Colorado State University - Pueblo sponsors Safety week activities, March 7-11

Colorado State University - Pueblo sponsors Safety week activities, March 7-11

PUEBLO – A series of daily free activities and presentations March 7-11 at Colorado State University-Pueblo will focus attention on safety and security in all its forms from campus safety and Spring Break travel tips to drunken driving awareness.

From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday in the Occhiato University Center Hearthwell Lounge, students and staff can meet the faces of security and safety on campus at a Sheriff’s Forum, which comes with pizza and beverages sponsored by Environmental Health and Safety.

Tuesday will be residence hall night as representatives of the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office conduct a dog demonstration outside of Greenhorn Hall as well as a meet and greet with those living in the residence halls.

Wednesday’s activities will feature a flashpoint program on how to identify a person in distress as well as a active shooter presentation from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. in the OUC Cottonwood Room.  Free food sponsored by Associated Students Government.

From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, activities will focus on preparing for Spring Break with educational programming focusing on drunk driving and safe sex, including a drunk driving simulator and Spring Break survival kit giveaways to the first 1,000 attendees.  Free food will be sponsored by Chartwells.

Prizes will be offered every day thanks to the Offices of Student Activities and Student Life.  Drunk driving awareness activities will be sponsored by Bacchus and Gamma Peer Education Network, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Department, CDOT Impaired Driving Prevention Project, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.