BA; Journalism and Marketing; Central Michigan University
MS; Exercise Health Studies; Miami University-Ohio
Becky Lewis is the Associate Director for Programs and Administration for University Recreation and Well-Being at Oakland University. Becky is responsible for programming initiatives in the areas of fitness, student and employee well-being, intramurals, and club sports. She provides additional leadership for the department in staff and budget management, strategic positioning of the department, assessment and student development. Her 27-year career has been in higher education recreation and well-being. She came to Oakland in 2010, with prior experiences at both Western Michigan University and Northern Illinois University.
Outside of University Recreation and Well-Being, Becky serves as the Chair of the OU Healthiest Campus for Michigan initiative, and she collaborates with the Dean of Students office as an academic conduct and Title IX hearing committee member and frequent Chair. She is an adjunct faculty for the Communications Department and has prior teaching experiences within the School of Health Sciences at OU. Becky chairs the Wellbeing and Work committee for the Grizzlies Healthy Planet Initiative and she is currently the President-Elect of the OU Administrative Professional Association. She was recognized as the Outstanding OU Administrative Professional of the Year in 2019.
Becky has a passion for student and employee success. She takes pride in the numerous collaborations she has fostered campus-wide and her ability to develop and implement programs and services that focus on creating a positive and healthy environment for the campus community. She is looking forward to her participation in the SHS Board, especially in the areas of development, visibility, marketing and growth.