All posts by Heather Hartmann

  • What’s App at Mizzou Rec

    As of July 2015, Statista.com reported that 1.5 million apps are available in Apple’s App Store. And the variety of those apps is astounding. In...

  • Tapping Into Trends

    Twitter knows it. So does Facebook. That’s why both platforms offer a trending feed. However, if your intramural department implemented every trend in sports and...

  • The Secret Behind Academic Diving

    Tec Clark had just joined Nova Southeastern University’s campus recreation team when the school’s president came to him for a refresher course on scuba diving....

  • How to Build a Challenge Course

    Enrich the overall education experience. That’s the goal of the Department of Campus Recreational Services at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. Adding the challenge...

  • Pursuit of the Outdoors

    For over 20 years, Florida State University’s Outdoor Pursuits program has been going strong. From backpacking to paddling along the river, the trips can be...

  • Battling it Out

    The game Battleship has evolved from a board and players yelling out “D-7” to life-size canoes, paddles and buckets of water. In 2013, the University...

  • Instructor Training Course is Two for One

    The instructor training course at the University of Minnesota’s Recreation and Wellness center isn’t an end-all be-all. Instead, it’s a prep course and a chance for...

  • Talking Tech with Colorado State

    The communications manager of campus recreation at Colorado State University, discusses the use of technology in the rec center and why other universities should take...

  • Canyoneering Program Offers Uniqueness

    Forty feet. That’s how far students will repel on the University of Arizona’s Salome Jug cayoneering trip. Winding through a granite slot canyon complete with...

  • How to Succeed at Facility Updates

    In 1990, Central Michigan University students were playing basketball, volleyball and racquetball on new wood courts in the campus’ recreational facility. In 2009, students were...

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