“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.
A new academic year brings different people to Taylor, both in the dorms and throughout the rest of campus. Along with the second-biggest freshman class in Taylor’s history, some fresh faces can be found teaching, cleaning, planning and working behind the scenes. Taylor University has added some new positions to their staff this year, sprinkling new faces throughout many different departments including athletics.
On Aug. 15, 2021, Taylor University released a new athletic logo, resulting from a brand study conducted over the past year. “It is important that our imagery matches our personality. And that is the goal of this brand study, to articulate the personality of Taylor University and present that to the world,” Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing Holly Whitby said.
“I want someone to look at me and be like, he knows the Lord,” senior Brandon Smith said.
As of 2022, Taylor has raised $3.2 million of annual and endowed scholarships, but they have strong hopes to reach $3.55 million by the end of the fiscal year.
Russell B. Pulliam, Indianapolis Star associate editor/columnist, has recently donated $120,000 for journalism scholarships at Taylor University.
Keaton Hendricks graduated from Taylor University in 2018 already having founded what was then Sky Outfitters out of his dorm room in Bergwall.