All posts by Bobby Dyer

  • ‘Cool Products’ of NIRSA 2018

    With NIRSA 2018 in the books, use this “Cool Products” guide for a peek at the equipment, services and products you may have missed. Aacer...

  • Developing Group X: Implementation

    As campus recreation evolves into an encompassing exercise experience for students, the popularity of Group X classes is growing. In order to keep meeting the...

  • Time for an Upgrade

    They call it the Loveliest Village on the Plains for a reason. Tucked away along the eastern border of the state of Alabama, two hours...

  • 12 Tips for Preparing Your Upcoming Budget

    Programming, marketing and facility management are all critical components of campus recreation, but it costs money to execute most anything. “Budget planning is a balance...

  • Making A Splash

    If you’re having trouble maintaining strong participation in aquatics, it might be time to look beyond your usual programming. Hosting a special, once-a-year event is...

  • Equipped to Change

    Staying relevant necessitates staying on top of current trends in fitness. Since the needs of college students are constantly changing, it’s up to campus rec...

  • Officially Official

    Finding the right people to officiate intramurals may seem tough, especially if you’re establishing a new program. Participants can get a bit competitive in the...

  • The Art of Highlighting Fitness Programs

    Simply offering specialized fitness programs like Group X or personal training isn’t enough — you have to generate interest in your students to participate. Doing...

  • One-Day Tournaments Offer Easy, Effective Student Engagement

    Getting rewarded for hard work is extremely satisfying. But in the spirit of working smarter instead of harder, it’s also satisfying to find a simple,...

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

    University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama  MISSION STATEMENT The Department of Campus Recreation strives to enhance transformational learning and the quality of life for...