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About Cardinal Nights

About Cardinal Nights


Cardinal Nights seeks to challenge the faulty normative belief that alcohol is needed in order to have fun on a college campus. We are dedicated to de-emphasizing alcohol and reducing high-risk drinking on campus.

Mission:

The mission of Cardinal Nights is to shift the campus culture away from a focus on alcohol by providing premium, equally attractive, non-alcoholic social programming.

Core Values

  • Build community
  • Promote inclusion
  • Expand and support services for non-drinkers and light drinkers
  • Provide leadership opportunities for students
  • Infuse a collaborative approach to planning events on campus between students and professional staff
  • Produce data to support the importance of our programming and the impact it is having on our student community

Cardinal Nights is making a difference

  • 92% of attendees report liking/loving the event they attended
  • 98% of attendees would recommend Cardinal Nights to a friend.
  • 96% of attendees are likely to come to another Cardinal Nights event
  • 94% of attendees agree that they can have fun without alcohol after attending a Cardinal Nights event.
  • 97% of attendees report not drinking before attending a Cardinal Nights event.
  • 95% of attendees report not drinking after attending a Cardinal Nights event.
  • 66% of attendees report that attending a Cardinal Nights event made them feel more connected to others.
  • 82% of attendees report that attending a Cardinal Nights event decreased their stress level.
  • 40% of drinkers report that they were likey to have been drinking had they not attended a Cardinal Nights event.

    (Source: What Do Think? Cardinal Nights Survey)

Recognition

In 2015 Cardinal Nights won the Campus Activities Magazine Programming Board of the Year Award!

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