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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


Upcoming Events

Hall of Fame

September 13, 2024


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1974 50th Reunion

September 27, 2024


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Find additional university events and opportunities at calendar.unco.edu


Homecoming 2024

September 23-29

Save the Date Bears! Homecoming + Family & Friends Weekend will be hosted September 23-29, 2024. Connect to your Bear Network through activities for alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends.

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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.

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UNC Monthly

With a UNC Alumna at the Helm, Little Theatre of the Rockies Enters its 65th Season  

In its 90th season, Little Theatre of the Rockies is the oldest professional theater company in Colorado. For alumna Megan Van De Hey, ’99, the gravity of being the artistic director for the company is not lost on her. Van De Hey shares her experience as a student at UNC, why she came back to direct at UNC and what to expect at their current show, Every Brilliant Thing.

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Building Greeley's Future: Alumna Kelli Johnson's Journey to Assistant City Manager 

Colorado local Kelli Johnson, ’01, has spent time in and around Greeley since she was a child. Active in the Weld County 4-H program growing up, she was familiar with the city before attending UNC. Now, as the assistant city manager for the city of Greeley, Johnson has a vested interest in Greeley’s future, and has the ability to affect change.

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Bridging the Gap Between High School and College: Frontiers of Science Institute   

Celebrating its 65th anniversary, the Frontiers of Science Institute (FSI) is reflecting on all of the research its current students and alumni have conducted over the years. The six week summer program fast tracks high school student's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) exploration.

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