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About Julie Powell

After completing both undergraduate and graduate studies at Union University, Powell taught in public school before returning to Union as the Sports Information Director in 1995.  In addition to the role of SID, Powell led the intramural program and taught part-time.  With the beginning of the Sport Management Program, Powell began teaching full-time in 2000.  Powell also works with the Teacher Education Program for those students planning to teach in Physical Education and Health. Powell earned a Doctorate of Education in Sport Management and Leadership in 2009.

Powell has continued to play a role in the Sports Information profession by serving as President of NAIA-SIDA after spending several years on the Executive Board.  When time allows, the current SID at Union, lets Powell fill a role in keeping statistics for Union's athletic teams.  For the past several years, Powell has served at the NAIA Women's Basketball National Championship in Statistical Services and the NAIA Softball National Championship as Media Coordinator.

Powell has enjoyed two trips to Italy with the Study Abroad Program during winter term and loves to travel any chance she gets.  Travel goals include: traveling to five places which require a passport, visiting all 50 states in the U.S., and making it to all of the major league baseball stadiums.

Current interests include scrapbooking and photography.  Any excuse to capture children on film is a challenge.  Powell has participated in mission trips to New York City both through Union and outside groups.  In addition to these interests, she has worked with Disaster Relief and other service projects.



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