April 22 2008
The press conference will be held at 2:15 p.m. in Science 176.
The survey focuses upon community norms regarding alcohol and perception of the problem of underage drinking, said Thomas Steiger, professor of sociology and womenâ€™s studies. The survey was sponsored by the local Strategic Prevention Framework--State Incentive Grant to combat underage and binge drinking.
â€œThe survey is part of an effort to understand the â€˜epidemicâ€™ in Vigo County,â€ Steiger said.
Indiana State students collected the data and will be part of the presentation. Others involved with grant also will be in attendance.
Contact: Thomas Steiger, professor of sociology and womenâ€™s studies, Indiana State University, at 812-237-3426 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Writer: Jennifer Sicking, assistant director of media relations, Indiana State University, at 812-237-7972 or email@example.com
A press conference has been scheduled for Thursday (April 24) to release the findings of the Indiana State University-conducted Wabash Valley Quality of Life Survey.