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businessconnection  |  |  877-TULink4U  |  May 2009
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The Maryland Alliance for Information Security Assurance (MAISA) was formed to strengthen information technology security assurance programs in Maryland Community Colleges, Technical Schools and Universities, and to support Maryland's efforts to develop Homeland Security initiatives through linkages between these academic institutions and federal, state and local governments.

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MD Small Business Development Center-Central Region at Towson University has been awarded 2009 Maryland Small Business Development Center Innovation Award of the Year.
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teamworkTwo Maryland Agencies have recently contracted with RESI  Information Systems Solutions (ISS) to develop their strategic plans for the next five years.  Through interviews and workshops, participants in the strategic planning process identified initiatives that they believed would enable the Agency to meet its mission and vision objectives within five years. 

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Baltimore County Workforce Director Barry Williams presenting on how Government, Business, and Higher Education can work together to create jobs under the Economic Stimulus plan during the recent "Connecting the Dots" luncheon.
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More workers are banking on classes to recession-proof their careers
Baltimore Business Journal, Sunday 03/22/09
Mike Schroder, Director of Extended Education and Online Learning at TU, discusses the importance of continued education and professional trainings during stressed economic times. Mike specifically discusses TU's Integrated Homeland Security Management program's growth and the "Earn Value Management" course that teaches businesses how to increase their ROI.
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MD iMap demonstrates the power of GIS
ESRI collaborated with the BayStat team and Towson University to create two interactive mapping tools -- GreenPrint and iMap -- that enable government users and the public to assess Maryland's landscape and identify the most important places to conserve and protect.
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Viewpoint: Help Maryland incubate new businesses
As President Barack Obama and Congress debate the best way to turn around the struggling U.S. economy, they should pay closer attention to business incubators, the foremost creators of jobs in our nation. For 50 years, incubators such as Towson University's TowsonGlobal and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County's bwtech@UMBC have helped entrepreneurs turn ideas into viable businesses.
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Flor Andres and Sam Azzarello, Jr. appointed to TowsonGlobal Advisory Board
Flor Andres, vice president of finance at Black & Decker, and Sam Azzarello, Jr., general manager for logistics at the Maryland Port Administration, have joined the TowsonGlobal Advisory Board.
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Stimulus dollars sought to help Towson teach green
BBJ, Friday 4/17/09
Towson University's work force development program is seeking federal stimulus money to train unemployed workers in the national green movement, putting them in line for thousands of environmental jobs to be created in Maryland this year.
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Steve Peck appointed as TU's first CEO-in-Residence
Role focuses on incubating emerging technologies and companies, mentoring students, providing strategic consulting services
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