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Frostburg State University

 

Frostburg State University in the Press

Frostburg State University A Syracuse University alumnus’ battle to reform a hard-partying school-4/6/16 ““I’m not on a crusade against alcohol. I just don’t want you to die, and I don’t want your life to be ruined. I want your degree (from Frostburg) to mean something.””
Frostburg State University Campus drinking: How a party school sobered up-5/3/15 In lieu of one "perfect answer,'' Gibralter has found many. Among them:  • Campus police patrol off-campus student neighborhoods, and the school gives the city money to hire and train its officers.  • A student who's arrested or cited by city police also faces university discipline, and the incident is reported to parents.  • Friday classes are scheduled to curtail Thursday night revelry.   • "Dry'' programs — crafts, magicians, sober karaoke — are offered on weekends.  • Freshmen must pass an online alcohol education course, with in-person counseling for those seemingly at risk.  • The school pays to train local bar employees and student group leaders on how to deal with drunks and alcohol-fueled confrontations
Frostburg State University College Parties, Minus the Beer Binges  Various campus have regular alcohol-free events as an alternative to unavoidable exposure to drinking.  “Frostburg has posted a 27% decrease in binge drinking among students in the past 10 years.”
Frostburg State University Activities Key to Cutting College Binge Drinking-3/7/11 Survey data show notable drops in student binge drinking at several colleges and universities----Frostburg State University in Maryland saw binge drinking plummet 27% over the past decade.
Frostburg State University Drinking collaborative establishes guidelines-7/8/11 Representatives from 32 colleges and universities meet in the newly formed Collaborative on High-Risk Drinking, including Duke University ---- More information on the Learning Collaborative at  http://www.nchip.org/
 

Recent Alcohol-Related Tragedies involving Frostburg State University Students

John Allan Pickett, Jr, February 24, 2006, Frostburg State University                         How and why? Asphyxiated after vomiting while intoxicated. He was found unconscious in the off-campus house he shared with other students.
 
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