Across North America, recreation departments are serving as a driving force on campuses for integrated approaches to health and wellbeing. When UCLA received an endowment to start a healthy campus initiative in 2012, it opened
The annual NASPA Strategies Conference typically encompasses three tracks: Alcohol, Other Drug, and Violence Prevention; Mental Health; and Sexual Violence Prevention and Response. This year, due to increasing demand, they added a fourth track devoted
On February 21 at 12:00pm ET, thought leaders from NIRSA and CACUSS, the professional association for student affairs professionals who work in Canadian post-secondary institutions, are partnering to present a free webinar: “Shifting the Culture
One of the most exciting trends in collegiate recreation right now is the integration of wellbeing across campuses. It’s especially interesting to track the movement of rec professionals taking their experience in the profession into
Tune in January 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm ET to Higher Ed Live to see NIRSA leaders featured in a discussion on integrating wellbeing into campus life. Higher Ed live offers weekly content around important
NIRSA is excited to be featured in an upcoming episode of Higher Ed Live focused on integrated wellbeing. Mark your calendars for January 17 from 1:00pm-2:00pm EST.
Higher Ed Live describes itself as providing live, weekly
No one was more surprised than Kimmi Sterner when the enthusiastic NIRSA member, fitness professional, and former NIRSA Student Leader found herself pursuing a path that led her away from campus recreation.
It had been her
Recently, fourteen thought leaders from both NIRSA and NASPA, along with two leaders from the American College Health Association (ACHA), gathered at the University of Miami to discuss emerging strategies and best practices for fostering
On Monday, November 13, NIRSA will be joining the American College Health Association (ACHA) and other leaders in the field of student health and wellbeing for the inaugural ACHA Mental Health Symposium. The symposium will
The need to create a culture of integrated wellness is emerging on college campuses as both a new concept and a re-imagining of traditional recreation offerings. Leading facilities often encompass preventive as well as reactive