Through a pioneering partnership, York University is helping a community get Gluco-Fit

Colleges and universities across North America are playing a leading role promoting health and wellbeing among their students and even into their communities. York University in Toronto, Ontario is having an impact on the fitness

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Great ideas surface in Seattle: strategic planning continues

Recently, NIRSA’s Strategic Planning Task Force came together in Seattle, WA to continue their work assembling the Association’s next strategic plan.
“Arrive curious. Leave inspired.”
In keeping with their commitment to the learning journey and ‘thinking outside

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2017-10-16T17:58:24+00:00 October 9, 2017|Categories: leadership, Membership, NIRSA, strategic plan, strategic values|

NIRSA and NASPA to co-host a thought leadership forum on wellbeing

The need to address student and employee wellbeing continues to grow on campuses across North America. Within this complex and nuanced space, one thing is certain—integrated approaches, fostered out of partnership and multipronged methods, result

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2017-10-16T17:58:26+00:00 October 9, 2017|Categories: Events, health and wellbeing, Membership, naspa, NIRSA, Partners, strategic values|

Spotlight on small programs: Five questions for Brenna Lacey at Missouri Baptist University

As NIRSA celebrates the diverse culture of campus recreation programs and the ways that the Association supports their unique needs, we’ve asked staff members at small programs to share their stories with the broader NIRSA

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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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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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Portland State University is making waves toward LGBTQ inclusion

A pool can be an intimidating place for the LGBTQ community—especially for transgender community members. Exposed bodies, possible judgement from others, and using/passing through gender-specific locker rooms are real barriers to participation for these individuals.

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NIRSA begins its next strategic planning process

As NIRSA’s current strategic plan is set to culminate in 2018, the NIRSA Board has established a Strategic Planning Task Force to design and lead the next strategic planning process. The Task Force will be

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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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