The following awards will be presented at the 2014 California Higher Education Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs Educational Conference, held at California State University Channel Islands on April 3 and 4, 2014. Please note that the awards nomination process is now closed. The theme of this year’s conference is:

"Forecasting the Future: Intervention Today, Prevention Tomorrow"

 

Awards Categories

Student Leadership Award

The Student Leadership Award honors students who have been effective leaders in alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention on their campuses. Recipients will have demonstrated a commitment to working with faculty and staff to enhance programming, creativity in addressing a variety of alcohol, tobacco and other drug-related issues, and commitment to working with other students to positively shape the campus experience as it relates to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. One student from the CSU and one from another college or university will be recognized with this award.

Student Club or Organization Award

The Student Club or Organization Award honors a student organization or club that is committed to educating others on the effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in an effort to create a healthier campus environment. The recipient organization will have demonstrated dedication and creativity in their educational efforts.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Champion Award

The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Champion Award honors an administrator, faculty or staff person who has served as a “champion” for alcohol, tobacco and other drugs on their campus, in their community or in their organization. An example of a Champion is someone who has forged ahead even through times of difficulty or controversy; created dynamic and solid partnerships that led to exemplary programming; or provided outstanding leadership for comprehensive alcohol and other drug prevention programs.

Violence Prevention Champion Award

The Violence Prevention Champion Award honors an administrator, faculty or staff person who has served as a “champion” for violence prevention initiatives on their campus, in their community or in their organization. An example of a Champion is someone who has forged ahead even through times of difficulty or controversy; created dynamic and solid partnerships that led to exemplary programming; or provided outstanding leadership for comprehensive violence prevention programs.

Peer Education Advisor Award

The Peer Education Advisor Award honors a faculty or staff person who has served as an advisor to one or more peer education programs at their institution related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. The recipient will have advised a group for a minimum of two years. Consideration will be given to those championing evidence-based programs.

Chancellor's Award

The Chancellor's Award honors a CSU administrator, faculty or staff person who has exhibited a commitment to furthering alcohol, tobacco and other drug initiatives on a California State University campus or within the CSU System.