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Bill Cosby at Miles College

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September 12, 2013


Bill Cosby at Miles College


Fairfield, AL Dr. Bill Cosby will be at Miles College on Friday, September 13, at 6 a.m. to workout with the Miles College Football Team. He will inevitably flex his influential intellectual muscle with the student athletes during this time.


Miles College administrators are excited about Cosby’s visit to campus. “Dr. Cosby has been a long-standing friend and supporter of Miles College,” said President Dr. George T. French.


“The fact that he would share this time with these young men to encourage them in both their academic and athletic endeavors speaks volumes about the level of commitment that Dr. Cosby has to Miles College and to his value of education which is evident in all of his work throughout the years”.

 Dr. Bill Cosby chairs the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Movement – ,“The Changing Lives Education & Entrepreneurial Summit With Bill Cosby & Friends” on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center Complex South Exhibition Hall located 2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North, Birmingham, AL 35203 from 11:30am – 2:00pm. 


About Bill Cosby

One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and bestselling books such as Fatherhood.  His comedy transcends age, gender, and cultural barriers.


For his philanthropic efforts and positive influence as a performer and author, Cosby was honored with a 1998 Kennedy Center Honors Award.  In 2002, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, was the 2009 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and the Marian Anderson Award in 2010.   

Miles College is located at, 5500 Myron Massey Boulevard, Fairfield, Alabama.



Media Contact: Alicia Johnson-Williams, (205)515-7781, E-mail:  ajohnson@miles.edu

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