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Syracuse University hosts New York workshop of national recreation association
Syracuse University hosts New York workshop of national recreation associationJune 28, 2006Matthew R. Snydermrsnyder@syr.edu
Today, June 28, the Department of Recreation Services at Syracuse University is hosting the 2006 New York State Workshop for the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). The event takes place at the Schine Student Center from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with a keynote speech by Jeanne S. Steffes, SU associate vice president for student affairs and two-time president of the Association of College Personnel Administrators-College Student Educators International (ACPA).
Steffes’ talk focuses on the publication “Learning Reconsidered 2,” published this year by seven leading student affairs and related higher education professional associations as a blueprint for the college student experience. She will discuss the publication’s meaning and applications within the field of collegiate recreation.
NIRSA is the leading resource for professional and student development, education and research in collegiate recreational sports. It was established in 1950. Headquartered in Corvallis, Ore., NIRSA includes nearly 4,000 members worldwide, who serve an estimated 5.5 million students who regularly participate in campus recreational sports programs.