Updates and resources related to the effect of COVID-19 on NIRSA and campus recreation

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 […]

Help advance the green sports movement with three days of learning and sharing!

By Simon Bravo

NIRSA members can save $50 on regular registration rates at this year’s Green Sports Alliance Summit, which is taking place June 29–July 1 in Chicago! The annual Summit is one of the world’s largest and most influential gatherings for the sports community to unite around sustainability. Bringing together more than 800 […]

By |2016-10-23T20:52:21-07:00June 24, 2015|Categories: Professional Development|Tags: |

Don’t miss the 2015 Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit!

By Brittany Rejda

The 2015 Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit, also known as CS3, will be held June 24–26 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Come see what Purdue is doing to create a culture of sustainability on their campus. Participants will have the opportunity to listen to colleagues share stories about the challenges […]

Calling all sustainability advocates: present at the 2015 Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit

Are you an advocate for sustainability? Have your facilities or programs taken on new sustainability services? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you need to check out the Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit, also known as CS3—you may even want to submit a presentation proposal!


By |2016-10-29T00:07:55-07:00December 5, 2014|Categories: Professional Development|Tags: , |

Consider becoming a NIRSA Sustainability Ambassador

By Maureen McGonagle, Centers LLC at DePaul University In 2012, NIRSA’s Strategic Values Commission for Sustainable Communities refined a model of sustainability and developed a list of guiding questions to help NIRSA members understand the what, why, and how of sustainability. Since developing those foundational materials, the Commission’s priority has been educating […]