Carla Owens | March 21, 2016 | Kent State University

Familiar Face

Carla Owens

Associate Director
Career Exploration and Development
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I provide leadership for a team of career coaches to support the career development initiatives for Kent State students and alumni. In addition, as our liaison to the College of Education, Health and Human Services licensure track, I coordinate our highly successful Teacher Employment Day (formerly called Teacher Interview Day). 

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

September 1995

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Hale Farm and Village, Mustard Seed Market and Café

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The eclectic and friendly vibe of the student body and university community

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Ability to collaborate with colleagues that are invested in helping our students to realize their potential, uncover their dreams and pursue meaningful, impactful careers.  

RESIDES IN:

Bath, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Copley, Ohio

EDUCATION:

B.A. in business management, Westminster College, Pennsylvania; M.A. in community mental health counseling, the University of Akron

HOBBIES:

I enjoy gourmet cooking, farmer’s markets, canning, reading about nutrition, jewelry design, traveling off the grid, gardening and flower arranging.