“We want to connect with our off-campus students, welcome them back and encourage them to make safe and healthy choices, particularly about high-risk behaviors involving alcohol and controlled substances,” Kirkman said.
“We care about our off-campus students and want them to be involved in the Stout community,” Kirkman said. “We encourage Stout students to be positive bystanders and take care of and look out for their fellow Blue Devils.”
He believes UW-Stout is unique in that the student neighborhoods are adjacent to campus.
The 800 Knock and Talk welcome bags are being stuffed by volunteer students participating in the Stoutward Bound program.
Knock and Talk, an annual event since 2016, is sponsored by the Dean of Students office, Student Counseling Center, Stout Student Association, Student Health Services, Memorial Student Center, Office of Safety and Risk Management and University Police.