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Building Strong Contractual Partnerships (2018 NIRSA Annual Conference) - View PDF
Kristin Gibson, JMU, Associate Director for UREC Services
Steven Bobbitt, JMU, Associate Director for Programming

All Along the Watchtower: Developing a Program Monitoring System (2018 NIRSA Annual Conference) - View PDF
Steven Bobbitt, JMU, Associate Director for Programming
Arnaud Mensah Etsi, JMU, Graduate Student

The Customer Experience Expedition: A Service Ethic Trail Map (2018 NIRSA Annual Conference) - View PDF
Erica Foltz, JMU, Assistant Director for Member Services
Kristin Gibson, JMU, Associate Director for UREC Services
Christian Miller, JMU, Graduate Assistant for Member Services

Play with Purpose (Keynote at 2018 Virginia Adventure Education Conference) - View PDF
Sasha Griffith, JMU, Coordinator of Adventure & TEAM Programs

Why Your Summer Camp Program Needs to Implement a Counselor In Training Program (2017 NIRSA Region II Conference) - View PDF
Nora Osei JMU, Graduate Assistant, Sport Clubs and Youth Programs

Gen Z Does Campus Recreation (2017 NIRSA Region II Conference) - View PDF
Steven Bobbitt, JMU, Associate Director for Programming 

Students See, Students Do
(2017 VRSA State Workshop and 2017 NIRSA Region II Conference) - View PDF
Dan Payne, JMU Assistant Director for Intramural Sports and Inclusive Recreation
Nora Osei, JMU, Graduate Assistant for Sport Clubs and Youth Programs
Katy Morgan, JMU, Student Fitness Instructor, Group Exercise Instructor, and Event Operations Specialist

Low Prop-No Prop Games (2017 VRSA State Workshop) - View PDF
Nora Osei JMU, Graduate Assistant, Sport Clubs and Youth Programs
Neil Marrin, JMU, Professor and Assistant Director, Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management

The Quest for Purpose: Using Your Values to Find Your Fit in the Workplace (2017 VRSA State Workshop) - View PDF
Christian Miller, JMU,  Graduate Assistant for Member Services
Amy Ross, JMU, Operations Supervisor

The UREC 96ers: A Successful Young Alumni Fundraising Campaign (2017 NIRSA Annual Conference) - View PDF
Kristin Gibson, Associate Director for UREC Services, JMU
Bob Golson, Associate Director for Facilities and Operations, JMU
Ben Vucic, Development Officer, JMU

Collaborative Programming: IDeas for Increasing Diversity in Your Program (AORE 2017 Annual Conference) - View PDF
Guy DeBrun, JMU, Assistant Director for Adventure and TEAM Programs
Sasha Griffith, JMU, Coordinator of Adventure and TEAM Programs
Malik Holmes, JMU, Undergraduate Student Employee

Kicking Career Steps: Preparing for Your Next Adventure (AORE 2017 Annual Conference) - View PDF
Steven Bobbitt, JMU, Associate Director for Programming

Breaking the Ice: An interactive Workshop for Facilitators and Trip Leaders (2017 AORE National Conference)
Sasha Griffith, JMU, Coordinator of Adventure & TEAM Programs
Roger Greer, CCPRC, Outdoor Recreation Challenge Course Coordinator

Online Training/Program Assessment: A Discussion (2016 ACCT International Conference) - View PDF
Sasha Griffith, JMU, Coordinator of Adventure & TEAM Programs

The Emotionally Intelligent Team (2015 NIRSA Annual Conference) View PDF
Heather Gately, GA for Facility Services, James Madison University
Sarah Sheppard, GA for Fitness & Nutrition, James Madison University

The Power of Positively Reframing Your Language (Southeast Collegiate Fitness Expo 2015) View PDF
Amanda Saccone, GA for Group Fitness and Wellness, James Madison University
Sarah Sheppard, GA for Fitness and Nutrition, James Madison University

Training Evolution…! The First Step in Preparing Your Students for Success (2014 Region II Conference) View PDF
Aaron Combs, Assistant Director for Intramural Sports and Special Events, combsad@jmu.edu

Come fill your CANVAS: Online Training (AORE National Conference 2014) View PDF
Guy deBrun, Assistant Director for Adventure and TEAM Programs, debrungb@jmu.edu
Sasha Griffith, Coordinator of Adventure and TEAM Programs

Adventure Program Assessment Strategies and Techniques (AORE Invited Speaker 2014) View PDF
Steve Bobbit, Associate Director for Programming, bobbitsr@jmu.edu

Kicking Career Steps: Preparing for Your Next Adventure (AORE Invited Speaker 2014) View PDF
Steve Bobbit, Associate Director for Programming, bobbitsr@jmu.edu

The Value of Play and the Needs of Your Campus (NIRSA National Conference 2014) View PDF
Steve Bobbitt, Associate Director for Programming, bobbitsr@jmu.edu
Todd Bauch, Associate Director of Operations, Portland State University

Creating a Culture of Fun in Your Campus Recreation Department (NIRSA National Conference 2014) View PDF
Steve Bobbitt, Associate Director for Programming, bobbitsr@jmu.edu
Dr. Andy Gillentine, Associate Dean, College of Hospitality, Retail & Sport Management, University of South Carolina - Columbia
Rhonda DuBord, Associate Director Department of Wellness and Recreation, University of Miami (FL)

Generation Z - Connecting with the Next Generation of College Students (NIRSA National Conference 2013) View PDF
Kristin Gibson, Assistant Director for Marketing & Technology, JMU Recreation, gibsonkj@jmu.edu
Kyle Cance, Washington State University
Jennifer Santos, University of California Berkley 

Intramural Supervisors… How Good Are The Calls They Make? (2013 NIRSA National Conference) View PDF
Aaron Combs, Assistant Director for Intramural Sports and Special Events, combsad@jmu.edu
Kelli Rockwell - Coordinator
Jason Darby – GA

Who Are You in the Dark? Exploring a Plan for Ethical Decision Making (NIRSA National Conference 2013) View PDF
Steve Bobbitt, Associate Director for Programming,  JMU Recreation,  bobbitsr@jmu.edu
Rhonda DuBord, University of Miami

University Park (NIRSA Facilities Institute 2012) View PDF
Bob Golson Associate Director for Facilities & Operations, JMU Recreation, golsonrm@jmu.edu
John Jennings Vanasse, Hangen & Brustlin, Inc (VHB)

“Make It So.” The Role of the Assistant/Associate Director (2011) View PDF
Steve Bobbitt, Associate Director for Programming,  JMU Recreation,  bobbitsr@jmu.edu
Todd Bauch, Associate Director of Operations, Portland State University

Effective Planning with Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Evaluation (2010) View PDF
Steve Bobbitt, Associate Director for Programming, JMU Recreation, bobbitsr@jmu.edu
Drew Salvador, Former Graduate Assistant, JMU Recreation

Outdoor Guide to the Shenandoah Valley (2009) View PDF
Steve Bobbitt, Associate Director for Programming, JMU Recreation,  bobbitsr@jmu.edu

Putting Student Development Theory Into Practice (2007) - View PDF
Steve Bobbitt, Associate Director for Programming, JMU Recreation, bobbitsr@jmu.edu
Lorie Miller, Senior Assistant Director for Member Services, JMU Recreation, millerla@jmu.edu

A.O.R.E. Invited Speaker: Kicking Career Steps: Preparing for Your Next Adventure (2014)
Steve Bobbitt, Associate Director for Programming,  JMU Recreation,  bobbitsr@jmu.edu

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