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Baylor University $3.1 billion in NIRSA Member recreational facility construction

One of our highest priorities at the NIRSA National Center is quality research and data collection, which helps us understand the profession as a whole and the progress we are collectively making. Recently, the National Center administered the NIRSA Facility Construction Survey, and 220 Member Institutions reported construction projects — either in progress or on the horizon. Read more...

Recent News

Student Learning Knowledge Community meets at NNC

President Maureen McGonagle and President-elect Tom Kirch join Executive Director Kent J. Blumenthal in observing the initial NIRSA Knowledge Community meeting at the NIRSA National Center in Corvallis, Oregon on March 1. Read more...

Health & Wellness Knowledge Community to meet in Chicago

Chair Jacqueline Hamilton shares why health and wellness matters to NIRSA Members. Read more...

Comprehensive NIRSA Member Survey

Watch for it March 6. Read more...

Collegiate Recreational Sports Facility Benchmarking Study update

Valuable data will result in planning guide. Read more...

Complete 2007 candidate information now available

Read up on the professionals and students standing for office. Read more...

NIRSA continues agreement to benefit outdoor recreation professionals

Cost-saving opportunities for members. Read more...

Creative Excellence Awards bring out the best

2007 sees a 57% increase in the number of entries for the biggest CEA program yet. Read more...

Recreational sports in the media

Read the latest. Read more...

Upcoming Events
March 2-3 Tex-Fit
March 2-4 NIRSA Regional Basketball Championships
March 16-18 NIRSA Regional Basketball Championships
March 23-25 NIRSA Regional Basketball Championships
April 18-21 NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Exposition
See all upcoming events at the NIRSA Calendar.
In This Issue
Conference News

April 18-21, 2007
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Notable educational sessions

Thanks to our 2007 Annual Conference sponsors

Networking Social and dinner at the Mall of America

What's new in the NIRSA Foundation Career Opportunities Center, Presented by Star Trac

Renovating or building a facility?

Sports News

NIRSA National Campus Championship Series:

NIRSA 2007 Collegiate Volleyball Sport Club Championships

Register now for the 2007 USTA National Campus Championship

2007 NIRSA Collegiate Soccer Sport Club Championships coming to Pensacola

NIRSA seeks Flag Football, Basketball sites

NIRSA Regional Intramural Basketball Championships under way

Membership News

Members on the Move & New Members

Membership renewal notices head to your email

Education News

Three days in history: A student's experience of the Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference

Registration available for the Learning Reconsidered Institute

Schedule, preconference trip announced for the 2007 Collegiate Sport Club Symposium in Milwaukee

Sports officials' education materials

Present at the 2007 Facilities, Fitness or Aquatic Institutes

Foundation News

2007 NIRSA Foundation scholarship winners

USTA helps members invest in themselves by matching contributions at Annual Conference

Foundation T-Shirt Quilt Raffle

Research News

How do directors and students view internships differently?

Leadership Notes

What every member should do: make your voice heard – by Maureen McGonagle, CRSS, DePaul University, NIRSA President

Prepare today for tomorrow's success – by Amy Jo Jenkins, University of Texas at Austin, National Student Representative

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