Know More @ UTC is a comprehensive and collaborative prevention and education program about sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic 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
Brochures and Printed Materials
UTC conducted a consent campaign via stickers on Starbucks cup sleeves. The stickers feature one of ten different consent slogans: My Outfit Does Not Mean Yes; My Sext Does Not Mean Yes; "Come Over" Does Not Mean Yes; Having A Drink Does Not Mean Yes; Buying Me Food Does Not Mean Yes; My Sexuality Does Not Mean Yes; Hesitation Does Not Mean Yes; Me Wearing Less Does Not Mean Yes; A Match Does Not Mean Yes; and "Maybe Later" Does Not Mean Yes. The stickers also offer the UTC CARE line contact information.
UTC continued the reporting poster campaign that originated in fall 2018, with three different posters encouraging students to report sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence and stalking.
UTC conducted a social norming yard sign campaign that includes sexual assault and bystander information and resources.
UTC created two new brochures to explain the formal complaint and supportive measures processes: Complainant Support and Resources and Respondent Support and Resources.
Events and Presentations
The Title IX Coordinator presented regarding Title IX, support and resources during Zoom sessions with incoming freshman students, incoming transfer students, and their parents.
Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, conducted mandatory reporter Zoom or recorded sessions for the following groups: resident assistants, new faculty, ARC student-staff, University Center student-staff, First Year Experience instructors, teaching and graduate assistants.
Step Up! bystander intervention training was conducted via Zoom or recorded sessions with the following groups: resident assistants, participating First Year Experience classes, fraternity and sorority new members, and ROTC.
Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, conducted Title IX, resources and support training via Zoom or recorded session with the following groups: First Year Experience classes, Marching Mocs, Honors College new students, and ROTC.
Other Events - hosted by the Assistant Director for Education and Prevention, Center for Student Wellbeing
- August 24-28, 2020: Consent and Cocoa Campfire Display; University Center.
- August 25, 2020 (all day): Instagram Takeover - Consent, Title IX and the Red Zone
- September 8, 2020 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Red Zone carpet signing; Chamberlain Field
- September 15, 2020 (8-9 p.m.): Can We Talk? Dating Apps; Zoom
- October 1, 2020 (9 a.m.): Domestic Violence Awareness Month Chalking; Heritage Plaza
- October 12-October 16, 2020: Red Flags Campaign
- October 13, 2020: Can We Talk? Relationship Green Flags; Zoom
- October 15, 2020: Step Up! For Dating Violence; Zoom
- October 27, 2020 (8-9 p.m.): Debunking Interpersonal Violence; Zoom
- October 28, 2020 (8 p.m.-10 p.m.): Take Back the Night; Chamberlain Field
- October 30, 2020: Halloween and Consent
- November 17, 2020: Can We Talk? Improving Communication
Online Training Modules
UTC utilized online training modules for faculty, staff and students. Freshman, new transfer, and new graduate students were required to complete Everfi's Sexual Assault Prevention program. Faculty and staff were required to complete Everfi's Building Supportive Communities.
Information coming soon!