Weapons on Campus (felony)
State law prescribes a maximum penalty of six (6) years imprisonment and a fine not to exceed three thousand dollars ($3,000) for carrying a weapon on school property. "A...state or federal government entity or agent thereof is authorized to prohibit possession of weapons by any person at meetings conducted by, or on the premises owned, operated, managed or under control of such...government entity." (TCA §39-17-1309).
Smoking & Tobacco Products Use – RSCC Policy GA-21-01
Roane State Community College has established, as allowed by legislation, a policy on smoking and use of tobacco products on campus. This policy is as follows:
Drug Free Environment – RSCC Policy GA-21-03
Roane State Community College supports the provisions of the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 (41 U.S.C. 701, et.seq.) and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (20 U.S.C 3171, et. seq.). Full details of this law and its provisions can be found at www.roanestate.edu/deanofstudents.
Sexual Harassment – RSCC Policy PA-02-01
Sexual harassment and racial harassment have been held to constitute a form of discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. The institution may be held liable pursuant to Title VI or Title VII and/or lose federal funds pursuant to Title IX for failure to properly investigate and remedy claims of sexual or racial harassment. For the complete Harassment policy, visit www.roanestate.edu/deanofstudents.
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Roane State Community College is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents system, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. The Tennessee Board of Regents is the governing board for this system, which is comprised of six universities, thirteen two-year colleges, and twenty-six Tennessee Technology centers. The TBR system enrolls more than 80 percent of all Tennessee students attending public institutions of higher education.
Roane State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age, status as protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulation and by Tennessee board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Odell Fearn, Director of Human Resources/Affirmative Action, firstname.lastname@example.org, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, TN 37748, (865) 882-4679. The Roane State policy on nondiscrimination can be found at www.roanestate.edu/nondiscrimination.
The institution complies with Titles VI, VII and IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and all other applicable federal, state and local statutes.
Roane State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age, status as protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulation and by Tennessee board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities. View full non-discrimination policy.