Towanda Jones - CSI, Instructional Support Specialist
Prior to coming to UMUC, Towanda worked at University of Maryland College Park for 16 years supporting faculty, students, and staff in the areas of computer technology, graphic and web design, and technical support and training. In August 2001, Towanda earned a B.S. degree in Information Systems Management (IFSM) from UMUC, and she has continued to expand her knowledge, experience, and professional development by learning various multimedia technologies such as Flash, video editing, and Apple iLife applications. Since her arrival at CSI, Towanda has been working on initiatives such as UMUC's Podcasting, the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model, and Departmental Web sites. She also co-developed and presented the poster session "Using Simulations to Enhance Online Learning " at the 2007 New Media Consortium (NMC) Conference.
In her free time, Towanda enjoys volunteering her talents and gifts at her church and the Lupus Foundation Greater Washington Chapter, personal training, traveling, and spending quality time with her husband, stepdaughter, and other family members.