Eastern Michigan University
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Michelle Owens

Assistant Director - Student Personnel, Front Counter Operations, Warner Locker Room Access

Michelle 100 Olds/Robb Building




  • Graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science

  • Graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1997 with a Master's of Arts

Interests and Expertise

Michelle was a Graduate Assistant for EMU Athletics (Student Athlete Support Services) from 1995 to 1997 and enjoyed working with student athletes. From 1997 to 2001 Michelle counseled student athletes full time in the Student Athlete Support Services department at EMU. Michelle worked in SASS until 2001 before beginning to work at the EMU Rec/IM in 2001. Currently Michelle works as the Assistant Director of Student Personnel, Front Counter Operations and Warner Locker Room Access at the Rec/IM.

Michelle loves the people she works beside because they are really amazing, inspiring, great individuals. She loves having the freedom to experiment and learn new things everyday.  She also loves being a part of something larger that makes a difference. Michelle's passion is to work with college students. She cherishes the chance to encourage and support students in their college adventures.
Michelle states the following about her career path: "People go through life hating their jobs, never realizing their potential, and never following any of their dreams… I have my dream job and feel fortunate for being at EMU for over 20 years."

“What ever you do, do it well.  Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do” -Walt Disney

The Recreation & Intramural Sports Department is part of Operations and Facilities.