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PHILEMONA WILLIAMSON LECTURE
The Department of Art + Design presents nationally-known painter, Philemona Williamson, who will discuss her work, on exhibition in the Holtzman MFA Gallery. She holds a BA from Bennington College and an MA from New York University. She has received a Joan Mitchell Foundation Award, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.
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Launched in 1866 as a teachers' college, Towson University has grown from humble roots to become the second-largest university in Maryland. Boasting 21,000 students on its 328-acre campus, Towson offers programs for undergraduate, master's and doctoral students.
The campus also hosts an Asian arts center, a women's center, a nationally-recognized audiology clinic, the Baltimore Hebrew Institute, the Albert S. Cook Library, The Towerlight and the popular WTMD-FM. More important, it's also home to the 4,500 students who live on campus during the academic year.
The campus is busy year-round with regional conferences, sporting events and even top-shelf concerts like the annual Tigerfest.
The Towson Tigers play in the Colonial Athletic Association of the NCAA's Division I.