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TU is a community hub for entrepreneurship where innovative ideas, people and businesses are sparked, developed and nurtured every day. Through the StarTUp Accelerator, the Student Launch Pad, academic programming, and ATHENAPowerLink® Baltimore, TU is developing world-class entrepreneurs and empowering economic and social growth throughout Greater Baltimore.

Weekly Women Entrepreneurship

November 10, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
The StarTUp Accelerator is excited to connect our local entrepreneurship community—for the first time— with the global Weekly Women Entrepreneurship. Join us to hear remarkable stories from leading female business leaders and entrepreneurs—all with TU ties. RSVP

Big Idea Poster Competition

November 10, 2020, 5:30–7 p.m.
Take your entrepreneurial pitch and presentation skills to the next level with the cohort-based Big Idea Poster Competition experience. At TU, we grow innovators and entrepreneurs through a ‘practice internal, compete externally’ approach. Work with peers and faculty to advance your ideas. RSVP

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Accelerator Showcase Launch

December 3, 2020, 3–4 p.m.
Join the StarTUp Accelerator for pitches and profiles of the inaugural cohort.

ATHENAPowerLink® Baltimore

ATHENAPowerLink® Baltimore is a yearlong women's entrepreneurial mentorship program. Get to know more about the program from two women business owners who went through the program.

Claudia Towles

Meet Claudia Towles, founder and owner of aMuse Toys in Fells Point.

Tamera Rush

Meet Tamera Rush, founder and CEO of Tenax Technologies in Belcamp, MD.


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Virtually honoring TU’s Community Partners

Towson University recently honored four partnerships—from a pool of 14—at the annual BTU Partnership Awards, which celebrates the collaborative work being done with community partners that embodies the spirit of TU and benefits the communities we serve.



TU Continuing and Professional Studies recently added new courses—medical billing, medical assistant, and pharmacy technician—to their suite of health and medical courses to help you prepare for nationally-recognized certifications. Take discounts on these online, self-paced courses through December 23, 2020.

  • Online Certified Medical Coding: Physician’s Practice course
  • Online Medical Billing course
  • Online Certified Clinical Medical Assistant course
  • Online Pharmacy Technician course
  • Online Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist course


What's Driving Our Economy?

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State unemployment rate increases despite job gains.

Between August and September, Maryland gained a total of 18,200 Total Nonfarm jobs, while the official unemployment rate increased to 7.2 percent. READ ANALYSIS

In this month's video report, RESI of TU highlights two statewide ballot that will have a direct impact on the state budget. VIEW VIDEO

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy on the economy

The work of Justice Ginsburg, during her time at the American Civil Liberties Union and the organization’s Women’s Rights Project, was pivotal in expanding economic opportunity for women and helped to cement her legacy as a trailblazer for gender equality. LEARN MORE

Free Lecture from Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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Securing Maryland's voting process
Monday, November 16, 10 a.m. via Zoom

Osher at Towson University is pleased to present TU professors Dr. Natalie Scala and Dr. Josh Dehlinger to discuss their recent work to secure Maryland’s voting process. This presentation will highlight (1) threat analysis of Maryland voting systems, (2) new training modules for election judges, and (3) threat analysis of mail-based voting and COVID-19 related impacts to election security.

TU News

TU honored with HEED Award

Award recognizes TU's commitment to creating an equitable and inclusive atmosphere. LEARN MORE

Protecting Maryland's polling place

Faculty duo training election judges to identify, address election threats. LEARN MORE

TU announces $1 million faculty planned gift

Gift to TU comes from retired physics professor and former department chair Eddie Loh. LEARN MORE

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