Towson University in Northeastern, Maryland celebrates grand opening
Harford County campus opens doors to degree programs and convenience
TOWSON, Md. ─ Towson University will celebrate the official grand opening of its Harford County campus on Friday, October 10 at 11 a.m. The ceremony establishing Towson University in Northeastern Maryland will be held on the Harford Community College campus at 510 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, Md.
The $28 million facility makes Towson’s programs easier to access for Harford County residents and provides opportunities for study and workforce development in the region. 218 students are enrolled in the fall 2014 cohort. The university aims to double that number next year.
This innovative 2+2 program allows students to study two years at the community college level then finish their coursework toward a bachelor's degree at Towson University in Northeastern Maryland.
Undergraduate degree programs offered by TU in Northeastern Maryland include: Business Administration (management concentration), Information Technology, Integrated Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Psychology, and Sociology (criminal justice concentration).
In addition to classrooms, the 60,000 sq. ft. building houses wet labs, an auditorium and a bookstore.
Towson University acting president, Dr. Timothy Chandler and Dr. Dennis Golladay, President, HCC will speak at the ceremony.
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About Towson University (www.towson.edu)
Founded in 1866, Towson University is among the nation’s best regional public universities, offering more than 100 bachelors’, masters and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. With close to 23,000 students, Towson University is among the largest public universities in Maryland. Towson combines research-based learning with practical application and its many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Towson University one of the nation’s best and most efficiently run universities. An NCAA Division I school in athletics, Towson University is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association as well as the Colonial Academic Alliance.