Nicole Schiraldi is the Communications & Events Manager for the Office of External Affairs within the Division of Innovation and Applied Research. In this role, Nicole serves as the Event Manager for the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), a not-for-profit organization headquartered at Towson University. While primarily serving as the key liaison for the annual CUMU conference, she also works on marketing initiatives for the organization. Nicole is the Division's primary event planner and provides business development and marketing support for the Division's centers and partners in business and government. A native of New Jersey, Nicole graduated with a B.S. from Towson University in 2010.