Our Tigers do amazing things every day, and we'd like to share them with you.
The College of Education is the oldest, largest and preeminent producer of teachers in the state of Maryland. Across the nation, thousands of educators trained at Towson University are now at the head of the class.
The College of Education hosted events for the 150th Anniversary Speaker Series, featuring speakers who focused on diversity and education. The series included lectures on climate change, teacher preparation and inequality.
The Department of Elementary Education, in an attempt to address the growing number of English language learners (ELL) in schools, initiated the first cohort of interns focusing on the needs of ELL learners. Schools partners in Baltimore City served to host the new cohort. Maryland has over 55,000 students participating in ELL programs.
Twelve students received James Patterson scholarships. The students receive a $6,000 scholarship each year, as long as they maintain their intention to teach and the academic requirements for the gift. The amount covers 72 percent of in-state tuition and fees, making the Patterson Scholarship one of the most generous in the TU Foundation.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Towson University as one of the Top 100 Best Graduate Schools in Education for 2017. Towson was one of eight schools ranked at No. 99.
The Honors College saw a 54 percent increase in freshmen applicants for fall 2016, surpassing 1,000 applications total.