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OTS’ tips for the holiday break

The Office of Technology Services (OTS) shares some tips that you should consider before and during the holiday break: Make sure you have a second device enrolled in Duo. You won’t be able to access your desk phone during the break, so have a second device enrolled, like a smart phone or home landline. Watch […]

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Nominate an Outstanding Partnership for First Annual BTU Partnership Awards

Through BTU: Partnerships at Work for Greater Baltimore, TU faculty, students, and staff are working with partners across Maryland to address community needs. This work is impactful and TU wants to celebrate it!   Next spring, TU will present the first annual BTU Partnership Awards. These awards celebrate the efforts of faculty, students, staff, community […]

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Beware of toner scam

Procurement has been advised that the campus is again receiving telephone solicitations from “toner pirates.” Don’t be taken in! These “toner phoners” often call during vacation and holiday periods, hoping to reach a new employee, temporary or student worker unfamiliar with TU procedures. Posing as the university’s supplier of toner and ink, the caller requests […]

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Food Insecurity and FoodShare Information

There are two initiatives to address food insecurity on our campus: Food Insecurity is defined as the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. The Food Insecurity Support Fund was created to address the immediate need of students experiencing food insecurity.  Christina Olstad serves as the Program Manager […]

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Winter Break 2017 – Contingent II Non-Exempt Staff

Towson University will be closed for winter break from Friday, December 22, 2017, through Monday, January 1, 2018. The winter holiday hours will be pre-loaded the week of December 18 and your holiday leave balance will appear higher than usual.  Holidays will pre-populate for December 25, 2017, and January 1, 2018. You must be in […]

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Contingent and student employee timesheets due early

Timesheets for the December 9 through December 22 pay period are due by 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, because of the Christmas/Winter Break closings. Please use the electronic Web timesheet program to complete and approve timesheets for the pay period in order to meet the early deadline. It is extremely important that BOTH the employee […]

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What do you think about Freedom Square? Please fill out this survey and let us know!

What are your thoughts on Freedom Square? Please take a few minutes to fill out the brief “Freedom Square Usage Survey” that is located on the following (case-sensitive) link: http://bit.ly/tufreedomsquaresurvey   All survey entries will remain anonymous, and will be used to further enhance the opportunities and resources available through the Freedom Square space, and […]

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Coffee with a Cop

Join the TU Police Department for “Coffee with a Cop” from 9 – 11 a.m. on Monday, December 18 on the second floor of the University Union. We will be offering basic crime prevention reminders while serving FREE coffee, tea and donuts. This will help keep you safe and vigilant while studying for finals. Have a safe […]

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S.T.E.M. into knowledge with drop-in faculty tutoring

The Academic Achievement Center will have drop-in S.T.E.M. tutoring for select chemistry and math courses led by TU faculty today through Friday, December 13th through December 15th, in Cook Library, Room 524. For specific courses and schedules, please visit: http://www.towson.edu/aac/services/tutoring/index.html Remember to “study smarter, not harder!” If you have additional questions, please feel free to […]

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Coat Drive

Do you have any coats you no longer wear that are taking up too much space in your closet? Bring them to us! As a reminder, Auxiliary Services is sponsoring a coat drive up through this Friday, December 15. We are collecting gently used coats and donating them to those in need in our community. […]

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BFSA General Body Meeting Today

Please join the Black Faculty and Staff Association as we tackle the topic of stress management in today’s General Body Meeting! Bring your lunch and hear techniques for managing stress at home, in traffic and at the workplace. We will also discuss association updates and future events. The meeting will be held in Burdick Hall […]

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Make Your Year End Gift Today!

As many of you are aware, the end of the calendar year tends to be a busy time for gift processing. Many donors make their charitable contributions on or around December 31 in order to take advantage of tax deductions for the calendar year. In order to assist you in your planning, please note the […]

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Opportunities for Adults with Autism: Learn about TU’s Hussman Center for Adults with Autism!

Do you know the Hussman Center for Adults with Autism: Offers programs in fitness, art, cooking, and other activities? Provides opportunities to enhance skills needed for work? Supports further development of social communication and team work skills? Includes Towson University students as peer mentors in the programs? Next Information Meetings: Tuesday, December 5, 2017                       5:00 – […]

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Therapy Dogs

Friday, December 15, 2017 12:30pm – 2:30pm Cook Library, Room 507 Take a break from the stress of finals with therapy dogs from Pets on Wheels!

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Before You Leave for Break: Please Nominate Your Top Paper for Cook Library’s TSEM Award

Are you a faculty member who is teaching one or more sections of the Towson Seminar this semester? Are your TSEM 102 or TSEM 190 students writing a research paper as part of that class? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you should nominate one top paper from each of your sections […]

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OSPR’s New Peer Review Incentive Program

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research is eager to support faculty members who wish to enhance the competitiveness of their grants. Faculty members who serve on review panels gain knowledge of the breadth and most current scholarship in their field and insight into what makes a grant proposal succeed (or fail) during peer review. […]

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Make Your End of Year Gift to Towson University!

As many of you are aware, the end of the calendar year tends to be a busy time for gift processing. Many donors make their charitable contributions on or around December 31 in order to take advantage of tax deductions for the calendar year. In order to assist you in your planning, please note the […]

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Winter Break 2017 – Regular 10-Month Faculty

Towson University will be closed for winter break from Friday, December 22, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018. The winter holiday hours will be pre-loaded the week of December 11 and your holiday balance will appear higher than usual. Holidays will pre-populate for December 25, 2017, and January 1, 2018.  Administrative holiday leave should be […]

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Apply for Accounting Scholarships

Accounting and pre-accounting majors can apply for department scholarships to be awarded for academic year 2018-2019 now through Jan. 15, 2018. You must submit a resume, unofficial transcript and an essay along with the application form (PDF). Scholarships Available ACCOUNTING ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP KENNETH AND RENEE MORELAND ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP SC&H EXCELLENCE IN ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

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Service-Learning Grant Opportunity

As part of the Towson University Strategic Plan TU 2020, which calls for Academic Excellence and Student Success and an emphasis on internships and experiential learning, the Office of Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility has created a grant opportunity for service-learning courses. Faculty may apply for grant money to support a significant service-learning project within […]

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