News and updates related to business and promotions of the NIRSA Foundation.

The NIRSA Foundation needs your support this #GivingTuesday

Join the Foundation this #GivingTuesday—a day to celebrate generosity and encourage philanthropy—by making a gift to the NIRSA Foundation that will strengthen the field of collegiate recreation today and for years to come.

Congratulations to all the 2016 NIRSA Foundation Scholarship winners!

By Breeana Myatt

The NIRSA Foundation is committed to supporting the future of collegiate recreation. With this goal in mind, the Foundation funds scholarships and stipends that help ensure that all NIRSA members—regardless of personal income—are able to take advantage of the many NIRSA educational and professional development opportunities available each year. The Association would like […]

By | June 10, 2016|Categories: NIRSA Foundation, Scholarship Recipients|

The “I write for NIRSA” conference campaign brings you an insider view of NIRSA 2016: The NIRSA Foundation’s record year!

By Grace McCrary and Kate Sundstrom

Over 2,600 attendees and 650 exhibitor representatives had a fantastic time building “A Strong Core, A Bright Future” in Kissimmee, Florida at the 67th  NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Expo. NIRSA members came together from all around the world from April […]

Take the final NIRSA Foundation Quilt home

By Kate Sundstrom

For 20 years, the NIRSA Foundation has carried on a tradition inspired by Sue Ivie Boling, retired Director from Virginia Commonwealth University and 2009 NIRSA Honor Award recipient. Sue thought it would be a fun twist on the annual T-shirt Competition to design and construct a quilt from winning T-shirts to raffle […]

By | March 23, 2016|Categories: Conference, NIRSA Foundation|Tags: , , |

Where Are They Now? Yvette Kell

By Nazifa Islam

When Yvette Kell began working in collegiate recreation her freshman year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she’d already worked for the local park district in her home town, so the Intramural Physical Education (IMPE) building seemed like a logical place for her to look for an on-campus job. It was […]

With your help, magic will happen at NIRSA 2016!

Update, March 3: Errors regarding the amount totals for student and professional donations to the NIRSA Foundation that qualify them for recognition on the annual giving board have been corrected since this article’s initial publication.

By Tom Kirch, NIRSA Foundation President

With the 2016 NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Expo in Kissimmee, FL just […]

By | March 2, 2016|Categories: NIRSA Foundation|Tags: , |

Early registration for the 2016 NIRSA Foundation Golf Tournament closes soon

By Kate Sundstrom

Members, there’s still time to register for the highly-anticipated 2016 NIRSA Foundation Golf Tournament! Regular registration for this event closes on March 1, so register today for the best entry fees. The student single rate is currently $90 while the professional single rate is $125. From March 1 through March 24, […]

By | February 22, 2016|Categories: Conference, NIRSA Foundation|Tags: , , , |