Author: Bob Erwin

About Us
About Us

About Us

The University of Illinois Dads Association was formed in 1922, as one of the first parent programs in the country. The IlliniDads has provided hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants to U of I students and the Champaign-Urbana community. The goals of our organization are: 1. to […]

Welcome to the Dads Association!
From The President

Welcome to the Dads Association!

On behalf of the entire University of Illinois Dads Association, I’d like to welcome you to a select group-the fathers (and father figures) of a University of Illinois student! If you’re a first-time U of I parent, you’re probably looking for some resources to help you with your students’ transition […]

2016 Scholarship Winners
Grants & Scholarships

2016 Scholarship Winners

The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently announced the recipients of the 2015 – 2016 Dads Association Scholarship. After receiving 76 applications, six students were chosen as recipients of $2,000 each. The six recipients were: Samantha Bolet, a junior majoring in Political Science and Communications with […]

King Dad 2015 - Raul Ibarra
Dads Weekend

Dads Weekend 2016

Dads Weekend 2016   Dads Weekend 2016 Calendar of Events Friday, November 4, 2016   Ticket Pick-Up 3pm – 8pm | South Lounge Illni Union Pick up your reserved event tickets, or stop by the Information Table. Tickets will be available for pick up until 8pm. *To facilitate ticket distribution, […]

RAUL IBARRA, SR. crowned King Dad, 2015!
King Dad

Raul Ibarra crowned King Dad 2015!

In ceremonies over Dad’s Weekend, Raul Ibarra, Sr., was crowned King Dad. Dad’s Weekend is dedicated to and created especially for all father-figures of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students. King Dad nominees typically show a unique way of loving their students, clearly demonstrate a commitment to their role […]

Getting Involved
About Us Getting Involved

Getting Involved

Board of Directors: Click to view the current list of the Dads Association Board of Directors. Are you interested in serving on the Board of Directors? We are always looking for a few good Dads. To qualify, you must be the Dad of an attending student at the University of […]

2015 Grants Award Winners
Grants & Scholarships

2015 Grants Award Winners

The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and social purposes, specifically to provide support to its members and to students at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. The Dads Association is a separately incorporated, nonprofit association. The University of Illinois […]

Scholarship Winners 2016
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Scholarship Winners 2016

The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently announced the recipients of the 2015 – 2016 Dads Association Scholarship. After receiving 76 applications, six students were chosen as recipients of $2,000 each. The six recipients were: Samantha Bolet, a junior majoring in Political Science and Communications with […]