Alcohol and Other Drugs Committee
The AOD Committee is a group of dedicated staff, faculty and students who share the common goal of helping Franklin Pierce University be safe and educated in relation to alcohol and drugs. This committee meets monthly to examine how alcohol and drugs are affecting our community, what can be done to educate the community regarding topics relating to alcohol and other drugs, implement educational opportunities and gather, share and disseminate resources that are important to keeping our community both safe and healthy.
21st Birthday Emails - Every first of the month, students turning 21 that month will receive an email offering alternative ways to celebrate their birthday without drinking along with tips to stay healthy if they do choose to celebrate with alcohol.
Trade in Your Vape Pen - Students can bring their vape pen or juul to Residence Life and receive one of the following in return: $10 worth of pub points, $10 worth of library café money, one day of parking in faculty/staff lots
Standard Drink Challenge - Students were challenged to see if they knew what a standard sized beer, wine glass, or shot are!
Drunk Goggles Test - Students will test to see if they can open a door and pass a sobriety test at certain BAC levels by wearing drunk goggles!
Halloween Happy Hour -Students will make Halloween-themed mocktails using Ritual’s Alcohol-Free Gin
Pre-Orientation Modules for Students
Compiled data from various on-campus and off-campus resources
Collected various resources for the University (DVDs, Books, etc.)
Facilitated social norms campaigns around campus to educate the community about alcohol and other drugs
Designed and ordered various marketing items to publicize the AOD Committee
Created the AOD website on Eraven
Designed and administered the bi-annual Franklin Pierce Substance Survey
Participated yearly in the Franklin Pierce University Health & Safety Fair
Participated yearly in the Franklin Pierce University Employee Benefits Fair
Planned and facilitated educational events around campus relating to alcohol and drugs
Developed and implemented a survey to administer to Faculty and Staff to gain perspective on ways alcohol and other drugs impact their positions
Created various educational materials / publications for the campus community
Alcohol and Other Drugs Committee - Franklin Pierce University
Counseling and Outreach-Education
Fact Sheet for New College Students and Parents (collegedrinkingprevention.gov)
Residence Life & Student Conduct and Community Standards
Library Resources from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Committee
Drug Free Schools and Communities Act
Reality Check - Addition Help Resource
Contact Student Conduct
Heather Ventresco Director of Residence Life and Community Standards
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.