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Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute signature programs

The Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute offers a comprehensive portfolio of innovative offerings to address the leadership challenges we face in our rapidly changing world. Our signature programs go beyond personal growth. They are designed by industry experts to develop leaders with workplace impact in mind.

The Institute creates a community where partners have access to shared resources to improve their skills and, in turn, improve their organization. Contact us to set up a no-cost, advisory session.

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Next Level Leaders

Mid-level managers experience unique workplace challenges. Next Level Leaders will equip and empower participants to become more capable and impactful leaders, through an interactive, project-based curriculum. Through generous support, this program is offered at no cost to qualified applicants. Program begins in November. Applications are due October 8. LEARN MORE

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Professional Leadership Program for Women

The Professional Leadership Program for Women has a demonstrated track record of enhancing the skills, confidence, capability and influence of participants. We have enhanced the program to include sessions on diversity, equity, and inclusion, wellness and work-life integration. Program begins in February, 2022. Applications are due December 10. LEARN MORE


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The StarTUp at the Armory opened last week. The state-of-the-art facility is TU's hub for entrepreneurs and includes 6,000 square feet of dedicated free, co-working space. Current and former fellows of the StarTUp Accelerator have offices on the second floor. LEARN MORE

StarTUp Accelerator Showcase

Friday, October 8, 6–8 p.m.
StarTUp at the Armory

Four months ago eight ventures were accepted into the StarTUp Accelerator. Each received a $10,000 equity-free stipend as well as mentorship, founder-centric programming and exposure to other successful ventures. Join Towson University, University System of Maryland, TEDCO, Venture for America, Baltimore County Economic and Workforce Development, and business leaders for networking and to hear pitches from these eight ventures.


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Discounts on select online courses

In today's tight labor market, a professional certification may be what lands you that new job. To help you meet your career goals, we're offering discounts on several upcoming online courses. Register by Tuesday, November 23 to take advantage of these discounts.


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Job gains. Unemployment rate decreases.

In August, Maryland gained 11,900 jobs. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent. READ ANALYSIS

In this month's video, RESI of TU highlights how this is an uncertain time for Maryland and the United States’ economic recovery. PLAY VIDEO

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Economic Outlook Forum

November 4, 8:30–10:30 a.m., StarTUp at the Armory
Join the Regional Economic Studies Institute and community and business leaders for the 2021 Economic Outlook Forum. RESI Chief Economist Dr. Daraius Irani will provide the annual economic forecast for our state, with a focus on COVID-19 economic recovery and capital investments being made in Towson.


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TU ranked among the top universities nationally, globally

The latest in a series of rankings from U.S. News, Washington Monthly, Princeton Review and more recognize university campus life, academic rigor.


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TU awarded $2M NSA grant to boost cybersecurity education

TU faculty will lead a task force dedicated to cataloging and improving U.S. cybersecurity curricula.


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‘Midnight Mass,’ Netflix horror series by TU alumni, debuts to critical acclaim

From director Mike Flanagan ’02 and producer Jeff Howard ’92, the seven-episode series premiered Sept. 24.


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Documentary by TU associate dean follows recovery of famous artwork stolen by Nazis

A Q&A with Greg Faller, director of ‘Bombers and Masterpieces: Recovering the Life, Art and Diary of Rene Gimpel’.


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