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Sid Gonsoulin, CRSS, University of Southern Mississippi, receives 2008 Honor Award

Read John Meyer’s introductory remarks, as well as Sid’s acceptance speech, from the 2008 Honor Award Banquet. Read more...

Recent News

2008 NIRSA award winners
Congratulations to all of these members! Read more...

NIRSA Board meets during 2008 Annual Conference
Highlights from the meetings. Read more...

2008-2009 Committee/Work Team Chairs
These members fill vital roles within the Association. Read more...

Nominations for National Service Award due July 1
Categories have been streamlined. Read more...

2008-2009 NIRSA Services Corporation Board
New officers elected in Austin. Read more...

NIRSA Services Corporation partners with Hothand Wireless
Students will be able to access campus rec information on web-enabled phones. Read more...

NIRSA Institutional Members enjoy great savings on team wear and staff uniforms from Champion
Substantial discounts available through 2008. Read more...

NIRSA National Center receives fitness gift from Star Trac
Koko Smartrainer will inspire and motivate NNC staff. Read more...

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

Upcoming Events
June 2-5 National School of Recreational Sports Management: Level II
June 11-13 National Intramural Symposium
June 17-19 NIRSA Summer Board Meetings
June 19 New York State Workshop
June 25 So Cal State Workshop
See all upcoming events at the NIRSA Calendar.
In This Issue
Foundation News

NIRSA Foundation highlights from the Annual Conference

NIRSA Foundation Board of Directors 2008-2009

2008 Foundation Scholarship winners

2008 T-Shirt and Apparel Competition winners

Conference News

NIRSA 2008: Awesome, Austin!

More than 1,500 Annual Conference attendees sign Leading Together banner

Larry Roper leads special session on recreation and social justice

A final round of applause for our 2008 Annual Conference sponsors

Presentation proposals being accepted for 2009 Annual Conference

Education News

Registration and hotel information available for 2008 Facilities Institute

National Intramural Symposium early bird deadline is May 12

New flag football online training materials now available

Sports News

Champions crowned at 2008 NCCS National Volleyball Championships

2008 USTA National Campus Championship results

Columbus State University sweeps NCCS National Basketball Championships

First POWERade Intramural Invitational dazzles in San Antonio

Host a 2008 National Collegiate Golf Championship local qualifier

Membership News

Members on the Move & New Members

Leadership Notes

Moving toward excellence
By Vicki Highstreet, CRSS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NIRSA President

Diversity: The key to professional success
By Diane Sylofski, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, National Student Representative

Research News

Hazing among college recreational sports participants

Collegiate Sport Club Volleyball Participant Outcomes project report


Updates from HEASC

Sustainability is everyone's issue

American Council on Education joins HEASC

Legal Q&A

Case Study: Limited spectator duty in sports venues includes pregame

Risk Management

Using technology to manage sport club travel

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