 News

Walmart Executive, Taylor Alum Rollin Ford to Deliver Seaman Lecture

Published: April 07, 2017

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.

Taylor University Endowment Team Wins National Competition

Published: April 05, 2017

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 Theatre Production Receives 10 National Honors Following Kennedy Center Competition

Published: April 03, 2017

The Taylor University Theatre production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Rabbit Hole has received 10 national honors after its appearance at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).

Lyric Theatre presents "The Musical Theatre of Kurt Weill"

Published: March 31, 2017

Taylor Lyric Theatre presents "The Musical Theatre of Kurt Weill: A Celebration in Song and Dance" on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at 7 p.m. in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall in the Smith-Hermanson Music Center.

Author Os Guinness to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Taylor University

Published: March 21, 2017

Os Guinness, speaker, Christian apologist, religious rights advocate, and the author of more than 20 books that include A Free People’s Suicide and Time for Truth, will be awarded an honorary doctorate by Taylor University officials during ceremonies next week.

Heritage Foundation’s Anderson is Next Week’s Halbrook Lecturer at Taylor University

Published: March 03, 2017

Author, researcher and speaker Dr. Ryan Anderson will present the 4th annual Halbrook Freedom Lecture at Taylor University in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall on Thursday, March 9, at 7:00 p.m. Anderson will also speak in Taylor’s chapel service on Friday, March 10, at 10:00 a.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium.

Taylor Announces Plans to Add Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse

Published: February 24, 2017

Taylor University has announced plans to begin men’s and women’s varsity lacrosse programs, increasing the number of intercollegiate programs offered to student-athletes at Taylor to 20.

Taylor Theatre Presents When the Rain Stops Falling

Published: February 24, 2017

Taylor Theatre presents Andrew Bovell’s award-winning play When the Rain Stops Falling on February 24-25 and March 3-4 at 8:00 p.m., February 26 and March 5 at 2:00 p.m., at Taylor University’s Mitchell Theatre.

Taylor Professor Dennis Hensley Publishes Tenth Writing Textbook

Published: February 24, 2017

Taylor University professor Dennis E. Hensley has published his tenth textbook on writing, Finding Success with Your Dream Writing Projects (Bold Vision Books). Hensley is the author of 63 published books, including 10 novels, the latest of which is Pseudonym (Whitaker Publishing House, 2016).

Indiana's Poet Laureate Among Featured Guests at Literary Conference

Published: February 23, 2017

The 2017 William A. Fry Undergraduate Conference on Literature and Writing will be held March 2 – 4, on the campus of Taylor University. The conference includes keynote speakers and a book fair, highlighted by student presentations during which the participants will present work alongside colleagues and peers from a number of institutions of higher learning.