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Phone: 307-766-2187

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AWARE Program

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

341 Knight Hall

1000 E. University Avenue

Department 3708

Laramie, , WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2187

TeleType: 307-766-2187

Fax: 307-766-3412

Email: aware@uwyo.edu

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Wyoming Remember the 8 Overview

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Wyoming Remember the 8

A Collaboration led by Wyoming’s First Lady Carol Mead with the

Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW) and the UW AWARE Program

 

In 2001, eight University of Wyoming student athletes tragically lost their lives when their vehicle was struck by a drunk driver.  To honor the memory of these students, an alcohol awareness endowment has been established through the UW Foundation, a 501c3.  In November 2013, First Lady Carol Mead will lead a team of marathon runners in the ING New York City Marathon.  Each runner will raise $3,000 to be donated to the Wyoming Remember the 8 endowment.  These funds will be disseminated through competitive mini-grants to support students and student organizations from the University of Wyoming, Wyoming community colleges, and Wyoming high schools in taking leadership roles to prevent the misuse of alcohol among high school and college students.

The Program

Funds from the Wyoming Remember the 8 endowment will go toward supporting programs for the prevention of alcohol abuse among high school and college students.  Mini-grants will be awarded on a competitive basis.  Those eligible to apply include individual students and student organizations from the University of Wyoming, community colleges, and Wyoming high schools that are taking leadership roles to prevent the misuse of alcohol among high school and college students.  Eligible projects include alcohol education programs, events, and student research projects. 

Grants will support events or programs that are alcohol-free, have an educational component, and are aligned with the mission of the University of Wyoming A-Team, a program that aims “to develop, recommend, and assess best practices in policy, prevention/intervention, and enforcement to reduce underage drinking and excessive alcohol use.”  Proposals will also be accepted for student research projects that aim to understand, develop, and/or test solutions to high school and college alcohol abuse.

Supporting Partners:

First Lady Carol Mead

ASUW President Brett Kahler

UW Foundation John Stark

UW President’s Office, Mike Massie

UW Alcohol, Wellness Alternatives, Research, & Education (AWARE) Program Coordinator Lena Newlin

UW Student Affairs, Sara Axelson, Kim Shannon

UW Athletics, Tom Burman, Kevin McKinney

University Public Relations, Chad Baldwin


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