Professor Samuel Myers Jr. Receives St. Paul NAACP Award
Dr. Samuel L. Myers, Jr., is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Saint Paul NAACP 21st Century Game Changer Award in the education category. Myers, director of the Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, was recognized for his outstanding research, teaching and scholastic contributions in economics, civil and human rights, social justice, and inclusiveness. The award also recognizes Dr. Myers' outstanding service and attention he pays to his students, teaching assistants, staff, and the pressing issues facing our broader community. He received the award November 5, at a banquet attended by more than 400 people to celebrate the Saint Paul chapter's 102th anniversary.