In the July/August 2020 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke catches up with three NIRSA members to see how colleges and universities around the country have introduced a variety of virtual wellness programming in an effort to keep campus communities together even when their members are apart.

Scott Flickinger, Director, Intramural Sports and Noyes Community Rec Center at Cornell University, Mila Padgett, Director of Campus Recreation and Wellness at the University of South Carolina Aiken, and Colin Timm, Assistant Director, Campus Recreation and Facility Development at the University of Ottawa discuss how their campuses have pivoted quickly to help ease students’ sudden transition from campus life to staying at home.

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Also in this issue

In the fall of 2019, NIRSA and Athletic Business teamed up for the “Next Generation of Campus Rec” writing contest.

Incoming graduate student at Utah State University and recent University of Nebraska at Omaha graduate, Drake Langley was selected as a finalist in this contest for students working in campus rec. Check out his essay, “Finding solace and feeling at home in campus recreation,” in the July/August issue!

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Athletic Business is the preferred media partner of NIRSA

Athletic Business has been associate member of NIRSA since 1997. More than 40,000 subscribers turn to the Athletic Business print publication and tens of thousands more turn to the AB website for award-winning editorial content, as well as to view products and services offered by leading companies. Athletic Business is a Preferred Media Partner of the Association.

NIRSA and Athletic Business are excited to announce a new development in our continuing partnership! The 2020 NIRSA Recreation Facilities Institute, sponsored by Mondo, will be integrated into the AB Show, November 3–6, in Baltimore.

  • For more information, contact NIRSA Director of Communications, Simon Bravo.