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M.S., English, Radford University, ‘78B.S., Education (English and Library Science), Concord University, ‘67
Professor Owens joined the Bluefield College family in the fall of 2006 as an instructor in the Division of Education; in 2011, she was promoted to Assistant Professor. Prior to coming to Bluefield College, she had an extensive career in public education where she taught English and writing. Owens earned accolades as county teacher of the year, finalist for WV teacher of the year, WV Language Arts Teacher of the Year and an Ashland Achievement recipient. Additionally, she was published in Adjunct Mentor, Writing for Success, WV English Journal and The Quarterly, a National Writing Project publication. An affiliate with the WV Writing Project, Owens traveled throughout West Virginia as a consultant; she was also the WV director of Project Outreach that allowed her to be a national consultant for teaching writing and professional development. Upon arriving at Bluefield College, Owens began working with Dr. Donna H. Watson to achieve national accreditation for The Teacher Education Program, and she continues to be actively involved in the promotion of the program. Proud of her Appalachian heritage, Owens was involved in Bluefield College’s Symposium in 2012 and continues promoting Celebration of Appalachia. While at Bluefield College, Owens enjoys mentoring student teachers and inspires them saying, “Have high expectation for your students, but have even higher expectations for yourself.”
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