NIRSA furthers its Unified Sports partnership at the Special Olympics North America Meeting

A recent Special Olympics meting brought together sports leaders from across North America. NIRSA was pleased to be among a small number of Special Olympics partners that were also invited.

Down to business: NIRSA’s partnership with Unified Sports and how you can get involved at NIRSA 2016

By Erin O’Sullivan

This February, CEOs and business leaders from across the country came together in Dallas, TX for the annual Special Olympics (SO) US Business Meeting. Executives from each state’s SO offices, as well as leaders from SO corporate partners, attended. Throughout the multi-day event, these leaders considered how they could leverage their resources and […]

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Special Olympics and NIRSA align to promote inclusive sports

Update, August 25: The roster in this announcement has been updated since its initial publication.

By Alyssa Whitney

NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation and Special Olympics—the world’s largest provider of sports training and competition for people with intellectual disabilities—recently announced a shared goal to expand, beginning in 2016, Special Olympics Unified Sports® programs and opportunities at […]

NIRSA leaders were proud to support the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 as Honored Guests

By Alyssa Whitney

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games were hosted by the city of Los Angeles, July 25 – August 2; it was largest single event hosted by the city since the 1984 Olympic Games. The facts and figures of this global event are astonishing: 30,000 volunteers, 7,000 athletes, 3,000 coaches, 177 countries, 27 venues, […]