Mowrer to Lead Energy Programs at Belmont College
St. Clairsville, OH (January 26, 2012) – Belmont College is pleased to announce
that Mr. Edward Mowrer has joined the College as the Operations Manager for Energy
Programs. His duties began on January 3, 2012.
someone with Mr. Mowrer’s credentials and knowledge of the energy field join
our staff is a great asset to the College,” said Dr. Joseph E. Bukowski, Belmont
College President. “He brings a wealth of experience in developing resources
which are so vitally important for Belmont to serve the needs of the community.
As we work to introduce new energy associated offerings, Mr. Mowrer will be essential
in our efforts to build and refine the curriculum for courses and programs related
to energy the energy filed as well as gas/shale drilling programs.”
Mr. Mowrer attended Akron University, earning a degree in Electrical Engineering,
and later received his MBA from Ashland University. He began his career with Ohio
Power (now American Electric Power) as an Electrical Engineer in 1976, in Canton,
Ohio. Through his career with AEP he worked in several areas of the company including
Transmission, Distribution, Rates, and Corporate Development. Mr. Mowrer retired
from his position as Vice President of Distribution Operations in 2010.
In the past, Mr. Mowrer has been active on local and state boards such as The Chamber
of Commerce, Belmont County CIC/DOD, Jefferson County CIC, Progress 2000, United
Way, OMEGA, and the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum.
“I am very excited to be a part of the energy programs at Belmont,”
said Mr. Mowrer. “I believe the College is a fundamental part of developing
and growing the careers of students of all ages in the energy field. I am looking
forward to being a part of that development and growth, as I see energy courses
at Belmont to be a real advantage for the community, industry, and our local workforce.”
Belmont offers programs that help prepare graduates to work in the energy field.
Related programs include: Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Network Administration,
Industrial Electronics, Power Plant Technology (degree through Youngstown State
University), and Welding. For more information about energy programs at Belmont,
contact Michael Sterling, Director of Recruitment at 740.699.3872.
Additionally, the College is now offering Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry.
This course will provide students an introduction into the major aspects of the
Oil and Gas Industry including its development and influence on society, as well
as all stages of drilling and production. For more information about the Introduction
to the Oil and Gas Industry course, contact Belmont’s Workforce Development
and Community Education Department at 740.699.3869 or visit www.belmontcollege.edu.
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