Category Archives: Partnerships & Outreach


Marlene Riley Recognized for Work with Older Adults

While many of Towson University’s faculty and staff are hard at work building and maintaining ongoing relationships with external partners, I would like to highlight one in particular—Marlene Riley, who was recently recognized by the Baltimore County Department of Aging (BCDA) for her work with

BTU Showcase: High-Quality and Equitable Education

As we wrap up preparations for the upcoming BTU Showcase, I am am wrapping up the last of my blog posts highlighting the five impact areas that are helping to define and drive university-community partnerships at Towson University. For over 150 years, Towson University has

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BTU Showcase: Thriving and Competitive Economy

April is here, which means we are only weeks away from the 10th Annual BTU Showcase, a free event for anyone—businesses, non-profits, community groups, government agencies—looking to connect with TU faculty, researchers, and administrators to expand existing collaborative projects or to identify new opportunities. As

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BTU Showcase: Lifelong Health and Well-Being

There is just a little more than a month to go before the BTU Showcase, and the plans are coming together. We have a great group of exhibitors, jumping from 15 in 2016 to nearly 50 this year. If businesses or community groups are interested

BTU Showcase Highlights Partnership Impact Areas

The annual BTU Showcase, a networking event that highlights university-community partnerships, is just around the corner. I am excited to share that, in its tenth year, it’s going to be the biggest event yet. With a new location at SECU Arena, we have selected nearly

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Making BTU Work for Greater Baltimore

Towson University values its university-community partnerships. In 2016, President Schatzel made the support and growth of partnerships a top priority at TU. BTU—Partnerships at Work For Greater Baltimore—helps elevate the work we are doing to better address the needs of our region. The BTU Council

BTU Showcase Provides Opportunity for TU Faculty

For the past 10 years, the Division of Academic Affairs and the Division of Innovation and Applied Research have collaborated to host the TU Showcase, highlighting collaborative projects and programs between Towson University and non-profits, schools, healthcare organizations, government agencies, and businesses. This presents endless

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Towson Tigers Support Community Partnerships

We all support and love our Towson Tigers, but there is a lot more to TU athletics than what they do on the field. While the Towson University Athletics Department has some significant accolades and big wins, they have even more to be proud of