AORE Partner News February 2015 - Page 3

And when it was time to decide on a group leader, everyone kicked at the dirt for a few uncomfortable moments until someone finally gave in. Sound familiar? Guilty. My standard contribution to this conversation is, “I can climb, but I’ll let you all pass me before the descent!” I’m going to hazard a guess that guys don’t regularly do this in the parking lot; in my experience, this is a chick thing. And at the time, it was comforting to my nervous, intimidated self. Maybe I wasn’t an imposter, after all. Maybe I wasn’t the only mountain biker who was actually sort of scared of rocks. Hey, I found my people! Click here to read the full blog. NIRSA News Join Us This March at the NIRSA 2015 Annual Conference in Grapevine, TX Make plans now to attend the 2015 NIRSA Annual Conference, March 30th through April 2nd, in Grapevine, Texas, just outside of Dallas. There will be plenty of opportunities to connect with your campus recreation colleagues during educational sessions, at the vendor expo, and at conference networking socials. Get details and registration information online at http://nirsa.net/nirsa2015/ About NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation NIRSA is a leader in higher education and the advocate for the advancement of recreation, sport, and wellness. As college and university students develop into future leaders, NIRSA members support their learning and growth by fostering lifelong habits of wellbeing. Since its foundation in 1950, NIRSA membership has grown to comprise nearly 4,500 dedicated professionals, students, and businesses, serving an estimated 8.1 million students annually. Press Release 1/22/15 CONTINUING THE STRATEGIC ALLIANCE BETWEEN THE ASSOCIATION FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION AND EDUCATION (AORE) AND NIRSA: LEADERS IN COLLEGIATE RECREATION AORE and NIRSA continue enhancing their strategic partnership to offer members of both organizations an expanded range of benefits and opportunities. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Association of Outdoor Recreation and