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Jerome Flewelling (‘97) spoke in chapel on Nov. 7 regarding his journey from Taylor to teaching.

Indiana State Teacher of the Year visits Taylor

Jerome Flewelling encourages studentsBy Ellie Tiemens Jerome Flewelling (‘97) was named 2018 Indiana State Teacher of the year. On Nov. 6 and 7, Flewelling visited Taylor University to speak in chapel and to education majors. Flewelling, or “Flew” as he is more commonly known, graduated from Taylor with a degree in […]

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Dean of Students Jesse Brown is also the Title IX director.

Continued learning on Title IX

Improving the process and increasing awarenessAbigail Roberts | The Echo This coming Monday, Dec. 3 Taylor is holding its first informational session for students on Title IX. In light of a growing social movement around campus sexual assault, gender identity and discrimination, universities are focusing and spending more time on […]

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Taylor faculty members gather for a weekly meeting.

Taylor raises staff wages one percent

Pay raises given to faculty and staff30Cheri Stutzman | The Echo Taylor University has announced one percent wage increases for all Taylor faculty and staff, coming in effect Jan 1, 2019. In an email President P. Lowell Haines sent to faculty and staff, he announced that the wages of all […]

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Sophomore Antwan Hermis exercises at the Kesler Student Activities Center.

KSAC reinforces its dress code policy with graphic

Do new visuals reflect its policies?By Taylor Budzikowski The Kesler Student Activities Center began to enforce Taylor’s dress code through new visuals beginning Fall 2018. The university dress code has not changed since the KSAC was built. Rather, new posters act as reminders to adhere to the Life Together Covenant (LTC) […]

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Alumnus Paul Nurkkala, now the 2018 DRL Allianz World Champion, has been flying drones since 2013.

Alumnus flies into world championship

Alumnus wins world championship in drone racingBy Cheri Stutzman Three years ago, Paul Nurkkala (’13) received a drone for Christmas and now, after a lot of hard work and perseverance, holds a world championship in drone racing. Nurkkala was announced as the 2018 DRL Allianz World Champion, after beating the […]

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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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