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Civic Engagement & Leadership

PawPrints Collegiate Readership Program

The PawPrints Collegiate Readership Program (CRP) is designed to help students become more aware of what is happening outside of the Towson campus bubble by providing free newspapers to students. Copies of the New York Times, USA Today, and the Baltimore Sun are available on campus at twelve different locations Monday through Friday during the academic semesters.

Students, faculty and staff have complete access to all three newspapers online:

PawPrints: the New York Times in the Classroom

Each semester Towson University faculty members integrate the New York Times, USA Today, and the Baltimore Sun into the classroom curriculum. Faculty who specifically include the NY Times in their Fall course syllabus receive FREE home delivery of the New York Times, Monday through Friday during the semester.

Faculty members interested in participating in the New York Times in the Classroom Program should complete the New York Times in the Classroom form by following this LINK.

Integration of newspapers into course curriculum allows for discussion and reflection on topics that have direct impact on the students, from social issues and new technology to the global economy and career opportunities. Promoting Civic Engagement is a university priority that is captured in the Towson University 2020 plan.

New York Times Talks

New York Times Talks are another part of the PawPrints Program. Join the conversation about what is going on in the world around us by attending a New York Times Talk. For more information about the New York Times Talks visit the New York Times Talk web page.

Benefits of Participating in the PawPrints Program

Promoting civic engagement and leadership is a priority captured in Towson University's 2020 Strategic Plan. PawPrints, provides opportunities for students to get civically engaged at Towson. The program:

  • Encourages critical thinking
  • Promotes global awareness
  • Cultivates social responsibility
  • Brings relevancy to the classroom
  • Fosters serendipitous learning

Integration of newspapers into course curricula allows for discussion and reflection on topics that have direct impact on the lives of students today, from social issues and new technology to the global economy and career opportunities.

 

Civic Engagement & Leadership
Administration Building, 2nd Floor

Phone: 410-704-2806
Fax: 410-704-3441
E-mail: civicengagement@towson.edu


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Interested in participating in the New York Times in the Classroom Program? Click on the LINK to sign up.


newspaper locations
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University Union:
                   1st floor lobby

West Village Commons: 1st floor lobby


Center for the Arts:

1st floor lobby


Glen Dining Hall:

Stair Landing


College of Liberal Arts:

1st & 2nd floor atrium


Media Center:

Main Lobby on 2nd floor


Smith Hall:

2nd floor lobby by entrance


Stephens Hall:

2nd floor entrance


Psychology / Hawkins Hall:

1st floor lobby

Cook Library:

1st floor lobby

7800 York Road

1st floor lobby

 

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