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businessConnection  |  |  877-TULink4U  |  November 2009
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Check out the new video spotlight about DECO student employees gaining real-life experience as they prepare to join the workforce. 
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President Caret's Fall Address
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Featured Training
Earned Value Management
Extended Education and Online Learning will offer this 2-day seminar Dec. 3rd & 4th.  This seminar focuses on a management methodology for integrating scope, schedule and resources, and for objectively measuring project performance and progress.  
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SBDC Training Calendar
The Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is provides a variety of management and technical assistance programs designed to help the aspiring and existing small business owner.
Check out the schedule!
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Job Opportunities

Project Manager I or II

Programmers III or IV

Project Manager/Grant Writer (Part-Time)

Regional Director, SBDC
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TU in the Community

Towson University is reaching out to its community in new ways to connect students, faculty, staff and alumni with business and government, neighbors and friends. If you're looking for campus news and events, volunteer opportunities, children's programs, conferences, business partnerships or faculty research, you'll find it here.
Our new Community Projects Database makes it easy to get information about TU's community engagement initiatives. Search by category or use the directory to find faculty and staff involved in outreach projects. Use the map to locate projects happening on campus and across the region.

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Picture of the Quarter
Executive in Reseidence
CEO in Residence Steve Peck meets with Student Leaders from the College of Business and Economics to discuss their career goals during a recent Brown Bag Lunch.
Learn more about Steve and the Executive in Residence Program.
People.Projects.Partners - Blog posts from this quarter
To read all the posts, please visit the blog at

collage of blog images

3rd floor of TerraceDale-What's going on up there? (video)
TowsonGlobal, TU's international incubator for early-stage companies, helps bridge the way for entrepreneurial enterprises to find success in the global economy. read more>>>

Green IT and Its Positive Business Impact

Organic, Recyclable, Environmentally Friendly-These terms are saturating us everywhere we go from the Grocery Store to the Car Lot. The "Green Movement" is changing the way we live and do business. My area of focus, Information Technology (IT), is tapping into this green IT movement because it is not only environmental conscious but also highly marketable and 'wallet friendly'. read more>>>

Working to improve the commuter experience.
On a good traffic day it takes me only about 40 minutes each way to commute from home to office. On a bad day, well, lets just say I'm happy to have my MP3 player plugged into my car's stereo system. Responding to increasing concern over global warming and growing demand on parking facilities on campus, the university has begun a number of initiatives to improve commuting to and from campus. read more>>>

A Daily Dose of Employment Information
As mentioned in my previous post, I am lucky enough to be able to work on a variety of projects. While some projects may be limited to a few weeks or months, we work on a variety of projects that are recurring. One in particular, an article for the Daily Record is just that - daily!  RESI Applied Economics has been partnering with the Daily Record to provide content for over five years. The paper is a daily statewide source for business and legal news in Maryland. read more>>>

More than just License Plates...
You may not know Maryland Correctional Enterprises (MCE) by name, but chances are you encounter their products nearly every day. From road signs, to office furniture, to the flags flying over government office buildings and schools, to the license plates on all of our vehicles, MCE products are everywhere. read more>>>
Save the Date
economic outlook conference
February 17, 2010 | 9:00 - 11:30 am | BWI Hilton Hotel
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Pat's Cats