Celebrate Canada Day at NIRSA 2017

At the 2017 NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo, which is happening in National Harbor, MD from February 21–24, we’ll have our largest contingent of Canadian attendees ever as we celebrate the

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February 14, 2017|Categories: canada, championship series notes, conference, Membership, networking, NIRSA, nirsa 2017, regions|

Canada is now a distinct part of NIRSA’s regional structure

Earlier this week, the NIRSA Board of Directors took the final step required by the Association’s Regional Composition Policy—which was approved by member vote in recent elections—and with the passing of a Board resolution they

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February 10, 2017|Categories: bylaws, canada, Membership, networking, NIRSA, regions|

NIRSA bylaws amended by member vote in NIRSA’s 2017 elections

With widespread approval—over 93%— NIRSA professional members passed the proposed amendments to the NIRSA Bylaws. With 30% of eligible voters participating, NIRSA’s 2017 elections successfully came to a close on January 30.
The approved amendments to

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February 2, 2017|Categories: bylaws, canada, Elections, global perspective, leadership, Membership, NIRSA, regions, Uncategorized|

Help lay the groundwork for another great year with NIRSA

Coming to you from the heart of the University of New Hampshire’s campus recreation renovation project, I spend a few minutes reflecting on recent local NIRSA events and on upcoming opportunities to get involved with

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Proposed NIRSA Bylaws changes will make the Association more nimble

The NIRSA Board of Directors
Like many professional associations, NIRSA uses a regional structure to facilitate engagement among members and potential members at a local, geographically convenient level. Throughout NIRSA’s history, the regional structures have been

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Take advantage of a regional conference or state workshop this fall!

By Heather Foster, Assistant Director of Member Services at Colorado State University-Fort Collins and Region V Representative on the NIRSA Member Network
As the school year kicks off and students eagerly return to our collegiate recreation

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September 1, 2016|Categories: Membership, networking, NIRSA, regions|

Announcing new NIRSA regional webpages and email addresses!

By Jessica Gentry, Associate Director – Programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Region III Representative, and Vice Chair of the NIRSA Member Network
The Member Network is excited to announce each region now has

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August 9, 2016|Categories: Membership, networking, NIRSA, regions|

Announcing the NIRSA Canadian Region Task Force

By Leah Hall-Dorothy, Ph.D., Director of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University
This spring, the NIRSA Board of Directors appointed eight volunteer members to serve with a member of the NIRSA Headquarters team on the newly-constituted

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July 26, 2016|Categories: canada, leadership, Membership, networking, NIRSA, regions|