Jessica's Project Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy Awareness Symposium Announcement

June 27, 2018

Public Information Officer


The summer 2018 lineup of Jessica's Project activities that allow St. Philip's College students to give back while addressing health issues includes the college's sixth season of teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention events June 28 from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room on the first floor of the college's Campus Center building at 1801 Martin Luther King Drive. This interactive event is open to the public with free admission and parking. Fetal alcohol baby syndrome, drug affected baby syndrome and shaken baby syndrome will be demonstrated using computerized mannequins controlled by the staff of the St. Philip's College Dr. Frank Bryant, Jr., Patient Simulation Center and Nursing Laboratories to safely inform students on the impact of premature pregnancies. For 2018, education and outreach on teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention is facilitated by representatives from the non-profit foundation Healthy Futures of Texas, and the college's BAE-B-SAFE unplanned pregnancy prevention project, according to Dr. Solomon Nfor, college biotechnology program coordinator and organizer for the classroom series known as Jessica's Project. For details on attending, contact Nfor at 210-486-2754 or

About Jessica's Project : Jessica's Project is an innovative seven-year-old series of annual classroom events that have engaged hundreds of St. Philip's College nutrition, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, biology, and health sciences students with the community to address a health issue through an evidence-based program. Students learn about the impact of nutrition on health as they raise awareness on campus and in their community. Past projects have addressed spina bifida, cardiovascular health, celiac disease, gastroparesis, Crohn's disease and unplanned pregnancy prevention.