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UVI Peer Educators Inducted into Substance Abuse & AIDS Prevention Program

The UVI Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS Prevention Program hosted its second induction ceremony on Jan. 31. University Student Peer Educators, certified through the Bacchus Network, were recognized for their contributions toward creating HIV/AIDS and substance abuse awareness during the ceremony. The Bacchus Network, a nonprofit international association of college and university peer education programs, promotes peer to peer strategies as effective tools in health and safety education. Sen. Tregenza Roach, keynote speaker, UVI President David Hall, Dr. Doris Battiste and Dr. Gloria Callwood, recognized 22 students for their dedication and commitment to the prevention program during the ceremony. More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI website – - and from this direct link.