The grant will be used to support Albright College’s ongoing efforts to address underage drinking and promote responsible drinking by those of legal drinking age.
Albright College was selected as the recipient of a 2022-2024 Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Grant for Reduction of Underage Drinking and Hazardous Drinking in the amount of $36,950.
Pennsylvania Liquor Control CommissionThe Bureau of Alcohol Education strives to reduce and prevent hazardous and underage drinking through partnerships with schools, community groups, and licensees.
Albright’s grant will be used to support the college’s ongoing efforts to address underage drinking and promote responsible drinking by those of legal drinking age.
In addition to education campaigns on the short and long-term risks of excessive alcohol consumption, the project will build on successful interactive activities and training programs focused on reducing alcohol consumption. among minors. Alcohol awareness training for campus influencers will be provided to resident assistants and campus student leaders representing Greek life, student organizations, and athletics.
Interactive campus activities that help students understand the physical impact of alcohol on coordination and safety include Drunk Buster Pedal Cars and Fatal Vision Drunk Goggles. Non-alcoholic social and recreational events coordinated by grant-funded resource officers also include alcohol awareness quizzes and stress therapy dogs.
Named one of the best national colleges by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, Albright College (founded in 1856) is home to a diverse community of learners who cultivate integrity, curiosity, connection and resilience. Through learning experiences that engage a student’s creative and innovative abilities across all disciplines, both inside and outside the classroom, an education at Albright College ensures that every student learns to engage with the world, to understand the world and is ready to make an impact in a rapidly changing world. Located in Reading, Pennsylvania, Albright serves undergraduates, adult learners, and graduate students.