We Take Pride in Being UNC Bears
In fact, you won’t find a bigger, bolder group of graduates than the network of UNC alumni.
We may live in different cities, be graduates of different class years, and pursue different careers, but together we are UNC's Bear Network and we believe in the power of giving back.
Once a Bear, Always a Bear
2023 Colorado Legislative Wrap-up
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
HireColorado Alumni Career Fair
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
UNC at the Rockies
Sunday, July 16, 2023
Find additional university events and opportunities at calendar.unco.edu
Drive with Bear Pride
Show your pride while supporting student scholarships. Your $50 donation to the UNC License Plate Scholarship Fund provides you the option to purchase UNC plates for your Colorado-registered vehicle.
UNC Magazine Spring/Summer 2023
Inspired to Pay it Forward
Alumnus Shukuru (ShaQ) Rushanika '22 is no stranger to adversity. He and his family spent years in an Tanzanian refugee camp before landing in Greeley where a UNC scholarship helped him to pursue his passion to become a physician-researcher.
UNC Monthly News
Spring 2023 Commencement Showcases Increasing Diversity Among UNC Graduates
The University of Northern Colorado hosted its spring commencement ceremonies May 5-6, inside the Bank of Colorado Arena. This year's spring class includes approximately 1,272 undergraduate and graduate students. An additional 342 students are expected to complete their degree requirements this summer.
Cynthia Duarte and the Impact of COSI
During a Mexican Independence Day celebration, Spring 2023 graduate Cynthia Duarte met Nickie Archibeque, the director of UNC's Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Scholars Program. Archibeque saw that Duarte was a perfect fit for the COSI "Finish What You Started" scholarship. The scholarship was created to help Colorado residents who have left university go back to school and earn their credential or degree, Duarte's exact goals.
Being a Bear: A Full Circle Moment
Having a parent who is an alumnus is a unique experience, allowing new alumna Hannah
Grace West '23 bond with her father Rob Thorne '92 over their love for the university.
That family legacy allows them to share special moments together like West's recent
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