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Jordan Blackburn

Jordan Blackburn

Coordinator, Retention Services

About: Since obtaining my graduate degree from OSU in 2006, I have worked in various student services roles both at OSU and University of the Southwest in Hobbs, N.M.  My passion is assisting college students as they navigate the path toward their future professional career. 


Hometown: Canton, OK


High School: Canton High School


College: Oklahoma State University

BS: Family Relations and Child Development 


MS: Educational Leadership Studies – College Student Development

Hobbies: I enjoying running and spending time with family. 


Music: Fitz and the Tantrums, Young the Giant, and Foster the People (among others).


Movie: I’m a big fan of underdog success stories (e.g., Hoosiers, Rudy, Braveheart, etc.).


Best advice for college students: It’s never too late to chart a new path.  If you find something that interests you, don’t be afraid to investigate.  It could lead to something great. 


OSU memory: My favorite memory is attending my first college class (ENGL 1113) and having to sit on the floor because there weren’t enough desks.  It actually helped ease my nervousness because it was unexpected and funny at the same time.  

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