The HBCU Committee was established to continue focusing on the unique needs of recreation departments at historically black colleges and universities, and extol the legacy of HBCUs as a central part of NIRSA’s history.
Did you miss this last Friday’s Instagram Live call between NIRSA President David Davenport, Director of Recreation at Austin Peay State University and Mrs. “Mama” Lee Wasson, spouse of NIRSA founder Dr. William Wasson?
NIRSA President David Davenport will have a conversation with Mrs. “Mama” Lee Wasson, spouse of NIRSA founder Dr. William Wasson, on December 11; join them for what’s sure to be an insightful live chat.
The NIRSA History & Legacy Work Group needs your help to achieve its goal of collecting, preserving, and sharing NIRSA and its members' stories. Please consider sharing your stories and images!
It‘s important to honor our past while looking to forward and documenting our living history. To this end, the NIRSA History & Legacy Work Group was appointed and began their work in September 2020.
Commemorate NIRSA's founding date, February 22, in style this year: Purchase customized Rec Day 2020 T-shirts and add custom water bottles, cozies, or shoe bags to qualifying orders.
As we close a chapter on one decade and turn the page to begin another, it feels like a good moment to reflect on where we—as an association of members—have been and where we’re aiming to go.
NIRSA President Leah Hall Dorthy explores what NIRSA members are doing, as an association of professionals, to evolve collegiate recreation to meet the needs of emerging professionals.
Paul Wilson, retired director of intramural rec sports at the University of Oklahoma, has deep roots with NIRSA and has been curating Association history as NIRSA Historian since 2003.
The 2016–2017 year marks the 100th anniversary of the Division of Recreational Sports at the University of Texas at Austin. A year-long celebration will culminate this spring .