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NIRSA continues to provide high-quality education and networking opportunities in the virtual space. NIRSA Summer of Learning, presented by Life Fitness will feature select education programs through the summer to inform and inspire campus recreation professionals from wherever they are!

The Summer of Learning program includes live and on-demand webinars focused on improving student and community health and wellbeing, human resources and professional qualities, program development and much more!

Content will be organized through these four competency area groupings:

Health & Wellbeing

Business Management

Facilities Design & Management

Programming

Schedule

TitlePresentersDetails

LIVE! Wednesday, June 24, 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET

Passage through the Leadership Labyrinth: A Women’s Journey in the Collegiate Recreation Profession

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Cara Lucia, PhD, Associate Professor, Elon University

Mila Padgett, Director, Campus Recreation and Wellness, University of South Carolina Aiken

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Personal & Professional Qualities Research & Evaluation

LIVE! Wednesday, July 8, 1:00pm PT / 4:00pm ET

Get Your Head in the Game: Concussion Management in Club and Intramural Sports

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Kurt Klier, Assistant Director, University of Maryland-College Park

Jason Hess, Assistant Director for Intramural Sports, University of Maryland-College Park

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Programming

LIVE! Monday, July 13, 1:00pm PT / 4:00pm ET

Cultivating an Intramural Sports Environment that Encourages Female Officials to Thrive

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Kaycee Tanioka, Competitive Sports Coordinator, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Agon Abazi, Competitive Sports Coordinator, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Programming

LIVE! Wednesday, July 15, 1:00pm PT / 4:00pm ET

Living the Dream: Creating Meaningful Experiences in Outdoor Programming through Resonance and Flow

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Patricia Lynn, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Roanoke College

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Programming

LIVE! Wednesday, July 22, 1:00pm PT / 4:00pm ET

Gen Z: Reshaping Higher Education and Its Impact on Collegiate Rec

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Vicki Highstreet, RCRSP, Associate Director, University of Nebraska

Andrea Snead, Assistant Director, Recreation & Wellness Center, University of Central Florida

Karen David, Facility Operations and Member Services Graduate Assistant, University of Dayton

Demitri Lahanas, Program Coordinator, Arizona State University

Suzanne Ries, Associate Director, Facility Operations, Florida Gulf Coast University

Linda Knight, Executive Director of Health & Wellness, College of William and Mary

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management Programming

LIVE! Thursday, July 23, 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET

The NIRSA Championship Series Academy (Limited to 75 attendees)

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Lead Facilitators: Scott Flickinger, Director, Intramural Sports and Noyes Community Rec Center, Cornell University

Jacob Tingle, CRSS,EdD, Director of Sport Management, Trinity University

Ashley Lax, Assistant Director of Competitive Sports, University of Wisconsin- Madison. Lead facilitators will be assisted by Series experts, including Kurt Klier, Assistant Director, University of Maryland-College Park

Sheldon Tate, Assistant Director, Texas Christian University

Oscee Wheatfall, Director - Facility Operations, Texas A & M University-College Station

Laura Thomas, Assistant Director, Sport Programs, The University of Alabama

and Abby Van Note, Coordinator of Instructional & Inclusive Programs, University of Wisconsin- Madison.

1.5 NIRSA CEUs

Programming

LIVE! Monday, July 27, 1:00pm PT / 4:00pm ET

Can You Design to Address Climate Change? You Bet!

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Jeff Choyce, Principal, BRW Architects

Anita Moran, Principal, Office of Moran Architects

1.0. NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

LIVE! Wednesday, July 29, 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET

Creating Exerciser Experiences

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Jeremy Wilson, National Segment Manager, Life Fitness

Arturo Gutierrez, Director of Product Development/Digital Content, Life Fitness

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Programming

Prioritizing Wellbeing: Engaging International Students in Campus Wellbeing Initiatives

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Avneet Hayer, Recreation Facilitator, University of Alberta

Kimberley Curtin, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alberta

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

Reopening Your Fitness Facility Successfully and Safely

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Jeremy Wilson, National Segment Manager, Life Fitness

Chris Dantzler, Regional Segment Manager, Life Fitness

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

Smart and Safe Re-opening of Rec center, Athletic and Sports Facilities 

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Sabina Saksena, CEO, Cytilife

