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Published: April 08, 2015

UT Greeks Go Proactive; Initiate “It’s on Us” Campaign on Campus

Three University of Tampa Greek letter organizations — Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Chi Omega and Pi Kappa Phi — have joined forces to introduce the White House's “It's On Us” campaign against sexual assault and domestic violence to campus.

TKE initiated the campaign and brought together the presidents of UT’s fraternity and sorority chapters and councils to demonstrate that the University community is committed to promoting safety and healthy relationships, and to reiterate its stance against any sort of violence or sexual assault.

This spring, TKE will coordinate a poster campaign, and each of these organizations will implement other initiatives throughout the upcoming year and beyond.

“It’s On Us” is an awareness campaign to help put an end to sexual assault on college campuses. It asks men and women across America to make a personal commitment to step off the sidelines and be part of the solution to campus sexual assault.

Brian Hoffman, UT’s coordinator of fraternity and sorority life, said he was pleased the organizations took a proactive stance to initiative the conversation.

“Our fraternity/sorority community is an emerging strength in our overall UT community as it relates to these types of campus issues,” Hoffman said. “Especially in light of recent national attention on fraternities and sororities, our students took the initiative to combat negative stereotypes in a way they could put together quickly.”

Hoffman added that the “It’s On Us” campaign aligns with UT’s partnership with One Student, a sexual assault education and prevention organization.

For more information, contact Hoffman at (813) 257-3480 or

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