The RISE Campaign is the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising effort in Towson University’s history. These are the stories of those who are making this campaign a success—and the ways that the campaign is shaping the university’s future.Give now
“I don’t just give randomly. I give to programs that matter greatly to me.” In the 47 “amazing” years he has been at TU, Richard Vatz says that every single class he’s taught or guest expert he’s invited into his classroom has been a reward. A professor in the Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional […] Read more.
“I got through college thanks to scholarships and grants. I want to provide that same opportunity and hope recipients of my scholarship are one day in a place where they can also give back to others.” While John was surprised to hear he was the youngest Towson alum to endow a scholarship, being “the youngest” has been […] Read more.Business and Economics
“If some money given to a fund can positively affect the life of a student — even in the smallest way — it’s worthwhile.” Rick Pallansch Read more.Fine arts and communication
As a member of the RISE Campaign Committee, and “part of the TU Athletics family,” CSM (Ret.) Tom Beyard ’77 takes his volunteer commitment seriously. After making a generous gift to TU Athletics in 2020, Tom began thinking about what comes next. He started by identifying friends and alumni of TU, many of whom were […] Read more.Athletics