Maureen Nowak Allen

Maureen Nowak Allen


Department of Computer Information Systems 

  • M.B.A., Elon University; Elon, NC
  • B.S Metallurgical Engineering; East Tennessee State University, Tennessee
  • A.A.S Materials Science Erie Community College; Buffalo, New York

Maureen Nowak Allen is a Lecturer of Computer Information Systems in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University. Maureen is President and owner of Technical Consulting in Elon NC.  Maureen worked in manufacturing as a Metallurgical Engineer and then pursued her career in Information Technology and Management after completing her master’s at Elon University and Postgraduate studies in Information Systems and Operations Management at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Maureen has worked as a consultant for over 29 years specializing in Engineering and Technology fields.  Maureen is a Microsoft Office Specialist specializing in advanced Excel certification for business.  Maureen is active in her community in Ashley Woods, Buck Mountain and Hickory Shores.

Maureen Nowak Allen has been a session leader in the “IT is for Girls” in Greensboro since its inception in 2009 which has served over 850 girls in middle and high school in the Triad area and beyond.  Maureen is an active member of the Women’s resource center which is dedicated to empowering women to improve and enrich their lives. Maureen worked as a faculty advocate and a speaker assisting faculty for over 10 years nationwide to utilize the latest technological advances in the classroom.  Maureen Allen is also an active honorary member of the Alamance County Service league.  She is also a Kernodle center service-learning faculty scholar at Elon University.


  • Post Master Certification Information Systems and Operations Management; University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • Level II Acoustic Amplitude Emissions Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certification


  • MyLab & Mastering Efficacy Report • 2013 Information Technology Break through to improving results in Information Technology
  • Case study September 2014: Correlation between homework scores and average exam scores, achieving a 100 percent pass rate for students taking the MOS Certification Exam for Excel


  • 2016 Microsoft Office specialist certification review grant; Elon University
  • Alamance County Service Learning Grant Spring 2014
  • Elon University Academic SL Course Designer & Community Partner Grant Recipient / Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement


  • Microsoft Office Certification Proctor 2012 to present 
  • Elon University Academic SL Course Designer & Community Partner Grant Recipient / Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement 8/2013 - Present
  • Alamance County Hospice League 2000 to present 
  • Alamance County Service League   1992 to present
  • Elon University Career Advisory Board and Mentor 2003 to present
  • Elon University Alumni Board 1999 - 2002
  • ElonUniversityLoveSchoolof Business M.B.A. Committee 8/96 to 12/98
  • ElonUniversityArea Director 1996 – 1999
  • Miller Quality Awareness Award 1982 - 1989   Miller BrewingCo.
  • Director Triad Chapter American Society of Metals   1982 – 1984
  • Rifle Scholarship;EastTennesseeStateUniversity1977 – 1980
  • USA Olympic Rifle Team 1980 Invitation
Title: Lecturer
Department: Department of Computer Information Systems

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8904

Fax: (828) 262-6190

Office address
2128 Peacock Hall
Mailing address
ASU Box 32049, Boone NC 28608