BTU Events

At its core, BTU is about engagement with the people and communities we serve.

As the largest university in Greater Baltimore, Towson University offers opportunities for BTU network partners and community members alike to engage with campus.

Lunch & Learn: Community Engagement 101

October 17, 2018 | 12:00–1:30 p.m. | LA 3150

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Offered by the BTU Council, these 90 minute sessions explore best practices of community engagement efforts using successful examples as a framework and active discussions to explore community engagement at TU. Join us to:

  • Recognize benefits of community engagement
  • Identify resources and best practices
  • Avoid common pitfalls
  • Increase the impact and visibility of BTU partnerships
  • Hone community engagement work

Featured Speaker

Jessica Shiller, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Education

Dr. Jessica Shiller's "College of Education and Urban Education" partnership was recently identified as a BTU priority investment project for 2018–19. Shiller will discuss various social justice issues around urban education in Baltimore, her community engagement methodology and curriculum development for a project that has the goal to create services for school children and their families. 

Brief Agenda

12:00–12:20 p.m. Arrival and lunch
12:20–12:25 p.m. Welcome remarks, Matthew Durington, BTU Faculty Director
12:25–12:55 p.m. Presentation
12:55–1:30 p.m. Discussion

Space is limited. Register early.

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