After extensive and careful consideration, the NIRSA Foundation and the NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee are excited to announce that Jessica Kirby, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, has been selected
After extensive and careful consideration, the NIRSA Foundation and the NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee are excited to announce that Kim Curtin, Ph.D., Fellow at the University of Alberta, has been selected to receive a
As we grow into our second year of the newly-reimagined Government Affairs Committee, some of you may be wondering how government affairs connects to campus recreation. You may even ask yourself, “Who cares?” Well, you
In the fall of 2016, the NCAA announced the release of “Sexual Violence Prevention: An Athletics Tool Kit for a Healthy and Safe Culture.” NIRSA was among the dozens of higher education associations to endorse the resource.
In June, NIRSA presented at the 3rd annual Congreso Internacional de Asuntos Estudiantiles hosted by NASPA-Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) in conjunction with the 8th Foro Internacional de Asuntos Estudiantiles (FIDAE) on the campus of
Over the past two years, the NIRSA Concussion Advisory Council has helped the Association reach a better understanding of its current state and needs as related to concussion education and management.
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NIRSA’s six strategic value areas were adopted in 2011 for the purpose of elevating and intentionally integrating our core values into the campus recreation profession. In establishing the Strategic Value Commissions, NIRSA affirmed that living our values
In December, NIRSA, NASPA, and ACHA invited seventeen thought leaders to participate in a research summit on wellbeing at NASPA’s Washington DC headquarters. The goal of that meeting was to begin conversations around the research-focused
A little more than one year ago, NIRSA and NASPA Boards of Directors endorsed Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A Commitment to Student Success.
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NIRSA’s Health & Wellbeing Task Force had the opportunity to meet in person April 16-18 to kick start their work. The successful meetings were graciously hosted by the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
The location allowed the