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 - 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
- Office of the Dean of Students interns and graduate assistants
- Advisors' Council
- International students
- FYE peer mentors
- Marching Mocs
- ARC student-employees
- Veteran Student Services
- Military Science
- Counseling Center
- Office of Records
- Chemistry and Physics
- Biology, Geology and Environmental Science
- Political Science and Public Service
- Criminal Justice
- Freshman Senate
StepUP! bystander intervention presentations were conducted upon request in First Year Experience (FYE) classes, and for all new athletes.
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.