Roberson Receives Award for Nonviolence Campaign

Published on January 23, 2013 by Philip Poole  

 A Jan. 23 Birmingham News story features a new national award presented recently to Jay Roberson for his nonviolence campaign in the City of Birmingham. Roberson is Samford's associate director of athletics for community affairs and a member of the Birmingham City Council.

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ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.