TU Innovates Newsletter

A Focus On EdTech

Founded in 2007, TU Incubator is the largest, first, and only edtech (education + technology) business incubator in Maryland. To date, TU Incubator has supported over 100 companies and produced greater than $150 million in economic impact. Today, TU Incubator supports 45 member companies—80% are focused on edtech and 53% are led by women and/or founders of color.

TU Incubator not only supports startups, but also TU students through internships—over 150 to date—and faculty and staff through commercialization efforts.

EdTech Innovation Showcase

October 4, 2018
The EdTech Innovation Showcase celebrates all things edtech. Network with a high-powered audience, meet member companies and partner organizations, and learn how they are improving education, increasing student engagement, and improving performance through technology. REGISTER

Engaging Our Communities

MWOF Panel

Collaborating with TUPD

TU is ranked among the safest campuses in the nation. Learn how the Center for GIS collaborated to create a timely warnings tool to help TUPD achieve crime prevention goals. MORE

MWOF Panel

Connecting Defense Industry Dots

Maryland's economy is dependent on the defense industry. The Center for GIS worked to redesign the Maryland Defense Network, an online tool that helps to sustain and grow Maryland's defense industry. MORE

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Creating a Pitch Deck in 10 Steps

From the introduction to 'the ask,' TU's director of venture creation spells out the 10 requirements for a good investor pitch with some pointers that might just land you a second meeting. MORE

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Making the Leadership Choice

Are you a female leader? Do you want to increase your leadership potential? Apply to be part of the fifth cohort of the TU Professional Leadership Program for Women. Applications due November 16. MORE

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Expanding Course Options

TU Continuing & Professional Studies’ new hybrid PMP course integrates face-to-face learning and online activities, providing students with opportunities to learn in a variety of engaging ways. MORE

What's Driving Our Economy?

Economic Outlook Forum

November 15, 8:00–10:30 a.m., Towson University
Join the Regional Economic Studies Institute and business leaders from across the region for the 2018 Economic Outlook Forum. Enjoy breakfast and networking before RESI Chief Economist Dr. Daraius Irani provides the annual economic forecast for our state, followed by Q&A. REGISTER

The Battle Over the Light Rail

While Baltimore's public transportation needs improvement, some residents advocate for reducing levels of existing services. The Regional Economic Studies Institute looks at economic disparities and the battle over the Light Rail. MORE

Eye on the Economy

Maryland's economy remains strong. However, employers are having trouble finding qualified workers in this tight labor market. Read on to find out what's drying Maryland's economy. MORE

Upcoming Events


October 2, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Towson University
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Join TU's Office of Information Security for a special cybersecurity event featuring industry expert presentations, a vendor zone, refreshments and giveaways—Amazon gift cards and Ravens tickets. REGISTER

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BTU Partner Appreciation Night

October 6, 4:00 p.m., Unitas Stadium
Here's your chance to see the TU Tigers football team in action as they take on the Stony Brook Seawolves. TU faculty, staff, and community partners can use promo code BTU and get four free tickets to the game. Please share with your partners. FIND TICKETS

Increase Your Potential


PMP® with Agile Certification Course

Starts October 9, 2018
TU's course prepares working professionals for a career as a certified project manager in any industry. MORE


Accounting & Bookkeeping Specialist

Starts October 10, 2018
TU's nine week course prepares students for positions in payroll, bookkeeping, or accounts payable and receivable. MORE

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Cyber Security Certification Course

Starts October 23, 2018
TU's course helps students break into the high pay, high demand field of IT and network security. MORE


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