The mission of the Blue and Gold Club at the University of Northern Colorado is to provide scholarship funds to enhance the academic and athletic experience of student-athletes and to promote enthusiasm and community support for UNC intercollegiate athletics and the University of Northern Colorado as a whole.
Scholarship funds provided by the Blue and Gold Club allow more than 400 male and female student-athletes to pursue a quality education at one of the region’s top universities on an annual basis. Your support is an investment in our future leaders and we thank you for making a difference in the lives of UNC’s student-athletes!
All gifts to athletics are recognized through the Blue & Gold Club.
Recent achievements by UNC student-athletes include:
- In 2011-12, 49 student-athletes were named to All-Conference teams
- 114 student-athletes were honored on Academic All-Conference squads in 2011-12
- Northern Colorado leads the Big Sky Conference in student-athlete graduation rates
- During the Spring, 2012 semester, student-athletes combined for a 3.02 grade point average; 134 student-athletes had a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher and nine student-athletes ended the term with a 4.00GPA
- Last season, student-athletes amassed more than 3,000 volunteer/community service hours
- The Bears have won 10 Big Sky Conference titles and made 8 team and numerous individual appearances in NCAA Championship competition since reclassification to Division I