Joumana McGowan is a Higher Education Professional and Executive Leader specializing in College Administration, Learning Support Services and Program Development.
Highly educated and diversely experienced, Joumana McGowan proudly maintains five degrees from four separate educational institutions. McGowan’s journey towards her own career in higher education began with her pursuit and completion of an Associate of Arts in Business Administration from MSA CC, where she graduated with Phi Theta Kappa Honors. McGowan then continued on to California State Polytechnic University where she obtained both her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration as well as her Master of Business Administration. Both degrees were completed with Alpha Gamma Sigma Honors and Cum Laude Honors, respectively. In her pursuit to establish herself as a Higher Education Professional, McGowan also obtained her Doctor of Education (Ed.D) from the University of Southern California, and also completed courses within the Institute for Management and Leadership in Education program at Harvard University.
Most recently, Joumana McGowan represented the CC Community as Vice President of AA. In this role, McGowan was responsible for developing, planning, coordinating and leading instructional programs and academic support services. Working directly with higher education professionals and students, McGowan inserted herself in the center of the academic institution’s happenings and programs. She oversaw and directed a variety of academic divisons, including Visual and Performing Arts, Mathematics and Business, Career Technical and Continuing Education, Social and Behavioral Sciences and Online Education, Language Arts and Library, Kinesiology and Athletics, as well as Natural, Physical and Health Sciences.
Outside of her administrative career in higher education, Joumana McGowan proudly supports the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. She has participated in this event in the past and looks forward to making her support of the initiative more hands-on. McGowan also supports and has taken part in the Acquired Brain Injury Walkathon.