Protective gift jump-starts fundraising for new football facility
The $500,000 gift is the first and largest corporate donation for the UAB Football Operations Building.UAB administration encourages flexibility, attendance at C-USA Tournament game noon ThursdayUAB Human Resources has outlined the following guidance for supervisors, as the potential for many employees requesting up to three hours away from work may cause challenges.Blazers blow past latest Finish the Drive fundraising milestone
More than $5.2 million has been paid in UAB’s Finish the Drive campaign to secure $17.2 million pledged to UAB Athletics, exceeding the $4.5 million Jan. 15 goal.Blazer Boosters posts record success
Donations to Blazer Boosters, the fundraising arm of UAB Athletics, exceeded $5 million in 2015 — a record achievement made possible by fans, friends and supporters.New foundation signals 'a great day' for athleticsA 501(c)3 organization is being created that will support the athletics department in its quest for excellence in all programs. The UAB Athletics Foundation will help build loyalty and philanthropic support for a superior intercollegiate athletics program.Blazers’ DirecTV parody is all in the familyRandy Norton, in his third season as head coach for Women’s Basketball, co-stars in this ad for Blazer Vision All-Access, with his son Nick, sophomore starting guard for Men’s Basketball.UAB Athletics issues a Homecoming challenge to Blazer fansUAB Athletics has begun a weeklong membership drive to continue the momentum by adding 50 new donors to its wall at crowdfund.uab.edu/bethedifference.Game on: What's next for UAB Blazers?Athletic Director Mark Ingram answers questions about football, bowling and rifle and the need for facility upgrades to support student-athletes. He also highlights the crucial role the community can play in the Blazers’ success in UAB Magazine.UAB Athletics campaign announces committee, public launchThe UAB Athletics Campaign will officially launch Aug. 18 with a public event for UAB fans and Blazer Boosters in the UAB Alumni House. Doors will open at 4 p.m. All are welcome.
Two things to know about August and athletics fundraising
Everyone can play a role in building strong community support for the Blazers.