University of Louisville Magazine

SUMMER 2017

The University of Louisville Alumni Magazine: for alumni, faculty, staff, students and anyone that is a UofL Cardinal fan.

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Taylor A C R O S S C A M P U S S U M M E R 2 0 1 7 U o f L M A G A Z I N E | 4 5 Parrino leads BRICC Coalition to 'tremendous success' The Building Resiliency in Campus Community (BRICC) Coalition was created in 2007 to advance policies, programs and resources that increase resiliency and reduce high-risk drinking on campus. In 2010, Heather Parrino came on board as program manager. BRICC has since secured major gifts from Beam Suntory and Brown-Forman to support staff, programming and infrastructure. They have developed additional resources, including a Voice of Reason manual and other initiatives that Parrino said has yielded tremendous success. UofL developed the manual about three years ago so students could have tangible takeaways from training programs. The manual has been so effective, the University of Kentucky is piloting it this year. BRICC also features other programs, including Training for Intervention Procedures. "Our students need more than programming," Parrino said. "We are constantly looking at how we can take care of them." Staff Spotlight Heather Parrino

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