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Civic Engagement & Leadership

Pawprints Collegiate Readership Program

Resources for Faculty

Towson faculty integrate newspapers into course curricula in a variety of ways. There are numerous ways to use the Collegiate Readership Program to enhance student learning.

  • 25 ideas for using newspapers in the college classroom
  • NY Times College website
    This educator's website includes information about instructional strategies, powerful research tools, contests for students and more.
  • USA Today College website
    This site provides current and in-depth case studies for faculty to use in the class, tools for students, faculty and staff to organize discussions on current events, student writing contests and much more.
  • New York Times Speakers
    Journalists from the New York Times come to campus to speak on different themes. Arrangements can be made for speakers to meet with groups of classes before addressing the entire campus.

Previous New York Times Speakers

  • Sheryl Stolberg, White House Correspondent for the New York Times
  • Jim Gorman, Science Editor for the New York Times
  • Richard Berke, Assistant Managing Editor for the New York Times

Civic Engagement & Leadership
Administration Building, 2nd Floor

Phone: 410-704-2806
Fax: 410-704-3441

The New York Times Lunch Talk spotlight

View the schedule for upcoming NY Times Talk Lunches.


• Faculty members interested in participating in Pawprints: Towson's Collegiate Readership Program, should email Scott Hackett or call 410-704-4803.





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