Category Archives: News & Our People

#StudentExperience: Sean Placide

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. Sean is a senior studying project management and business analysis at Towson University. He has been supporting the

David Cross Named Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship

Towson University Division of Innovation and Applied Research welcomed David Cross as assistant director, Entrepreneurship, last month. David has 30 years of diverse experience in economic development, technology transfer, commercialization, and entrepreneurship. He spent nearly 10 years in small business development centers in Georgia and

#StudentExperience: Chrissy Basuino

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. Chrissy is a junior studying business administration with a concentration in marketing. Since August 2014, she has worked

Center for Professional Studies Welcomes New Associate Director

Towson University Center for Professional Studies (CPS) welcomed Vicki Simek as associate director, Continuing Education, last month. Vicki brings many years of experience in higher education to her current role. Most recently she served as executive director, Workforce and Community Education, at Cumberland County College

Making An Impact: Innovation at Towson University

For the past two years, the Division of Innovation and Applied Research published an annual report that outlined the impacts we were having across the state. This year, we took a broader view and included the big things that are happening across the entirety of

2015 Year In Review

A couple months back, I wrote a blog post about my experience getting to know the Division of Innovation and Applied Research. I was new to my job and trying to learn as much as I could about who we were and what we did.

TU150 Economic Impact Study

This year marks Towson University’s 150th Anniversary. To celebrate, the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) conducted a study regarding the impacts Towson University has had on Maryland’s economy and its communities since opening in 1866. RESI’s researchers and economists used information regarding the University’s operations,

Community Partnerships at Towson University

Towson University is one of the most community-engaged universities in the country and university-community partnerships are an essential part of TU’s identity and mission. As you can see from my past blog posts here, here, here, and here–we’ve been working for a long time to

#StudentExperience: Dasith Silva

This week we are kicking off our newest social media campaign, #StudentExperience. It will highlight the hardworking Towson University students who work as student employees within our Division. Dasith is a second-year graduate student studying computer science at Towson University. He has been working as

Arthur Smith Joins Team as Digital Marketing Specialist

We’re excited to welcome Arthur Smith to our team within the Office of Partnerships and Outreach at Towson University. Arthur brings a wealth of marketing, public relations, and graphic design experience. As Digital Marketing Specialist, Arthur will be taking the lead on growing and managing