From the Bear Network
UNC Alum, Pat Varney Creates Pathways for Wealth Management and Philanthropic Giving
Pat Varney, ’99, was drawn to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) for its exceptional business school and smaller class size compared to the larger Universities in Colorado, but what kept Varney was his experience on campus. Making life-long friends, getting involved with Greek life and studying under professors who he keeps in contact with, Varney made the most of his time on campus.
October 26, 2023
Honored Alumni Nominations Open—Who Do You Know Making a Difference?
The time has come to nominate outstanding alumni for the 2024 University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Honored Alumni award, the highest honor awarded by the Alumni Association. Presented annually to five graduates, the award recognizes their career success and service to the university. It’s somewhat of a norm for UNC graduates to be leaders in their fields and communities, a testament to their hard work and determination. Within our far-and-wide network of alumni, this award goes to the graduates whose leadership and service inspire their fellow Bears to stay involved and invested in the university.
October 09, 2023
The Bear Network at Work
UNC alumni go on to use their education to build BIG careers and make a difference in community across Colorado, the United States and globally. Explore their careers through UNC's new Alumni Employment Dashboard.
August 18, 2023
Women in Business Career Panel
Alumni and employers share their experience as women in business during the February 14, 2023 alumni career panel
March 08, 2023
The Power of Humanities in Connecting a Community
Alumnus Jamar Rahming '06 serves as the Executive Director of the Wilmington Library Institute in Wilmington, D.E. Reflecting on his UNC education, Rahming believes the power of humanities is helping his library build social cohesion in his community.
May 10, 2022
Alumnus and Filmmaker Jonathan Martin Shares his Advice and Experience
UNC alumnus and filmmaker Jonathan Martin '' shares his UNC experience, career advice and insight into his new film the Confrontation Project.
May 10, 2021
“What Everybody Can Do Is Educate Themselves”
For Black History Month, Rico Wint '08 shares his perspective on his identity, his work with young Black men, and his ongoing involvement with his alma mater.
February 09, 2021
Alumni Gift Time, Wisdom Via Virtual Panels
This fall, with COVID-19 forcing events to take place virtually, UNC's alumni generously gave of their time via virtual Alumni Career Panels. Here's some of the wisdom they shared.
December 07, 2020
Introducing Jason Alvine, New Voice of the Bears
Jason Alvine '02 is back with the Bears. The former UNC women's basketball announcer is starting a new season behind the mic as the newest Voice of the Bears, calling football and men’s basketball home games.
October 12, 2020
Bears Hire Bears: Finding Your "In"
Bears Hire Bears Weekly Recap (June 29-July3): Beginning a job search may feel daunting, whether it’s the first time for a recent college graduate or a mid-career transition for a more experienced professional. Once you’ve begun the process and narrowed down your search to a target profession or company, you’re likely to ask, “How do I get my 'in'?”
July 09, 2020
Bears Hire Bears: In-Demand Degrees & Transportable Skills
Bear Hire Bears Weekly Recap (June 20-27): Conversations with fellow Bears address the importance of transportable skills, a quality education, and leveraging your network in a COVID-19 job market.
July 02, 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 26, 2020