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News and Updates for NIRSA and Collegiate Recreation

Website Update: The NIRSA website is open for business

Open your browser and type in “NIRSA.org” or “NIRSA.net” and you will automatically be directed to the NIRSA website where the Association is open for online business. Here you can find timely resources, connect with colleagues, join or renew membership, and register for NIRSA events.

So what’s really going on?

In December, the NIRSA website crashed […]

January 19, 2015|Technology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 NIRSA Annual Conference registration

NIRSA2015-Logo01-2502015 NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Expo
March 30–April 2 | Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, Texas

While NIRSA Headquarters continues toward resolving issues related to the NIRSA website, to register for NIRSA 2015 you can do so online or head over to nirsa.net/nirsa2015 and download the NIRSA 2015 Registration Form PDF and fax it to NIRSA Headquarters at 541-766-8284. We’ll send you a notification of receipt as soon as we can.

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December 3, 2014|Professional Development|0 Comments

The NIRSA School of Collegiate Recreation Level I fills up in record time

The NIRSA School of Collegiate Recreation provides attendees with a broad range of materials designed to enhance a recreation professional’s management and problem-solving skills. It has both a Level I and a Level II, and runs on a three-year cycle: Level I is offered two years in a row and then Level II is […]

January 29, 2015|Professional Development|0 Comments

Registration for the 2015 International Experiential Learning Institute will open in February

NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation, the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), and Memorial University of Newfoundland are excited to announce that the 2015 International Experiential Learning Institute will take place July 13–July 15 in downtown Boston. Suffolk University will host this wonderful professional development opportunity.

The IELI offers NIRSA professionals a unique opportunity to […]

January 29, 2015|Professional Development|0 Comments

Qualified registration is open for the 2015 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship

The 16th Annual United States Tennis Association Tennis On Campus National Championship will take place April 9–11 in Cary, North Carolina at the Cary Tennis Park. Sixty-four teams and over 600 participants are expected to attend this elite event! NIRSA and the USTA have collaborated on this event since 1999—and since its inception, […]

January 29, 2015|Partners, Sports|0 Comments

The 2015 NIRSA Triventure is heading to Indianapolis!

The first NIRSA Triventure—a co-location of the Recreation Facilities Institute, Aquatics Institute, and Fitness & Wellness Institute—took place in 2013 and the event was a huge success! More than 230 NIRSA members attended the first NIRSA Triventure in 2013 and the feedback was incredibly encouraging.

Ryan N. McCallum from the Colorado School of Mines said “It […]

January 28, 2015|Professional Development|0 Comments

Registration for the 2015 Student Organizations Institute will open in April

The Student Organizations Institute offers higher education professionals and student organization advisors an opportunity to further their understanding of the principles related to a number of topics including advising, risk management, and student conduct. Attendees are treated to traditional institute-style instruction as well as group breakout sessions that make for excellent networking opportunities. Registration […]

January 28, 2015|Professional Development|0 Comments

Registration is open for the 2015 NIRSA Collegiate Sport Clubs Institute

If you haven’t already, mark your calendars—the 2015 NIRSA Collegiate Sport Clubs Institute is taking place in Minneapolis, Minnesota from June 10–12! This institute is a wonderful chance to learn, explore, and network with sport club experts from across North America—and registration is now open.

The Institute’s Program Committee, chaired by Ryan Bradshaw of George […]

January 28, 2015|Professional Development|0 Comments

Members on the Move – January 2015

Congratulations to the following movers and shakers within NIRSA! […]

January 28, 2015|Networking|0 Comments

Start 2015 inspired

By Stephanie McAlpine, 2014-2015 NIRSA Championship Series Committee Chair

What inspires you? What motivates you to achieve your goals and keep pushing forward on a daily basis? On my campus, it’s the first week of classes for the spring semester and the Maverick Activities Center (MAC) is packed with thousands of students, faculty, and staff. Amid the […]

January 27, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

You won’t want to miss the 2015 NIRSA Honor Award Banquet

Every year, the NIRSA Honor Award recognizes a NIRSA professional member who has made incredible achievements in the collegiate recreation field and demonstrated exemplary service to the Association over the course of their career. The NIRSA Honor Award Banquet also occurs annually—at the conclusion of the NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Expo—to give NIRSA […]

January 23, 2015|Awards, Conference|0 Comments

Attend the All Conference Social at NIRSA 2015

The NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Expo is the biggest event of the NIRSA calendar. This year, student, professional, and associate members will gather at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas from March 30–April 2 to help “Move Our Values Forward.” And have you heard the exciting news yet? The All Conference Social, […]

January 23, 2015|Conference|0 Comments