Hey NIRSA members: do you have something or someone that you’d like to see featured in the NIRSA news? Member spotlights are a key feature of NIRSA’s news and a great way to shine a
At Sam Houston State University, fitness and nutrition are viewed as two equally important components of wellbeing that the recreation department does its best to tackle head on for the sake of its student population.
When our Club Sailing President, Nick Piasecki, came to me in early December to speak about the prospects of international travel, I was a bit skeptical. We were fewer than six months out from the
Across North America, recreation departments are serving as a driving force on campuses for integrated approaches to health and wellbeing. When UCLA received an endowment to start a healthy campus initiative in 2012, it opened
In Spring 2017, staff at Houston Community College (HCC)—a sizeable southern urban community college system—discussed the possibility of developing a unified sports program. HCC is one of the largest community colleges in the United States,
It’s impossible to predict what will happen on a campus when a worst-case scenario stops being hypothetical. So much cannot be planned for or anticipated, especially in the face of the unexpected and unprecedented. For
Paul Milton has a copy of every single issue ever published of the Recreational Sports Journal (RSJ). Call it historian’s intuition (Paul got his BA in history from UC Davis), but he had a feeling
Created and run by a few of campus rec’s finest, this unique podcast began as a way to create a space where genuine conversations about recreation can be held. Mixing relevant topics with research-proven discussion,
With deep sadness, NIRSA shares the news that NIRSA Past President and Honor Award recipient Edsel Buchanan, aged 90, passed away on Saturday, September 29 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.
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My fellow NIRSA Concussion Advisory Council members Jason Linsenmeyer, Assistant Director of Recreation Programs at Oklahoma State University, and Larry Mellinger, Director of Campus Recreation & Wellness at Elon University, recently shared information about the