The University of Michigan’s Adventure Leadership Program is one of those eye-opening examples of innovative approaches to developing leadership capacity through interaction with campus recreation.
“NIRSA has become like a second family to me,” says Kyle Urban, Competitive Sports Coordinator at UCLA. “NIRSA is kind of a melting pot of a lot of things that are right in the world.”
One of this Association’s strategic values is equity, diversity, and inclusion and NIRSA has long supported campus rec departments in their efforts to promote inclusive environments.
This year, we’re hoping to capture the inspiration, fun, and excitement of the NIRSA Annual Conference on video—and we want you to help us! All you need is a cell phone capable of taking web-quality video.
Earl Cabellon started his career in collegiate recreation as a student at the University of Rhode Island where he first became invested in the field. Learn how he leveraged that investment by maintaining his status in the Registry of Collegiate Recreation Sports Professionals.
RJ Canning worked as a camp counselor during his summers off from high school, and it was actually one of his supervisors there who set him off on a path in collegiate recreation.
Member Spotlight: Virginia Tech is at the forefront of integrated wellness, an emerging trend in collegiate recreation
Wellness centers are emerging on college campuses both as a new concept and as a re-imagining of traditional recreation offerings. They encompass preventative as well as reactive services including student health, counseling centers, and programming designed to appeal to historically-underserved populations. It’s a trend that extends beyond facility usage and marks a positive, health-conscious change […]