In the November/December 2021 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke catches up with three NIRSA members and volunteer leaders to talk about hiring and staffing campus recreation programs and services during a pandemic.

Lisa Stephenson, Associate Director for Wellness at the University of Minnesota, Chrissy Galli, Associate Director of Recreational Sports at the University of California, Berkeley, and Aliyah Valdez, a graduate assistant for group fitness in the Department of Recreational Sports at The Ohio State University share their insights with Michael about some of the challenges they’re facing and strategies for overcoming them.

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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.

A senior at St. Edward’s University in 2020, majoring in kinesiology with a minor in business, Elise Foradory was selected as a finalist in this contest for students working in campus rec. Check out her essay, “Commuter Student Copes, Connects through Campus Rec” which debuted in the November/December 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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