HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at Nassau Community College March 25

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For Immediate Release March 5, 2010Media Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634E-Mail: alicia.steger@ncc.eduncc.edu/newsreleases 

HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at Nassau Community CollegeMarch 25

Garden City, NY - In recognition of HIV/AIDS Awareness Week, Nassau Community College will for the 20th consecutive year present a series of events addressing the issues surrounding the condition. On Thursday, March 25, the college will host the following events, all of which take place in the Physical Education Complex (Building P):9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Free Confidential HIV TestingAIDS Memorial Quilt Display; AIDS: The Care Givers - A Photo ExhibitA collection of national and international quilts on display, along with photographs and resource tables from various community organizations.Museum of SexualityAn exhibit featuring projects made by NCC Human Sexuality students on such topics as marriage customs, dating rituals and pornography.

10:00 a.m.HIV/AIDS Speakers PanelInspirational stories about the different faces of HIV/AIDS by people living with the disease.

1:00 p.m.Where Are We Now?A discussion with Jeff Bosaki, Executive Director of the International AIDS Prevention Initiative.

Admission to HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at Nassau Community College is free and the public is invited. All programs are accessible to the disabled. For more information about these programs, call Dr. Donna Bacon at 516.572.7528 or Professor Adrina Veit Cleveland at 516.572.8144.

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