December 2009 / January 2010 • NIRSA news and information

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Meet the members standing for NIRSA Board of Director positions in 2010  

2010 Board of Directors candidates

Learn about the candidates standing for President Elect, President Designee and At-Large Director. Read more...

Recent News

Committee positions and other leadership opportunities available
Enhance your professional development by volunteering to serve in an area that interests you. Read more...
NIRSA supports our troops
Professional Members can defer their memberships at no cost while on active duty. Read more...
It's awards season!
Deadlines for most NIRSA award nominations or entries are in December or January. Read more...

Customer Excellence survey leads to improved online transaction process
Annual Conference registration and membership renewal processes examined as a result of member feedback. Read more...

2009 Salary Census updated to analyze staff size and composition
You asked, we delivered! New report available to members. Read more...
Look for your 2010 Recreational Sports Directory in the mail soon
Copies still available through the NIRSA Education & Publication Center. Read more...
Arizona State captures National Collegiate Golf Championship
University of Southern Mississippi secures two divisional titles in this NSC-endorsed program. Read more...
NIRSA Services Corporation Board meets in Portland, Oregon
Highlights from the meetings.

New work team to address climbing wall standards
Standards will help manage risk related to these popular structures. Read more...

Tennis participation tops 30 million US players
The 18-24 demographic accounts for nearly 20% of the total, thanks to programs like Tennis On Campus. Read more...
Celebrate National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day February 22
Let us know your plans!
Recreational sports in the media
Read the latest.

Upcoming Events
Dec 4-6 NCCS Regional Flag Football Championships - University of Southern Mississippi
Jan 3-5 NCCS National Flag Football Championships
Jan 7-8 Arizona State Meeting 
Jan 28-30 Region IV Student Lead On 
Jan 28-30 Western Canadian Campus Recreation Conference
Jan 29-30 Alabama/Mississippi State Workshop
Jan 29-30 Region III Student Lead On Workshop
Jan-Mar NCCS Regional Basketball Championships - 8 locations
Feb 12-13 Emerging Recreation Sports Leaders (ERSL) Conference
Feb 22 National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day
In this Issue

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

Arizona State University celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Student Recreation Complex

Annual Conference
New in 2010: All Conference attendees can stay under one roof!
Making the Case to attend the 2010 Annual Conference
Registration now open for Mark Fletcher Fun Run/Walk

Call for proposals: 2010 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference
Registration filling for National School of Recreational Sports Management Level I
Register now for the 2010 National Intramural Sports Symposium in Tucson, Arizona

Excitement builds for 2010 AE NCCS National Volleyball Championships

Nation's top flag football teams meet January 3-5
Results: 2009 NCCS National Soccer Championships
2010 USTA National Campus Championship

Expand your education with a NIRSA Foundation Professional Scholarship
NIRSA Foundation goes green with electronic donation receipts
Scholarship winners: Where are they now?


Need some rec sports research? You're not alone! Here's what you can do

Silvia Chan’s green efforts: A story to inspire others
Kresge Foundation donates $1.8 million to support 'green building' at Minority-Serving Institutions

Case Study: Did liability agreement release negligent ski instruction claim against college?

The need for a 'framework' to manage sport clubs
Two Directors tell all about risk management issues on their campuses

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