Athletics

Jan
08

Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony

Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony February 16, 2018 The University of the District of Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame was established to pay tribute and give recognition to former student-athletes, coaches and administrators who have significantly contributed to the athletic success and history of the institution. Established during the celebration of the… Continue Reading Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony

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May
15

University of the District of Columbia Announces Hiring of John Nakpodia as Head Women’s Basketball Coach

University of the District of Columbia Announces Hiring of John Nakpodia as Head Women’s Basketball Coach Click here for more info.

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Apr
26

UDC Men’s Tennis Earns NCAA Division II Tournament Bid

UDC Men’s Tennis Earns NCAA Division II Tournament Bid; Firebirds a No. 6 Seed in East Regional Click here to read more.

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Apr
03

Article Washington Post about Juan Dixon and the Women’s Basketball recruitment efforts

Article Washington Post about Juan Dixon and the Women’s Basketball recruitment efforts Washington Post: 15 years ago, Juan Dixon won a national title. Now he’s recruiting kids who have never heard of him. Click here to read more. Click here to download article.(pdf)

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Mar
01

Women’s History Month – Myrtilla Miner

Women’s History Month  Myrtilla Miner Abolitionist and Founder of UDC Predecessor Institutions An iconic figure in the fight to educate African-American women, Myrtilla Miner stands as a reminder of the power of perseverance. Her efforts laid the foundation for what is today – the University of the District of Columbia.    Born March 4, 1815,  in… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Myrtilla Miner

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Feb
20

UDC: “We Are Black History” – Brian Thompson

  UDC: “We Are Black History” Brian Thompson UDC Alum – Designer of the New $100 Bill at the Bureau of Engraving Brian Thompson was given one of the most important tasks that anyone at the Bureau of Engraving could undertake — taking the lead on designing the new $100 bill. The new sleek $100… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” – Brian Thompson

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UDC Women’s Basketball hosted their season opener during Homecoming Week

UDC Women’s Basketball hosted their season opener during Homecoming Week The Firebirds women’s basketball team hosted their season home opener Wed., Nov. 16 vs. the University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon in front of a raucous UDC Homecoming Week crowd of over 400 at the UDC Sports Complex. Although UDC was on the short end of a… Continue Reading UDC Women’s Basketball hosted their season opener during Homecoming Week

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Nov
15

UDC Homecoming Week to Feature Firebird Women’s Basketball Home Opener November 16th

WASHINGTON, DC – The first University of the District of Columbia home basketball game this season, featuring 1st year head coach and former Maryland Terps legend, Juan Dixon’s women’s squad, will take place at the UDC Sports Complex on Wednesday, November 16th as part of UDC Homecoming Week 2016.  Click here to read more.

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Oct
17

UDC Women’s Lacrosse Named 2016 IWLCA Division II Academic Honor Squad; Three Firebirds Earn IWLCA Academic Honor Roll Distinction

The University of the District of Columbia Women’s Lacrosse team was one of 46 Division II schools and 275 schools across NCAA Divisions I, II and III and the NAIA to be named a Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad as announced by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. Continue Reading UDC Women’s Lacrosse Named 2016 IWLCA Division II Academic Honor Squad; Three Firebirds Earn IWLCA Academic Honor Roll Distinction

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Oct
17

University of the District of Columbia Announces Hiring of Rodger Colbert as Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

University of the District of Columbia Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Patricia Thomas, has announced the hiring of Rodger I. Colbert as the new Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. Colbert, an Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach at UDC since 2013, replaces Scott Urick, who was recently announced the new head boys’ lacrosse coach at Georgetown Prep. Continue Reading University of the District of Columbia Announces Hiring of Rodger Colbert as Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

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