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Kim Case is head of preparation for the Comprehensive Quality Review Team’s arrival in March.

Accreditation plans

Taylor to be re-evaluated in MarchBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo A Comprehensive Quality Review Team (CQRT) of select Taylor faculty and staff is meeting biweekly in preparation for a reaccreditation visit from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) reviewers in March 2018. This year marks 70 years since Taylor first […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Containers can be found at home football, volleyball and soccer games.

Partners in relief

Taylor’s effort in hurricane supportBy Abby Crosley and Chrysa Keenon | Echo Immediate and ongoing hurricane relief efforts are happening on campus involving planning mission trips and food collection drives. Partnering with Upland-centered Lightrider Ministries, Taylor is making efforts to send students and other volunteers down to Houston to assist […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Scott Adams demonstrates the new Bloomberg Business Terminal in his office.

Business is booming

Bloomberg Business Terminal springs to actionBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Last spring, Taylor’s business department received a Bloomberg Business Terminal, composed of two computer monitors and a specialized keyboard. According to Jody Hirschy, business department chair, the arrival of the terminal changed the way the department receives information. “What the […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News

Bree’s Beat

Aftereffects of Egyptian uprisingBy Bree Bailey | Contributor ​After four years of unjust imprisonment and brutal torture in Egypt, Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa was finally declared innocent on Sept. 18, 2017. Halawa was one of nearly 500 protesters arrested during an uprising in 2013. These individuals were imprisoned and falsely […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The varsity cheer squad entertains the crowd while cheering on the Taylor football team.

Pep times two

The cheer and POMS squads plan to take school spirit into the stratosphereBy Gabby Carlson | Echo The Taylor University cheerleading squad and the POMS dance team strive to work together to promote school spirit. The cheerleading squad will cheer during basketball and football games, while the POMS team will […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
TOPPIT closes after 28 years of rolling dough for the Upland and Gas City communities.

TOPPIT closes doors

Local pizza shop permanently turns off ovenBy Gabby Carlson | Echo TOPPIT Pizza, officially closed its doors in June 2017. The third owners of the pizza parlor, John and Cyndi Inman, released an official statement on the TOPPIT website stating their reasoning for closure. The Inmans have owned the business […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students gather in Rediger Chapel to hear the message provided by speaker Nirup Alphonse

Abiding in unity

The story of Spiritual Renewal WeekBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo This week, Taylor University’s Spiritual Renewal speaker Nirup Alphonse, pastor of LIFEGATE Church in Denver, preached in-depth sermons on the topic of unity in Monday and Wednesday chapels and Monday and Tuesday evening sessions. According to Chapel Coordinator and […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Hurricane Irma hits Florida

Aftershocks

Students, staff and family respond to the hurricanesJudy Sutherland – “There’s no word from my nephew. He’s basically working around the clock.” Cheryl Martens – “The hurricane hit our area as a category two. The winds were loud and a little scary at times throughout much of the night, but […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bringing Grace

Bringing Grace

Church seeks to bring change in communityBy Chin Yi Oh | Echo Grace United Methodist Church has brought in a new director of student ministry and Senior Pastor to foster new youth ministry that is not confined to the four walls of a church. “Our idea about change for the […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News

Bree’s beat—international news

East African famine brought to lightBy: Bree Bailey | Contributor We have all heard our moms say, “Don’t waste your food; there’s a child starving in Africa” and felt the tears sting our eyes after watching a video about hungry orphans. The numbers which seem to be followed by never […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News