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ETSU Athletics' AATF presents seminar by Social Norms expert Dr. Wesley Perkins

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

           JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (Jan. 25, 2005) - The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and its Alcohol Awareness Task Force is pleased to present a special Social Norms seminar presented by Dr. Wesley Perkins on Friday, Jan. 28.

 

            Perkins, the nation's renowned expert on social norms marketing programs, will present his seminar from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Center for Physical Activity on the ETSU campus. Dr. Perkins is considered the foremost authority on social norms and brings a wealth of knowledge and research to bear on the problems associated with alcohol such as underage drinking, binge drinking, and drinking and driving. ETSU's Alcohol Awareness Task Force is pleased to provide this seminar to campus, community and statewide organizations with the hope that progress can be made in the area of high risk drinking behaviors.

 

            To attend the Jan. 28th seminar free of charge, please e-mail your request to Barbie Breedlove, Associate Athletics Director and Chairperson of the Alcohol Awareness Task Force at breedlov@etsu.edu. Spots will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis until capacity is reached. You may also contact Ms. Breedlove at 423-439-4343. See attached information for complete schedule of events.