Bowen works as PR and Media specialist in the Marketing Communications Office at the Kent State College of Business Administration. In this role, she is responsible for marketing College initiatives as well as graduate and undergraduate programs. She administers all college social media channels to support efforts to recruit and retain students. In addition, Bowen teaches Social Media Marketing in the College of Business. Prior to working in higher education marketing, Bowen worked as a journalist for a daily newspaper in Stark County. In addition to her reporting duties, she worked to bring the newspaper into the digital age, launching a social media presence, incorporating multimedia storytelling into reporting practice and building website offerings for readers. She enjoys staying current all things related to technology and social media and helping organizations share their stories in the most engaging way possible. She serves as secretary for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) - Akron Chapter and is a member of the Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation.