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Lasting Impact of Lighthouse trips

Lasting Impact of Lighthouse trips

New research shows long-term benefits By Kelly Sisson | Contributor Have you ever gone on a Lighthouse trip? Taylor has a robust and impactful Lighthouse program, and research shows that this impact has lasting effects far beyond the time of the trip. Two Taylor alumni (2015), Dominique Burrows and Andrew […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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
After 800 hours, “Film School Africa” can be shown to the public. (Provided by Nathan Pfaff and Andrew Paul Davis)

From Africa to Indiana, discover the heart of film

Alumni screen films at Heartland Film FestivalBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Taylor graduates Andrew Paul Davis (’18) and Nathan Pfaff (’14) will be featured on the big screen this month. Their films, “Palace” and “Film School Africa” were accepted and will be shown at the Indiana based Heartland Film Festival three […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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