NIRSA opposes legislation or policies that restrict or ban transgender individuals from participating.
Earlier this month, the student leaders and community athletes of Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, Colorado celebrated being named one of the ESPN Top 5 Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools.
In Spring 2017, staff at Houston Community College discussed developing a unified sports program; see how their efforts to build a recreational program where all students could participate equitably played out.
NIRSA recognizes that denial of equal civil rights can contribute to diminished health and quality of life. This association leverages its platform of recreation, sport, and wellbeing to support equal rights for our communities.
NIRSA member Kurt Klier, Assistant Director of Sport Clubs at the University of Maryland-College Park, is featured in two articles in the June 2017 issue of Referee Magazine.
Professional tennis umpire Greg Allensworth's courts have been relatively controversy-free at elite-level matches over the years. But it was a controversial call he made while a student that gave him the confidence to pursue a career as an official.
No matter how many NBA games or internationally-acclaimed tournaments Steve Anderson officiates, he can be found at the University of Central Florida at the start of every fall.
Longtime associate member of NIRSA Schelde North America recently changed its company name to SNA Sports Group.