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Top 5 Ways to Kick Off the Fall Semester

We’ve all been there. It’s the first week of school, and everyone is reconnecting after being gone over the summer break, or new students are trying to make new friends within a new community. Whether you’re considering a new student organization, fraternity/sorority recruitment, a sports team, or even just wanting to make new friends, here are […]

Safe Spring Breakers Guide

Don’t be a travel n00b. Here are a few quick things every spring breaker can do to ease the headache that traveling can cause. If you are traveling to a U.S. destination, hang up your car keys the minute you arrive. Take Uber or Lyft the entire week. Not only are you ensuring that no […]

Tolerance: Know your limits

The Fall term on a college campus offers so many memorable and traditional events. From Homecoming to fraternity/sorority recruitment to welcoming new students to campus – Fall seems to have a certain nostalgia associated with it. When I think of the Fall term I’m reminded of two alcohol/other drug related aspects. Students may find they’ve […]

Real talk. Real answers.

Looking for a alcohol and drug abuse prevention speaker that hits all the issues, but doesn’t insult your students’ intelligence? New speaker Bobby Gordon’s non-threatening, intelligent, and realistic approach meets students where they are. College alcohol and drug abuse is a real issue, as students are faced with pressure from peers to fit in, coping […]

DUI: A powerful lesson

Mark Sterner is not only one of the most impactful speakers with CAMPUSPEAK, but on college campuses nationwide, as well. He has spoke to over 2 million college students about the consequences of drinking and driving–leaving them with his unforgettable story. Mark and four of his best friends, and fraternity brothers, decided that the least […]

DUI: A powerful lesson

Mark Sterner is not only one of the most impactful speakers with CAMPUSPEAK, but on college campuses nationwide, as well. He has spoke to over 2 million college students about the consequences of drinking and driving – leaving them with his unforgettable story. Mark and four of his best friends, and fraternity brothers, decided that […]

DUI: A powerful story

Just three months before graduation, Mark Sterner and four of his best friends headed to Spring Break. On the final night, they decided the least drunk would drive home. The next morning, three of the men were dead, and Mark was lying in a hospital bed critically injured and facing three counts of DUI manslaughter. […]

What’s the harm in one more drink?

by Jake Byczkowski When asked to sum up my program in a single sentence, a friend of mine posed the following question: “What’s the harm in one more drink?” This question has been on my mind ever since. A part of me feels it’s a question that should never be asked, that it’s something we […]

The designated driver

The designated driver (DD), in it’s intended role, is the individual abstaining from alcohol while they’re in charge of getting themselves and/or others home safely. This is the the standard DD role. Mark Sterner knows all too well how that is not always the case, especially on college campuses. During spring break of his senior […]

Alcohol Awareness Must Reach Every Student

“Students are coming to college with a great deal more knowledge and direct experience with alcohol than previous generations,” said MARK STERNER. He has spoken to more than two million students in the last decade, and he has noticed a difference. “Today’s students have been sheltered less from the positives and negatives of alcohol,” he […]