Wayne State College
Student Center, Rm. 103
1111 Main St.
Wayne, NE 68787
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March 24, 2004
Toward Responsible Use of Substances Today (TRUST) Coalition
March 24, 2004 at 3:30 p.m., Cottonwood Room
Present: Ashley Arndorfer, SAAC; Dan Baddorf, KTCH;
Lin Brummels, Counseling Center; Jason Karsky, Criminal
Justice Faculty; Kathy Mohlfeld, Counseling Center;
Monica Novak, SAAC; Bill Triick; Wayne Chamber of Commerce;
Ron Vick, GAMMA; Keith Willis, Counseling Faculty.
Providence Medical Center initiative to educate local schools
about dangers of drinking and driving, riding with a driver
who has been drinking and not wearing a seatbelt when in
a vehicle; Emergency Nurses CARE (EN CARE) slide show personalized
by stories of PMC staff and community members; first high
school presentation will be in Coleridge in March 26th and
in Laurel on April 1st.
TRUST Coalition information was available at the WSC
Wellness Fair this week.
Academic Quality Improvement Project review: TRUST Coalition
seen as an important project and the need is supported;
suggested that an assessment be completed regarding effectiveness.
Updates from Workgroups/Committees:
Education & Information Report:
- Next meeting-Thursday, April 15th at 8:15 a.m.
Contact Keith Willis at 375-7210 for more information.
- WSC student social norms flyer brochure completed
- The Social Norms survey might be repeated every
- RA training in the Fall on how to use Social Norms
stats with students
- Quiz Bowl Contest regarding myths vs. reality
of college drinking habits
- Connie Bargstadt of Student Health will have a
table set up during Freshman Orientation weekend
with TRUST Coalition information
Neighborhood Relations Report:
- Three NU Directions speakers were snowed out on
March 3rd. It has been rescheduled to Wednesday,
- Kathy will ask "The Stater" to do one
more story on the workshop, as the paper will come
out the day of the workshop.
- Presentations will be given about their Responsible
Hospitality Council (RHC).
- Goal: Offer local retailers proven practices that
will reduce alcohol-related problems while promoting
a profitable business.
- Bob Jergensen (P.O. Pears owner) is trying to
make contact with local bar owners to personally
invite them to the program.
- FORMAT CHANGE: It will be a panel presentation
followed by a question and answer session. This
will demonstrate group strength and also give each
perspective of benefits and lessons.
Policy & Enforcement Report:
- Safe Ride Program update: Lacey Schwochow and
Anne Willis, the new Student Senate President and
VP, met with Curt Frye, Interim President, regarding
their support of the Safe Ride program. Lacey and
several other senators also met with Main Street
Wayne regarding using the downtown shuttle for the
Safe Ride program. WSC pays $7,900 for operations
and advertisement of the shuttle and the City of
Wayne pays $5,000.
Social Environment Report:
- Flyers being distributed once a month.
Next Meeting: THURSDAY, April 15th, 2004 at 3:30 p.m.
in the Cottonwood Room of the Student Center
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed
citizens can change the world." ----Margaret Mead
Please contact 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