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  1. Monogram Club Musings – Miami (Ohio) Weekend

    Oct 2, 2017, 2:08 PM EDT

    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…

  2. Network Like A Champion Today

    Sep 29, 2017, 9:57 AM EDT

    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…

  3. Monogram Club Musings – Georgia Weekend

    Sep 11, 2017, 1:56 PM EDT

    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…

  4. Monogram Club’s Commitment To Service

    Sep 8, 2017, 9:06 AM EDT

    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…

  5. Monogram Club Musings – Temple Weekend

    Sep 4, 2017, 12:00 PM EDT

    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…

  6. Catching Up With The Monogram Club

    Sep 1, 2017, 9:58 AM EDT

    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…

  7. Monogram Club Musings – Graduation Weekend 2017

    May 22, 2017, 3:58 PM EDT

    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…

  8. Monogram Club Musings – Spring Monogram Jacket Ceremony

    Apr 28, 2017, 12:22 PM EDT

    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…

  9. Monogram Club Musings – Blue-Gold Weekend 2017

    Apr 24, 2017, 3:07 PM EDT

    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…

  10. Monogram Club Pays It Forward Through Its Postgraduate Scholarship

    Mar 20, 2017, 10:30 AM EDT

    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…

  11. Strong Of Heart Archives: Wayne Edmonds

    Feb 13, 2017, 3:03 PM EDT

    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…

  12. Monogram Memories With Father Monk Malloy

    Feb 9, 2017, 10:35 AM EDT

    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…

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

    Dec 29, 2016, 9:33 AM EDT

    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…

  14. Monogram Club Turns 100: Rowing

    Dec 22, 2016, 2:02 PM EDT

    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 the Fighting Irish rowing program have been connected throughout the years. Rowing’s Monogram Moments…

  15. Monogram Club Turns 100: Men’s and Women’s Fencing

    Dec 16, 2016, 3:41 PM EDT

    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 the Fighting Irish men’s and women’s fencing program have been connected throughout the years. Fencing’s…

  16. Monogram Club Turns 100: Women’s Tennis

    Dec 8, 2016, 4:17 PM EDT

    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 the Fighting Irish women’s tennis program have been connected throughout the years. Women’s Tennis…

  17. Monogram Club Turns 100: Women’s Golf

    Dec 4, 2016, 2:27 PM EDT

    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 the Fighting Irish women’s golf program have been connected throughout the years. Women’s Golf…

  18. Monogram Club Turns 100: Cross Country and Track & Field

    Nov 22, 2016, 4:18 PM EDT

    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 the Fighting Irish cross country and track & field programs have been connected throughout…

  19. Monogram Club Musings – Virginia Tech Weekend

    Nov 21, 2016, 12:51 PM EDT

    With the overlap of fall and winter sports it made for a busy athletics weekend on the Notre Dame campus. It appeared as though Mother Nature didn’t know if it was fall or winter as South Bend enjoyed 70-degree weather on Thursday and Friday before seeing its first snowfall of the season on Saturday. The Monogram…

  20. Notre Dame Monogram Club: Taking The Next Steps After 100 Years

    Nov 15, 2016, 10:52 AM EDT

    By Denise Skwarcan This story appeared in the Notre Dame-Miami football gameday program. Since 1980 the Brennan-Boland-Riehle Scholarship Fund has awarded $5,013,654 to University of Notre Dame students who are sons and daughters of monogram winners. The Catastrophic Relief/Heaton Fund has provided over $200,000 to Monogram Club members and their families in need. More than…

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