In the May 2021 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke catches up with NIRSA members to see how two schools continued serving students and campus communities safely during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic by moving fitness programming outdoors.

University of Oregon’s Brent Harrison, Associate Director for Recreation Programs, Cody Weaver, Associate Director for Facilities, and Al Diaz, Assistant Director of Operations share experiences of erecting a outdoor tent for fitness programming and Curtis Sicheneder, Wildcat Recreation Center Director at California State University – Chico shares insights from relocating fitness programing for the CSU-Chico campus community to the second level of a parking garage. Chuck Rogers, President of Full Circle Padding also shares with Michael the importance of proper equipment maintenance after prolonged storage or disuse.

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Also in this issue

In the fall of 2020, NIRSA and Athletic Business teamed up for the “Next Generation of Campus Rec” writing contest, sponsored by Mondo.

Finance major at Texas Tech University, Zachary Cox was  selected as a finalist in this contest for students working in campus rec. Check out his essay, “Outdoor rec helps break routine, build leadership skills,” which debuted in the May 2021 issue!

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