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Kristal Soderstrom Junkens

Kristal Soderstrom Junkens

Senior Academic Advisor

About Kristal:  I am family oriented and love to help others.  I advise because I care about students and want to see them succeed.


Hometown: Bartlesville, OK


High School: Bartlesville High School


College: Northeastern State University


  • BSGeneral Studies
  • MA English Literature


Hobbies: crochet, cross-stitch, reading


Favorite Music: Dropkick Murphys


Favorite Movie: Philadelphia Story


Favorite Book: There are too many I like for me to pick a favorite.


Something not everyone knows about you: I collect Pete’s Pet Posse trading cards!


Favorite Quote: “We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle and “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Plato


Best Advice for College Students: Don’t be afraid to ask for help; you aren’t expected to know everything.


Favorite OSU memory: Seeing my students walk across the stage at Graduation!


Other: I’m married and have one young son and 4 fur babies (2 dogs & 2 cats). 


Favorite Web Sites NACADA > Home (,

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