Category Archives: News & Our People

2016 Year In Review

It’s hard to believe we’re already looking at 2016 in the rear-view mirror. This year has been a busy one for the Division of Innovation and Applied Research. And, much like Towson University, it has been one of transitions. In January, Towson University named Dr.

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#StudentExperience: Mackenzie Rice

We are back with our last #StudentExperience post of the semester. Mackenzie is a junior studying political science and economics at Towson University, where she also interns at the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI). Each week she works to provide research and data collection to

#StudentExperience: Rachel Grueninger

We are back with another #StudentExperience blog post. Rachel is a senior studying business administration and finance at Towson University, where she also works as a student business researcher at the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI). Each week Rachel performs research and data analysis to

#StudentExperience: Ksenia Venevtseva

For this week’s #StudentExperience blog, we sat down and talked with Ksenia Venevtseva, a second year graduate student studying marketing intelligence at Towson University. For the past two semesters, she has been providing digital marketing support for the Center for Professional Studies (CPS). Here’s what

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Kathleen Crostic Named Partnerships Manager

The Office of Partnerships and Outreach recently welcomed Kathleen Crostic to our team. As partnerships manager, she will work with partners and TU faculty and staff to support and grow existing and new university-community partnerships. With President Schatzel’s new priority around community engagement and partnerships

Excellence Awards Highlight Division Successes

Earlier this week the Division of Innovation and Applied Research held its 8th Annual Awards Breakfast. This is always a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues and to recognize the accomplishments of the Division and of our peers. Interim vice president Dr. Daraius Irani

Todd Metcalfe, Ph.D., senior economist

RESI Welcomes Todd Metcalfe

The Regional Economic Studies Institute at Towson University (RESI) welcomed Todd Metcalfe as senior economist last month. Todd brings a diverse background and experience in economic and policy analysis to his current role. Most recently he worked on an econometric study to calculate the changes

#StudentExperience: Cassidy Cregan

We are back with another #StudentExperience blog post, where we highlight the hardworking students who work within the Division of Innovation and Applied Research at Towson University. Cassidy is a senior studying graphic design at Towson University. She has been working as a student graphic

#StudentExperience: Karter Seamonson

We are back with another #StudentExperience blog post, where we highlight the hardworking students who work within the Division of Innovation and Applied Research at Towson University. Karter is a senior studying economics at Towson University. He has been supporting the Regional Economic Studies Institute

#StudentExperience: Tyler Howard

In this week’s #StudentExperience blog post, we are highlighting Tyler, a first year graduate student studying counseling psychology at Towson University. Since fall 2015, Tyler has worked as a graduate events and communications assistant with the Office of Partnerships and Outreach and the Coalition of