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Department of Hospitality Management
Kansas State University
152 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506-1404

785-532-5521
785-532-5522 fax
hospitality@k-state.edu

Ashley McCowan

Ashley McCowan

Instructor

Contact Information

152B Justin Hall

amccowan@k-state.edu

Education

  • M.S. in Sport Management and Administration, University of Alabama (2010)
  • B.S. in Restaurant and Hospitality Management, University of Alabama (2009)

Area(s) of Specialization

  • Event Management

Courses Taught

  • HM 426 Fundraising and Nonprofit Events
  • HM 663 Business Event Management

Professional Biography

Ashley McCowan joins the Department of Hospitality Management after having served as the Events and Alumni Coordinator at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University for 5 years. Prior to Vet Med, she worked with the Colonnade Group, an event management, entertainment and hospitality company based out of Birmingham, AL. With the Colonnade Group, Ashley served as the Assistant Director of Crimson Tide Hospitality for two years and the Director of Ahearn Fund Athletic Hospitality a year prior. In both roles, she managed the premium seating, club areas and special events of various sports and events within each athletic department and also participated in interactive fan events and VIP hospitality experiences for the Big 12 and SEC Conferences.