Archives - 2015 News

Film students win Two Platinum - Best in Show Aurora Awards

Published: June 17, 2015

Film and Media Production students have won two “Platinum - Best in Show” recognitions from the Aurora Awards, an international film and video competition for commercials, cable programming, documentaries, and corporate videos.

Taylor Education Department Achieves National Accreditation

Published: June 03, 2015

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation has granted accreditation to Taylor University’s Education Department. The accreditation, under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, is for the next seven years.

Jon Cavanagh Named Campus Pastor at Taylor University

Published: June 02, 2015

Rev. Jonathon (Jon) J. Cavanagh has been named Campus Pastor at Taylor University. Cavanagh’s selection comes after a nearly year-long nationwide search.

Dr. Edwin Brown, namesake of Taylor’s C.S. Lewis Collection, dies

Published: May 29, 2015

Dr. Edwin W. Brown, the physician and college professor whose love of C.S. Lewis led to the C.S. Lewis Collection at Taylor University died last Saturday. He was 89.

Habecker announces retirement plans

Published: May 28, 2015

Taylor University President Eugene B. Habecker, J.D. Ph.D., has announced that the upcoming 2015-16 academic year will be his final year as Taylor’s President.

Taylor Philanthropy Class Writes Grants, Gives $10,000 to Local Nonprofits

Published: May 19, 2015

This spring, a new class offering allowed 14 Taylor University students to learn about the efforts of local nonprofit organizations, write grant proposals in support of those organizations, and then give $10,000 to five nonprofits.

Taylor University Art Camp Announced

Published: May 12, 2015

The Taylor University Art Department will host an Art Camp June 8-12 in the Modelle Metcalf Visual Arts Center. The camp is designed for students in grades Pre-K – 12 and gives students an opportunity to experience visual arts through hands on activities including drawing, painting, and mixed media.

Taylor Community Remembers Paul Zurcher

Published: May 08, 2015

Longtime Taylor University friend and Board of Trustees Emeritus member Paul Zurcher died yesterday following a brief illness. He was 90.

Concert features Adoration Chorus and Taylor University String Quartet

Published: May 05, 2015

Adoration Chorus, Taylor University's women’s choir directed by Dr. Eva Kwan, and the Taylor University String Quartet, directed by Anna Thompson-Danilova, will present the final concert of the semester on Tuesday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall in the Smith-Hermanson Music Center. The public is invited; there is no admission charge.

Senior Recital features Joel Helms, trombone and Jeff Janiszewski, double bass

Published: May 05, 2015

Taylor seniors Joel Helms and Jeff Janiszewski will present their senior recital at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 8, in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall of the Smith-Hermanson Music Center. The public is invited; there is no admission charge.