Greensboro’s Bob Lowe going pro with CoSIDA

Greensboro College’s assistant athletics director for communications, has been selected to serve on the College Sports Information Directors (CoSIDA) Board of Directors.

Lowe was hired as The Pride’s sports information director in the Fall of 1999. He
has provided publicity for GC’s 16 intercollegiate athletic teams and was promoted
last August to assistant AD.

As a member of the CoSIDA Board, Lowe will serve a three-year term beginning with
the upcoming 2010-11 athletic year. He will be a college division representative
from the Southeast region. Lowe is one of 16 elected board members that represent
the more than 2400 sports information professionals in the USA and Canada.

Bob has done an outstanding job covering Pride athletics and Greensboro College is proud of this special selection,” said Pride Athletics Director Jean Lojko. “He has been on the forefront of many developments in his profession and will offer a great deal to CoSIDA.”

Lowe is the driving force behind PrideNet/PrideTV, which offers live and archived
broadcasts of Greensboro College athletic events. In addition, he’s been responsible
for upgrading the college’s athletic web site, the most recent being the new launch in August of 2008.

In 2004 and ’05, Lowe served as media coordinator for the NCAA Division III men’s
and women’s soccer championships. The highly successful events were held in the Gate
City and hosted by The Pride. The championships returned to Greensboro again in the
Fall of 2008.

Lowe received two first place regional writing awards in 2000 from CoSIDA. He serves
on the New Media/Technology committee and has had a number of professional articles
published in the CoSIDA Digest. In July of 2008 Lowe was selected to the inaugural
D3-SIDA Board, an advisory group that represents NCAA Division III SIDs for CoSIDA.

At the 2000, ’01, ’04 and ’08 CoSIDA Conventions, Lowe led discussions regarding
broadcasting on the Internet. At the 2004 and ’10 convention, Lowe also served on a
panel discussion concerning technology. He served as chairman of the CoSIDA New
Media/Technology committee from 2003 to ’10.

In the summer of 2002, Lowe helped form the North Carolina Collegiate Sports
Information Association (NCCSIA). Since that time, NCCSIA has honored nearly 1,000
All-State; student-athletes. He previously served as both the organization’s treasurer and Past President.

Lowe was the sports information director at Santa Ana (Calif.) College for three
years prior to arriving in Greensboro.

Lowe resides in Greensboro with his wife, Kim, and young daughter, Brinley.