Alumni Student Success: Alisha Lowery

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Alisha Lowery earned her A.A.S. in Business Management in 2021 at Eastern College. She is now a realtor at Lost River Trading Post Realty in Wardensville.


Alisha Lowery

Degree(s) earned from Eastern and from other schools:

  • 2021 – Associate in Applied Science in Business Management

Are you still taking classes? If so, where and what degree are you working toward?


Current Employer/Job (if applicable):

Lost River Trading Post Realty in Wardensville, WV

  • Office manager, Notary Public
  • License REALTOR® for Lost River Trading Post Realty – Broker, Paul Yandura – Associate Broker, Donald Hitchcock

What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during your academic program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current studies?

Excel, Word, and Quickbooks training.

Please share if courses, faculty, and/or staff at Eastern contributed to your career/educational success and how they helped:

Accounting courses were super helpful when creating spreadsheets of money in and money out for keeping track of my own business expenses when being taxed as a licensed contractor. Shirley Murphy was a great inspiration to my future, alongside Seyed Mirkhani.

What advice would you give to current Eastern students who are looking to follow a similar path to a job or continued studies?

My degree in Business Management delivers a broad spectrum of possibilities after graduation. You are not limited to what you are capable of doing, the courses for this degree prepare you for a business setting of many types.

Please feel free to share recent accomplishments and achievements in the workforce or in your continued studies:

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.50
  • Dean’s List: Spring 2019 (GPA 3.66), Spring 2020 (GPA 3.75), Spring 2021 (GPA 3.50)
  • Merits List: Fall 2019 (GPA 3.25)

Are you an Eastern graduate? Have you completed an Ag workforce training program at Eastern? Are you a former Early Entrance student who transferred credits to another college or university? If you are, and you want to share your success story, we would love to hear from you! Email today!