Zeta Tau Alpha Award for Innovation in Campus Hazing Prevention and Education
College of William and Mary selected for 2013 Zeta Tau Alpha Award
HPO Founder Tracy Maxwell (left) and Zeta Tau Alpha Executive Director Deb Ensor (right) present a $10,000 award check to Virginia Ambler, vice president for student affairs at the College of William and Mary, during a ceremony and reception held during the NASPA annual conference in Orlando.
March 18, 2013
HazingPrevention.Org announces that the College of William and Mary is the recipient of the 2013 Zeta Tau Alpha Award for Innovation in Campus Hazing Prevention and Education. The award was officially presented at a reception, March 19, at the annual conference of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) in Orlando. Read more......
About the Award
HazingPrevention.Org established the Zeta Tau Alpha Award for Innovation in Campus Hazing Prevention and Education with a generous gift from Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity for Women and Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation Inc.
The award seeks to:
- Motivate higher education stakeholders to counter hazing on their campuses;
- Recognize and reward the good work of campuses that are using true prevention practices effectively;
- Encourage campuses to initiate comprehensive efforts to combat hazing;
- Promote the most effective practices based on the criteria set forth;
- Provide campus-based personnel with leverage to create campus buy-in for such efforts.
Innovation Award Criteria
- This prestigious national award recognizes one outstanding college or university campus hazing prevention and education program whose efforts are:
- Created through collaboration across the institution;
- Holistic in nature, focused on a wide range of audiences both within and external to the campus;
- Supported by senior-level administration with a plan for institutionalization and on-going commitment;
- Grounded in research and proven prevention practices, and assessed for future evolution and improvement;
- Included in short and long-term planning initiatives for wellness and community safety;
- Strategic about how the prize money will be used to further these efforts.
DOWNLOAD THE PAPER UPON WHICH THIS AWARD WAS BASED
WATCH A FREE WEBINAR ABOUT APPLYING
Presenters of the Webinar: Past ZTA Award recipients, Adam Goldstein of Florida State University and Keith Ellis of the University of Kentucky
This webinar offers advice and insight into applying for the ZTA Award for Innovation in Campus Hazing Prevention and Education. It covers the application process in detail, straegies for hazing prevention and programming, and the benefits of being regonized with the award for campuses.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS!
In 2012, Drexel University received the Zeta Tau Alpha Award for Innovation in Campus Hazing Prevention and Education which comes with a $10,000 cash prize the campus can use to further its hazing prevention efforts. Read Drexel's winning submission here.
In 2012, College of William and Mary received an honorable mention for the Zeta Tau Alpha Innovation in Campus Hazing and Education.
In 2011, University of Kentucky received the Zeta Tau Alpha Award for Innovation in Campus Hazing Prevention and Education which comes with a 10,000 cash prize the campus can use to further its hazing prevention efforts. Read UK's winning submission here.
Click here to view UK's supplemental material.
In 2010, Florida State University won the Innovation Award for their ground-breaking prevention work inspired by the passage of the Chad Meredith Act in their state. Click here to view FSU's Winning Award submission.