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  1. Monogram Club Musings – Navy Weekend

    Nov 20, 2017, 12:46 PM EST

    Notre Dame football honored the past and celebrated its seniors en route to its ninth win of the season, a 24-17 victory over Navy. The Fighting Irish donned special uniforms for the Rockne Heritage Game, which was played in less-than-ideal conditions in The House That Rockne Built. Rain, wind, cold and even marshmallows couldn’t stop the…

  2. Kevin O’Connor Leaves His Mark On The Monogram Club

    Nov 17, 2017, 9:59 AM EST

    Note: This story appears in the Notre Dame-Navy game day program. There had been 67 Monogram Club presidents before him, but Kevin O’Connor had the unique distinction of being the one to lead the Club from its first century into its second century. O’Connor, a 1989 Notre Dame graduate and former captain of the men’s…

  3. Monogram Club Musings – Fall Monogram Jacket Ceremony

    Nov 9, 2017, 1:17 PM EST

    Over 100 Notre Dame student-athletes and student support staff members reached a milestone moment of their Fighting Irish careers Wednesday evening as they received their Monogram jackets. The Monogram Club hosted its fall Monogram Jacket Ceremony in front of a packed house inside Club Naimoli. The first-time Monogram winners from Notre Dame’s winter and spring…

  4. Monogram Club Musings – Wake Forest Weekend

    Nov 6, 2017, 11:37 AM EST

    Rain and storms couldn’t dampen the mood as the Fighting Irish downed the Demon Deacons to keep their sensational season going and setup a marquee showdown next weekend in South Beach. Many Monogram winners were on hand for the Wake Forest weekend festivities, which included reunions for the baseball and men’s basketball programs. Here’s a…

  5. Terri Vitale Takes The Reins Of The Monogram Club

    Nov 3, 2017, 8:43 AM EST

    Note: This story appears in the Notre Dame-Wake Forest game day program. Two days after being named head coach of the Notre Dame women’s tennis program in the fall of 1989, Jay Louderback hadn’t even arrived on campus before making his first recruiting call from his parents’ home in Kansas. The recipient of that call…

  6. Monogram Club Musings – NC State Weekend

    Oct 30, 2017, 12:39 PM EST

    Maybe the only thing that could have made this past weekend better was if Lt. Gen. Bryan Fenton (’87, manager) brought the sun and temperatures with him from his home in Hawaii. Fenton, a member of the U.S. Army for over 30 years, returned to his alma mater to receive the Monogram Club’s highest honor,…

  7. Monogram Club Musings – USC Weekend

    Oct 23, 2017, 1:04 PM EST

    During a weekend in which the 1977 national championship football team celebrated the 40th anniversary of their special season, the current Fighting Irish squad did their best to honor them by downing USC 49-14. The Monogram Club was happy to welcome back over 80 members of the ’77 team, along with their family and friends.…

  8. Monogram Club Musings – Miami (Ohio) Weekend

    Oct 2, 2017, 2:08 PM EST

    From picturesque fall weather to a beautiful display of football, this past weekend left many feeling happy as they headed home from campus and into October. While Notre Dame and Miami (Ohio) don’t share much of a history on the gridiron, there is one legendary connection between the two schools. The late Ara Parseghian attended…

  9. Network Like A Champion Today

    Sep 29, 2017, 9:57 AM EST

    Note: This story appears in the Notre Dame-Miami (Ohio) game day program. On a crisp evening in early September, a group of Fighting Irish student-athletes ventured to Notre Dame Stadium for an event that could greatly impact their future. This wasn’t a game or even a scrimmage, it was a chance for them to network…

  10. Monogram Club Musings – Georgia Weekend

    Sep 11, 2017, 1:56 PM EST

    The Monogram Club was thrilled to welcome back several of its members to campus for the highly-anticipated Notre Dame-Georgia game. Events got underway Friday evening with the Schivarelli Football Players’ Lounge reception. The event provided many football/senior football manager Monogram Club members the opportunity to see the renovated locker room for the first time. They…

