Tag: hazing prevention

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Family channels grief into gift to support UMaine’s hazing prevention research

When Jolayne Houtz remembers her son, Sam Martinez, words like “adored,” “gifted,” “warm” and “athletic” come to mind.  “The thing I always remember about Sam was that he was really loyal,” Houtz says. “He always wanted to be there for his friends if they were having a hard time. Just always supportive and kind.” Growing […]

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Capital News Service interviews Allan about Hazing Prevention Consortium

Capital News Service, based at Virginia Commonwealth University, spoke to University of Maine professor of higher education Elizabeth Allan about the Hazing Prevention Consortium, a program she started through the organization StopHazing.org that works with universities across the country to create specialized plans to address hazing on their campuses. “We provide what’s called technical assistance, […]

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