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Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education Greg McLemore


Faculty Exhibition

Posted Sept 25, 2012

Faculty Shin-Yeon Jeon and Greg McLemore exhibition, "Ruins and Recollection," opens at the Towson Commons Art Gallery September 27th.  The exhibit runs through October 25th.  Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 4 ~ 7pm

Department of Dance


Posted Aug 14, 2012
Reaching out in the community in a different way Nicole Martinell and Sidney Pink co-founded AKIMBO. The group hosts an annual festival to showcase Baltimore’s professional dancers and movement artists and to build community between artists, audiences, and venues.
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Department of Electronic Media and Film

New Book

Posted March 1, 2013

Peter Lev, Electronic Media and Film, just had his book, Twentieth Century-Fox: The Zanuck-Skouras Years 1935-1965, published by University of Texas Press. More

Michael Angelella, Electronic Media and Film, put the finishing touches on EMF 387 Developing a Screenplay and launched it last spring.
• He produced the Bone Crusher documentary with director Mike Fountain about father and son coal miners; it was accepted into a dozen film festivals, and won 5 film festival awards. He wrote and/or co-wrote eight documentaries for the Smithsonian Channel.

Phil Davis, Electronic Media and Film, made a hand drawn animation loop for the show Meowpolis, that opened at the Whole Gallery in Baltimore. The show featured paintings, sculpture, video and performances, all cat-themed.


Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies

Amy Bree Becker, Mass Communication and Communication Studies, appeared on WBAL 1090 AM's Afternoon News Journal on Oct. 29 and Nov. 1 to talk about the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in DC. Her research is on public opinion, political entertainment, and political participation. To listen to the show.

Stacy Spaulding, Mass Communication and Communication Studies, presented As if the Sixties Never Happened: Baltimore's last minstrel show, a cop and the First Amendment at the AEJMC conference in Denver in August.
• She was invited to write a profile of TU regent Sen. Francis X. Kelly for a book on the history of the Tuerk House in Baltimore.
• MCCS held the 9th Annual High School Journalism Day. Over 120 students from a dozen Maryland high schools attended the day-long workshops and award luncheon. The event was coordinated by Professor Stacy Spaulding, and the student editors of The Towerlight led 12 workshops. Video summaries of each of the workshops are online at

Richard E. Vatz, Mass Communication and Communication Studies, was on the Marc Steiner Radio show on WEAA 88.9 FM to discuss the Midterm election.


Department of Music

Dave Ballou, Music, invited Internationally acclaimed percussionist and composer Gerald Cleaver to present master classes, workshops and concerts during his week long residency December 4th to 8th.


Department of Theatre Arts

Bad Panda

Posted Oct 18, 2012
New play, Bad Panda, runs October 13-27 at The Baltimore Theatre Project produced by Iron Crow Theatre Company.  The company was cofounded by theatre professor Steven J. Satta.  Satta is also the company's Artistic Director.

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Make-up Artists Scare up Support

Posted Oct 18, 2012
Towson University theater instructors, Marianne Wittelsberger & Steve Bauer, resurrecting Scaregrounds attraction this October 19 to support Lutherville Volunteer Fire Department. 

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Tim Veach, artistic director and founder of the Columbus Dance Theatre, taught classes at TU this fall as part of a guest residency coordinated by dance professor Susan Mann.







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