Brown accepts student life position with Potomac State

Edward A. Brown, D.M.A., recently accepted a full-time position with Potomac State College (PSC) of West Virginia University (WVU) as an activities program manager with the Division of Student Life.

In this position, Dr. Brown is responsible for planning and implementing social and educational activities for a diverse student population that enhances student life by creating opportunities for

Ed Brown
Edward A. Brown, D.M.A.

student involvement. He will also oversee the Student Union operations; work with student organizations and their advisors; and serve as advisor to the Student Government Association. 

Dr. Brown has experience serving as an event planning assistant, a special events coordinator, a festival director, and as a mentor and academic advisor. 

Additionally, Dr. Brown served in active duty with the United States Navy from 1986-1989 and in reserve duty from 1989-1992, achieving the rank of E4. 

Dr. Brown earned a doctor of musical arts in music composition from WVU; a master’s degree in music composition from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky.; a bachelor’s degree in music from Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J.; and an associate degree from Camden County Community College in Blackwood, N.J.  He was also the recipient of the Southern Regional Education Board Fellowship. 

Accomplishments include serving as a featured composer at the College Music Society Convention, Mid-Atlantic Chapter at Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C.; was an invited guest lecturer at the Center for Intercultural Music Arts at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England; and had one of his musical pieces, End of Seasons, performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in Detroit, Mich.   

Dr. Brown resides in Morgantown, W.Va. with his wife, Semoa, and their daughter, Millie.