no-alcohol policy gets MADD award
no-alcohol policy for residence halls received the Top DWI Educator
Award from the Tri-County Chapter of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk
Driving) last fall. RIT's "commitment to excellence in education"
qualified the institution for the award.
"Many RIT students
are grateful to you for your perseverance in the face of what
they tell us was some harsh campus criticism. They feel that
RIT is a better place to study and grow thanks to your commitment,"
said local MADD President Frank Musolino to President Simone
upon notification of the award.
approved the student drug and alcohol policy in February 1998.
The policy prohibits alcohol consumption in all residence halls.