Wayne State College
Student Center, Rm. 103
1111 Main St.
Wayne, NE 68787
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January 22, 2004
Toward Responsible Use of Substance Today (TRUST) Coalition
January 22, 2004 at 3:30 p.m., Cottonwood Room
Members present: Dan Baddorf, KTCH; Lin Brummels,
Counseling Center; Jenny Hoffman, Social Environmental Committee;
Bruce Hokel, Wayne Police Department; Amber Johnson, SACC;
Jason Karsky, Criminal Justice; Jacey Kuck, SACC; Kathy
Mohlfeld, Counseling Center; Jason Mrsny, Security; Troy
Reynolds, Ministerial Association; Bill Triick, Wayne Chamber
of Commerce; Ron Vick, Counseling Center; Deb Weber, Counseling
Center; Lance Webster, Wayne Police Department; Keith Willis,
Department of Counseling.
The TRUST Coalition flyer was distributed which provides
information about the group.
Providence Medical Center will educate local schools about
the dangers of drinking and driving; distributed a flyer
called Emergency Nurses CARE (ENCARE). They will present
a slide show with personalized stories by Providence Medical
Center staff and community members. You may contact Laura
Gamble or Jodi Thompson regarding the slide show. The first
presentation will be Wednesday, February 4, 2004 at 4:00
p.m. in the Education Room at Providence Medical Center.
2004 NCAA CHOICES Grant application (alcohol issues
- Due date for the grant is February 13, 2004; will
be notified by April 16, 2004.
- Grant is for $30,000 over a 3-year period.
- Professionals-In-Residence (PIR) program at Betty
Ford Center in California. Curt Frye would attend.
- Start Safe Ride Program; Wayne State College will
fully fund by spring 2006.
- Advertise the TRUST Coalition; Safe Ride Program;
Counseling Center alcohol education, prevention and
treatment services; and social activities in the Wayne
- Start a Certified Peer Educator class, 2 credit
hours. Karen Granberg and Michelle Meyer will teach
the class. It will target SAAC, RA's, Tutors, Ambassadors,
Navigators, and Multicultural Leadership awardees.
It will be a general elective, open to all students,
and limited to 20 students. The class will be fully
funded by spring 2007.
- Required to include evaluation costs
Updates from Workgroups/Committees:
Education & Information Report:
- The group has not met since the meeting in December.
- Finished handout for new students this summer.
- Keith Willis would like students to speak up about
positive experiences they had regarding drinking
(always hear about the negative).
- The next meeting will be Thursday, January 29,
2004 at 8:30 a.m. in the Bluestem Room.
Policy & Enforcement Report:
- Safe Ride Program - Curt Frye will have money
available for a pilot run this semester.
- Discussion regarding a bus to use for the program.
School Bus Company has a 60-passenger bus. Will
talk to Curt Frye again about using the Shuttle
Bus (college pays for two-thirds of it). Bill Triick
mentioned Arrow Stage Line in Norfolk as a contact.
The bus is needed for Thursday night from 9:00 p.m.-2:00
a.m. Would like to do a trial run at the end of
Social Environment Report:
- Group met once since the semester began.
- Flyers are being distributed twice a month that
list social events in and around Wayne.
- Put copies of the flyer in all the dorm rooms;
the grant application will fund.
Neighborhood Relations Report:
- Next meeting: Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 3:30
p.m., Counseling Center Group Room, Student Center,
- Distributed flyer regarding three NU Directions
speakers from UNL who will be in Wayne on Wednesday,
March 3, 2004 to talk about how they started their
Responsible Hospitality Council (RHC).
- Goal: Offer local retailers proven practices that
will reduce alcohol-related problems while promoting
a profitable business.
- Each speaker will do their presentation 4 times.
They will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the City
Auditorium and from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Frey Conference
Suite in the Student Center.
- The President's office agreed to send out invitations
to businesses explaining our rationale for bringing
these speakers to Wayne and note some of the benefits
the RHC has brought to Lincoln.
- Kathy Mohlfeld has a list of 39 classes who will
be invited to attend. Information will be advertised
in the Bulletin, Stater News Brief, KTCH Newsgram
and also posted in campus buildings. The presentations
will be given to 9 community groups.
- The Wayne Chamber of Commerce will provide refreshments
at the RHC presentation held at the auditorium.
The Chamber also included an article in their newsletter
and included a flyer in the mailing (285 copies).
Next meeting will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2004
at 3:30 p.m. in the Cottonwood Room.
Please contact Kathy Mohlfeld at the Counseling Center
at 375-7321 if you have any suggestions or concerns
for the TRUST Coalition.
Ron Vick, MA, LPC
Counselor / Academic Advisor
Int'l Student Advisor