Meet Micah Bowen, July’s Staff Member of the Month

Micah Bowen

Micah Bowen, ID Center coordinator, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for July. To help us get to know her better, she answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss.

IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?

Bowen: I started at the ID Center as a student worker in 2002 and became full time in 2004.

IOM: What is your hometown?

Bowen: Oxford, Mississippi. 

IOM: Talk about your favorite Ole Miss memory.

Bowen: Attending softball games with my daughter, Morgan.

IOM: What do you enjoy most about your position or the department in which you work?

Bowen: At the ID Center, we don’t see a specific group of people; we see everyone! Because of this, there’s always something new and interesting to look forward to daily.

IOM: What do you like to do when you are not at work?

Bowen: Spend time outdoors, enjoy family life, draw.

IOM: What is one thing on your bucket list?

Bowen: I want to take my children to visit Washington, D.C.

IOM: What is your favorite movie?

Bowen: “Dirty Dancing.”

IOM: What is your favorite Ole Miss tradition?

Bowen: Fireworks at the baseball stadium on Independence Day. 

IOM: What is a fun fact about you? 

Bowen: I collect rare American currency and coins from foreign countries.

IOM: If you could have lunch with anyone alive or dead/fictional or real, who would it be and why?

Bowen: Benjamin Franklin, due to his scientific and political achievements and his status as one of America’s founding fathers.

IOM: What are three words you would use to describe yourself?

Bowen: Driven, loyal, creative.

IOM: If you could visit one time or place in world history, what would it be?

Bowen: Ancient Egypt.

IOM: If I could be an animal for a day, I would be a(n) ____ .

Bowen: An eagle.

To nominate a colleague for Staff Member of the Month, email with the name of the individual you’d like to nominate as well as why you feel he or she should be recognized.