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Eugene and Mary Habecker will receive the Legion of Honor award for their servant leadership as Taylor University President and First Lady.

Taylor celebrates superb alumni

Award recipients recognized for serviceTaylor Budzikowski | The Echo Alumni award recipients will be honored for their distinguished achievements throughout the weekend and will receive their awards on Friday, October 12. During Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018, Taylor alumni will be recognized for outstanding achievement and servant leadership, including President […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
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Velasquez inspires farmersBree Bailey | Contributor Baldemar Velasquez grew up in a family of immigrant farmworkers in Southern Texas. At the young age of five, he spent his days in the fields alongside his parents working long days in the hot sun. Outside of their control, his family was transferred […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Sophomore Meek Lee shows the general admission ticket that will be given to all students to accommodate the large interest in the chapel.

Tebow to speak in chapel

Christian writer shares wisdomBy Abigail Roberts | Echo Athlete Tim Tebow will be visiting Taylor University on Nov. 2 in conjunction with Muncie’s Fields of Faith event. “I don’t think we’ve had someone in chapel of Tim’s notoriety in the 11 years I’ve been here,” Executive Director of Development Mike […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor University football will be playing against Marian University at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Taylor University hosting alumni, families, parents

Taylor holding multiple events this weekendBy Cheri Stutzman | Echo This weekend, October 12-14, Taylor will be welcoming parents, alumni and families to campus. “Homecoming and Family Weekend is an opportunity for alumni, parents and families to return to Taylor and join together in fellowship around class visits, corporate worship, special […]

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Pastor John Ramsey will be visiting campus next on Nov. 15 and 16.

Ramsey takes on new role

Spiritual Renewal speaker mentors studentsBy Holly Gaskill | Echo Pastor John F. Ramsey Sr. met with students for the first time on Oct. 4 and 5  as a Taylor University visiting campus pastor. Ramsey was first introduced under this position at Spiritual Renewal Week this last September. President Lowell Haines, who […]

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Construction on the bike path has begun near The Bridge.

Upland bridges the gap with new bike trail

Project to connect Cardinal GreenwayEllie Tiemens | The Echo Taylor students and Upland residents will soon have access to over one mile of bike trails as part of the Upland Area Greenways Association’s construction project. This mile-long stretch of trail through Upland is part of a larger plan to bridge the […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Mel Hall graduated from Taylor in 1975. This is his first foray into politics.

Taylor alumni compete for Congress

Indiana’s Second District sees familiar facesBy Ethan Rice | Contributor This November, Rep. Jackie Walorski will face off with Mel Hall for a seat in the House of Representatives. They share one striking trait in common. Both are Taylor graduates. The two candidates will face off in Indiana’s Second Congressional […]

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The Office of Intercultural Programs handles international and ESL students.

International student recruitment shifts

ESL responds to recruitment changesBy Abigail Roberts | Echo This year, Taylor welcomed 26 international students from 18 nations, two Korean exchange students and zero new English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Developed in 2009, Taylor’s 4-year ESL program has had an average of eight students a year primarily […]

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Jerry Jenkins spoke at several professional writing and journalism classes about his personal experiences as an author.

Famed “Left Behind” author visits Taylor

Jerry Jenkins gives advice to next generationBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo On Thursday, Sept. 27, bestselling author Jerry B. Jenkins came to Taylor’s campus to pass on his experience to aspiring writers. Though he is best known for co-authoring the “Left Behind” series, Jenkins has written more than 190 books. […]

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Josh Fuder helps train students in health living.

FiTU: holistic fitness for faculty

Taylor introduces new employee wellness programTaylor Budzikowski | The Echo Taylor has started fresh with the new FiTU Employee Wellness Program due to low participation in the previous program, Healthy Habits. Faculty and staff are encouraged by the program to model healthy lifestyles to their students. During the 2017–2018 school […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News