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 July 2005 • NIRSA News and information
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Board of Directors

Discussion carried the Neighborhood Summit until dinner was served in the park.

A Triumphant Neighborhood Summit: National Center Hosts Annual Gathering

Board Recharges in Midst of Full Summer Meeting's Agenda

Nearly fifty NIRSA Members, administrators and staff teammates came together in a sunny Corvallis, Oregon, park for the Fourth Annual Neighborhood Summit, an event that coincides with the Summer Meetings of the Board of Directors at the NIRSA National Center (NNC). Read more...

Recent News

Kent Blumenthal Elected to Senior Fellow Status in American Leisure Academy

On April 13, 2005, NIRSA Executive Director Kent J. Blumenthal, Ph.D., CAE, CRSS, was inducted as a Senior Fellow of the American Leisure Academy (ALA) at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Conference in Chicago.

Plans Announced for Observance of 2005 National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

This fall, college and university students will join with their peers on more than 3,000 campuses across the country to promote National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW), October 16-22, 2005.

NIRSA Executive Director Presents at Twin Cities Annual Meeting of Associations

NIRSA Executive Director Kent J. Blumenthal, Ph.D., CAE, CRSS, represented NIRSA at the annual summer meeting of the Council of Higher Education Management Associations (CHEMA), June 3-4, in Minneapolis, MN.

A Winning Team: NIRSA's Karen Bach and Sadie Hartshorn

NIRSA Education Director Karen Bach and her daughter, Sadie Hartshorn, a junior in elementary education, participated in the Oregon State University Mom's Weekend Look-alike Contest last April.

In This Issue
Membership News

Members on the Move & New Members

Collegiate Pacific Acquires Triple Threat

Annual Big Ten Event Offers "A Signature Experience"

ACE Joins President Clinton in Campaign Against Childhood Obesity

Holy Bats, Man!

NIRSA Associate Member Receives New Accreditation

Summer Workshop Gathers New York Members

Associate Members: Plan Now for Your Advertisement in the 2006 Recreational Sports Directory

Education News

2005 National Fitness Institute Attendees Savor Chicago, Sharpen Skills

National School, Level II, Meets High Standards in Hilton Head

Collegiate Sport Club Symposium Charms at the Beach

Plunge in for Learning in Action at the National Aquatic Institute

Claim Your Place Online for 2005 NIRSA National Recreation Facilities Institute

Professional Registry Survey on its Way!

Sports News

2005-2006 NIRSA Sport Club Championships Ready to Play

NIRSA Flag Football Regionals

Conference News

Commit to Professional Excellence: Attend the 2006 NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sport Exposition

Exhibitors: Plan Now for the 2006 Recreational Sports Exposition

Trade Show Only Program to be Repeated in 2006

Foundation News

Red Bull Comes on Board for Golf Championship

Leadership Notes

Make a Difference: Stand for Office! — from Maureen McGonagle

NIRSA's New Student Leadership Team Takes Over — from Tiffany Lundy

An Invitation to Members: Share Your Expertise in 2006 — from Tamra Garstka

The Top 5 in '05 — from Linda Clauss

Upcoming Events
July 8Pre-conference Workshop Proposal Forms Due
July 20Conference Presentation Proposal Forms Due
August 15Proposed Amendments to NIRSA Bylaws Due
September 19-20NIRSA Foundation Midyear Meeting
September 21-23NIRSA Midyear Meeting
September 22-23PIRSA Pennsylvania State Workshop
September 28 - October 1National Aquatic Institute
September 30North Carolina State Workshop
September 30 - October 1Virginia State Workshop
October 6-7AZIRSA Fall Meeting
October 7MD/DE/DC Workshop
October 13-15Region II Conference
October 17-19Region V Conference
October 19-22National Recreation Facilities Institute
October 26-28Region IV Conference
See all upcoming events at the NIRSA Master Calendar.
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