The Taylor University art department is offering classes to local students ranging from kindergarten to high school seniors.
While accessibility is a broad term that can refer to a wide range of needs and experiences, this article primarily explores the importance of creating physical spaces and environments that are welcoming to individuals with mobility impairments — a term that encompasses a wide range of disabilities which limit function of movement.
“You secure one internship, and it gives you experiences that qualify you for a better internship, which qualifies you for that job you’re really hoping for, or diversifies the jobs that you qualify for,” Assistant Director of Calling and Career Amber Stanley said.
The latin phrase “Alma Mater” means nourishing mother, so it’s not surprising that alumni, students and new parents come back to Taylor for homecoming. This year, the homecoming and family weekend will be Oct. 21-23, with many events to make Taylor feel like home.
The Office of Intercultural Programs (OIP) — specifically, the Student Leadership and Culture Program (SLCP) organization — is working with a few changes for this year in programming and in their scholarship offerings.
The mission of Taylor University is to develop servant leaders marked with a passion to minister Christ’s redemptive love and truth to a world in need. This was Taylor’s mission statement up until this summer. As part of Taylor’s five year plan the mission statement was reviewed and two changes were made at the beginning of this semester.
The 2022-23 academic year has seen some changes in regards to the university personnel responsible for overseeing student conduct and Title IX. Title IX, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in June, is a federal law that was included in the Education Amendments of 1972. According to the U.S. Department of Education’s website, “Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.”
Taylor’s current COVID-19 policies, aligned with guidelines set forth by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), are more flexible than in years past. “COVID is with us, and we’re going to have to live with it,” Vice President for Student Development and Chair of the Master of Arts in Higher Education Program Skip Trudeau said. “But we’re in kind of a different season, so to speak, in how we respond.”
Three stories spotlighting relevant pieces of international news. These global stories aim to broaden the perspective of the Taylor community as they absorb information from a variety of sources and spaces.