Frostburg State University’s BURG Peer Education Network has been honored with the Outstanding Program of the Year and the First Annual Spirit Award at the Regional BACCHUS Conference in Williamsburg Va.
BURG is one of some 900 affiliates of the BACCHUS & GAMMA Peer Education Network, an international association of college and university-based peer education programs focusing on alcohol abuse prevention and other related student health safety issues.
The newly formed peer theater group, Symbiotes, performed during the awards luncheon. BURG advisor Don Wogger presented a program that addressed the key ingredients to effective peer education.
For more information about BURG, contact the FSU S.A.F.E. Office at (301) 687-7692. For information on AIDS Peer Educators, contact Brady Health at (301) 687-7529. To learn more about BACCHUS and GAMMA, visit their Web site at www.bacchusgamma.org.
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