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Congratulations Dianna Clauss, 2018 Research Grant Recipient

Congratulations to Dianna Clauss, Director of Recreation and Programs at Rider University, for being awarded one of NIRSA’s 2018 research grants.

“Dianna Clauss’ project seeks to explore the impact of a comprehensive student health and wellbeing education program on the retention rate of residential first-year students. Results will inform professionals in campus recreation about the value […]

2018-09-25T18:11:31+00:00September 25, 2018|Categories: Feature|

Dedicated to the future of collegiate recreation, the NIRSA Foundation is proud to offer a variety of scholarships and travel stipends to NIRSA members.

NIRSA Foundation scholarships and stipends help ensure that all of NIRSA’s members — regardless of personal income — are able to take advantage of NIRSA’s many educational and professional opportunities […]

2018-09-25T12:55:44+00:00September 25, 2018|Categories: Feature|

Region 1 Leadership Book Club

Join the NIRSA Region 1 Book Club!

First, Break All The Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently – Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers, revealing what the world’s greatest managers do differently.  With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it is […]

2018-10-10T13:36:37+00:00September 21, 2018|Categories: career development, Feature, networking, Region I Exclusive|Tags: |

Region I Book Club

 First, Break All The Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently

Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers, revealing what the world’s greatest managers do differently.  With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it […]

2018-09-21T13:29:15+00:00September 17, 2018|Categories: career development, conference, leadership, NIRSA, Professional Development|

Scholarship Application Season Open

Can’t afford to go to a conference or workshop you are interested in? Then, you need to apply for a scholarship. There are a lot of great opportunities to apply for one whether you are a student or a professional in collegiate recreation. Just make sure you that you don’t miss the deadline.

Region I Contingency […]

2018-08-14T12:42:20+00:00August 14, 2018|Categories: Feature|

Region I Program Highlight

This past Fall, in an effort to build a more positive relationship between students and Public Safety personnel, Hofstra’s Department of Campus Recreation, in collaboration with the Office of Intercultural Engagement and Inclusion and the Department of Public Safety, hosted a Field Day event where administrators and […]

2018-07-20T16:58:09+00:00July 20, 2018|Categories: Feature|

2018 Region 1 Conference

Registration is now open for the 2018 Region I Conference in Portsmouth, NH. Click HERE to register Today! Early Bird registration ends on October 1st.

Pre-conference Workshops include:

  • UNH Campus Rec Facility Tour & Construction Process Discussion
  • Student Lead On
  • Small Program Workshop
  • Island Bike Tour
  • Community Service Trip – Beach Clean Up

Keynote Speaker is […]

2018-07-18T18:15:57+00:00July 18, 2018|Categories: Feature|

Welcome Region 1 Student Leader – Jonathan Sanders

We are very excited to welcome Jonathan Sanders to the Member Network today! Jonathan starts his 2018-2019 term as the Region 1 Student Leader today replacing Gina Palermo from West Chester University. Jonathan started working in campus recreation at the University of South Carolina in the intramural sports department. He became an official for several sports […]

2018-05-01T14:02:52+00:00May 1, 2018|Categories: Feature|