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Hendrix to Host Press Conference to Kick Off ACN’s Save AR Students Week

October 23 event to honor Hendrix College freshman’s heroic actions and promote Drug Take Back initiative

CONWAY, Ark. (October 10, 2023) — Hendrix College will host a press conference by the Arkansas Collegiate Network (ACN) on Monday, October 23, at 10 a.m., in Staples Auditorium (building 12 on the current campus map), to kick off ACN’s Fall 2023 Save AR Students Week.

The event will

  • celebrate the success of the Act 811 Statewide Naloxone Rollout,
  • honor Hendrix freshman Ivory Danuser for her recent heroic and lifesaving Naloxone administration and
  • promote state law enforcement’s Drug Take Back initiative. 

ACN will also announce the week’s featured event scheduled for Saturday, October 28, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the University of Central Arkansas.

For more information, contact Cody Conway, Collegiate Prevention Coordinator, with the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health, at 501-744-8236 or

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Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges and celebrated among the country’s leading liberal arts colleges for academic quality, engaged learning opportunities and career preparation, vibrant campus life, and value. The Hendrix College Warriors compete in 21 NCAA Division III sports. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. Learn more at

“… Through engagement that links the classroom with the world, and a commitment to diversity, inclusion, justice, and sustainable living, the Hendrix community inspires students to lead lives of accomplishment, integrity, service, and joy.” —Hendrix College Statement of Purpose