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10-14-2015

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.

Front row (left to right): Vice President for Student Affairs and International Relations Kathryn Johnson, Stephanie Jump, Cynthia Andrade, Theresa Paul, Annie Helfgott, Josie Lydick and Amy Hudgins. Middle row: Counselor John Shumway, Anthony Taro, Michael Rohan, Ian Spurr, Paul Lakatos, Gregg Steiner, Eric Blakely and Patrick Salerno. Back row: James Toolen, Dan Slowick, Christopher Grzymala, Bryon Cary, Chris Stead, Evan Murray and Adam Liebold.The week’s many events at Clarkson take place from October 20-24 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 University fraternities and sororities Delta Zeta, Theta Phi Alpha, Kappa Delta Chi, Zeta Nu, Phi Kappa Sigma, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Tau Epsilon Phi, Delta Upsilon, Alpha Chi Rho, Sigma Phi Epsilon and Sigma Chi. Front row (left to right): Vice President for Student Affairs and International Relations Kathryn Johnson, Stephanie Jump, Cynthia Andrade, Theresa Paul, Annie Helfgott, Josie Lydick and Amy Hudgins. Middle row: Counselor John Shumway, Anthony Taro, Michael Rohan, Ian Spurr, Paul Lakatos, Gregg Steiner, Eric Blakely and Patrick Salerno. Back row: James Toolen, Dan Slowick, Christopher Grzymala, Bryon Cary, Chris Stead, Evan Murray and Adam Liebold.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/alcohol-awareness-2015.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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