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Woodway shines as NIRSA Foundation Corporate Partner

Woodway USA

As part of the NIRSA Foundation's $1 Million Milestone Campaign, long-time Associate Member, Woodway, is generously contributing $50,000 over the course of five years. Read more...

Recent News

IMG signed as NIRSA's Official Marketing Agent

On December 12, an agreement between the NIRSA Services Corporation (NSC) and IMG Worldwide, Inc. (IMG) was reached that engages and appoints IMG as NSC's authorized agent and representative in connection with sponsorship and marketing rights associated with NIRSA and its Member Institutions. Read more...

NIRSA joins forces to support student affairs professionals and faculty

Executive Director Kent J. Blumenthal represented NIRSA at the CHEMA Student Affairs Meeting, hosted by the Association of College Unions International (ACUI), November 15-16, to discuss collaboration for the improvement of student affairs in higher education. Read more...

NIRSA celebrates TUN accomplishments

As previously reported, in July 2005, InFocus Corporation acquired TUN (The University Network) to enhance TUN's capabilities and offerings for on-campus communications. Read more...

ODA representatives invited to participate in NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Exposition

NIRSA is actively engaged in supporting sports officials' development among our members through a variety of training and resources. Read more...

Executive Committee holds winter meeting at Oakland University

NIRSA's Executive Committee and Executive Director met at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, December 5-7, to discuss a number of important programs and issues in advance of the upcoming 2006 NIRSA Annual Conference & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. Read more...

NIRSA Services Corporation (NSC) Board meets at NIRSA National Center

NIRSA's for-profit subsidiary, NSC, met at the NIRSA National Center in Corvallis, Oregon, November 3-4. Read more...

Funding approved to explore National Registry implementation plan

During a teleconference meeting on November 1, NIRSA's Board of Directors unanimously authorized up to $15,000 from the Emergency & Initiative Fund. Read more...

NSC President Mick Deluca speaks to the value of SIOC Pilot Program

As you are most likely aware, Sports Illustrated On Campus made the decision to no longer produce a hard copy magazine. Read more...

NSC acts to protect National Volleyball Sport Club Championships

The NIRSA Services Corporation (NSC) Board of Directors met to discuss the NIRSA Collegiate Volleyball Sport Club Championships. Read more...

University of Vermont captures Student Division of National Collegiate Golf Championship

For Jeremy Appelbaum and David Grossman, the road to the Championship included a few more miles than most participants. Read more...

Apply now for a 2006-2007 committee or work team

The committee and work team preference form is now online. Read more...

Enter the 2006 NIRSA Creative Excellence Awards

The deadline for the 2006 CEAs is January 14, 2006 and with NIRSA's online application, it's even easier for you to enter. Read more...

Do I still have time to nominate someone for a 2006 NIRSA Award?

The answer is yes! Below are upcoming award nomination deadlines. Read more...

NIRSA 2005 College Recreational Sports Facility Survey

The National Research Institute for College Recreational Sports & Wellness, in Partnership with NIRSA, is presently conducting a comprehensive college recreational sports facility assessment at self-selected institutions using electronic survey methodology. Read more...

Upcoming Events
January 27-28Region III Student Lead On
February 2-6Western Canadian Campus Recreation Conference
February 9-11Region IV Student Lead On
February 17-18Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference
February 22National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day
See all upcoming events at the NIRSA Master Calendar.
In This Issue
Membership News

Members on the Move & New Members

Associate Member Cannon Design donates $20K to Hurricane Katrina victims

Look for the 2006 NIRSA Recreational Sports Directory to arrive soon!

Education News

Faculty members sought for National School of Recreational Sports Management

National Recreation Facilities Institute a towering success in Minneapolis

Register now for the 2006 National School of Recreational Sports Management – Level I

15th Annual Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference in Atlanta

Sports News

National Campus Championship Series Offers:

Results from the 2005 NIRSA Soccer Sport Club Championships

Extramural and Sport Club Championship Committees change reporting structure

2006 NIRSA Endorsed Basketball Regionals & National Championship

Conference News

Plans are in motion for the 2006 NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Exposition

Be a big hit: Sponsor events at our Annual Conference

Foundation News

2006-2009 Recreational Sports Journal Editorial Board positions available

Leadership Notes

Giving thanks for NIRSA accomplishments — By Greg Jordan

Students build towards the future: Theirs and NIRSA's — By Marc Falkenstein

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