There are many aspects of life that we take for granted, including our vision. C.C Cowan experienced this years ago when he least expected it, and his life has drastically changed since. When C.C. first lost his eyesight, he felt hopeless and frustrated with this immense change brought to his life. Despite this, C.C. was able to find the strength and support that come with adversities. This major life transition made C.C appreciate the supportive people in his life and the beauty in being different. C.C. has found the power in overcoming challenges, appreciating the life you have, and inspiring others to accept themselves for the person they are.
C.C. Cowan graduated from Elon with a degree in Public Administration in 1986. He began working with Physical Plant and Moving & Set-up as a student in 1983 and became a full time employee after graduation. He is currently the manager of Moving & Set-up. C.C. has been involved in weight training his entire life, and has competed in both powerlifting and bodybuilding events. He loves cats and building relationships with faculty and staff across campus.