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Baltimore Nonprofit Summit:
Strengthening and Supporting Black and Minority-Led Organizations

Friday, May 5, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., TU West Village Ballrooms

The Baltimore Nonprofit Summit brings together organizations, funders, and stakeholders in an effort to strengthen and support community-based organizations in the Baltimore area—with an emphasis on Black and minority-led organizations. We are committed to coalition building where organizations with constituents from all backgrounds come together to advance goals of equity.


Thursday, May 11, 3–4:30 p.m., StarTUp at the Armory

There are many opportunities to engage with Towson University, including conducting research with faculty, hosting on-site events, meeting employment and internship needs, and certification and training programs for employees. Discover ways you and your organization can tap into TU resources at Tap Into TU.

Grasmick Institute Opportunities

Learn best practices to elevate well-being and trust in your workplace

Do you want to strengthen levels of trust and bring well-being into your organization? Join us at one of these upcoming opportunities. View all Events and Experiences

Leading with Values Workshop

May 9–10, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
This two-day workshop will help you to better articulate your values, use them to drive decision-making, and create workplace cultures marked by open, direct, and safe conversations.


Lessons in Leadership with Boyd K. Rutherford: Leading with Values in Divisive Times

May 18, 9–10 a.m.
Effective and successful leaders lead with values, encourage healthy debate and inspire cooperation. Former Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford will join us for this conversation and share experiences, insights, and advice.


Building Professional Well-Being Seminar

June 7, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
This seminar will help to enhance your well-being and bring realistic, meaningful strategies to your teams and organizations in ways that promote trust, retention, effectiveness, and satisfaction.


Mobilize your leaders

The most powerful transformation occurs when leadership development is not exclusive to a few individuals. That's why we work with leaders, teams and organizations to develop customized, results-based solutions that address the needs of all leaders across your organization. Offerings include: seminars, workshops, retreats, coaching, and trusted advisory support.



Applications open for 2023 Summer StarTUp Accelerator.

June 5–July 28. Applications close April 15.
Are you a founder seeking to grow your venture? Do you want $10,000 to help? Apply for the 2023 Summer StarTUp Accelerator, an eight-week, cohort-based fellowship where founders work collaboratively to accelerate their ventures.


TU College Cup Innovation Challenge Pitch Event

Tuesday, April 25, 6–8 p.m., StarTUp at the Armory
Join student finalists of the College Cup Innovation Challenge as they pitch their innovative ideas and compete for $10,000 and acceptance into the StarTUp Accelerator.


From housing insecurity to student stress, youth entrepreneurs tackled big problems with Towson U’s support

Students from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School who participated in the university’s Youth Entrepreneurship Program pitched their ideas during a recent event at StarTUp at the Armory.


Looking for co-working space? The Armory has you covered.

The StarTUp at the Armory is open Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. –5:30 p.m.—no reservations needed. Enjoy free lightning fast Wi-Fi, lockers, multiple workstation setups, and several reservable conference rooms.



Update your resume with a professional certification from TU Continuing & Professional Studies. A full schedule of instructor-led and self-paced certification prep courses makes it easy to advance your career.

Instructor-led courses beginning soon: Register by the start date and take 20% off tuition.

April 25: Project Management Professional Certification Prep Course

Prepare for the PMP® certification and prove yourself as a leader in project management.

Meet our PMP instructor Tushar Rathod and learn more about this engaging course. VIEW INFO SESSION

May 9: Human Resources Certification Prep Course

Stand out from other HR applicants with a PHR®, SPHR®, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification.

Meet HR instructors, Maria Green and Jennifer Stano, and learn more about this HR course. VIEW INFO SESSION

SPARK – Ignite Your Curiosity

Osher at Towson University's SPARK evening programming runs April 24–June 5 and is divided into three courses, each meeting once per week at TU for a total of six sessions per course. Grab a friend and explore one of these fun and intriguing courses.

The Birth of Social Activism in America

Join history professor Robert Baer for a look at how social movements prior to the Civil War led to a dramatic rethinking of societal attitudes, with a look at movements to abolish slavery; promote women’s rights, peace and temperance; and encourage health, education and labor reform.

Wakandans, Amazons, and Robotmen: Representation and Culture in Comics

Join comic-guru Scott West and discover how the representation of marginalized communities has evolved in comics with special emphasis on the impact of depictions within cultural contexts and the identity of creators telling their own stories.

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The Fitzgeralds and the Lost Generation

Join Baltimore historian Jack Burkert to learn about the personalities of the "lost generation.” Take an in-depth look at Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and their writings and the impact Hemingway, Picasso, Stein and American émigrés had on the arts and culture of the Roaring Twenties.


The TU Center for GIS, in partnership with TU Foodshare, has created an interactive food map connecting both the Towson University and TUNE community to food assistance options. By mapping out and scoring alternative food resources based on the 5 A’s of food security—availability, accessibility, affordability, adequacy, and agency—the application hopes to help mitigate food insecurity issues that TU students may face.



Job gains. Unemployment declines.

In January and February, Maryland’s unemployment rate declined to 2.9 percent, a huge decrease from 4.0 percent in December. The drastically improved unemployment rate isn't a result of there being more employment. The revised figures are due to more than 50,000 people being removed from the labor force altogether. Since far more people were removed from the unemployment column, this results in a lower unemployment rate, but it does not necessarily suggest a stronger economy.


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