President Jim Collins (’84) and the Loras College Board of Regents are proud to announce the 2021 Legacy Ball on Friday, August 20 in the Marie Graber Ballroom. Join Master of Ceremonies Greg Gumbel (’67) for what promises to be an evening of glamour!
Greg Gumbel’s standout work in the world of sports broadcasting has made his face, name and voice as familiar as any in the industry. Throughout 45+ years in the business, Gumbel has become one of the most outstanding and best known announcers in sports television. He has covered everything from Major League Baseball to the NBA to the NFL, the Men’s NCAA Championship Tournament, the Summer and Winter Olympic games, World Figure Skating Championships and the Daytona 500 to name a few.
In the fall, he calls exciting NFL play-by-play action across the country on CBS, with his broadcast partner, Trent Green and has hosted and called the play-by-play for several Super Bowls.
When the NFL season winds down, Greg is host of one of the premiere events in all of sports, The NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament. He has been the CBS host of March Madness since 1998, providing CBS viewers with exciting highlights and coverage on the Road to The Final Four.
Greg is a 3-time Emmy award winner, and the 2007 Honoree of the prestigious Pat Summerall Award for his outstanding work in broadcasting. Greg is honored to be a member of the St Jude’s Children’s Hospital Sports Council, and is also a member of the Board of Regents at his alma mater, Loras College, in Dubuque, Iowa.