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Updates from NIRSA Members two years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Loyola University swimming pool repaired
A swimming pool at Loyola University New Orleans after $130,000 worth of repairs.

The news from recreation departments at hurricane-impacted schools is largely good, with some areas still on the mend. Read more...

Recent News

NIRSA Board to meet October 6-8 in Austin, Texas
NIRSA President Tom Kirch invites all members to attend. Read more...

CAS Executive Committee approves NIRSA's Standards and Guidelines for Recreational Sports Programs
Final approval by CAS Board expected this month. Read more...

NIRSA joins other associations to offer sustainability webinar
"Education for a Sustainable Future" event takes place November 27. Read more...

2008 Recreational Sports Directory: Order yours early and save
October 31 is your last chance to reserve a copy at a reduced price. Read more...

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week October 21-27
NIRSA joins The Bacchus Network and the Inter-Association Task Force on Alcohol in promoting the NCAAW. Read more...

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

Upcoming Events
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

Spotlight: NIRSA 2007 National Recreation Facilities Institute, presented by Mondo

ACSM offers two unique learning opportunities at National Fitness Institute

Sports News

NIRSA National Campus Championship Series:

Register for the 2007 NIRSA Collegiate Soccer Sport Club Championships by October 26

Two OSUs kick off Regional Flag Football Championships

National Collegiate Golf Championship gears up for Las Vegas

Foundation News

NIRSA Foundation Board to meet in Austin, Texas

Scholarship winners: Where are they now?

Conference News

April 2-5, 2008
Austin, Texas

Outdoor Recreation, anyone? "Workshops" premiere at the 2008 Annual Conference

New social will get the party started in Austin

Membership News

Members on the Move & New Members

Leadership Notes

Keeping the main thing the main thing
By Tom Kirch, Oregon State University, NIRSA President

A leader is a dealer in hope
By Diane Sylofski, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, National Student Representative

Research News

International student participation in college recreational sports


American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment making great strides

Updates from HEASC

Legal Q&A

Case study: No evidence of negligence in "powder puff" football injury

Risk Management

Post-emergency planning — the oft-forgot aspect of emergency response

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