Long Branch, NJ (April 15, 2012): The Communication department at Monmouth University sponsored the 16th annual New Jersey Communication Association (NJCA) annual conference on April 14, 2012. The event included four panel sessions, a business meeting as well as awards that took place throughout the day.
One of the panels was focused on the “RU SURE” campaign, at Rutger’s University, against alcohol abuse had many great points especially for college students. The panel was presented during the third session, and provided a lot of information regarding underage drinking and Rutger’s initiative to work against alcohol abuse by college students. The student filled panel focused on the campaign that has even gotten national recognition from the Department of Education for its success against an issue that is so prevalent on college campuses. They group of organizations in “RU SURE” also work to teach students how they can regret decisions they make while under the influence of alcohol, a side effect many do not think about.
The New Jersey Communication Association works to promote, sustain and recognize excellence in communication scholarship, research and application as well as to provide a network for fellowship, contacts and professional opportunities for those practicing communication within the state of New Jersey.