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Dr. Rebecca Gilbertson and Dr. Tina Norton, assistant professors of psychology at Lycoming College, have received a grant from 3rd Millennium Classrooms to study the effectiveness of personalized web-based alcohol prevention programs among college students.
A private company, 3rd Millennium Classrooms provides online alcohol and drug prevention and intervention courses.
Gilbertson and Norton have published widely in areas related to alcohol, caffeine and nicotine use in journals such as Addictive Behaviors, Drugs: Education, Prevention, & Policy, Journal of Caffeine Research, Journal of Behavioral and Neuroscience Research, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychologyem>, and the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Gilbertson earned a bachelor's degree from Concordia College and a master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Kentucky. Norton earned a bachelor's and master's degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a doctoral degree from Kent State University.
Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.