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.
Published on January 23, 2013 by Philip Poole
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.