View Events by Keyword: athletic convocation center


December11968
ACC opens
Replacing the old Fieldhouse, the new Athletic Convocation Center is opened with a week of festivities.
Keywords: acc, jacc, athletic convocation center, basketball, volleyball, womens basketball, hockey, rolfs aquatic center, father ned joyce, the pit, elvis presley, frank sinatra, elton john, u2, boxing, streak, bill cosby, andy williams, president ford, president carter, president reagan, president bush, president obama
December71968
ACC opened & dedicated against UCLA
UCLA comes to South Bend for the first time to help open and dedicate the brand new Athletic Convocation Center.
Keywords: basketball, acc, jacc, ucla, athletic convocation center, austin carr, bob whitmore, john wooden, lew alcinder, kareem abdul-jabbar, pittsburgh, georgia tech
December111968
The first win inside the ACC
Despite losing to UCLA earlier, ND would get their first win in the new arena.
Keywords: basketball, acc, athletic convocation center, jacc, wisconsin, austin carr, collis jones, bob arnzen, tom sinnott, ucla, northeastern illinois state, doug gemmell
January231971
#1 UCLA's last loss prior to 88 game win streak
Seven of nine top ranked teams have lost at Notre Dame. This game established the ACC as a place where the giants fall.
Keywords: basketball, ucla, austin carr, digger phelps, mike brey, syracuse, john dee, acc, jacc, john pleick, athletic convocation center
January211973
Hockey beats MSU 13-5
The hockey team would find the net often inside the ACC and skate to a victory against Michigan State.
Keywords: hockey, michigan state, lefty smith, acc, athletic convocation center
January191974
ND ends #1 UCLA's 88 Game Win Streak
UCLA & John Wooden were winners of 88 straight. John Walton and his teammates would leave defeated.
Keywords: basketball, ucla, richard digger phelps, ara parsehian, john shumate, adrian dantley, gary brokaw, acc, athletic convocation center
March171975
President Ford speaks at the ACC
President Ford would speak on the campus of Notre Dame during the morning of St. Patrick's Day.
Keywords: president ford, st patricks day, acc, athletic convocation center, father hesburgh, moose krause, dan devine, digger phelps, air force one, dick cheney, michigan
March51977
ND defeats #1 and 29-0 San Francisco
29. And. One. San Francisco came to the ACC with a perfect record but did not leave with it intact.
Keywords: basketball, san francisco, digger phelps, dave batton, toby knight, bill paterno, rich branning, students, mvp, nbc, acc, athletic convocation center
January261981
The Boss plays the ACC again
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band could normally be heard blaring out of dorm rooms. For the third time in five years, the band would play a concert in the ACC.
Keywords: bruce springsteen, the boss, acc, athletic convocation center
March91988
Ronald Reagan unveils Rockne stamp
President Reagan, who played George Gipp alongside Knute Rockne, would unveil the Knute Rockne 22-cent stamp.
Keywords: ronald reagan, knute rockne, stamp, football, jacc, joyce athletic convocation center, knute rockne all-american, george gipp, babe zaharias, bobby jones, babe ruth, jim thorpe, roberto clemente, princeton, rutgers, washington and lee
May22004
Fr. Ned Joyce passes away
Executive Vice President of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, Father Edmund P. "Ned" Joyce passes away.
Keywords: father joyce, father hesburgh, acc, jacc, athletic convocation center, joyce center, basilica