National speaker to discuss alcohol and drug prevention

April 22, 2003

A conference about the success, failures, challenges and what is working on college campuses in preventing alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse (ATOD) will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Monday, May 19 at the HUB-Robeson Center. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. The first 200 participants will receive free admission, and subsequent registrants will be charged $15. The keynote speaker is Beth DeRicco, associate director for the National Higher Education Center for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention. She will discuss integrating proven and promising practices into campus ATOD initiatives and how to use evaluation as a planning tool. The conference is sponsored by the Commission for the Prevention of Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse, with support from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The deadline for registration is Monday, May 5.
For more information, visit http://www.sa.psu.edu/uhstest/cpatoda/

Last Updated March 19, 2009