Mission Statement and Statement of Purpose

Mission Statement

As a nationally recognized and certified student organization, the BURG Peer Education Network’s mission is to provide leadership preparation and volunteerism through experiential learning and education. Our comprehensive prevention approach includes evidence based researched educational programming, late night recreational events, bystander care intervention strategies, and social media outreach initiatives encouraging FSU students to make healthy choices and live active lifestyles. The network fosters a spirit of collaboration which creates a culturally enriched campus community. By embracing positive change, this proactive group of student advocates are instrumental in promoting wellness, inclusion, and leadership resulting in FSU students becoming more informed and productive members of society.

Statement of Purpose

The BURG Peer Education Network of Frostburg State University is committed to:

  • Enhancing a safe and drug free campus environment
  • Empowering behavioral change within the university community
  • Upholding characteristics of respect and compassion
  • Maintaining collaboration with other organizations
  • Challenging others to emulate enriched leadership qualities


BURG Peer Education Network

S.A.F.E. Office in Pullen Hall, Room 109
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532

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email icon BURGPeerEdNetwork@gmail.com

Don Swogger
Director of Substance Abuse | S.A.F.E. Office

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