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Pepsi Product request for 2017-2018 events

If you have a university event planned for the fall or spring semester and would like to request Pepsi product, please apply now. To request product: The events must be in September 2017 through June 2018. Complete the form can be found here: FORM FOR PEPSI PRODUCTFY2017 Provide a separate form for each event request […]

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Regular staff timesheets due early

Timesheets for the June 21 through July 4 pay period are due by 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 3. This is because of the upcoming Independence Day holiday closing. 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 […]

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Thesis Defense Announcement for Tranae Hardy

The Social Science M.S. program invites the university community to a thesis defense for Tranae Hardy on June 30, 2017 at 11:00 am in LA 4150. Thesis Title: Appealing to the People: A Content Analysis of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign Thesis Chair: Dr. Paul McCartney, 410-704-5218, pmccartney@towson.edu8

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Storm Water Management

An informed and knowledgeable campus community is crucial to the success of the university’s stormwater management program because it helps ensure the following: Greater support for the program as the campus community gains a greater understanding of the reasons why it is necessary and important Greater compliance with the program as the campus community becomes […]

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Request Your Updated Campus Maps Now!

The campus maps have been updated! Please let Creative Services know how many updated campus maps you will need for Fall 2018 by providing a count to llloyd@towson.edu  before July 14. They come in pads of 100. If you are not on the list, you will not receive maps. If you/your department are on the […]

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Minimum Wage Increase to $9.25

State of Maryland regulations require minimum wage for hourly paid employees to increase from $8.75 to $9.25. Payroll will use an effective date of June 24, 2017, which is the beginning of our student payroll ending July 7, 2017, to automatically adjust any student employees who had a rate below the new minimum of $9.25. This […]

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Downtime Information for OTS’ Sunday Maintenance Window

The Office of Technology Services (OTS) is performing system maintenance this Sunday, June 25, from 6 a.m. until 11 a.m. The following services will be intermittently offline during the maintenance window: PeopleSoft Campus Solutions PeopleSoft Financial Services PeopleSoft Human Capital Management PSSHARES MyTU Portal RMS (Housing) Inside (some functions) Business Objects Call Accounting (phone billing) […]

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University Store CLOSED June 22-26

The University Store will be closed for inventory Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23. The store will reopen on Monday, June 26. For contact information and the store’s summer hours, visit http://towsonustore.com/HOURS .

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Online Workshops: Learner Experience Design, Multimodal Approaches, and More

  All Towson faculty and staff members can attend one or more online workshops listed below for free.  Normally, these workshops cost up to $270 each.   These workshops from the Online Learning Consortium vary in length up to one week. You don’t need to be at your computer at a specific time, but there are […]

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External (outdoor) voice emergency system test today

The Office of Public Safety will conduct a test of the university’s external (outdoor) voice emergency system at noon today, Friday, June 23, 2017. The test should last no more than a few minutes. It will consist of multiple alert tones as well as messages that indicate this is only a test and the test is […]

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Regular staff timesheets due early

Timesheets for the June 21 through July 4 pay period are due by 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 3. This is because of the upcoming Independence Day holiday closing. 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 […]

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Get Access to Magna 20 Minute Mentors & Teaching Professor Newsletter Now!

TU faculty and staff now have free unlimited access to the Magna Publications 20-Minute Mentor series and Teaching Professor newsletter. The video series offers on-demand videos grounded in sound educational theory and provides solutions to common classroom and administrative challenges. Each session lasts for just 20 minutes! The Teaching Professor is a newsletter that evaluates […]

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Call for Presenters for Multiculturalism in Action Brown Bag Series

Towson University Office of Inclusion and Institutional Equity Multiculturalism in Action Brown Bag Series Call for Presenters Are you conducting research or engaging in scholarly activities that involve diverse identities (e.g. racial-ethnic, sexual orientation, religion, gender, differently abled, etc.)? Are you looking for an opportunity to present your diversity related scholarly activities that involve student […]

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Contingent and Student Employee Timesheets Due Today!

Timesheets for the June 10 through June 23 pay period are due by 10 a.m. Thursday, June 22, because of the Independence Day holiday closing. 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 […]

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DEADLINE EXTENDED-Apply to be a Service-Learning Faculty Fellow

Have you thought about implementing a service-learning component into one of your courses? Not sure how to start? Apply for the Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program! The Service-Learning Faculty Fellows program provides support for TU faculty interested in creating a new service-learning course or incorporating a new, significant service learning component into an existing course. Faculty […]

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OTS Training Workshops + Quickly Change Your Voicemail Greeting for Vacation

Upcoming OTS Training Workshops: OneNote: Introduction Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 – 1:00pm-3:00pm – Linthicum 203 Learn the basics of OneNote, a comprehensive note taking app. Office 365: OneDrive Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 – 2:00pm-4:00pm – Cook 404A Collaborate, store and create documents and files using Microsoft OneDrive. Microsoft Word: Track Changes Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 – […]

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How to Prepare for a Stress-Free Semester – Free Webinar for Faculty beginning June 28

Teaching in No Time: How to Prepare for a Stress-Free Semester Free Webinar for Faculty from 2:00-3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 28 through July 19 This webinar as well as many other resources and tools are available through TU’s National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NFDD) membership. Activate your free institutional sub-account NCFDD membership several […]

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Pepsi Grant now Called the Pepsi Sponsorship Program

The purpose of the Pepsi sponsorship is to provide support for community outreach programs that provide educational opportunities or experiences that may otherwise be unavailable to students, build curiosity about higher education, and/or prepare historically underrepresented and disadvantaged youth for higher education. Previous applicants have used these funds to supplement or enrich new or existing […]

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Last Chance Until Fall to sign up for the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop

The Office of Academic Innovation invites you to attend the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop. Attendees will learn to use a nationally recognized, research-based rubric and peer review process (Quality Matters), designed to improve online and blended course quality to benefit online learners. The Quality Matter’s Rubric and program are the basis for Towson’s […]

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Come Join OAI for the OLC Summer Wednesday Webinar Series!

Join the Office of Academic Innovation for the OLC Summer Wednesday Webinar Series: Exploring the Immersive Learning Landscape: Headsets, HoloLens and Higher Ed The Online Learning Consortium, the Tennessee Board of Regents, and Drexel University Online will explore the rapidly evolving field of virtual, augmented and mixed realities within the context of online, blended and […]

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