Mental health issues are widespread amongst the United State’s 21 million college and university students. The National College Health Assessment (NCHA)’s 2018 data show some stark statistics. These include that at some point last year
As a first-year member of the Government Affairs Committee, I joined to help be a conduit for pertinent information to our NIRSA membership. Local, state, and federal polices can drastically impact what we do and
On September 24, the US Department of Labor (DOL) made their final rule, updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)’s overtime pay requirements.
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The final rule increases the
After extensive and careful consideration, the NIRSA Foundation and the NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee are excited to announce that Jessica Kirby, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, has been selected
After extensive and careful consideration, the NIRSA Foundation and the NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee are excited to announce that Kim Curtin, Ph.D., Fellow at the University of Alberta, has been selected to receive a
As we grow into our second year of the newly-reimagined Government Affairs Committee, some of you may be wondering how government affairs connects to campus recreation. You may even ask yourself, “Who cares?” Well, you
In the fall of 2016, the NCAA announced the release of “Sexual Violence Prevention: An Athletics Tool Kit for a Healthy and Safe Culture.” NIRSA was among the dozens of higher education associations to endorse the resource.
In June, NIRSA presented at the 3rd annual Congreso Internacional de Asuntos Estudiantiles hosted by NASPA-Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) in conjunction with the 8th Foro Internacional de Asuntos Estudiantiles (FIDAE) on the campus of
Over the past two years, the NIRSA Concussion Advisory Council has helped the Association reach a better understanding of its current state and needs as related to concussion education and management.
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NIRSA’s six strategic value areas were adopted in 2011 for the purpose of elevating and intentionally integrating our core values into the campus recreation profession. In establishing the Strategic Value Commissions, NIRSA affirmed that living our values