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Ever since he was a young boy, Tom Brewer ’94 dreamed of working in law enforcement. Unfortunately, poor vision in his left eye derailed that dream. Seven years after graduating high school, Tom started college, first at Frederick Community College and then at TU as a commuting student. “I didn’t take the traditional route,” he […] Read more.
Barbara Better is a single parent. She sacrificed so much throughout her life for her daughter, Edna Primrose ’84. She helped her, financially, to graduate from Towson University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. The degree, Edna says, changed the trajectory of her life. She is now the President and Founder of Differenza, a […] Read more.Business and Economics
“There is such promise in students connecting to a business idea and seeing that idea come to life.” –Suzy Ganz Suzy Ganz’s journey as an entrepreneur has provided her with a sense of purpose, fulfillment and accomplishment. But, she is quick to add, “It’s not about me.” For her it has always been about having […] Read more.Business and Economics Community Impact
“Leadership has never been more critical” — Dr. Nancy Grasmick When Ed St. John started St. John Properties back in 1971, he was committed to giving back and his mission was education. Now, more than 50 years later, and with 22 million square feet and $4.5 billion in real estate ventures, St. John Properties cites […] Read more.Community Impact Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research