In the July/August 2021 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke catches up with two NIRSA members to see how campus recreation departments are working to create campus rec environments for everyone.

Erin Bransford, Fitness and Wellbeing Coordinator at Portland State University and Cara Lucia, Chair of the Department of Sport Management at Elon University and current President of NIRSA connected with Michael to talk about efforts and initiatives at Portland State and Elon University that are cultivating more inclusive and welcoming environments for campus communities.

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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.

Program Assistant for Operations at West Virginia University, Alexis Shura was selected as a finalist in this contest for students working in campus rec. Check out her essay, “Rec work pushes students beyond their comfort zone,” which debuted in the July/August 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.