  11. Monogram Club’s Commitment To Service

    Sep 8, 2017, 9:06 AM EST

    Note: This story appears in the Notre Dame-Georgia game day program. A large contingent of Notre Dame football Monogram winners who donned the iconic gold helmet for Lou Holtz will reunite this weekend for the annual Lou’s Lads Foundation reception. Memories will be revisited and a good time will be had, but the gathering of…

  12. Monogram Club Musings – Temple Weekend

    Sep 4, 2017, 12:00 PM EST

    A new season always brings excitement, but this year’s Fighting Irish football opener versus Temple was met with even more enthusiasm and anticipation because of the renovations to Notre Dame Stadium. The Monogram Club was able to show off some of the new spaces to its members, but that was just part of the memorable weekend…

  13. Catching Up With The Monogram Club

    Sep 1, 2017, 9:58 AM EST

    Note: This story appears in the Notre Dame-Temple game day program. From celebrating the past, strengthening the present and building towards the future, here is just some of what the Monogram Club has been doing since the conclusion of last football season. Inaugural Jesse Harper Award Presented To Jim Gibbons The Monogram Club established the…

  14. Monogram Club Musings – Graduation Weekend 2017

    May 22, 2017, 3:58 PM EST

    Just when the student-athletes in Notre Dame’s class of 2017 thought they were done with weather delays and re-scheduling of events, rain visited campus during graduation weekend. Luckily the University of Notre Dame’s 172nd Commencement Ceremony was pushed back just one hour and still took place Sunday morning inside Notre Dame Stadium. Weather wasn’t a factor…

  15. Monogram Club Musings – Spring Monogram Jacket Ceremony

    Apr 28, 2017, 12:22 PM EST

    She’s won three Olympic gold medals, hoisted the World Cup trophy and claimed titles at the collegiate and professional levels, yet Shannon Boxx (’99, soccer) received something on Wednesday that had been eluding her for a while. Boxx returned to her alma mater to be the featured alumni speaker at the Monogram Club’s spring Monogram…

  16. Monogram Club Musings – Blue-Gold Weekend 2017

    Apr 24, 2017, 3:07 PM EST

    Connections were made, sod was laid and games were played during an eventful Blue-Gold weekend for Notre Dame Athletics and the Monogram Club. The Monogram Club welcomed its board of directors for the annual spring meeting and the Club hosted fellowship and networking opportunities along with taking part in community service. It was great to see…

  17. Monogram Club Pays It Forward Through Its Postgraduate Scholarship

    Mar 20, 2017, 10:30 AM EST

    For certain Notre Dame student-athletes, the Monogram Club puts them on scholarship once their playing days are over. In the late 2000s the Monogram Club explored ways to enhance its connection with current student-athletes and student support staff which led to the creation of a postgraduate scholarship. Since 2009 the Club has annually awarded a…

  18. Strong Of Heart Archives: Wayne Edmonds

    Feb 13, 2017, 3:03 PM EST

    Wayne Edmonds: He Paved The Way By Pete LaFleur Strong of Heart (2012) To many observers in football-crazed Western Pennsylvania, Wayne Edmonds appeared destined to attend the nearby University of Pittsburgh, which had featured African-American players on its roster since the mid-1940s. Such a hometown hero route for Edmonds was put on hold when he…

  19. Monogram Memories With Father Monk Malloy

    Feb 9, 2017, 10:35 AM EST

    Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C. (’63, ’67, ’69, basketball) was a member of the Notre Dame men’s basketball team from 1963-67 and served as University president from 1987-2005. Malloy received the Monogram Club’s Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award in 2005. He currently is a professor of theology at Notre Dame. The following appeared in the…

  20. Monogram Club Turns 100: Managers, Athletic Trainers & Video Technicians

    Dec 29, 2016, 9:33 AM EST

    As part of the Monogram Club’s ongoing 100th anniversary celebration, some of the Club’s many connections to each Notre Dame program have been highlighted. This latest installment of the “Monogram Club Turns 100” series looks at how the Monogram Club and Notre Dame’s student manager, athletic trainer and video technician programs have been connected throughout…

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