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The Winter 1995 edition of Taylor Magazine, published by Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.







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Winter 1995


Taylor University




missionaries, births, weddings, deaths, Taylor University, Alumni, sports, athletics, Trojans, Taylor Club, Taylor University-Forth Wayne, heritage, honor, Rupp Communication Arts Center, Randall Environmental Center, Walter Randall, Gwen (Neibel) Randall, new buildings, radio station, WTUC, distance education, Internet, technology, honors, awards, Taylor Theater, Learning Support Center, Billie Manor, Taylor Student Organization, dormitories, co-ed, residence halls, surveys, student life, James Coe, Sammy Morris Hall, Dale Sloat, Bonnie Sloat, Ralph Boyd, Ralph Boyd Buildings, grounds and maintenance, fires, reconstruction, Mu Kappa, prairie restoration, Educational Technology Center, Peterson’s Guide to Competitive Colleges, US News and World Report, LaRita Boren, Scholarship Award Dinner, financial aid, scholarships, chapel speakers, Bill Hybels, Tony Campolo, Welcome Weekend, Upland, Community Plunge, Freshmen Community Plunge, Stephen Bedi, appointments, James Njoroge, Jim Bushur, Jodi (Williamson) Worth, Sheldon Bassett, soccer, tennis, cross country, volleyball, football, NAIA, NCCAA, Kim Barnett-Johnson, Minority Student Organization, AHANA, Sharathon, environmental studies, communication department, art department, theater department, legacy, Leland Boren, Ora Rupp, Herma Rupp, William Mitchell, Mary Elizabeth Mitchell, Betty Mitchell, Mary Tower English, Mitchell Theater, fundraising, donations, giving, Carl Moellering, media production, journalism, ribbon cutting ceremonies, Christian college, Higher Education, Christianity, Alumni Association, Conrad Rehling, Bonnie (Weaver) Odle, Nancy (Verdell) Moller, Rick Florian, Harry Haakonsen, Amy (Hunt) Johnson, Devee Boyd, Kathy (Lauber) Blume, Mark Cosgrove, Lisa Miller, Gaylen Swartz, Brian Shepherd, Nancian (Davis) Hall, People to People Program, job openings, car accidents, student deaths, donors, Jenafer T. Ruehlman, groundbreaking ceremony


Education | Higher Education


In this issue:

Prècis by Doug Marlow ’81, editor

Exchange with Bob Lentz ‘83

On Campus

Glory Hallelujah! by Doug Marlow ’81, editor

Honor to Whom Honor is Due by Jim Garringer

The Little Campaign That Could by Doug Marlow ’81, editor

The Hillside is Getting Crowded by Dr. Jay Kesler ’58

Class Act 1994: Taylor University National Alumni Association Honorees

Alumni Notes by Mary Cleveland Songer ‘78, Class News Editor

In Memoriam of Jenafer T. Ruehlman

Let Us Break Ground Together on Our Knees by Dr. Dale Jackson, chair Communication Arts Department

Taylor: A Magazine for Taylor University Alumni and Friends (Winter 1995)