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February 17, 2015
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – Justin Chin, of Albany, Ore., has been named director of Eastern Oregon University’s new Career Services Center. His first day is March 9.
Chin comes to EOU from Linn-Benton Community College in Albany where he served as a student success specialist and career coach for the Certification Acceleration to Support Employment (CASE) grant program.
“We are very excited for Justin to join the Division of Student Services,” said Colleen Dunne-Cascio, director of Student Relations at EOU. “His enthusiasm, innovation and experience working with students to identify their career goals, along with his demonstrated success partnering with the community and employers really drew our interest.”
Prior to his position at Linn-Benton, Chin taught high school English in Dallas, Ore. for 12 years and was an Upward Bound instructor at Western Oregon University in Monmouth for three years.
“I am looking forward to helping the Mountaineers care for their careers by honoring relationships with their community, their campus and themselves,” he said.
Chin completed a bachelor’s in English and a master’s in teaching from Western Oregon University. He is a first-generation college graduate.
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