By Sarah Leskovec

NIRSA members bring tremendous value to the collegiate recreation profession—whether they’re professional members inspiring passion in students, student members who go above and beyond, or institutional members finding creative solutions.

We love celebrating our members’ achievements and simultaneously raising the standard for excellence across the entire collegiate recreation profession—and we know NIRSA members take pride in recognizing the wonderful work of their colleagues too. So we’re asking for your help.

Submit an application detailing your team’s efforts and accomplishments for a NIRSA Creative Excellence Award. They could be recognized at the 2016 NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Expo in Kissimmee, Florida from April 3–6!

The NIRSA Creative Excellence Awards recognize NIRSA members’ outstanding endeavors and accomplishments in marketing. Awards are conferred in nine categories:  Comprehensive Brochure and Facility Publication, Integrated Marketing Campaign, Sustainable Marketing, Programming Publication, Large Scale Signage, Audiovisual Promotion, Website, Student Publication and Student Digital Presentation.

Eligibility guidelines and selection criteria, as well as a list of past recipients, can be found on the NIRSA website. Applications for the 2016 NIRSA Creative Excellence Awards are due Tuesday, November 3submit one today!


For more information about the 2016 NIRSA Creative Excellence Awards, please contact Creative Excellence Awards Committee Chair Julie Terstriep.