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Tuesday, September 29 • 8:00am - 8:30am
[Partner Program] The Unique Challenges of College Athletics in 2020

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How does a Division I athletic program operate during a global pandemic, and what is the effect on student-athletes? Join Ross Bjork and his team from Texas A&M Athletics as they discuss the challenges they’ve tackled during this most unusual year. From the hint in late February when study abroad trips were cancelled to nearly 70,000 students returning from spring break to online-only classes, the COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest have tested our agility and perseverance, both mentally and physically.

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Tuesday September 29, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT