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Sober Roads: 
The University of the Incarnate Word students join with their peers on more than 3,000 other campuses across the country to celebrate National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week – promoting personal responsibility and respect for the law when it comes to the consumption of alcohol beverages.

The activities for National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week are a major focus of our health education program for the fall semester. Our program, Sober Roads, is a coalition of campus departments and community agencies that come together to provide information and learning experiences for our students in the area of drug and alcohol abuse prevention. Approximately 350 students and staff attended.

It is the goal of the University of the Incarnate Word to continue  to develop an environment, which encourages and supports the legal,  moral, and ethical components of responsibility in the decision-making  process concerning alcohol use. All of us work diligently to ensure  that students on our college campus have adequate information and  education about drug and alcohol abuse.

Wellness Fair:

The Wellness Fair is a collaborative effort that involves the  participation of about 50 businesses and agencies from the San Antonio  Community as well as numerous UIW departments. This program takes place in the Spring semester. The Wellness Fair provides active wellness promotion, health risk  awareness, and disease prevention services for the college community.  Free health screenings ranging from dental exams, vision tests, blood  pressures and diabetes screenings to a special bodywork section that  offers acupressure, therapeutic shoulder and neck massage,  aromatherapy, and meditation training are offered. Opportunities for  donating blood and getting a mammogram are also be available.  Participants can sign up for nutrition and fitness assessments as well  as other fitness activities including aerobics classes, yoga and  walking.

A Health Risk/Wellness Game gives participants an opportunity to win prizes donated by the San Antonio business community. Demonstrations  and entertainment will be provided including Tai Chi, self-defense, UIW’s Red Alert Dance Team, Cardinal Cheerleaders, and Ballet  Folklorico. The Wellness Fair is a collaborative program sponsored by Health Services and the Community Wellness Program.