By Nazifa Islam
Megan Feasel’s passion for the collegiate recreation profession was kindled as an undergraduate at Wright State University. For four years, she was a Student Facility Assistant; that’s “where it all started,” she says, “cleaning treadmills, selling memberships, swiping ID cards.” She soon discovered that she “absolutely loved working in the recreation center,” and so embarked on a career path that has led to her current position as the Director of Campus Recreation at Armstrong State University.
Megan loves “being able to interact with students,” and finds “seeing them grow into leaders” one of the most rewarding parts of her career. And in the spirit of supporting student development, she is equally passionate about continuous education and always seeking out and “learning new ideas to enhance her recreation programs.” Megan is definitely aware of how a commitment to ongoing professional development has so positively affected her career, her rec center, her staff, and the students she serves.
At the 2011 NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Expo, Megan “attended an open session that the Registry