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Johnson C. Smith University Events Promote Alcohol Awareness

Charlotte, N.C. (April 13, 2012) — In recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, Johnson C. Smith University is planning Operation Flag: DWI Display, a Drunk Driver Simulator exercise and hosting a motivational speaker on campus on April 16.

The Operation Flag DWI Display will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Flags will be posted leading from the university’s front gates on Beatties Ford Road along the outside of campus where they may be viewed until the end of the month.  Each flag represents 10 DWI charges. Students will also have an opportunity to participate in a drunk driver simulator exercise that day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the outdoor plaza (Block) on campus.

Motivational speaker Milton Creagh will give a free public lecture at 3:30 p.m. in Grimes Lounge on the JCSU Campus. Creagh is the former host of the National PBS series, “Parenting Works”, and also the author of “Nobody Wants Your Child,” a guide for parents who wish to teach their children to teach their children the principles of successful living.

Founded in 1867, Johnson C. Smith University is the premier independent urban liberal arts university located in the heart of Charlotte, N.C. It offers a progressive liberal arts curriculum with 26 fields of study to nearly 1,500 students. The University prepares students for success through excellent academic programs with a focus on servant leadership, civic engagement and global responsibility.          

Jennifer Gaskins
Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing


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