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2009 Honor Award winner: Susan Ivie Boling, CRSS 

The full texts of Tom Dison's introductory remarks and Sue's acceptance speech from the 2009 Honor Award Banquet. Read more...

Sue Boling

Recent News

Temporary Economic Assistance for Members (TEAM) is here for you
New program to help members weather the economic downturn. Read more...
Special update: NIRSA Swine Flu Preparedness Forum and Resources
Dealing with a potential outbreak on campus. Read more... 
Next steps for NIRSA Governance
Transition Team will tackle the question of how to implement Future First model. Read more...

2009 NIRSA award winners
Congratulations to all of these members!

2009-2010 Committee/work team chairs
These members fill vital roles within the Association.

NIRSA Board meets during 2009 Annual Conference
Highlights from the meetings.
Nominations for National Service Award due July 1
Both students and professionals are eligible. Read more... 
National Collegiate Golf Championship Local Qualifying Tournaments are in full swing
An endorsed program of the NIRSA Services Corporation.
Hothand’s Mobile Rec platform speeds your communications to students and staff
An endorsed program of the NIRSA Services Corporation.
International adventurer Jamie Clarke speaks at NIRSA Member schools
Part of the Champion sponsorship program.

Upcoming Events

May 19-21 Big 10 Conference
May 21-22 CIRA-Ontario Post-Secondary Recreation Conference
Jun 1-4 National School of Recreational Sports Management, Level I
Jun 9-11 Collegiate Sport Club Symposium
Jun 23-24 2009 Summer Board Meeting

In this Issue

Members on the move

New Institutional Members

Multi-year renewals can save you 5-10% on membership dues over the next two to three years!

Bringing the outdoors in: Texas State University-San Marcos’s new Student Recreation Center

Annual Conference
NIRSA 2009: A look back, a look ahead in Charlotte
Annual Conference educational sessions available digitally
Founders Quilt posters offer a beautiful way to support the NIRSA Foundation

Back to the Bayou in 2011!

Head to San Diego for the 2009 Collegiate Sport Club Symposium
Register now for the 2009 Facilities and Aquatic Institutes
Fit Well into Atlanta – 2009 National Fitness & Wellness Institute

Download the Learning Reconsidered webinar

2009 NCCS National Basketball Championships results
2009 NCCS National Volleyball Championships results
2009 USTA National Campus Championship results

NIRSA Foundation makes unlimited connections in Charlotte
2009-2010 NIRSA Foundation Board of Directors
Winners of the 2009 NIRSA Foundation T-shirt & Apparel Competition

Preparing to lead

Breathe, stretch, shake, & let it go!

Hot Seat: Celebrating a good year

Recruitment and retention of sports officials

NIRSA Members save on the 2009 Institute on Sustainability at Harvard University
NIRSA to endorse proposed Education for A Green Economic Revitalization (EAGER) Act

Case study: Did waiver release claim for pool safety regulations negligence?

What you can expect after a major vehicle accident

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