Dyan Brasington, DECO, was named to the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Hall of Fame at a June 1 ceremony held during the group's annual conference. MEDA honored Brasington—a Certified Economic Developer since 1983—-for 30 years of serving Maryland's economic development community. She was the first woman to serve as MEDA president.
Eric Rhew, Athletic Media Relations, has been cited by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for excellence in the publishing of the Tigers’ 2009 men’s and women’s lacrosse media guides.
Eric, a 2005 TU graduate, wrote and edited both publications.The men’s guide earned second place in the national contest, while the women’s lacrosse guide finished third. (It is very rare for a school to have two winners in the same category.) TU had the only women’s lacrosse publication to receive CoSIDA recognition among the top five. Chris Komisar, Design Center, designed both media guides.
Debbie Seeberger, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, presented “Fostering Civic Engagement: A Long-Term Diversity Plan Toward Institutional Reform” at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities American Democracy Project (ADP) national meeting on June 12. Her presentation focused on Towson University as a model university for exploring the intersection between diversity and civic engagement.
Kristi Vowell, Office of Human Resources, was selected to receive one of three SunGard Higher Education Innovation Awards for her development of a multi-institutional cohort program for employee training and development.The award, created in 2007 and sponsored by SunGard Higher Education, recognizes demonstrated innovations that advance the human resource profession. Vowell will be honored by her peers at the CUPA-HR National Conference and Expo, to be held in October in Las Vegas. A gift of $3,000 will be awarded to the TU endowment or scholarship of her choice.