March-April 2019

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An Agent of Change

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN

Budgets and buildings must not be a barrier. The above statement was made by Mila Padgett during a NIRSA 2016 talk show panel. It stemmed from a turning point she…

Beneath the Surface

BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

With 800,000 square feet of space, as well as 72 acres of natural and artificial grass surfaces, there’s definitely a lot to think about when it comes to surfaces at…

More Than Just a Trend

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

Students are seeking more well-rounded lifestyles to achieve greater physical, mental and emotional states. To meet this increasing need among students, rec centers are making well-being programs and services a…

Lost and Found

THE COLLEGE AT BROCKPORT

When you look around your facility, the question isn’t who is there, but rather who isn’t? Jen Armbruster, the coordinator of inclusive rec and community service at Portland State University,…

Proactive Pools

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

While the game of Risk is that — simply a game — the concept of risk is not to be played with in aquatics. You need to be proactive when…

The Price is Right

SHUTTERSTOCK

Everyone likes to save money. Countless organizations across the country — including campus rec centers — dedicate meetings every year to determine the best ways to reduce costs and maximize…

Ask the Expert: Budgeting

THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO COLORADO SPRINGS

The expert advice to answer your most pressing questions. This month, Skyler Rorabaugh, the director of Campus Recreation at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, shares advice on budgeting.   First…

Thirsty Thursday

THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Nutrition education is an increasingly common offering in campus recreation. To help generate interest in healthy eating from its student population, the University of Rhode Island rec center created Thirsty…

How to Use the Powerful Recruiting Tool

SHUTTERSTOCK

Campus Rec and Wellness Centers (CRWC) continue to be an increasingly powerful recruiting tool. Students now expect to see clean, bright and well-equipped centers on their visitation tours. Each new…

Embrace the Virtual

SHUTTERSTOCK

Most collegiate recreation departments are committed to providing opportunities for every student on campus. However, achieving full participation is a monumental goal. Most recreation centers often attract about 75 percent of…

The Final Exam: Six Questions with Teri

WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY

The Final Exam is your chance to get advice and insights from experts in the industry. For the March/April issue, Campus Rec spoke with Teri L. Bladen, the director of campus recreation at Weber State…