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Kelsey Lavender learned from her experiences abroad.

Kelsey Lavender finds courage in her experiences abroad

Lavender shares about her travels abroadJori Hanna | Echo Courage. Humility. Faith. These are the words senior Kelsey Lavender used to describe her experiences traveling and studying abroad during her time at Taylor. Lavender has been a part of four study abroad trips during her Taylor experience, twice during semesters […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The J-term group poses for a picture in Egypt.

Crash course in 3,000 years of history

Students experience first Taylor trip to EgyptBy Alyssa Roat | Echo “Not many people can say they got to go to Egypt with an Egyptologist,” junior Samantha Collins said. This J-term, Jan. 5–22, Kevin Johnson, chair of the history, global and political science department and assistant professor of history, traveled […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Juniors Sarah Brennan and Meghann Rauser sled in a rare Irish snowstorm.

ISP focuses on Irish women in leadership next fall

Themed semester starting fall 2019Cheri Stutzman | The Echo The Irish Studies Programme (ISP) has announced a new focus for fall of 2019: women in leadership. The Irish Studies Programme is a semester-long study abroad program during which students live in Greystones, Ireland and experience the country through the classes […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor students enjoy studying abroad in many different locations.
Photo provided by Rachel O'Connor

Making the most of a study abroad experience

Insights from the Intercultural Research TeamBy Rachel O’Connor | Contributor According to the 2018 Open Doors survey, Taylor University is ranked fifth on the list of baccalaureate colleges leading the nation in study abroad programs. After spending even a short amount of time at Taylor, it is clear that intercultural […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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
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 […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor’s Intercultural Research Team gathers data

Taylor’s Intercultural Research Team gathers data

The people behind the surveysBy Rachel O’Connor | Contributor Have you ever wondered why you take a survey before and after a Lighthouse trip? Or been curious about who interviews you after you study abroad? Taylor’s Intercultural Research Team is responsible for both. The team collects data from students who […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
“I love sharing stories because it gives me the chance to relive an experience as well as give the other person a window into my life.”
––Allison White

Humans of TU

When outsiders are pulled into the familyBy Carly Wheeler | Contributor “I was outside crying just because it was really hard and I kept messing up and I couldn’t communicate with people,” junior Allison White said. “And my host dad came out and was trying to comfort me. He told […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(L to R) Sophomore Doménica Farfán, junior Gabriela Serrano, sophomore Daniel Delgado, senior Cristina Alvarado, sophomore Carla Sarmiento, senior María José Correa and junior Cristina Lalama have all experienced U.S. culture through the lens of Taylor students the past three weeks. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Campus community spans cultural borders

Ecuadorian students spend a month at TaylorBy Becca Eis | Echo Each January, Taylor students travel around the world to experience different cultures. But what does it look like when students study abroad in Upland? Taylor University’s Discover program invites a select group of students from Universidad del Azuay in […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The six Ecuadorian students part of Discover include: (L to R) Juan Vintimilla, Paulina Salamea, Belen Maldonado, Cristina Cordova, Rafaela Ruiz and Daniela Ledesma. (Photo provided by Juan Vintimilla)

A month in the states

Ecuadorian students share their experiences of Taylor By Aubree DeVisser | Echo “In the beginning I was not very sure about it, but then I convinced myself,” Daniella Ledesma, a sophomore business major, said. She might have been uncertain about coming to Taylor at first, but now she’s not quite […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features