Monday, December 22, 2014

Tobacco-free campus community forums


Tobacco-Free Campus

AUGUSTA, Ga.- In order to reinforce a campus-wide tobacco-free initiative that went into effect Aug. 1, Georgia Regents University will offer several community forums throughout the fall semester. All of these programs are free and will be held on GRU’s Summerville campus. View a complete list of activities below and visit for more information.

Aug. 29, Forum

Why I Quit

Marc Miller, Dean of GRU’s Hull College of Business

6 p.m., University Hall, room 170

Sept. 19, Forum

No Spit Sherlock: Smoking Kills

Scott DiRossi, Chair of GRU’s Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences

6 p.m., University Hall, room 170


Oct. 17, Forum

Electronic Cigarettes: Behind the Smokescreen

6 p.m., University Hall, Room 170


Georgia Regents University is one of four public comprehensive research universities in the state with nearly 10,000 students enrolled in its nine colleges and schools, which include the Medical College of Georgia – the nation’s 13th-oldest medical school – the nationally-ranked Hull College of Business and Georgia’s only College of Dental Medicine. The clinical enterprise associated with the university includes the 478-bed Georgia Regents Medical Center and the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia. GRU is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an equal opportunity institution.

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