TU Innovates Newsletter

A Focus On BTU

Towson University has long been a community-engaged institution. Since President Schatzel announced BTU: Partnerships at Work for Greater Baltimore in 2016, that engagement has only increased. As of Summer 2017, TU is working on 190 active engagements with 329 organizations throughout Maryland.

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Who's Who in BTU?

From the 30 faculty, staff, and students who make up the BTU Council, to three member BTU Leadership Team, and to the cross-campus support teams, BTU receives university-wide support. MORE

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Fall 2017 BTU Update

This recently released update highlights goals, activities, impacts, and engagements happening on campus and in our communities. Learn how TU is working to make Greater Baltimore event better. MORE

Engaging Our Communities

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Free Blacks and Slaves on Maryland's Eastern Shore

How does a retired Baltimore County teacher end up teaching a course on the history of slavery on Maryland's Eastern Shore? MORE


Watering the Seeds of Emerging Leaders

With the right resources, emerging leaders can channel their energy into productive teams and effective office culture. MORE


Connecting Students with New Opportunities

TU's Cisco Networking Academy provides education and career pathways to top IT jobs for Greater Baltimore students. MORE


Childcare Subsidy Programs: Who Owns the Policy?

Implementation issues related to childcare subsidy programs is a thorny issue that deserves more attention than in the past. MORE

Join Us At These Events


Economic Outlook Forum

October 19, 2017

Learn how fostering entrepreneurship has become a core component of economic development across Maryland. MORE

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EdTech Innovation Showcase

October 19, 2017

This networking event features lightning pitches and demos from some of the nation's top EdTech companies. MORE


Tech Start Workshops

Starts October 3, 2017

TU Incubator is partnering to bring industry experts to Towson Public Library for a series of business-building workshops. MORE

What's Driving Maryland's Economy?


Maryland and the Regional Economy

Maryland’s economy continues to strengthen and improve compared to the region and the nation as a whole. MORE

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A Cluster Analysis of Baltimore City

It should come as no surprise that education and knowledge creation helps to drive Baltimore City's economy. MORE


The Great American Eclipse of 2017

Hopkinsville, KY credits the eclipse with increasing per capita income by 50 percent and decreasing poverty levels. MORE

TU Professional Leadership Program for Women

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Deadline Approaching for Next Cohort

Ideal participants are ambitious professionals interested in expanding her leadership capabilities and professional reach. MORE

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New Program Ambassador Named

As the program enters its fourth year, Dr. Nancy Grasmick will be instrumental in helping to expand the program. MORE

Keep Your Edge


Microsoft Project 2016 Training

Starts November 4, 2017

Become a power user of Microsoft Project, and learn the skills needed to deliver winning projects. MORE

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Microsoft Office Foundations

Starts October 16, 2017

Job hunting can be a challenge. Don't let computer skills stand in the way of getting the job you want. MORE


Online Courses

Online courses allow working professionals to build existing skills, gain new knowledge, and earn nationally-recognized credentials—on their schedule. MORE

TU Innovates Newsletter

Division of Innovation and Applied Research
Towson University
8000 York Road, Towson MD 21252

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With a focus on fulfilling Towson University's identity and mission as a workforce and economic development driver, the Division of Innovation & Applied at Towson University works to improve the quality of life and the economic vitality of Maryland and its citizens.