September 27, 2019— Fraternity and Sorority Life welcomes Casey Cornelius, CEO of ForCollegeForLife, as part of National Hazing Prevention Week. Cornelius will deliver his signature program, “Be The Man: A Movement for Healthy Masculinity,” on September 29, 2019.
Hazing is prohibited in NKU’s student code of conduct, and Fraternity and Sorority Life requires all chapter members to complete awareness workshops, like the “Be The Man” program.
Cornelius, a native of Cincinnati’s east side, created the program in 2016 to address national concerns of poor conduct, declining academic success and a lack of positive role models in college-age men. The Anderson High School graduate works to engage students in meaningful dialogue surrounding these issues, while proposing a path toward healthier environments.
“I’m heartened to see the national attention this topic has garnered. In the beginning, people were skeptical that men would be interested in such discussions or that it would produce real results. If my voice can help move the needle on these important topics facing men in our society, then I will continue to use it,” said Cornelius. “I’m looking forward to working with NKU’s community to help reframe what we think of as masculinity and provide some healthier alternatives.”
Cornelius concludes each program with what he calls a “Be The Man Challenge to be more thoughtful in life’s daily choices. thousands of men and women across the nation have already accepted the challenge. Visit here for more details on NKU’s Fraternity and Sorority Life.
About NKU: Founded in 1968, we are a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit nku.edu.