Strengthening the global perspective for collegiate recreation

By Kathy Obuszewski, Assistant Manager of Aquatics at Case Western University and member of the NIRSA Global Perspectives Commission

As more and more campuses enroll increasing numbers of international students—and as our world continues to become more interconnected—there is a growing need for global perspective competencies within campus recreation departments across North America and beyond. […]

By |2016-10-23T20:51:49-07:00July 8, 2015|Categories: Leadership|Tags: |

Take the Global Perspectives Commission’s new survey

By Kevin Marbury

The NIRSA Global Perspectives Commission will be exploring topics like campus employment, programming, facilities, services, and staff training as they relate to global perspectives. It is interested in identifying members’ levels of awareness regarding globalization and how to serve their international populations on a daily basis.

In an article published in […]

By |2016-10-23T20:40:00-07:00February 24, 2015|Categories: Leadership|Tags: |

The Global Perspectives Commission: raising our awareness to prepare global citizens

By Kristy Caldwell, Texas State University; Annette Livas, University of Texas Pan American; and Kathy Obuszewski, Case Western Reserve University

In October of 2013, the NIRSA Board of Directors populated the Strategic Values Commission with a diverse array of members who had an interest in global views and impacts. Additionally, NIRSA’s current Strategic Plan has […]

By |2016-10-29T00:05:52-07:00January 29, 2015|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , |