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Taylor University, Upland, IN
Friday, June 14, 2024
The Echo

Taylor Budzikowski


Upland builds two new welcome signs

Taylor Budzikowski | The Echo The Town of Upland has received an anonymous donation to fund the building of two new town signs. Construction on the signs started the week of April 15. New town signs will welcome visitors and locals into town. These signs mark Upland's recent growth and development. "I ...


Erica Mitchell receives award

Taylor Budzikowski | The Echo Junior Erica Mitchell is one of 10 students nationwide to receive the Women Chemists Committee (WCC) and Eli Lilly Travel Award for Spring 2019. On March 31-April 1 she traveled to Orlando, Florida to present her research at the 257th National Meeting of the American Chemical ...


Joe on the Go closes its doors

Taylor Budzikowski | The Echo The local coffee shop Joe on the Go will close its doors today. "The whole point of the business was to be a non-for-profit so that we could help the community," Joe on the Go Employee and junior Sarah Bade said. The iconic Crimson Cup has called Upland home since May 2016. Bade ...


Polar vortex prompts shutdown

Taylor Budzikowski | The Echo Upland's frigid temperatures on Jan. 30 and 31 prompted class cancellations and office closures Taylor has not experienced since 2015. The University experienced temperatures of eleven below zero last week which caused a campus shutdown only one day into Spring semester. ...


New Dollar General on Main Street

By Taylor Budzikowski A new Dollar General location will open in Upland on Jan. 26, 2019 to fill community needs. The new business will be located on Main Street, and construction of the Dollar General location began between late summer and early fall of 2018. According to the Chronicle Tribune, the ...


KSAC reinforces its dress code policy with graphic

By Taylor Budzikowski The Kesler Student Activities Center began to enforce Taylor's dress code through new visuals beginning Fall 2018. The university dress code has not changed since the KSAC was built. Rather, new posters act as reminders to adhere to the Life Together Covenant (LTC) for first year ...


Alumnus receives teaching fellowship

By Taylor Budzikowski Zach Alford ('16) received the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship earlier this year. Alford is one of 24 recipients of the highly competitive fellowship in 2018. The fellowship selects educators who demonstrate impact and a strong background of STEM education in their undergraduate ...


Taylor celebrates superb alumni

Taylor Budzikowski | The Echo Alumni award recipients will be honored for their distinguished achievements throughout the weekend and will receive their awards on Friday, October 12. During Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018, Taylor alumni will be recognized for outstanding achievement and servant leadership, ...


FiTU: holistic fitness for faculty

Taylor Budzikowski | The Echo Taylor has started fresh with the new FiTU Employee Wellness Program due to low participation in the previous program, Healthy Habits. Faculty and staff are encouraged by the program to model healthy lifestyles to their students. During the 2017-2018 school year, only 20 ...


Taylor wins #1 Regional College

By Taylor Budzikowski | Echo Taylor University has held on to its title of Best Regional College for 11 of the past 12 years. In addition, Taylor has been among the top three schools for 22 consecutive years. The ranking is based upon first-year student retention, graduation rates and quality of faculty ...

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