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HBCU Summit at Region IRegion I holds second annual HBCU Summit

Representatives from several HBCUs and other area schools meet at Loyola College in Maryland. Read more...

Recent News

Professionals: Applications due for 2008-2009 President-elect and Regional Vice Presidents
Deadline is September 15. Read more...

Update from NIRSA Governance Commission
Group solicits member feedback and reviews governance practices. Read more...

NIRSA Board to meet October 6-8 in Austin, Texas
NIRSA Foundation Board also to meet October 9-10 in Austin. Read more...

Health & Wellness Passport program vouchers now available
Faculty and staff of participating institutions can begin visiting recreational facilities at other Passport schools. Read more...

2007 NIRSA NCCS Summit finds common ground, produces new eligibility guidelines
Highlights from the recent meeting of the National Campus Championship Series Committee. Read more...

Research Institute Advisory Board meets in Columbus, Ohio
Highlights from the meeting. Read more...

2008 NIRSA Recreational Sports Directory update
Thanks for your updates, members! Advertisers, reserve your space now. Read more...

Legal Q&A column debuts in this issue
New feature will discuss law-related concerns of NIRSA Members. Read more...

NIRSA Members lead flag football clinics in Europe
Successful clinics held on US Army bases in Germany and Italy. Read more...

Recreational sports in the media
Read the latest. Read more...

NIRSA 'Nihilators finish season even
NNC softball team did not annihilate, but did have a lot of fun. Read more...

Upcoming Events
September 20-21 Georgia State Workshop
September 20-22 AZIRSA State Workshop
September 27-28 PIRSA State Conference
September 28 NoCRSA (North Carolina Recreational Sports Assoc.) State Workshop
October 1-4 NIRSA Region V/Big 12 Conference
October 6-8 Midyear Board Meeting
October 8-9 Idaho/Utah State Workshop
October 9-10 NIRSA Foundation Board Meeting
October 11-12 Illinois State Workshop
October 11-13 NIRSA Region II Conference
October 20-22 NIRSA Region VI Conference
October 23-25 NIRSA National Recreation Facilities Institute Presented by Mondo
October 23-26 NIRSA Region IV Conference
October 24-26 National Fitness Institute
October 25-27 National Aquatic Institute
October 26-28 The Ohio State University Regional Flag Football Championships
October 26-28 Oklahoma State University Regional Flag Football Championships
October 31-November 2 Ohio State Workshop (ORSA)
See all upcoming events at the NIRSA Calendar.
In This Issue
Education News

Lucky attendees of the 2007 NIRSA Institutes to tour world-class facilities in and around Portland, Oregon

Spotlight: NIRSA 2007 National Aquatic Institute, October 25-27 in Portland, Oregon

Sports News

NIRSA National Campus Championship Series:

2007 NIRSA Collegiate Soccer Sport Club Championships - registration info available

Travel stipends available for top NIRSA Regional Flag Football Championships officials

A rookie's view of a National Collegiate Golf Championship local qualifier

Foundation News

NIRSA Foundation Corporate Partner Star Trac visits the NIRSA National Center

Conference News

April 2-5, 2008
Austin, Texas

Pre-conference trips are your gateway to Austin adventure

Sponsorship opportunities abound at 2008 Annual Conference

Membership News

Members on the Move & New Members

Leadership Notes

The geologist , the fisherman and other matters of perspective By Tom Kirch, NIRSA President

The happy marriage of leadership and involvement By Diane Sylofski, National Student Representative

Research News

Physical activity after graduation: Impact of collegiate recreational sports participation on alumni


Updates from HEASC

Intramurals and gardening, together at last

Legal Q&A

Case study: No proof flag football belt defective

Risk Management

15-passenger van use in campus recreation

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