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How Cristian went from a Junior College to a Master’s Degree

Welcome to this special interview, with Cristian Anguiano Marin, a former NAIA, and JUCO student athlete. Cristian is an admissions counselor at Eastern Oregon University, where he received his undergraduate degree last year. He is graduating this spring with a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. Cristian rose from rural southern Idaho with few opportunities to become …

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Leadership Guide

A Guide For Young Leaders

A Guide for Young Leaders: This is a second in a three part series of guest posts by, Molly Grisham. Molly’s expertise is assisting teams and individuals to develop leadership skills. Any athlete who desires to be a leader or coach looking to develop the leaders on their team should take a few minutes …

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What is the NAIA?

The NAIA is the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. It is made up of over 250 colleges and universities and 65,000 student-athletes. According to their mission statement they are “a governing body of small athletic programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics.” In addition, the NAIA provides member institutions “opportunities to support their institutional …

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