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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 - 2019-2020

Brochures and printed materials 

New bathroom resource flyers are created every semester; flyers are posted in bathroom stalls in the University Center, the Aquatics Recreation Center, McKenzie arena and academic buildings across campus. The flyers include information about Title IX and available resources. The fall 2019 flyer focused on consent T-shirts. The spring 2020 flyer focuses on retaliation prevention.  

New 2019-2020 resource magnets were posted on the refrigerator in every residence hall apartment prior to move-in day. Residents also received a postcard with resources and an explanation about the Red Zone.

Consent FAQ flyers were created and distributed to participating First Year Experience classes, international students, and others.  

"Alcohol is not an excuse for sexual assault" koozies were created a distributed during UTC's first home football game on August 29, 2019.  

UTC is continuing the two poster campaigns that originated in fall 2018, with consent posters and posters encouraging students to report sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.

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.

Title IX team gave away 2500 consent T-shirts to various on-campus constituencies, including FYE students, resident assistants, student-athletes, new members of fraternities and sororities, and more.  In addition, general T-shirt giveaways occurred during tabling events on August 19, August 26, September 9, September 16 and September 23, and September 30, 2019. 

T-shirt Tuesdays (students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to wear their consent T-shirts), took place on August 20 and 27; September 3, 10, 17, and 24; October 1, 8, 22, and 29; and November 5, 12, 19 and 26.  

Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, provided resources and answered questions at the UTC Services Fair for incoming fall semester transfer students.  

Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, conducted mandatory reporter training for the following groups: resident assistants, International Orientation Leaders, new faculty, ARC student-staff, University Center student-staff, teaching and graduate assistants, College of Arts and Sciences department heads, new employees, Department of History, and Department of Art. 

 Step Up! bystander intervention training was conducted with the following groups: resident assistants, student-athletes, participating First Year Experience classes, Gamma Phi Beta, the Perch, student-athletes, Chi Omega, fraternity and sorority new members, ROTC, Kappa Delta 

Consent workshops/awareness events were conducted on August 14, October 22, October 28, October 29, October 31, November 6 and November.  

Healthy relationship workshops were conducted on September 23 and November 25th. 

Intimate partner violence awareness events were conducted on October 4, October 7, October 8, October 29, and October 30.  

Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, conducted Title IX, resources and support training with the following groups: Marching Mocs, Sequoyah Review staff, Student Government Association, Brother-to-Brother, the Echo, and ROTC.

Take Back the Night was held on October 23, 2019.

Online Training Modules

UTC will 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: Taking Action program.  


Know More Events and Initiatives - 2018-2019

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.bsp;

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, McKenzie arena and academic buildings across campus. The flyers include information about Title IX and available resources. The fall 2018 flyer focused on amnesty and reporting.

Resource magnets were posted on the refrigerator in every residence hall apartment prior to move-in day. Residents also received a postcard with resources and an explanation about the Red Zone.

The UTC Cares App, provided to all incoming freshman students, included information about available resources.

UTC Resident Assistants created bulletin boards about Title IX and consent in August and October 2018.

UTC conducted two poster campaigns in fall 2018, with new consent posters and new posters encouraging students to report sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.

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.

Title IX team members gave away 900 consent T-shirts as well as information and resources during tabling events on August 22, August 27, September 10, September 17 and September 27, 2018.

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 17, 2018. 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/or general Title IX information sessions with the following departments/groups:

  • Human Resources onboarding
  • Orientation leaders
  • Conference assistants
  • Moc Up leaders
  • SUSI mentors
  • Resident directors
  • International orientation leaders
  • Fraternity and sorority advisors
  • New faculty
  • Resident assistants
  • Summer housing interns 
  • Summer Bridge peer mentors 
  • Office of the Dean of Students interns and graduate assistants
  • Advisors' Council
  • International students
  • FYE peer mentors
  • FYE instructors 
  • Student-athletes
  • Marching Mocs
  • ARC student-employees
  • Veteran Student Services
  • Military Science
  • Counseling Center
  • Registrar
  • Music
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Biology, Geology and Environmental Science
  • Political Science and Public Service
  • Criminal Justice
  • Freshman Senate
  • Art
  • English
  • History
  • Athletics staff
  • Study abroad faculty
  • Facilities staff 
  • UTCPD
  • ARC staff 

StepUP! bystander intervention presentations were conducted upon request in First Year Experience (FYE) classes.

Consent and Cocoa, a consent-awareness event, was held in February 2019. 

UTC administered its annual campus climate survey in April 2019. 

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.