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.
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Everyone can play a role in building strong community support for the Blazers.AD Ingram provides update on plan to resume footballAthletic Director Mark Ingram, who says he is overwhelmed with the support provided to the program, posted an update on the process along with his thanks.Athletics provides update on fundraising, ticket salesFans can reserve season tickets at uabsports.com or make a contribution through Blazer Boosters while they await the kickoff for the UAB Athletics campaign.UAB Athletics accepting football season ticket depositsFans can place a deposit for season tickets at uabsports.com or make a contribution through Blazer Boosters.Athletics task force collecting pledges from supportersWork is underway to assess donor interest for a five-year period, said subcommittee chairs during the public meeting May 7. Official pledge forms are available for download to gauge support for the return of football, bowling and rifle.