In the June 2021 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke catches up with NIRSA members to see how campus recreation centers were changing prior to the pandemic, and how they might continue to evolve moving forward.

Andy Lemons, Senior Director of Recreation and Wellness at St. Edward’s University and Erik Kocher, Principal at Hastings+Chivetta share insights about the changing face of campus recreation facilities and how intentional choices in design have the potential to make a profound impact on students’ wellbeing.

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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.

Kinesiology major at St. Edward’s University, Elise Foradory was  selected as a finalist in this contest for students working in campus rec. Check out her essay, “Empathy emerges during campus rec employment,” which debuted in the June 2021 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.

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