Campus Community Health • HEERF I, II & III

Student Engagement

Awareness Programming Guide

Tennessee Tech is committed to providing education, experiences, and advocacy through campus-wide awareness and prevention programming activities. The Awareness Programming Guide serves as a planning tool for campus departments and student organizations' awareness programming efforts and encourages collaboration across campus to enhance those efforts.


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January

Specific Day

    • Jan 4th: World Braille Day
    • Third Monday: Dr. MLK Day Event

Month Long

    • National Blood Donor Month

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February

Specific Day

    • Feb 14th: #ConsentIsRedHot
    • First Friday: American Heart “Go Red” Day
    • Last Monday: Positive Body Image Awareness Day

Week Long

    • Feb 14-21: Sexual Health Awareness Week
    • Second Week: EagleFIT Week
    • Last Full Week: National Engineers Week

Month Long

    • Black History Month
    • Low Vision Month
    • National Cancer Prevention Month 
    • National Eating Disorders Awareness Month

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March

Specific Day

    • Mar 1: International Wheelchair Day
    • Mar 26: Purple for Epilepsy Day
    • First Friday: TN Arbor Day

Week Long

    • Begins on First Day of Daylight Savings : National Sleep Awareness Week
    • Third Week: Water Week

Month Long

    • National Nutrition Month
    • Mindfulness March
    • Women’s History Month

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April

Specific Day

    • Apr 2: Autism Awareness Day
    • Apr 15: American Sign Language Day
    • Apr 22: Earth Day
    • Apr 24: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
    • Apr 28: International Guide Dog Day
    • Apr 28: Denim Day

Week Long

    • 1st Week: Clothesline Project
    • 2nd Week: Engineering Diversity Week

Month Long

    • Alcohol Awareness Month
    • Counseling Awareness Month
    • Environmental & Sustainability Awareness Month
    • Financial Literacy Awareness Month
    • Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness Month
    • Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

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May

Specific Day

    • May 20: Global Accessibility Day
    • First Tuesday of First full week: National Teacher Appreciation Day
    • First Saturday: National Fitness Day

Month Long

    • Asian American and Pacific Islander Awareness Month
    • Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month
    • Mental Health Awareness Month

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June

Specific Day

    • Jun 13: National Get Outdoors Day
    • Jun 19: Juneteenth
    • Jun 27: National PTSD Awareness Day

Week Long

    • Jun 1-7: CPR/AED Awareness Week

Month Long

    • LGBTQ + Pride Month

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July

Specific Day

    • Jul 26: Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act 

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August 

Specific Day

    • Aug 4: International Assistance Dog Day 
    • Aug 26: Women’s Equality Day

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September

Specific Day

    • Sept 17: Constitution Day
    • Sept 22: Veteran's Suicide Awareness Day
    • Sept 23: International Sign Language Day
    • First Friday: National Food Bank Day

Week Long

    • Last Full Week: National Hazing Prevention Week
    • Last Full Week: Putnam Proud Clean-up

Month Long

    • Begins on Sept 15: Latinx Heritage Month
    • National Suicide Prevention Month
    • Veteran’s Suicide Awareness Month 

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October

Specific Day

    • Oct 10: World Mental Health Day
    • Oct 15: White Cane Awareness Day
    • Oct 24: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Week Long

    • First Full Week: Mental Health Awareness Week
    • First Full Week: National Diversity Week
    • Third Week: National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

Month Long

    • Oct 15: Latinx Heritage Month Ends
    • ADHD Awareness Month
    • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    • Disability Awareness Month 
    • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    • Dyslexia Awareness Month
    • LGBT History Month
    • Sustainability in Higher Education Month

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November

Specific Day

    • Nov 11: Veteran's Day
    • Nov 12: Global Usability Day (Technology Accessibility)
    • Nov 13: World Kindness Day
    • Nov 14 : World Diabetes Day
    • Nov 15: America Recycles Day
    • 3rd Thursday: Great American Smoke Out (Smoking Cessation)

Month Long

    • Epilepsy Awareness Month
    • Movember (Men’s Health Awareness Month)
    • Native American Heritage Month

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December

Specific Day

  • Dec 1: World AIDS Day
  • Dec 3: International Persons with Disabilities Day
  • Dec 10: Human Rights Day

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