A thank you to NIRSA Foundation scholarship and stipend applicants

It was a record-breaking season for NIRSA Foundation scholarships and stipends! Thank you to everyone who applied. After accounting for completeness and eligibility, we received the following qualified applications this year: 118 student applications, 99

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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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Present at the 2018 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference

The 2018 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference Program Committee is now accepting presentation proposals! The Program Committee—composed of me, Charles Judkins, Director, Wellness and Recreation Florida International University; Anja Shelton, Coordinator of Recreation Operations at Austin Peay

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Emerging Rec Sports Leaders Conference 2018: make every connection matter

For the first time in over 10 years, the Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference (ERSLC) will venture back to Miami to visit the campus of Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus on January 18–20, 2018.
With

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One week left to apply for NIRSA Foundation scholarships and stipends

There are just seven days left to apply for NIRSA Foundation scholarships and stipends! The application deadline is Tuesday, October 17.
For 2018, there are 43 student and 19 professional scholarship opportunities, as well as 30

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The Career Opportunities Center gets a new name

Every year at the NIRSA Annual Conference, the Career Opportunities Center hosts hundreds of student and professional candidates applying and interviewing for jobs. In recent years, however, as hiring practices and schedules have changed and

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NIRSA Foundation corporate partners provide scholarships for NIRSA 2018

The unwavering support of the NIRSA Foundation’s corporate partners and corporate contributors is essential to the work of the NIRSA Foundation. Every year, these companies help NIRSA student members attend the NIRSA Annual Conference &

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Announcing the recipients of the 2017 NIRSA Research Grant Program

The NIRSA Foundation is committed to supporting the NIRSA Research Grant Program. Grants are awarded in $2,000 and $10,000 amounts to researchers in the recreation field for projects that have the potential to make meaningful

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Telling campus recreation’s story within student affairs

Last month, on behalf of NIRSA I had the opportunity to present at the NASPA Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX. With over 6,900 attendees, it is the largest gathering of student affairs professionals in

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