Lisa Bowden


-Hometown: Cygnet, OH

-Undergraduate: Bachelor of Liberal Studies

-Graduate Program: Leisure & Tourism, Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies, BGSU

-Lisa did not have assistantship because she was working full-time at BGSU in the Division of Student Affairs!

-Why Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies: "I was a non-traditional student and wanted to complete my master's degree in a program that both interested me and complimented my life. I love to travel and became very interested in the Leisure and Tourism program at BGSU. I truly loved graduate school! I thought the professors were great and the education I received was wonderful!"

-Current job: Sr. Administrative Assistant in the vice president's office in the Division of Student Affairs at BGSU. Bowen is also an Independent Travel Agent with Magical Moments Vacations. She started with the company in 2014 after receiving her graduate degree. She plans vacations for clients to destinations including Disney World, all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic and Cancun, cruises to Hawaii, the Caribbean and Alaska, and many others. Most importantly, she planned her daughter’s dance team travel to Disney in 2014 for 30 families! Bowen continues her education by traveling to workshops and conferences.