Special Events

Special Events are critical to engaging current and prospective donors. We maintain a calendar throughout the year to do so.  From pre-game receptions to golf tournaments, special events are critical to the success of the Z-Fund.

University of Akron Men's Basketball Celebration Banquet
Friday, April 11, 2014 – James A. Rhodes Arena – 6 p.m.

Coach Keith Dambrot and his staff would like to invite you to join them for the end of the year celebration of 2013 - 2014 edition of the Men's Basketball Team.

Come out to mix and mingle with the coaches and players over good food and fun for everyone.  Everyone in attendance will receive a complimentary team photo and player autograph sheet.

Schedule of Events:

6:00 p.m. Social hour

7:00 p.m. Dinner buffet and awards ceremony to follow

Come show your support for our graduating senior – Quincy Diggs -- as we celebrate our season!

The RSVP deadline for the weekend is Friday, April 4, 2014.  To RSVP or for more information please contact Amanda Baird, Administrative Assistant for Men’s Basketball at (330) 972-7781 or ama38@uakron.edu.

Cost (Prior to April 4, 2014)
$20.00 per adult
$10.00 - Children 12 & Under / Akron Students with valid University ID
$150.00 - Tables of 10

Cost (After April 4, 2014)
$30.00 per person

Register and pay online by clicking HERE

Football Alumni Spring Game Reunion
Friday, April 18 - Saturday, April 19

The University of Akron Football Team and Coach Terry Bowden will host the Annual Football Alumni Spring Game Reunion the third week in April.  This is a great time for all former University of Akron football players to come back, reconnect and interact with the staff.  All University of Akron Football alumni are invited to return.

Football Alumni Spring Game Reunion Schedule of Events:

Friday, April 18th              
6:00-9:00 p.m.  Alumni Welcome Reception – Beau's on the River (Lounge Area)

Beau's on the River Address: 1989 Front Street; Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Saturday, April 19th
8:30 a.m.           Alumni Registration - House of LaRose Lobby in InfoCision Stadium

9:00 a.m.           Pre-game meal with current Team - 7th Floor InfoCision Stadium*

10:30 a.m.         Alumni Reception - 5th Floor InfoCision Stadium

1:00 p.m.           Spring Game                                               

3:30 p.m.           Private post-game tailgate with Football Staff - Louis and Freda Stile Fieldhouse
*Pre-game meal will be for Alumni only; families are welcome in the reception area on the 5th Floor of InfoCision Stadium during this time
**** Parking will be reserved for Alumni in Lot 10 adjacent to the Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Fieldhouse****

Cost: (Prior to April 11, 2014)
$25.00 – Per Person
$10.00 – Children 12 & Under
Cost: (After April 11, 2014)
$50.00 – Per Person

The RSVP deadline for the weekend is Friday, April 11, 2014.  

Unfortunately, online registration for this event is not available.  To register, please contact Micklos Blake, Graduate Assistant for Athletic Development, at 330.972.7142 or mb125@zips.uakron.edu