From the Bear Network
June 26, 2020
Bear Network: Making the Most of LinkedIn
Your UNC Alumni Association is hosting FREE Virtual Bear Network Connections. In this event, alumna and UNC Alumni Association board member Jasmine Jones '17 provides recent graduates with insight and tips on presenting professionally and leveraging the Bear Network on LinkedIn in support of your career.
June 15, 2020
Bears Hire Bears: Building Social Capital
Bear Hire Bears Weekly Recap (June 7-13): Conversations with fellow Bears addresses the importance of building social capital, leveraging existing networks, and having patience in a COVID-19 job market.
June 11, 2020
Bear Network: Leveraging Your Bear Network
Your UNC Alumni Association is hosting FREE Virtual Bear Network Connections. In this event, alumnus and UNC Alumni Association board member Quinston Daugherty '97, '00 provides tips on growing your network, and engaging fellow alumni in your city or industry in support of your career.
June 09, 2020
UNC Awarded $400K Grant for Student Success Initiatives
This spring, UNC received a $400,000 state grant, spread over four years, to build a program around UNC’s current student support services.The grant, from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI), a program of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, will be used to create the COSI Scholars Program.
June 08, 2020
Bears Hire Bears: Hustle, Grind, and Reach Out!
Bear Hire Bears Weekly Recap (June 1-5): Conversations with fellow Bears addresses the importance of hustling, grinding, reaching out proactively and having an openness to pivot industries when opportunities arise.
June 01, 2020
Bears Hire Bears Summer Outreach Aims to Help Class of 2020
Bear Hire Bears Weekly Recap (May 25-29, 2020): A conversation with a HESAL alumnus and messages with highered professionals, shine light on transferability of careers between industries; plus virtual events and alumni email intros for recent grads.
May 28, 2020
Bear Network: Top 10 Resume & Cover Letter Tips
Your UNC Alumni Association is hosting FREE Virtual Bear Network Connections. In this event, UNC alumna and career counselor Elizabeth Mahoney ‘05 shared her most effective tips for writing strong resumes and cover letters.
May 21, 2020
Effective Virtual Interview Tips
Alumna and human resources professional Ashley Valenzuela-Ruesgen '11 shared effective strategies for virtual job interviews.
May 11, 2020
Beginning a Career in a COVID-19 Job Market
Renee Welch, UNC's director of the Center for Career Readiness is paying attention to trends and leveraging alumni connections to help the Class of 2020 succeed in a competitive, post COVID-19 job market.
May 07, 2020
Staying Sane & Growing Your Professional Brand
UNC marketing professor Denny McCorkle shared how to stay connected without getting drawn into negative social media.
April 21, 2020
Northern Colorado Small Business Social
Your UNC Alumni Association has begun hosting FREE Virtual Bear Network Connections. In the Northern Colorado Small Business Social, UNC alumnus and Greeley Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year, Nick Kenny '16 provides insight into supporting local and alumni-owned businesses.
March 12, 2020
Share a Note of Congratulations
In response to the university's coronavirus prevention efforts, the 2020 Honored Alumni Ceremony is canceled but we can still celebrate this year's honorees. Help UNC celebrate the 2020 Honored Alumni by sharing a note of congratulations. Don't let your fellow Bears go unrecognized.