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OTS Training Workshop + PDF Accessibility

Tips and Training from the Office of Technology Services Below is a list of our upcoming free training workshops available to Faculty, Staff and Students. Thursday, September 18 Creating Accessible PDF Documents, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Cook 404A Monday, September 22 Outlook 2013: Contacts, Tasks, Notes and Journal Entries. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Cook 404A […]

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Honorary Degree – Call for Nominations

The Honorary Degree Committee invites faculty and staff to nominate individuals to receive an Honorary Degree from Towson University.  Those individuals must meet the criteria established by the USM Board of Regents listed in their Policy on the Awarding of Honorary Degrees. Nominations can be made by clicking here and completing the nomination form.  Submissions must contain […]

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Resume Critique: College of Liberal Arts today from 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Stop by the Liberal Arts Building 4th floor cafe lobby Wednesday, September 17 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. for a resume critique, job search assistance, help with Hire@TU, or other quick questions. All students are welcome–College of Liberal Arts students are especially encouraged to drop in! You can also drop by the Career Center for “Express Hours” […]

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Take a FREE Rape, Aggression, Defense (RAD) Course sponsored by TUPD

The Towson University Police Department is offering a Rape, Aggression, Defense (RAD) course for female students, faculty and staff during the month of April.  RAD is a program that teaches realistic self-defense techniques.  The RAD program begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, and concludes with hands-on defense teaching. The course will be held […]

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Accounting Open House this Friday

2014 Accounting Open House Sept. 19, 2014 Noon to 3 p.m. University Union, Chesapeake Rooms The Accounting Open House is the perfect opportunity for accounting students to meet recruiters from accounting and business advisory firms in the Greater Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Wear a suit, bring multiple copies of your resume, and come prepared to find […]

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Tuition Remission Forms for Fall 2014

The OHR publishes a schedule each semester that includes the final date for acceptance of tuition remission forms.  At this time, the deadline has passed for all institutions for Fall 2014 forms, except UMES (their deadline is 10/15/14).   If you have not submitted a form for fall, you must complete a written request when submitting […]

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The Office of Technology Services’ 45151 Support Phone Tree is Changing on September 22, 2014

The OTS Faculty/Staff Help Center and Student Computing Services phone trees are changing on September 22, 2014. When you call 410-704-5151 for support, listen closely to the new options. The changes simplify the menu options and ensure calls are directed to the right people. After-hours support procedures will not be affected by this change. If […]

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Don’t fall into the “Sophomore Slump”

Next week is Sophomore Career Week! Don’t fall into the “sophomore slump” – the time when you are no longer a newbie and somehow you get lost in the mix of your peers. The Career Center has a week of events specifically for you. College students love free stuff and all week we are giving […]

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Please Join Us for Cook Library’s First Book Club of the Semester: “The Distance Between Us”

“The Distance Between Us” Cook Library Book Club Discussion Monday, September 22nd, 12:30pm to 1:30pm Cook Library, RM 507 The Cook Library Book Club will discuss the One Maryland One Book: “The Distance Between Us: A Memoir by Reyna Grande”. This meeting will begin with Lea Ramsdell, Associate Professor and Director of Latin American Studies […]

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OSPR Orientation Express

ALL ABOARD the OSPR Orientation Express! Tuesday, September 23rd 8:00am – 10:30am Continental breakfast provided University Union Chesapeake Room   Please join the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research for the annual faculty orientation breakfast!   This event is your ticket to discover and learn about the OSPR services available to faculty that support externally […]

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TU in Northeastern MD Grand Opening Celebration

Towson University in Northeastern Maryland GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION Friday, October 10 | 11 a.m. 510 Thomas Run Rd., Bel Air, MD 21015 Enjoy tours, refreshments, giveaways and find out more about the excellent programs and services now available to TU students close to home. RSVP by Oct. 6 Click here for more information about Towson […]

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Study Abroad in Your Classroom

Want to share more information with your students about study abroad? Let us come to you… before the October 15 deadline for Minimester and Spring 2015 programs! The TU Study Abroad Office can: Speak to your class or student group about a specific opportunity abroad. Give a presentation about the study abroad process at TU. […]

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Planetarium Show: “Autumn Sky”

Dr. Jennifer Scott, Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences, will present a planetarium show titled, “Autumn Sky” in the Watson-King Planetarium, Smith Hall, Room 521. Plan to come and enjoy the show on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 8:00pm. Telescope viewing, weather permitting after the show.

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Panopto Instructional Recording Is Now Available

Just a reminder that Panopto is available to faculty! Panopto is an Instructional Recording Software package that can capture audio, video, computer screens (screencasting), or any combination thereof. These recordings can then be shared with students via Blackboard. All a faculty member needs to get started is the software package, webcam, and microphone. For your […]

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The Student Support Network is Recruiting!

Towson’s Student Support Network (SSN) is a six-week training program that will give you the skills to know how to be helpful to friends in crisis. We discuss mental and emotional health, warning signs of a friend who’s struggling, and how to talk about difficult issues. You will also be equipped with resources to address […]

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Let Us Help You On Your Way…to an Easy A!

Want advising assistance? Need to find a scholarly article? Want help with your paper? Need a tutor? Want to learn about disability support services? You can get the help you need at an Academic Resource Fair! Stop by the library and learn about the many resources and tools available for your academic success. Snacks will […]

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Benefits Bulletin: Open Enrollment News

Moving Forward to Better Health is the theme of this year’s health benefits open enrollment.  The open enrollment period will be October 15 – November 14, 2014.  Distribution of open enrollment materials to Towson faculty and staff will begin late September – early October.  To learn more about 2015 benefit changes and review the 2015 […]

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Reporting Suspected or Known Fiscal Irregularities

According to Towson University Policy 08.07.10 Procedures for Reporting Suspected or Known Fiscal Irregularities Fiscal Irregularity includes, but is not limited to, embezzlement, theft, falsification of documents and financial conflict of interests. Loss of assets with a monetary or fair market value of $100 or less will not be considered a fiscal irregularity unless the […]

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Have You Been Looking for Information in all the Wrong Places?

Take Cook Library’s new online D-Harmony quiz! Just answer a few quick questions about yourself and we’ll match you with the library database of your dreams.

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Win a Prize: Take the Best of B’More Collegetown Survey

Baltimore Collegetown needs YOUR help to identify the best places to eat, shop, and play in and around Baltimore! Your favorites will be featured on the new Collegetown website. By taking the survey you can enter a raffle to win prizes that include gift cards to Target, the Towson Town Center Mall, an area restaurant […]

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