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To our fellow Black Student-Athlete alumni:

We would like to welcome you back to campus for a celebration of you and your contributions to the University of Notre Dame. It has been over sixty years since the first African-American student-athlete graduated from our University. In 1947, Frazier Thompson, who majored in pre-professional studies and who also ran track, began a long and continuous narrative of success of which you are an important part. From football to fencing, from the basketball court to the softball diamond, and from the bright lights of the stadium to the late nights of the team manager's office, African-American women and men have elevated Our Lady's name athletically, while maintaining the academic excellence for which the University is synonymous.

On behalf of the University of Notre Dame and the Monogram Club, we invite you back for the weekend of April 17-19, 2009, for a Celebration & Reunion. The invitation extends to every Black alumnus who directly participated in varsity athletics. We have planned various events for you and your family that we hope you will find fun, memorable, and rewarding.

This website will serve several purposes. It will provide information about our collective history of achievement. We will use it to post details about the weekend. You also should use it as a way of sharing your stories with your fellow alumni. The "Reconnect" page allows you to enter information about your memories, what you are doing now, and simply what is on your mind. We plan to share these memories during the reunion weekend. Let us hear from you.

We look forward to having you back on campus.

You are ND!

Sincerely,
Celebration & Reunion Committee

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Event Calendar

Delta

August 8
4:30 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 11
7:00 PM
Purdue
West Lafayette, Ind.
August 16
7:00 PM
Central Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 16
2:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
August 19
2:00 PM
Loyola
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 23
7:00 PM
Stony Brook
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 24
7:00 PM
Saint Louis
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 24
7:00 PM
Weber State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
August 25
12:30 PM
Toledo
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
August 25
7:00 PM
Northern Kentucky
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
August 26
1:00 PM
Butler
Indianapolis, Ind.
August 30
7:00 PM
Cincinnati
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 31
5:00 PM
UConn
Bloomington, Ind. (Armstrong Stadium)
August 31
5:45 PM
Crusader Open
Valparaiso, Ind.
August 31
6:00 PM
Oakland
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
September 1
7:30 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 2
5:00 PM
Dartmouth
Bloomington, Ind. (Armstrong Stadium)
September 2
1:00 PM
Ohio State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 2
2:00 PM
Purdue
West Lafayette, Ind.

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