What role should college rec play for incoming students?

In the September 2019 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke explores how campus recreation departments are engaging first-year students through targeted courses and orientation week and how participation in recreation contributes to student success and retention

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NIRSA and AB are searching for the next generation of campus rec pros

Athletic Business and NIRSA are committed to empowering the future generation of campus recreation professionals! To that end, we’re looking for undergraduate students working in campus rec—with an anticipated graduation date between December 2020 and

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Developing and retaining student staff and instructors

When it comes to best recruiting, developing, and ultimately retaining student staff, campus recreation professionals should be aware that each generation of students offers new and diverse challenges. In the fitness industry, we place immense

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Support the ‘Officials For Officials’ Challenge

2019 kicks off with a NIRSA Foundation challenge to student officials and their supporters! NIRSA associate member ZOOOM App and an anonymous donor have partnered with the NIRSA Foundation for the second year in a

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Meet the four student officials taking the field at the 2018 USA Games

This July more than 4,000 Special Olympics athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will gather in Seattle to compete in 14 individual and team sports before tens of thousands

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New match challenge issued to student officials supporters

Even though the ZOOOM App Student Officials Development Campaign Match Challenge runs through April 25, officials and their supporters stepped up and have already crushed the $2,000 match and raised a total of $2,932.50! But

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UM’s Adventure Leadership Program highlights experiential learning

Many people outside of the profession are often surprised to discover the depth and breadth of the work that NIRSA members are leading on campuses across North America and beyond. The University of Michigan’s Adventure

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Officials development challenge: support up-and-coming officials

Just like you, NIRSA associate member ZOOOM App believes in the future and value of officiating. And they’ve partnered with the NIRSA Foundation to support the Student Officials Development Campaign: Between January 3 and April

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