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Celebrating 125 years

Pride and Perspectives

From its earliest days, the University of Northern Colorado has been highly regarded for its prestigious programs, innovation and caring faculty. Here, students and faculty collaborate and learn as they have for generations, with a vision of higher education that fuses learning with community engagement, research, passion and transformation. We are proud of our past, and look forward to the work that will carry this university forward, into the future. Join us for a look at the moments, memories and progress of our first 125 years.

HISTORICAL TIMELINE

From 1889-2014

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This month in History

  • December 12, 1942 Gas rations reduced to 4 1/2 gal./week (McCowen diary)
  • December 13, 1997 Football team won Division II National Championship
  • December 14, 1996 Football team won Division II National Championship
  • December 18, 1914 Totem Teddy.  First article about totem pole (later named Totem Teddy) appeared in the Christmas issue of The Crucible