Partnerships are central to Towson University’s identity as a community-engaged institution. They support our mission, enhance the student learning experience, and create positive impacts in our community.
In response to COVID-19, Towson University is open with limited services. Although you can't visit the Office of Partnerships and Outreach, we're still available during normal business hours by email at partnerships AT_TOWSON.
Towson University is committed to positive impacts, making a difference, and transforming lives in Greater Baltimore and throughout Maryland—but we don’t do this work alone. We do it through partnerships.
At TU, partnerships are supported by BTU—Partnerships at Work for Greater Baltimore. BTU is about elevating the work we’re already doing with partners throughout Greater Baltimore to better address the needs of the region.
Together Towson is a university initiative designed to strengthen and support connections between Towson University and the Towson community. Learn how we're building on our shared momentum in Towson through development, engaging experiences and core commitments to our community.
Our partnerships work because they focus on cross-campus collaboration, mutual respect, and innovative approaches to problem solving.
As of spring 2020, faculty, students, and staff have 410 active engagements with BTU network partners. Across all engagements, Towson University is working with 603 partner organizations in Greater Baltimore and throughout Maryland to create positive impacts.
Five impact areas serve as a basis for how the efforts, resources, and recognition of university-community partnerships are organized.
Faculty and staff who are leading the work write about partnerships and the real impacts they are having for our campus and communities.
Community partnership efforts have drastically shifted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn't stopped faculty, staff, and students from finding innovative ways to collaborate.
A number of College of Health Professions nursing faculty are working on the front lines, screening for symptoms and potential infection, while others provide needed clinical and wellness services to at-risk populations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed many challenges for WTMD. Learn how TU’s listener supported public radio station is engaging the community in new ways.