With tremendous sadness, we share that the NIRSA family lost one of its giants on Friday, June 9. Jesse A. “Tony” Clements passed away at the age of 68 after bravely battling brain cancer.
“NIRSA has become like a second family to me,” says Kyle Urban, Competitive Sports Coordinator at UCLA. “NIRSA is kind of a melting pot of a lot of things that are right in the world.”
NIRSA member Kurt Klier, Assistant Director of Sport Clubs at the University of Maryland-College Park, is featured in two articles in the June 2017 issue of Referee Magazine.
Professional tennis umpire Greg Allensworth's courts have been relatively controversy-free at elite-level matches over the years. But it was a controversial call he made while a student that gave him the confidence to pursue a career as an official.
It is with deep sadness that NIRSA shares the news that Dr. Lawrence Sierra passed away on May 6 at age 79 following complications from a stroke he suffered during the winter.
See what the officials from the 2017 NIRSA National Basketball Championships tournament have to say about their experience. With your help, NIRSA will continue to provide training to another generation of students who officiate.
It is with great sadness that NIRSA shares that Sarah Fain, a member of the NIRSA family for 23 years, passed away on Monday, April 3 after a bold and graceful battle with colon cancer.
26% of students admitted to Old Dominion University have a military affiliation. ODU's Recreation and Wellness department is committed to helping these students successfully navigate the transition to academic life.
One of this Association’s strategic values is equity, diversity, and inclusion and NIRSA has long supported campus rec departments in their efforts to promote inclusive environments.
Love Yourself Week—an initiative which promotes self-love, self-care, and self-empowerment on campus—was celebrated on the University of Arkansas campus from February 13-17.
Two years ago, Campus Rec at Portland State University took a critical look at its brand; Marketing and Outreach Coordinator Erin Merz shares what they've learned in the years since.
The 2016–2017 year marks the 100th anniversary of the Division of Recreational Sports at the University of Texas at Austin. A year-long celebration will culminate this spring .
In 1916, formalized intramural programming at Oregon State University started. 2016 marked 100 years of collegiate recreation for OSU.
No matter how many NBA games or internationally-acclaimed tournaments Steve Anderson officiates, he can be found at the University of Central Florida at the start of every fall.
When the climate of the country is tense, it can often be tempting to see the rec center as an escape. Campus recreation professionals are in a unique position to affect students' lives with traditional and non-traditional programs.
NIRSA institutional member Georgia Tech believes the integration of physical activity programs with work on mental health, physical health, etc. is important to the development of today’s college student’s lifelong goals related to wellbeing.
Jessica Whitt, Assistant Director of Fitness Services and Instruction at Washington State University’s University Recreation, will follow her passion for teaching fitness by coaching at the first Pink Gloves Boxing training camp in Dubai this coming December.
South Dakota State University is at the forefront of integrated wellness, an emerging trend in collegiate recreation
NIRSA institutional member South Dakota State University believes the integration of physical activity programs with work on mental health, physical health, etc. is important to developing today’s college student’s lifelong goals related to wellbeing.
Longtime NIRSA member Stan Campbell has been honored with the inaugural Student Affairs Student Advocate Award from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
California State University-Northridge is at the forefront of integrated wellness, an emerging trend in collegiate recreation
California State University-Northridge is one of the schools at the forefront of integrated wellness centers, an emerging trend on college campuses.