NIRSA’s Concussion Advisory Council launches concussion survey

Concussions and the risk of experiencing a concussion continue to receive scrutiny at both the professional and amateur levels of sports participation. Numerous stories of untimely and completely preventable deaths resulting from multiple traumatic brain

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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 scholarships & stipends create opportunities

The deadline to apply for NIRSA Foundation scholarships and stipends is fast approaching! Applications are due Tuesday, October 17.
The NIRSA Foundation is committed to the professional development of members at all stages of their careers.

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NIRSA members lead relief and recovery efforts in the wake of historic disasters

Tropical storms, hurricanes, wildfires…the last two months have been devastating for many parts of the NIRSA member community. As details about the damage and devastation from these natural disasters become clearer, many in the NIRSA

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Resources to promote social justice on campus–DACA resources

On behalf of NIRSA’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission, I invite you to take some time this week to review the resources below for context on the DACA discussion. Whether you choose to integrate them

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Campus rec small programs staff to meet in Western Maryland

New this fall, the NIRSA Small Programs Advisory Council is piloting a small programs workshop at Garrett College in Western Maryland on September 29. Feedback received during the small programs needs assessment from 2016 inspired

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2017-09-20T13:11:37+00:00 September 12, 2017|Categories: Events, leadership, Member Benefits, Membership, networking, NIRSA, resources, small programs|

NIRSA’s Concussion Advisory Council gets to work

Through NIRSA’s partnership with Ian McGregor & Associates and their SportRisk newsletter, NIRSA has learned that a large insurance company is indicating they will exclude ‘head trauma’ from liability coverage for Canadian higher education institutions

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Resources to promote social justice on campus–race and intersectionality

On behalf of NIRSA’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission, I invite you to take some time this week to review the resources below. Whether you choose to integrate them into an upcoming staff training or

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On building healthy communities – even in the face of hate and violence

For higher education professionals, this is usually the most optimistic and exciting time of year. We prepare to welcome new and returning students and staff. We begin to onboard and train new teams of staff

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