5 questions for ... Bill Reuling
For ‘Mr. Commencement,’ it's the final sendoff
For the past 10 years Academic Affairs' Bill Reuling has—with the help of hundreds of TU faculty and staff members—created moving and memorable occasions for TU graduates and their families. [more]
So they said...
“A little Madness in the Spring
Is wholesome even for the King."
Emily Dickinson, 1830-1886
Party like it's 1399
Hear ye! Hear ye! Employee picnic to be medieval fun-fest
What? Medieval Times, TU's Employee Appreciation Picnic
Where? Burdick Field (rain location: Union Garage)
When? Friday, June 1, 4–8 p.m.
Why? Enjoy games, music, prizes, medieval-themed food and more.
For additional information, go to http://www.towson.edu/picnic.
How? Open to all faculty, staff, student employees, Burkshire, Chartwells and Aramark staff, plus immediate families. R.S.V.P. by Friday, May 25, to firstname.lastname@example.org (or call x44255).
TU in the news
Region avoids housing slump
The Sun, May 4
Reporter Lorraine Mirabella covered a housing outlook conference where experts said Maryland’s well balanced regional economy was helping to keep area home prices stable. However, Daraius Irani, RESI, said job growth is not as strong as in past years. He attributed the anemic growth and low unemployment to a lack of qualified candidates in high-skill areas.
No question, college students met test to sell ideas
Arbutus Times, May 3
Lauren Taylor reported on the outcome of the Greater Baltimore Technology Council’s annual Mosh Pit competition, which drew 136 ideas from mostly undergraduate entrepreneurs. The TU team took sixth-place honors for AllowanceOnline, which would allow parents to create and put money into accounts that their minor children could use for online purchases.
Towson to start 2 new dorms
The Sun, May 1
As officials prepared to break ground for a pair of residence halls, reporter Laura Barnhardt spoke to Jack Nye II, director of Facilities Planning, about TU’s West Village project. Plans call for 10 housing buildings to be built eventually, said Nye, with about 3,000 students living in the village by 2016. WJZ-TV (Channel 13) also reported the groundbreaking on May 1.