In the September 2021 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke catches up with two NIRSA members and volunteer leaders to discuss how sport can be a vehicle for social change.

Ashley Lax, Assistant Director of Sport Programs for Recreation and Wellbeing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Chair of the NIRSA Championship Series, along with Jasmine Holmes, Associate Director of Sports Programs at the Barnes Center at The Arch at Syracuse University and Chair of the NIRSA Championship Series Social Justice Task Force connected with Michael to discuss The Series’ response to the call for social justice and their role making progressive statements on gender, race, and other significant issues.

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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.

Sport management major at Wilmington College in Ohio, Cody Martin was selected as a finalist in this contest for students working in campus rec. Check out his essay, “How Rec Sports Can Continue Changing Lives,” which debuted in the September 2021 issue!

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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.

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