The mission of the Student Foundation program is to support Towson University by building
a culture of philanthropy and promoting the achievements of its faculty, staff, and
students. Student Foundation members educate their peers on the impact and importance
that donations make at TU, while also encouraging students to make a gift of their
own in support of TU.
Overseen by the Office of Alumni Relations, the Student Foundation program works closely
with the Annual Giving team within the Division of University Advancement to plan
and lead the annual student giving campaign. Since 2014, more than 3,000 students
have donated over $90,000 in support of the university.
As part of the student giving campaign, the Student Foundation oversees fundraising
events that include: The Great Pumpkin Smash, Paws for Thanks, TU Big Give, and Doc Hug-a-Thon. During these events, Student Foundation members interact with peers, explaining the
impact and importance of giving to Towson University, and creating a sense of pride
and tradition among the student body.
Student Foundation members regularly interact with members of the TU community, including
President Schatzel and campus leadership, alumni, parents, corporate sponsors, and
How to Apply
If you are interested in becoming a Student Foundation member, please review the information
about membership and complete the online application.
For more information about this program, please contact Margaret Paulson, young alumni
& student outreach coordinator at 410-704-3223 or mpaulson AT_TOWSON.