Congratulations to the 2017 NIRSA award recipients!

Both NIRSA and the field of collegiate recreation are made great by the passion, drive, and dedication of some truly amazing individuals and institutions. So each year, NIRSA is excited to have the chance to

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February 27, 2017|Categories: Awards, conference, honor award, leadership, Member Benefits, NIRSA, volunteer|

Lights, camera, action: Help NIRSA capture the buzz of NIRSA 2017

The team at NIRSA HQ is super excited to connect again with the NIRSA family in National Harbor in just a few short days! This year, we’re hoping to capture the inspiration, fun, and excitement

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February 20, 2017|Categories: conference, marketing, NIRSA, nirsa 2017, volunteer|

Campus recreation is a valuable partner on campus and beyond

As 2016 came to a close so too did my term as Chair of the CHEMA Steering Committee. Reflecting, I was struck by how far NIRSA and campus recreation have come in strengthening our external

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UREC at the University of Arkansas celebrates Love Yourself Week

This past Valentine’s Day week, students at the University of Arkansas had the opportunity to participate in a variety of healthy and mindful activities designed to remind everyone in the UA community to love and

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February 17, 2017|Categories: Events, health & wellbeing, marketing, Member Spotlight, Membership, NIRSA, strategic values|

You can now get your hands on the gear NIRSA staff wears at conference

“Where can I get one of those?” It’s a question NIRSA Headquarters staff members—smartly dressed in cool NIRSA gear—are used to hearing every year at the NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo.

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February 17, 2017|Categories: apparel, leadership, marketing, Member Benefits, NIRSA, Special Events|

Breaking news: a concussions roundtable will be part of the program

NIRSA is excited to announce a late addition to the NIRSA 2017 Annual Conference program! Attendees will now have an opportunity to participate in a roundtable discussion about concussions.
As mentioned in a recent article with

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Implementing concussion protocols

Members of NIRSA and staff at Ian McGregor & Associates have been tracking developments emerging from major insurance companies whereby at least one of them may be looking into excluding head injuries from university liability policies. A

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February 17, 2017|Categories: advocacy, health & wellbeing, networking, NIRSA, Partners, Publications, risk management|

New Members – February 2017

Join us in welcoming our new professional, student, institutional and associate members who are now part of the NIRSA community. The following members joined NIRSA as of February 15, 2017.

Professional Members

Allison BeardsleyMorrisville State CollegeSarah BerryCentral Washington

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Make the most out of National Nutrition Month this coming March

A version of this article first appeared on the fitDEGREE blog
Some people have the misconception that they can’t maintain a balanced diet during their undergraduate and graduate years. College is often the first time students

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Announcing the new Leadership Community of Practice online community and resource library

NIRSA is committed to supporting the development of #GreatLeaders and the NIRSA Leadership Commission is excited to announce the newly created and populated Leadership Community of Practice!
Because leadership development is a consistent component of the

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