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Meet the Professional Members standing for office in 2007

Learn about the candidates standing for President-elect and three Regional VP positions in NIRSA's 2007 elections. Read more...

Recent News

NSC, Foundation, and other NIRSA leadership opportunities

Looking for something new in 2007? There are plenty of unique ways to get involved with NIRSA at the leadership level. Read more...

Profile: Tricia Losavio, 2007 NIRSA National Flag Football Championships Tournament Director

There's no one more excited about the NIRSA National Flag Football Championships than the woman in charge of hosting them at the University of Texas at Dallas. Read more...

'Tis the season for awards and scholarships

Get recognized! Most award and scholarship deadlines are in December or January. Read more...

NIRSA creates new Affiliate Status

NIRSA Affiliate organizations will expand opportunities available to NIRSA Members. Read more...

Small changes to the new RSD make a big difference in user-friendliness

New features make the 2007 edition of the Recreational Sports Directory easier to use than ever before. Read more...

Highlights of NIRSA Executive Committee meeting

Four members of NIRSA Board of Directors convene in Chicago. Read more...

NIRSA Services Corporation Board Meeting highlights

NSC Board meets at the University of Texas at Dallas, site of the NIRSA National Flag Football Championships. Read more...

NIRSA will host SAHEC meeting at NNC this spring

The Student Affairs in Higher Education Consortium will convene at the NIRSA National Center in May 2007. Read more...

Submedia buys TUN, The University Network

Innovative media advertiser aims to generate more sponsors, revenue for participating Member Institutions. Read more...

Thrill of victory

NNC staff member Nick Todorovich coaches local Corvallis High School team to Oregon State Football Championship. Read more...

NIRSA offers to administer operations of the Association of Outdoor Recreation & Education

Presentation available online. Read more...

Spread the word: National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day is February 22

No matter how you choose to honor it, don't let February 22 go by without sharing our NIRSA philosophy with the larger community. Read more...

Happy holidays!

The NIRSA National Center will be closed December 25 through January 1. We will re-open Tuesday, January 2. Have a wonderful and safe holiday season!

Upcoming Events
January 4-7 NIRSA National Flag Football Championships
January 25-26 TIRSA (Tennessee) State Workshop
January 26-27 Region III Student Lead On
February 8-10 Western Canadian Campus Recreation Conference
February 9-10 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders (ERSL) Conference
February 10 New Jersey State Workshop
February 10 Vermont/New Hampshire State Workshop
February 22 National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day
February 23-25 NIRSA Regional Basketball Championships
See all upcoming events at the NIRSA Calendar.
In This Issue
Conference News

April 18-21, 2007
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Register now for 2007 Annual Conference

Associate Members: Save on Expo booth space

Membership News

Members on the Move & New Members

NIRSA Past President Brian Carswell leaves the University of Arizona

Mike Giles appointed NIRSA liaison to U.S. Lifeguard Standards Coalition

Sports News

NIRSA National Campus Championship Series:

Teams prepare for NIRSA National Flag Football Championships

Results: NIRSA Collegiate Soccer Sport Club Championships

Results: National Collegiate Golf Championship

Registration materials available for the 2007 NIRSA Collegiate Volleyball Sport Club Championships

Education News

Record attendance for the National Marketing Institute

Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference coming to New Orleans

Portland, Oregon will be site of three 2007 NIRSA Institutes plus Region VI Conference

Foundation News

Reward yourself with a NIRSA Foundation Professional Scholarship

Research News

Body image concerns: Who cares? Maybe you should

Leadership Notes

How's the water? — by Maureen McGonagle, CRSS, NIRSA President

Smile ... and pass it on! — by Amy Jo Jenkins, National Student Representative

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