All posts by Heather Hartmann

  • Diving Deep into Leadership

    The lifeguard-training program at the University of Houston has gone through a lot of changes over the years. Rachel O’Mara, the assistant director of aquatics,...

  • 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...

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