WUFT News

Anti-hazing task force to meet at UF Tuesday

By on February 13th, 2012

For the second time, an anti-hazing task force will meet at the University of Florida to look at ways of eliminating the practice.  One fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha has been placed on an “interim suspension” while officials investigate allegations of a hazing incident.  UF spokesperson Janine Sikes says many meetings may have to take place as a result of the charges against the fraternity.

The items to be discussed Tuesday morning starting at 9 am in the President’s Conference Room, 226 Tigert Hall, include:

–an update from the department of student affairs on the Alpha Phi Alpha hazing incident

–a national study , “Hazing in View: College Students at Risk Initial finds from the National Study of Student Hazing”

—review of a CBS news vide, “Hazing: A Dangerous Tradition”.

The allegations at the University of Florida came on the heels of a highly publicized incident involving Florida A&M University, where a student band leader died, apparently from a hazing incident


This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.
 

More Stories in Uncategorized

Screen Shot 2014-12-12 at 3.43.41 PM

UF Women’s Track Team Volunteers At Homeless Shelter

Members of the University of Florida women’s track team helped serve food at St. Francis’ homeless shelter.


Afternoon News in 90: Dec. 5, 2014

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.


Screen Shot 2014-12-05 at 2.02.48 PM

City Provides Funds To Staff Grace Marketplace Pavilion

Funding from the City of Gainesville will allow a pavilion at the Grace Marketplace facility to remain open for one more month.


Students Run Colored in Orange and Blue

Clouds of orange and blue cornstarch rained down on more than 1,000 University of Florida students and some members of the Gainesville community as they ran through Fraternity Row, leaving Flavet Field behind them. The runners participated in the second annual […]


Feb. 11, 2014: Morning News in 90

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.


Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments