Published: January 2012 Bill Mitchell, longtime Westport retailer and avid UConn basketball fan, opened his clothing store Tuesday evening to a group of potentially like-minded supporters to highlight the essential need for the new UConn Basketball Champions Center on the UConn campus.
Published: January 20, 2012 STORRS, Conn. -Continuing the momentum generated by the recent announcement of Peter and Pam Werth’s $4.5 million commitment to a new UConn Basketball Champions Center, UConn’s Division of Athletics is pleased to report that two additional gifts totaling $1.05 million have been received. The donors, who have asked to remain anonymous, […]
Fundraising Boost for New UConn Basketball Champions Center Campaign Begins for Upgrades to Soccer, Baseball and Softball Facilities From the UConn Foundation’s e-newsletter, Our Moment (February-March, 2012) The sign in front of Memorial Stadium tells the tale. The aging stands and field will give way to a new training and practice facility for UConn Basketball. […]
Securing the future of UConn Basketball is one of the top priorities of the University of Connecticut and Division of Athletics. The UConn Basketball Champions Center project is just one example of UConn’s commitment to an even better future. Be sure to check out UConnBasketballCenter.com for renderings, news, and more.
Published: August 29, 2012 Storrs and Waterbury, Conn.—Webster Bank, which recently announced a multi-year marketing relationship with the University of Connecticut, has made a significant financial investment to support construction of the new UConn Basketball Champions Center on the UConn Storrs campus. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “We believe this investment in the […]
UConn Foundation to Secure Financing to Begin Construction Thanks to a Major Gift from Mark and Rosalind Shenkman. Published: October 15, 2012 Donors to the University of Connecticut have made it possible to begin construction of a major new basketball facility on the campus, adjacent to Gampel Pavilion. The University of Connecticut Foundation announced on […]
Current Husky head coach has experienced program at every level. Published: November 14, 2012 STORRS, Conn. – University of Connecticut head men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie has pledged a gift of $100,000 towards the construction of the UConn Basketball Champions Center. “I thought it was very important to show my commitment to the UConn Basketball […]
Published April 2013 Official groundbreaking ceremonies for a dedicated, new practice facility for UConn’s championship men’s and women’s basketball programs were held Tuesday on the site of the facility’s home behind Gampel Pavilion. The event, which occurred a week after the Huskies brought home their eighth national title, tying Tennessee for the most wins in […]
January 18, 2014 – More than 160 Huskies fans and donors celebrated the construction and fundraising progress of the UConn Basketball Champions Center with a tour of the facility before the men’s basketball program took on defending national champions Louisville in a sold-out Gampel Pavilion. The event, a partnership between the UConn Foundation, UConn Alumni […]
Published March 2014 When the UConn Basketball Champions Center opens later this year, there will be a great deal of respect paid to the talented student-athletes and Hall of Fame coaches who have helped to make Storrs the college basketball capital of the world. Some of those same names are also currently deeply involved in […]