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10-16-2014

Alcohol Awareness is Focus of Events Next Week at Clarkson University

Clarkson University fraternities and sororities, along with other students, faculty and staff, are joining together in supporting the efforts of next week's National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week and encouraging open dialogue on the prevention of alcohol-related harm within their respective campus communities.

Above, signing the National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week proclamation are Clarkson fraternities and sororities Sigma Delta, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Upsilon, Sigma Chi, Kappa Delta Chi, Phi Sigma Sigma, Delta Zeta, Theta Phi Alpha, Omicron Pi Omicron, Phi Kappa Sigma, Tau Epsilon Phi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Chi Rho, and Zeta Nu, along with James Pittman (far left) executive director of counseling and health counseling services.The week’s many events at Clarkson take place from October 21-25 and include the Oksoberfest Bratwurst Feast & Tailgate Party, videos, and a beer-goggle course, where students can experience the effects of drunk driving in a simulated atmosphere. Information will also be available on alcohol & sexual assault, binge drinking, and moderation management.

For more information, call 315-268-2327.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

Photo caption: Above, signing the National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week proclamation are Clarkson fraternities and sororities Sigma Delta, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Upsilon, Sigma Chi, Kappa Delta Chi, Phi Sigma Sigma, Delta Zeta, Theta Phi Alpha, Omicron Pi Omicron, Phi Kappa Sigma, Tau Epsilon Phi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Chi Rho, and Zeta Nu, along with James Pittman (far left) executive director of counseling and health counseling services.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/alcohol-awareness-2014.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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