If you haven’t had a chance to read this month’s cover story about the University of Cincinnati yet, one thing that is truly remarkable about the department is the team of professional staff. Five of the 15 professional staff started out as student staff. They had no intention of pursuing careers in Campus Recreation, but after spending time in the Campus Recreation Center and being exposed to the industry, they decided to stick around.
A few months ago, I had the opportunity to visit the University of Cincinnati Campus Recreation Center. I spoke with several members of the staff about their experience working at the CRC, with Kim Schmidt, the director of recreation, and what got them excited to come to work every day.
Here is a look at what they said!