Rowan University named a Top 5 National Banner Unified School by ESPN

If you’ve been following ESPN, you might have seen some familiar faces recently. The network was on Rowan University’s campus on November 3 to recognize their significant contributions to Unified Sports. The banner presentation at

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Nominate today: Herman Williams Founders Outstanding Service Award

The Herman Williams Founders Outstanding Service Award is named in honor of one of the Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders (ERSL) founders who made extraordinary contributions in advancing innovative strategies to improve opportunities for minorities in

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2018-12-04T23:09:54+00:00November 27, 2018|Categories: Awards, equity diversity and inclusion, ERSL, NIRSA, Professional Development|

NIRSA affirms its support of inclusive environments for transgender individuals

In late October the New York Times reported that the Department of Health and Human Services indicated their intent to adopt an explicit, binary definition of gender. The New York Times article’s authors suggest: “The

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NIRSA to support research on rec professionals’ engagement with social justice

After extensive and careful consideration, the  NIRSA Foundation and the NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee are excited to announce that Erin Patchett, Associate Director, Administration at the Colorado State University-Fort Collins has been awarded one

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NIRSA to support research on the impact of LGBTQ diversity training on attitudes and competencies

After extensive and careful consideration, the  NIRSA Foundation and the NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee are excited to announce that Austin Anderson, PhD., Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Sport at the University of Southern Indiana

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Announcing the opening and closing keynote speakers for NIRSA 2019

The 2019 NIRSA Annual Conference Committee is excited to announce that Timothy Shriver, Ph.D. will be the 2019 NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo opening keynote speaker and Ash Beckham will be the

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Meet the four student officials taking the field at the 2018 USA Games

This July more than 4,000 Special Olympics athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will gather in Seattle to compete in 14 individual and team sports before tens of thousands

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