Rockford, Illinois

Student Awareness Leaders

BIT Student LeaderWe are always looking for qualified students who want to make a difference to become a Student Awareness Leaders!

Do you like to:

  • Help bring awareness to social problems that impact lives daily?

  • Encourage and support others?

  • Create awareness of current local, regional, and national issues?

  • Listen and talk with others?

  • Show creativity, organize, and get others to join you?

  • Have Fun?
If you answered "yes" to any or all of the above, our BIT Student Awareness Leader program may be for you. If you are interested in learning more, please call (815) 921-4284.

Next Training Dates: 

  • Tuesday, September 15, 1:30-3:00pm in ERC 2318 (top floor of the library - room behind the book shelf to your left after you come up the stairs)
  • Wednesday, September 16, 10am-12pm OR 2-4pm in PEC 0108 lower level (room with the glass window)
  • Tuesday, September 22nd, 10am-12pm in ERC 2318 (top floor of the library - room behind the book shelf to your left after you come up the stairs)

How you can help

BIT shirtPromote BIT to the RVC community. We are here to help educate the campus about various topics on personal well-being safety and other areas.  We carry out our mission of encouraging a supportive, resourceful, and safe environment for the RVC community.

  • Become a Student Awareness Leader

  • Be a Behavioral Intervention Team supporter

  • Assist in our office

  • Create marketing materials and outreach projects

  • Participate in community events and activities


Student Awareness/BIT Student Leader Events and Outreach


  • Red Flag Campaign for domestic violence awareness
  • Partnered with Amanda Reed Foundation for dating violence awareness
  • Offered self-defense class for women
  • Warning Signs of Suicide-Mental Health Awareness Day
  • Alcohol awareness



  • BIT Student Leaders brought awareness to World Suicide Prevention Day
  • BIT Student Leaders and the BIT held meet and greet at the Student Center HUB
  • Walk for suicide prevention
  • Community Mental Health Rally at Winnebago County Justice Center
  • BIT Student Leaders brought awareness to domestic violence
  • Alcohol and drug awareness
  • Safety Fest
  • Student Welcome events
  • National Mental Health Day
  • Bully prevention awareness in collaboration with a local school
  • Community outreach