FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University’s Counseling and Testing Center will hold a conference Oct. 18-19 in recognition of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
The free conference, “Kaleidoscope of Change: Patterns in Prevention,” is open to FMU students, as well as faculty and staff.
The conference will begin on Friday, Oct. 18, with registration at 4:30 p.m. and dinner and a speaker from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Smith University Center commons area.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by concurrent workshop sessions from 10 to 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. A luncheon with entertainment will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
“The purpose of the conference is to educate students about the dangers of alcohol and show them that there are ways to have fun without using alcohol,” said Yulaundra Heyward, assistant director of FMU’s Counseling and Testing Center.
The conference is sponsored by the FMU Counseling and Testing Center, Circle Park Prevention Services, the Florence County Coalition for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention, and the EUDL Task Force.
For more information, contact Heyward at 843-673-9707.
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