UM’s Adventure Leadership Program highlights experiential learning

Many people outside of the profession are often surprised to discover the depth and breadth of the work that NIRSA members are leading on campuses across North America and beyond. The University of Michigan’s Adventure

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Keeping the history alive: spotlight on Paul Wilson, NIRSA Historian

Paul Wilson has a long history with NIRSA. He has been an intramural athlete and a dedicated official, helped plan and host NIRSA regional conferences, hosted state and regional workshops during his 35 years as

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Transferable skills: how Kimmi Sterner found success beyond recreation

No one was more surprised than Kimmi Sterner when the enthusiastic NIRSA member, fitness professional, and former NIRSA Student Leader found herself pursuing a path that led her away from campus recreation.
It had been her

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USC Aiken is fostering leadership and lifestyles that are Healthy 4 Life

University of South Carolina Aiken is a small program with about 3,400 students, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t taking big steps in inspiring healthy lifestyles for students, faculty, and community members. USC Aiken relies

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Through a pioneering partnership, York University is helping a community get Gluco-Fit

Colleges and universities across North America are playing a leading role promoting health and wellbeing among their students and even into their communities. York University in Toronto, Ontario is having an impact on the fitness

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Spotlight on small programs: Five questions for Brenna Lacey at Missouri Baptist University

As NIRSA celebrates the diverse culture of campus recreation programs and the ways that the Association supports their unique needs, we’ve asked staff members at small programs to share their stories with the broader NIRSA

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Portland State University is making waves toward LGBTQ inclusion

A pool can be an intimidating place for the LGBTQ community—especially for transgender community members. Exposed bodies, possible judgement from others, and using/passing through gender-specific locker rooms are real barriers to participation for these individuals.

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