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    Tom Russo Director Of Athletics Suite Dedicated

    Nov. 8, 2010

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    CHICAGO - On Saturday, Nov. 6, the UIC Athletic Department honored the many outstanding contributions of Tom Russo by naming the Director of Athletics suite in his honor.

    Russo has dedicated 50 years of his life to UIC Athletics. He began his career as a member of the men's basketball and baseball teams at the Navy Pier campus before joining the basketball staff as an assistant and, later, head coach.

    For 10 years, Russo served as the Director of Campus Recreation before becoming UIC's Athletic Director for another 10 years until his retirement.

    Russo's family and many of his closest friends and colleagues from throughout the years were on hand for Saturday's ceremony and everyone in attendance made a generous donation to the project. If you are interested in supporting Tom Russo and UIC Athletics in any way, you can donate to the Tom Russo Director of Athletics Suite by clicking on this link