In the September 2019 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke explores how campus recreation departments are engaging first-year students through targeted courses and orientation week and how participation in recreation contributes to student success and retention on campus.

NIRSA members Jeremy Battjes, EdD, Assistant Dean and UREC Director at the University of Arkansas and Armand Buzzelli, PhD., Director of Campus Recreation at Robert Morris University share with AB Magazine how programming and resources offered by campus recreation departments are making positive and lasting impacts on students both in the classroom and in their personal lives.

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