All posts by Heather Hartmann

  • Recreation’s Help in Surviving Finals

    Stress, sleep deprivation and illness during finals week is not optimal. So, North Carolina State University (NC State) decided to help its students survive. In...

  • Developing a Campus Rec Advisory Committee

    The Advisory Committee is a new addition to the realm of campus recreation at Penn State University in Pennsylvania. In the 2014-2015 school year, Penn...

  • Climbing to New Heights

    In 1975, the administration at the University of Washington decided they could no longer tolerate students climbing the buildings on campus. As a solution they...

  • A Student-Driven Process

    The Aggie Recreation Center at Utah State University is due to open November 2015, and perhaps one of the greatest aspects of the $30 million...

  • 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...