Funding my learning: making the jump from practitioner to professor

In a follow-up to his editorial "Making the jump: tips for transitioning from practitioner to academic," Jacob Eubank, EdD offers his insight into funding model differences between student affairs practitioners and faculty members in academia.

Is the juice worth the squeeze? Reflections on pursuing a PhD

For those contemplating pursuing a terminal degree, this article by NIRSA member and Heartful Editor Megan Krone, PhD includes reflections, challenges, and advice about the doctoral process from five professionals across NIRSA.

NIRSA’s leadership and values featured in CHEMA’s Spring Meeting

By Erin O’Sullivan

Earlier this month, nearly 50 Chief Staff Officers and volunteer leaders from 26 higher education associations gathered in Minneapolis, MN for the Council of Higher Education Management Associations’ (CHEMA) bi-annual meeting. NIRSA has had a presence at these meetings for over a decade, and this year was no exception as Executive Director […]

By |2016-10-28T23:54:25-07:00June 27, 2016|Categories: Leadership, Partners|Tags: , |

Making sustainable purchasing a priority

By Janice DeMonsi, Director of Recreation Santa Clara University, Co-Chair of NIRSA’s Strategic Values Commission for Sustainable Communities

Has your campus recreation program made a commitment to operating sustainably? Do you want to learn how to make it easier to buy green? For example, simple changes—like purchasing recycled paper, green cleaning supplies, or fair trade sports […]

NIRSA is pleased to partner with the ACPA to present the free webinar “How Campus Intramural Programs Contribute to Student Retention”

By Mary Callender 

NIRSA members have known for quite some time that participation in recreational sports programs correlates with increased overall college satisfaction and that retention and completion rates are essential benchmarks in determining student success in a higher education setting. With this is mind, NIRSA is excited to partner with the ACPA to […]

By |2016-10-29T00:02:03-07:00July 28, 2015|Categories: Partners|Tags: , |
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