June 2, 1994
TSU accounting program accreditedTowson State University's accounting program has received full accreditation by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.The accounting program is part of the university's School of Business and Economics. It is the first university in the state to receive the accreditation for accounting.
May 21, 1997
Following are commencement exercises scheduled in the Baltimore area this week:TodayUniversity of Maryland Baltimore County: Undergraduate exercises, 1 p.m. at Baltimore Arena. Speakers: Donna E. Shalala, U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services; Carl Djerassi, chemist, novelist and inventor of the birth-control pill; and valedictorian Juliana K. Sander.TomorrowThe Johns Hopkins University: Campus- wide ceremony at 9 a.m. in Gilman Quadrangle; speaker, Hopkins President William R. Brody.
October 12, 1995
Is it violence or graceful movement? Is it landscape or swirling fabric? Is it something solid or something liquid that we see in the color woodcuts of Phillia Yi? Those are some of the contrasts and contradictions suggested by the works of this artist, whose images also reflect the experience of a Korean woman living in America. They are on view through Oct. 20 at Towson State University.At the Asian Arts Gallery in the Fine Arts building at Towson State University. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays.
February 27, 1991
Despite continuously rising enrollment since its establishment in 1984, Towson State University's Columbia campus will be dismantled at the end of this year's spring semester due to state budget cutbacks.All credit and non-credit classes scheduled for the spring 1991 semester will be offered as planned, said Norma Long, dean of the College of Continuing Studies at Towson State University.Courses previously offered at the Columbia campus will be available to students at the Towson campus."It will just be less convenient for the Howard County student," she said.
November 7, 1996
Chinese sculptor Hou Rong, founding director of the Beijing Modern Sculpture Institute, came to the United States four years ago as sculptor-in-residence at Towson State University, the first such residency by a contemporary sculptor from China at a university in this country.He stayed on in the master of fine arts program at Towson, where his thesis exhibit opens today at the University Union Gallery. It will include some of the life-size replicas he has created of the famous army of terra cotta warriors unearthed at the tomb of Qin Shi Huang in China.
March 23, 1993
A Howard County student was among the four top winners in the 38th annual Baltimore Science Fair at Towson State University this weekend.Shalin Desai of Atholton High School took first place in the high school division's physical sciences category.Shalin and James Pociluyko of Calvert Hall College in Towson will represent the area at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Mississippi Beach, Miss., in May.In the middle school division, the first-place winners are: Justin Hlavin of Cockeysville Middle School, biological sciences; and Patrick Venanzi of Dumbarton Middle School in Rodgers Forge, physical sciences.
December 29, 1995
A Dec. 25 article on a ruling by the Open Meetings Compliance Board that the Town Council of Ocean City was in violation of the state's Open Meetings Act incorrectly attributed to Jack Schwartz, chief counsel to the attorney general, a remark characterizing the finding as a "strong rebuke." The remark was made by James S. Keat, who teaches journalism at Towson State University.The Sun regrets the error.
October 31, 1990
MAURICE Sendak, one of the world's best-loved children's authors, will speak at Towson State University Sunday at 8 p.m. in the University Union's Chesapeake Rooms.Tickets are free to TSU students; $6 for alumni, faculty and staff; $9 for regular seating and $12 for the reserved section. There will be a reception afterward. To order tickets, call 830-3295.
July 14, 1991
Mylika Richardson and Dorothy Whisler of Baltimore were recently awarded BUILD Scholarships to Towson State University for the 1991-'92 academic year.*Nina Roelke of Westminister has been elected president of the Amputee Coalition of America. Ms Roelke is secretary-treasurer of the Board of Amputee Association of Maryland.Linda Dieter of Timonium has been named Rotarian of the Year the Rotary Club of Towson for her outstanding contributions to the club's activities and community services.
October 21, 1990
Steven J. Strawbridge Sr. of Abingdon has been named 1990 Premier Manager for the Southeastern Division of Household Finance Corp.The award is based on excellent job performance and commitment to community service.Strawbridge is the senior account executive for Household Finance in Timonium and is an insurance agent for Alexander Hamilton Life Insurance Co. of America. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Towson State University.He lives in Abingdon with his wife, Susan, and two sons, Steven Jr. and Stanley.