Awards & Recognition
ABOUT THE AWARD
Every year, a number of programs and individuals are highlighted for their accomplishments at the annual CSU Statewide Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Conference. Learn more about the awards and outstanding recipients.
ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND OTHER DRUGS CHAMPION
Honors an administrator, faculty, or staff person who has served as a "champion" for alcohol, tobacco and other drug initiatives on their campus or in their community or 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.
Recognizes a CSU staff, faculty or administrator who has exhibited a commitment to furthering alcohol, tobacco and other drug initiatives on a CSU campus or within the CSU system.
PEER EDUCATION ADVISOR AWARD
Honors the hard work and dedication of a faculty or staff person who serves as an advisor to one or more peer education programs at their institution related to alcohol, tobacco and other drug-related issues. Consideration will be given to those championing evidence-based programs as defined by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
STUDENT CLUB OR ORGANIZATION AWARD
Recognizes a student organization or club that is committed to educating others on the effects of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs in an effort to create a healthier campus environment.
STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD
Honors students who have been effective leaders in alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention on their campuses. The honorees have demonstrated a commitment to working with faculty and staff to enhance programming, creativity in addressing a variety of alcohol and other drug-related issues, and commit to working with other students to positively shape the campus experience.
VIOLENCE PREVENTION CHAMPION AWARD
Honors an administrator, faculty, or staff person who has served as a "champion" for violence prevention initiatives on their campus or in their community or organization.