The Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life is excited to announce our first conference for the volunteers that support our community!
All conference training sessions and events are free of charge and will focus on growth and development for both the seasoned, and new advisor and house corporation board members.
For more information, continue reading and use the tabs below.
Conference activities will take place in Strong Hall.
1621 West Cumberland Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37916
|Noon-5:00PM||Social Event REAL Talk||Dr. Lori Hart|
|5:30PM-7:30PM||Mixer with Campus Leadership||
|Check-In & Light Breakfast|
|OSFL Overview & Updates||OSFL Staff|
|Impact of Student Leadership Through Advisor Impact||OSFL Staff|
|Liability, Title IX, & Lunch||
|Special Interest Sessions||
|Wrap-Up & Good Bye|
White Avenue Garage
Parking is available in the White Avenue Garage. A permit is required.
Those not affiliated with UT-Knoxville will receive a parking pass for the Pre-Conference with Dr. Lori Hart on Friday, July 27th. Specific Parking instructions will be emailed to you prior to the conference.
Parking will be free/open for conference activities on Saturday, July 28th.
Pre-Conference Opportunities: July 27th
Noon-5:00pm: Social Event REAL Talk
Dr. Lori Hart, an alcohol and safety expert in the fraternal world, will train stakeholders to have real and meaningful harm reduction conversations with fraternity & sorority members. Primarily, Dr. Hart will focus on strategies for safer social events with alcohol.
5:30-7:30pm: Mixer with Campus Leadership
We know that advisors want to get to know each other and campus leaders in a more informal environment, so we are hosting a mixer! Light refreshments and a cash bar will be provided.
Dr. Lori Hart will also be kicking off the mixer and our conference with a powerful message about the purpose of fraternal groups, the national landscape, and the important roles that we all play in the lives of these students.
Advisor Conference: July 28th
OSFL has partnered with other campus areas to offer a great experience for our volunteers.
Some training and workshop topics include:
- Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life Training
- The purpose of the Office
- Health & Safety
- Important Housekeeping Items
- Impact of Student Leadership through Advisor Influence
- Legal Liability & Title IX
- Special Interest Sessions
- Mental Health
- Drugs & Alcohol
- By-Stander Intervention
- The Face of Our Community
- Student Conduct