The focus of the SMART campus coalition is to mobilize and organize the campus and community as catalysts for change on Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug issues on campus and in the surrounding community. The SMART coalition will work in partnership to identifying needs, educate the community, mobilizing resources, promoting collaborations and advocate for sound and responsible policy.
Some of this year's strategies have included:
- Development of a education materials on college alcohol abuse,
- Participation in Hazing Prevention;
- Implementation of a needs assessment survey for the campus;
- Student focus groups regarding alcohol and drug issues;
- Participation in student activities fair;
- Hosted the "Those Who Host Lose the Most" annual campaign;
- Provided alcohol-free alternative enertainment on campus during Alcohol Awareness Month;
- Training and Student seminar with international lecturer Michael Nerney.
The SMART coalition continues to develop and implement strategies to address the ongoing concern of Alcohol and Drug use among students.