50 is nifty

In 1958 a gallon of gas cost 24 cents, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 3, Elvis dominated the Top 10 charts ...

and TU offered its first graduate program. [more]

Towson University Faculty/Staff News • May 14, 2008 View eTU on the Web:



     5 questions for ... Debbie Seeberger

Reflective Process for Diversity to advance TU's successes

The special assistant to the president for diversity discusses a transformative university-wide diversity initiative—and how it will affect the entire campus community. [more]



Spend Saturdays at 'The U'

Season tickets on sale now for 2008 Tiger football

It's never too early to get excited about Tiger football at Johnny Unitas© Stadium. Reserve your season tickets now to ensure that you and your family are cheering for the Tigers at every home game. [more]

Enrich your children's lives with art
There's still time to register for Summer Art Camp at TU

What? The Community Art Center's Summer Art Camp, designed for

children age 6-14, provides a creative experience that encourages

imaginations and sound art skills.

When? June 23–August 8, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

(Extended day option available: 7:30–9 a.m. and 4–5:30 p.m.)

Where? TU's Center for the Arts

Why? Two daily two-hour classes taught by professional artists and

art educators. Subjects include drawing, painting, printmaking,

sculpture/clay and mixed media. Museum tours, afternoon swim time

(session I) ArtVentures (sessions II, III, IV), plus First Friday arts activities.

Student exhibitions will be held each session.

How? Prices vary, with discounts for siblings and multiple sessions. TU faculty/staff

members receive a 10 percent discount. For details, call Bonnie Reynolds, x42351.

TU in the news

Chinese-Americans raising relief funds for Sichuan province earthquake victims

Baltimore Examiner, May 14

Reporter Len Lazarick consulted Clay Hickson, TowsonGlobal - International Incubator, about local efforts to aid victims of the deadly earthquake in central China. Hickson, who is chairman emeritus of the Maryland-China Business Council, said that the council’s 120 members were being encouraged to make donations to organizations helping out with Chinese relief efforts.

Sustainability: County creates new position on environment

Community Times, May 8

Susan C. Ingram spoke to David A.C. Carroll, Baltimore County's new director of sustainability, about his environmental priorities. Carroll said he will order an audit of greenhouse gas emissions from county vehicles and facilities, to be conducted by a TU graduate student using a computer model measuring emissions and teasing out cost efficiencies.

Crofton coed named 'The Associate' in Towson University's take on TV show

The Annapolis Capital, May 6

Reporter Adriane Watson spoke to Laleh Malak, College of Business and Economics, after TU marketing major Amanda Gutin won the title of "The Associate" and accepted a six-month fellowship to Tanzania as part of St. Joseph Medical Center's Village Wellness Program. Malek said the chance to do such unique work is one students shouldn't pass up.

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