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Sam Bartu and Zac Saltzgaber sign in to attend the Truth at Work Conference.

Taylor hosts Truth at Work Conference

Business conference offered to studentsRayce Patterson | The Echo Taylor University hosted the Transformation: Truth at Work Conference as a satellite location for the third year in a row on Nov. 9. According to their website, Truth at Work is one of the leading and fasting growing marketplace ministries in […]

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Taylor students study abroad around the world, including in Ecuador.

Taylor stands out in study abroad ranking

Open Doors ranks Taylor in top fiveAbigail Roberts | The Echo This week, Open Doors released their 2016—2017 report with Taylor ranking among top five across all three of their categories: total number of students studying abroad, percent of students studying abroad and overall sum of students involved in short […]

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Senior Matthew Hapner plays games with Morris residents in the lobby.

Taylor investigates Samuel Morris mold rumors

Holloway addresses concernsBy Holly Gaskill In response to rumors about black mold in Samuel Morris Hall, outside environmental consultants were hired to test the air and surfaces. According to Gregg Holloway, director of facilities services, the laboratory results showed higher than average mold spores in the air, but no mold […]

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The Ethics Bowl team prepares for national competition.

Taylor Ethics Bowl team qualifies ninth year in a row for nationals

Five freshman and six veterans win regionalsAbigail Roberts | The Echo Each year, Taylor sends two to three teams of five to Ethics Bowl’s regional competition. Out of 28 teams, this year, Taylor placed third and sixth. All top five teams move on to nationals, held in Baltimore, Maryland next […]

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Rev. Hank Voss Jr. and his team will work with congregational leaders across the nation as part of Sacred Roots Thriving in Ministry.

TU professor puts dreams in motion with religious grant

Hank Voss awarded Lilly Endowment grantBy Ellie Tiemens Rev. Hank Voss Jr., assistant professor of Biblical studies, was recently awarded a five-year, nearly one million dollar grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., only the second of its kind to be awarded to a faculty member at Taylor. In May, Voss submitted […]

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New diversity position created

New diversity position created

Taylor seeks new member of president’s cabinetRayce Patterson | The Echo Taylor University began the search for a candidate to fill a new administrative role earlier this year. The position is called the special assistant to the president for diversity initiatives. “We have seen the number of students of color […]

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Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Saint for social justiceBree Bailey | Contributor “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Zach Alford (‘16) is one of the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship winners this year.

Alumnus receives teaching fellowship

Zach Alford teaches at a Georgia high-need schoolBy Taylor Budzikowski Zach Alford (’16)  received the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship earlier this year. Alford is one of 24 recipients of the highly competitive fellowship in 2018. The fellowship selects educators who demonstrate impact and a strong background of STEM education in their […]

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Chris Lesner shared his experience transitioning into the nonprofit sector with students.

Lesner speaks on nonprofits

Lessons learned from Project World ImpactBy Holly Gaskill Chris Lesner, founder and CEO of Project World Impact (PWI), spoke to Taylor students on Oct. 29 about his business experience as a Taylor University student and starting a nonprofit organization. Lesner opened his guest speaking by talking about his entrepreneurial journey. […]

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Junior David Ferguson will be the president of the new Colleges Against Cancer chapter at Taylor.

Taylor joins Colleges Against Cancer

New club encourages cancer awarenessBy Gabby Carlson Colleges Against Cancer is projected to bring a chapter to Taylor University in the next few months. Junior David Ferguson will be the president of the club and is currently searching for cabinet members. This club will focus on fundraising, advocacy and creating awareness […]

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