UTSA presents Black AIDS Awareness Day Feb. 9 at UC paseo

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(Feb. 8, 2010)--As part of Black History Month, UTSA Student Health Services and the student organization SHADES (Sexual Health, Alcohol and Drug Education for Students) will host a National Black AIDS Awareness Day event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the University Center paseo on the Main Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Activities will include local comedian Walter Campbell and guest speaker John Barbo of BEAT AIDS. There also will also be giveaways and free HIV testing.

The event is to raise awareness of the consequences of risky sexual behaviors.

For more information, contact Howaida Werfelli, UTSA health education coordinator, at 210-458-6810.