Category Archives: Partnerships & Outreach

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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

TU Represents at CUMU Annual Conference

What a week! Just yesterday, my team and I returned to campus after spending four days in Washington DC, where we hosted the 2016 Annual Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU). This is the largest nationwide meeting of leaders from metropolitan

University-Community Partnerships: Lifelong Health and Well-Being

In a recent blog post, I wrote about BTU, Towson University’s framework for supporting and growing partnerships in Greater Baltimore. One of the five primary impact areas of BTU is addressing community health and well-being across the Greater Baltimore region. As a leader in addressing

BTU Community Conversation

Towson University is committed to community engagement and to making positive impacts in the Greater Baltimore region. However, we don’t do that work alone. We it do it through university-community partnerships. Earlier this week, we welcomed community partners to campus for BTU Community Conversation. The

Connect With Us On Social Media

Last year, when I was new to my job, I wrote about getting to know the Division of Innovation and Applied Research at Towson University. A main focus of my job is to manage and edit this blog. Another focus is overseeing the management of

University-Community Partnerships: Strong Neighborhoods

Since my last blog post, there have been some exciting developments regarding partnerships at TU! President Kim Schatzel announced the Baltimore-Towson University (BTU) framework. BTU is a priority that is aimed at elevating the work that we’re already doing with our partners to better address

Convening Support: LAPS for Autism

In a recent blog post, my coworker discussed how the Office of Partnerships and Outreach acts a convener, managing and supporting conversations and events for community partners as well as on-campus colleagues. One such on-campus colleague is the Hussman Center for Adults with Autism, one