Then and Now: Office of Accessibility and Information for Disabled Students versus Accessibility and Disability Services

This post was written by Bethany Firebaugh, Unearthing Towson’s History student researcher, Summer 2023.    The United States, as a whole, has made leaps and bounds in making its various institutions accessible to disabled students, with Towson University acting in compliance with this trend. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 persuaded the university

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The History of the African American Studies Major at Towson

Flyer advertising weeklong program about Black Studies from 1970 yearbook

Allyn Lawrence is a Student Researcher for the Unearthing Towson’s History Project, a collaboration between the History Department and the Special Collections and University Archives. A senior History major, Allyn worked over the summer of 2021 to research and investigate Towson’s history of diversity. Her research focuses on the African American Studies Major that once

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