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2016 Scholarship Winners
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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
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Dads Weekend 2017

Dads Weekend 2017 Dads Weekend 2017 is November 10-12! While there is not a “general registration” for the weekend, all of the Illini Union Events are detailed below, as well as links to additional information. Families may attend the events of their choice and make their weekend the best it […]

RAUL IBARRA, SR. crowned King Dad, 2015!
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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 […]

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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 […]

Christopher Downes Crowned King Dad 2014!
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Christopher Downes Crowned King Dad 2014!

During Dads Weekend on Nov 14-16 2014, the Illini Dads Association crowned Mr. Christopher Downes of Floral Park, NY as “King Dad.” In addition to his success as a trial lawyer, Mr. Downes devotes himself to numerous community activities and philanthropic causes. Mr. Downes is Chairman of his town’s zoning […]