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NSC and POWERade partner on two NCCS events

Multi-year agreement for Flag Football and Basketball Championships will bring a host of benefits to schools, participants, and NIRSA. Plus, Champion Apparel announced as a presenting sponsor of the 2008 NCCS Basketball Championships. Read more...

Recent News

Celebrate National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day February 22
It's not too late to get in on the fun! Read more...

NIRSA consolidates standards for recreational sports
New CAS standards and contextual statement available online. Read more...

NIRSA Members appointed to Healthy Campus 2020
Eric Stein and Jacqueline Hamilton will join others to improve the health of the campus community. Read more...

Sports officials' education materials available from the NEPC
The latest softball, basketball, and flag football resources. Read more...

Tennis Ace Award nomination forms available
Serve us your best NIRSA-endorsed USA Tennis programs. Read more...

ACSM's Exercise is Medicine initiative promotes wellness in a new way
Doctors are asked to prescribe exercise to their patients. Read more...

Upcoming Events
February 7-10 Western Canadian Campus Recreation Conference
February 8-9 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders (ERSL)
February 15-17 NIRSA Region IV Student Lead On
February 22 National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day
February 29-March 2 Washington State/University of Idaho Regional Basketball Championships
See all upcoming events at the NIRSA Calendar.
In This Issue
Education News

2008 National School of Recreational Sports Management, Level II accepting registrants

Register for the 2008 National Intramural Symposium

Proposals being accepted to host the 2009 NRFI

Sports News

Register your volleyball club team for the 2008 NCCS National Volleyball Championships

NCCS Regional and National Basketball Championships set to begin

Flag Football national champs crowned

Register now for the NIRSA 2008 USTA National Campus Championship

NIRSA seeks next National Flag Football host

Foundation News

Presenting the 14th Annual NIRSA Foundation Golf Tournament

NIRSA Foundation T-Shirt & Apparel Competition, Raffle & Sale

Conference News

April 2-5, 2008
Austin, Texas

Early-bird registration deadline is February 20

A Night at the Museum

Thanks to our 2008 Annual Conference sponsors

Membership News

Members on the Move & New Members

Association members are more successful than nonmembers, according to report

Leadership Notes

Time to lead, time to teach By Tom Kirch, NIRSA President and your future By Diane Sylofski, National Student Representative

Research News

Validation of the College Recreational Sports Learning Outcome Instrument: A longitudinal investigation


Updates from HEASC

Highlights from the Climate Change and Higher Education Webcast

Legal Q&A

Case Study: Age discrimination for 50+ fitness program

Risk Management

Van driver training programs

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