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A fond farewell to faculty

Honoring our retiring professorsBy Becca Eis & Kassidy Hall | Echo Al Harrison Originally intending to be a high school band director, Al Harrison will retire this May after 39 years as a professor. After completing his master’s degree at University of Illinois, one of his advisors encouraged him to interview for […]

by · May 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Josh Craton, Wengatz Hall director, has been watching Airband performances every year since 8th grade. (Photograph provided by Josh Craton)

Show-stopping staff steal stage

Faculty and staff participation in AirbandBy Becca Eis and Kassidy Hall | Echo For over 30 years, Airband, originally held biannually, transitioned from solo acts on risers in the Hodson Dining Commons to choreographed group acts complete with a theme, lighting effects and song mash-ups. Now faculty and staff at […]

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Part-time passions

Part-time passions

Fun free time activities from faculty and studentsBy Rayce Patterson | Echo  Ben Kiers Year: Sophomore Hobby: Longboard making How did you get started? “I longboarded for the first time as an early teenager. A couple of my friends had gotten into it, so I just kinda tagged along with […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Amy Stucky begins her new role as a full-time faculty member after over 20 years in the athletic department. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

New opportunities

Amy Stucky steps away from athletic administration to full-time faculty positionBy Braden Ochs | Echo Amy Stucky, who has served in various athletics administration roles since 1996, has left an administration position to become a full-time faculty in the kinesiology department. It’s a new experience for Taylor not to have […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
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Preparing tomorrow’s generation of truth-tellers

Meet the Echo’s new faculty adviserDr. Alan Blanchard | Faculty Adviser “Though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so truth be in the field, we do injuriously by licensing and prohibiting to misdoubt her strength. Let her and falsehood grapple; who ever knew […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
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Goodbye, and thank you

Eight instructors are retiringBy Luke A. Wildman | Opinions Editor Ron Benbow Position: Professor of mathematics Length of service: 30 years Taylor origin story: Benbow came to Taylor after teaching for 14 years in the Marion school district. He thought he’d be here for one year, but stayed for 30! A […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The White Linen Chamber Concert has been an annual Taylor tradition for 15 years. (Graphic illustrated by Isabelle Kroeker)

Practicing what they preach

Music professors to share their passion for music at weekend concertBy Ian Proano | Echo  This weekend, the department of music, theater and dance will put on its annual White Linen Chamber Concert. Attending students will see a different side of their professors as full-time and adjunct faculty members each perform […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Taylor Professors will get a chance to make music with their friends and colleagues during a piano quintet. (Provided by unsplash.com)

Musical appreciation

Taylor music professors prepare for weekend performancesBy Danielle Barnes | Contributor  Two recitals hit Taylor’s campus starting next weekend: one filled with angelic vocals and the other featuring the sounds of the clarinet and piano. Professors Leon Harshenin and Christopher Bade will set the stage to perform “Viennese Masters” and professor […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
If pennies were mustard seeds

If pennies were mustard seeds

Taylor’s faculty salary rate lags behind that of its peers, but it offers employees above-average benefits.

by · November 13, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Taylor Music Department finishing on a high note

Taylor Music Department finishing on a high note

Faculty members performing Schubert and Beethoven is just one event in the busy schedule of the Taylor Music Department. With senior recitals, string quartets, choir performances and orchestra concerts ahead, the music department is finishing off the semester on a high note.

by · April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment