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Freshman Ruth Brown displays the simple black freshman class mug.

Class gifts receive mixed reviews

Mugs and t-shirts for allBy Caroline Shapley | Echo For the past two weeks, freshmen, sophomore and junior students have been able to pick up a class gift from the Office of Alumni Relations. This gift is a coffee mug created individually for each class. In previous years, each class received a […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times, Uncategorized
Sarah Smith ('17) scored in the top 10 on the Certified Public Accountant exam in Indiana. (Photograph provided by Sarah Smith)

Two Taylor alumni place in top 10 of CPA exam

Alumni receive statewide recognitionBy Braden Ochs | Echo Avery Boxell ’17 and Sarah Smith ’17, two Taylor alumni, have achieved top 10 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam cumulative scores in the state of Indiana. “I have really grasped on to the idea that you may never be the smartest person […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Jessica Green (’04) challenged herself to create 500 paintings. (Photograph provided by Jessica Green)

Painting her way toward perfection

Taylor graduate completes 500 paintingsBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Five hundred paintings in four years? No problem. Jessica Green (’04) started her post-college life with a successful career as an elementary art teacher. As an art education major, this seemed like a dream come true. But when she was laid off […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Little pond to giant ocean

Little pond to giant ocean

Presenting Graham Hauser, a journey from the cornfields, to D.C., to Los AngelesBy Abigail Roberts | Echo With designs for Adidas, USA Today and Discovery Channel under his belt, this 2012 Taylor graphic design graduate reflects on his time at Taylor. After sending out desperate emails his senior year, trying to plan […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
“What a riot when somebody contacts you and says, ‘I found your wallet from 20 years ago. It was just here in the ground,’” Aron Griffis (’99) said. (Photograph provided by Aron Griffis)

Missing wallet returned 20 years later

Students reunite Taylor alumnus with lost walletBy Becca Robb | Contributor  On a chilly Sunday afternoon in May, two students turned up a piece of history in a pile of dirt. Junior Andy Willson and senior Michael Mundwiler were biking around Taylor’s softball field when they noticed an object lodged […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Jeff Aupperle and Amy Wilson have partnered to co-create the Startup Storytellers conference.

Startup Storytellers

An entrepreneurship conference for everyoneBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Startup Storytellers, coming April 28–29, is Taylor’s first-ever entrepreneurship conference. This conference, hosted by the Calling and Career Office and the Office of Alumni Programs, will be a place for students, faculty, alumni and community members to hear stories of success, […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Armila Francis (‘14) started the Taylor garden in 2013 and served as the garden manager. Brian Donovan (‘14) Libby Wagner (‘14) worked on the garden with Francis to complete their environmental science internships.

Opportunities in a land of corn

Armila Francis shares her journey to teachingBy Brooke McKenzie | Contributor Each puff of breath marked a moment Armila Francis drew closer to the farmhouse. As she pedaled the 2.7 miles it took to reach Victory Acre Farms in the middle of an Indiana January, her determination and excitement grew. […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Hurt’s heart

Hurt’s heart

Alum Mark Hurt shows his passion for missionsBy Katherine Yeager | Echo During a recent visit to Taylor’s campus, Mark Hurt (’85) shared his Taylor experience and heart: for missions, for ministry and for Christians in the public arena. As Hurt campaigns for U.S. Senate campaign, he hopes that the […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The write profession

The write profession

Alumni writing majors tell how they use skills they learned in their fieldsBy Hope Bolinger | Echo  You’re a writing major? Do you have a backup plan? Does typing words actually pay these days? What are you going to do with that? Do you plan to go into editing? Will you […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Fixing ugly

Fixing ugly

Former Taylor athletes give wire dog kennels a makeover By Carly Wheeler | Contributor   Taylor alumni Brody (’11) and Bethany (’12) Rathman love their dogs, but they never expected a homemade dog kennel to change the course of their entire careers. The couple moved to Colorado soon after completing […]

by · October 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features