In the January/February 2022 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke catches up with three NIRSA members and volunteer leaders to talk about why continuing education continues to be of importance during the pandemic.

Frances Caron, Assistant Director of the Aquatics Program at the University of California, Riverside, Dr. A’Naja Newsome, Chair of 2022 NIRSA Conference Program Committee, and Melissa Fadler, Associate Director of Marketing and Promotions for the Recreational Sports Department at Sam Houston State University and Marketing and Member Engagement Director for the Association of Aquatic Professionals share their insights with Michael about why—in spite of new challenges—continuing education in the profession has never been more critical for professionals working in campus recreation and 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.

A graduate student in 2020 at the State University of New York at Cortland, majoring in outdoor recreation and environmental education, Morgan Costello was selected as a finalist in this contest for students working in campus rec. Check out her essay, “College Rec Work Creates Connections, Teaches Adaptability” which debuted in the January/February 2022 issue.

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