Assistant Director: Joe Hadge, MA, SAC, CPS, LCADC
Joe Hadge is the Assistant Director of TCNJ’s Alcohol and Drug Education Program (ADEP). Joe is a graduate of Penn State University where he achieved All American status as a wrestler. He earned his Masters Degree in Education from Springfield College in Massachusetts. Joe has worked in public education for 5 years and higher education for 14 years. He has written and received state and federal grant funding, chaired the Central NJ Consortium, and organized three state-wide peer education conferences.
In addition to his role as ADEP Coordinator, Joe encompasses the most current and effective practices in the field, such as Motivational Interviewing, Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) and CHOICES, an early intervention program. Joe additionally advises Alpha Phi Omega, the co-ed fraternity at TCNJ based on the principles of Leadership, Friendship, and Services.