Know More @ UTC is a comprehensive and collaborative prevention and education program about sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking.
Questions about Know More @ UTC?
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about Know More at UTC, please contact UTC's Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, at (423) 425-4255 or Stephanie-Rowland@utc.edu.
Know More Events and Initiatives - Fall 2017
Brochures and printed materials
The How UTC Can Help brochure is provided to every complainant and respondent, and is distributed to key offices across campus. The brochure includes information about students' rights and available resources.
The Mandatory Reporter Resource Card is provided during mandatory reporter training sessions that are conducted for faculty and staff.
New bathroom resource flyers are created every semester; flyers are posted in bathroom stalls in the University Center, the Aquatics Recreation Center and McKenzie arena and include information about Title IX and available resources.
Resource magnets were posted on the refrigerator in every residence hall apartment prior to move-in day.
The UTC Cares App, provided to all incoming freshman students, included information about available resources.
The SMRVS website was redesigned to make it easier to find important information.
UTC Resident Assistants created bulletin boards about consent for November 2017.
Events and Presentations
Members of the Title IX team conducted in-person hour-long training sessions with incoming freshman students and their parents.
Members of the Title IX team conducted in-person training sessions with incoming transfer students.
A welcome-back tabling event was held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. During the event, Title IX team members provided free water, food and resources to students.
Tabling events for UTC's spring 2018 poster campaign were held on October 24th, October 25th, and November 9th, 2017. During the events, Title IX team members distributed resources and solicited poster slogan ideas from students.
Title IX team members also solicited poster slogans directly from the following student groups: Student Government Association, Women’s Action Collective, Brother to Brother, and Scholarly Men in Action.
Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, provided resources and answered questions at the UTC Services Fair for incoming spring semester students.
UTC hosted Take Back the Night on October 25, 2017. Take Back the Night is an international event that offers survivors and allies the opportunity to take a stand against sexual violence.
UTC's Residence Hall Administration hosted Sex in the Dark, a discussion for students regarding safe sex, and UTC's policies and procedures regarding sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking.
UTC's Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, conducted mandatory reporter training sessions and general Title IX information sessions with the following departments/groups: UTCPD, Student Conduct Board, new faculty, Resident Assistants, Peer Mentors, Aquatic Recreation Center student-staff, Marching Mocs, Office of the Dean of Students' graduate assistants and interns, student-athletes, Athletics staff, Brock Scholars, High Achieving Mocs, Department of Performing Arts, Theatre Division, faculty participating in Study Abroad programs, Library staff, and Student Health Services staff.
StepUP! bystander intervention presentations were conducted for each First Year Experience (FYE) class, for all new athletes and for all new fraternity and sorority members.
Online Training Modules
UTC utilized online training modules for faculty, staff and students. Incoming freshman, transfer, and graduate students were required to complete Everfi's Sexual Assault Prevention program. Faculty and staff were required to complete Lawroom's Bridges: Building a Supportive Community program.