Coordinators are on the front lines of campus recreation departments across North America; those individuals who develop programs or champion campus initiatives know it can be tricky not to get stuck in a rut. But
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
One of the most exciting trends in collegiate recreation right now is the integration of wellbeing across campuses. It’s especially interesting to track the movement of rec professionals taking their experience in the profession into
Batman and Robin, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, peanut butter and jelly, Hall and Oates. Those are just some of the pairings mentioned when people are asked to name a famous duo. …well, maybe not
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
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
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
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
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
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.