Chris Policastro, Director of Recreation Facilities, Duke University

1.0. NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

From ATC to Z: Building a Recreational Sports Athletic Training Program from Scratch

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Jennifer Pidgeon, MS, LAT, ATC, Assistant Director of Athletic Training, East Carolina University

Greg Corack, EdD,RCRSP, Associate Director of Leadership and Programs, East Carolina University

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Programming

Stepping Towards a More Effective New Employee: Utilizing Online Learning in Training

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Joseph Secrest, Assistant Director of Leadership Development and Assessment, University of Houston

Claudia Cooper, Rec Sports and Family Programs, University of Houston

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

Who Ya Callin’ a User?: The Impact of How You Define Participants in Campus Recreation

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Sera Zegre, Research Coordinator, West Virginia University

Andrew Darling, RCRSP, Director of Campus Recreation, West Virginia University

Craig Decker, RCRSP, Director, CENTERS LLC at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

Project Management 101 for the Recreation Facility Manager

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Scott Reed, Associate Director, Facilities & Resource Management, University of Virginia

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

Beyond the Books: Why Outdoor Recreation Is an Essential Part of the Academic Experience

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Darrell Fedchak, Outdoor Adventure Coordinator, Clayton State University

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Programming

The Unified Sports School: An in-depth curriculum to bring Unified Sports to your campus

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Gabrielle Sokol, Assistant Director, Intramural Sports & Sport Clubs, University of Mississippi

Sean Graninger, Assistant Director of Intramural Sports, University of Oregon

Abby Van Note, Coordinator of Instructional & Inclusive Programs, University of Wisconsin- Madison

Jeff Franklyn, Northeast Regional Manager, Special Olympics Colorado.

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Programming

Financial Wellbeing: An Interesting Discussion on Interest

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Andrew Chadick, Senior Associate Director-Programs & Assessment, University of Texas at San Antonio

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Personal & Professional Qualities

Creating a Culture of Integrated Wellbeing

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Joshua Downing, Director of Recreation & Wellness, Butler University

Bridget Yuhas, Director of Student Affairs Assessment and Planning, Butler University

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

Wellbeing that Works: Creating an Effective Model

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Wes Bonadio, Associate Director - Programs, Ohio University

Mark Ferguson, Executive Director, Ohio University

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

What’s your Value? Small Programs Campus Rec: Using the Framework of Health and Wellbeing to Position Your Department on Campus

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Christopher Crume, RCRSP, Director of Aquatic Center, Denison University

Andrew Lemons, RCRSP, Senior Director Recreation & Wellness, St. Edward's University

1.0 NIRSA CEUs

Philosophy & Theory Personal & Professional Qualities Research & Evaluation

Technology Design Tools: How Innovative Technology Helps Design the Future of Recreation

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Adam Bastjan, AIA, LEED AP, Designer / Architect, Kahler Slater Architects, Inc.

Ryan Freeland, AIA Designer / Architect, Kahler Slater Architects, Inc.

0.5 NIRSA CEUs

Business Management Facilities Design & Management

NIRSA RCRSP

NIRSA Summer of Learning is a NIRSA CEU Approved Provider. The program(s) linked here meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Registered Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals (RCRSP) designation

Registration Information

Thank you to Life Fitness for helping us provide this to our members for no additional charge. If you’re a non-member, see pricing below or learn how you can join NIRSA today!

NIRSA members

Free

Professional Nonmembers

$150

Student Nonmembers

$70

Register for NIRSA Summer of Learning

Upon registration, you will be provided to a link to access the Summer of Learning program for viewing and download  through November 30, 2020. New recordings and webinars will be added on an ongoing basis and registrants will be emailed as webinars become available through the summer.

THANK YOU LIFE FITNESS!

Life Fitness is proud to sponsor NIRSA Summer of Learning. For more than 50 years, Life Fitness continues to be a global leader in commercial fitness equipment with a mission to inspire healthier lives. Life Fitness manufactures and sells strength and cardiovascular equipment under the brand names Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group and SCIFIT. In an evolving industry, NIRSA Summer of Learning presents a shining opportunity for campus recreation professionals to learn new best practices, hone skills, and find inspiration from their peers.

Thank you, Life Fitness!

For more information, please contact Brittany Rejda, NIRSA Assistant Director for Professional Development.