Paying it Forward
Receiving a scholarship can mean the difference between completing or quitting the pursuit of an education. In 2019, 25 students were surprised to learn that they would receive an $8000 scholarship toward the continuation their UNC education, a gift inspired by an act of generosity that occurred 60 prior.
August 05, 2020
Dressing for Success
Thanks to both the generosity of donors and the hard work of MCB staff member Melissa Hoffman, UNC’s Professional Attire Closet is providing students with free professional clothing to help them approach interviews, networking events and presentations with confidence.
February 07, 2020
Why Give: Making a Difference through Cumbres
UNC alumni and donors are known for their generous hearts. Every year, our students and community are beneficiaries of the time, talent and mentorship of those who give back. There are hundreds of ways that donors directly impact students. In the case of the Cumbres program, those students are future English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers.
January 13, 2020
Wrestler Aims to Put Greeley on the Map
District 6 graduate Andrew Alirez never had much of a choice about whether he would be a wrestler, but he did have options about where to compete at the college level. UNC’s program and head coach made that decision easy.
January 10, 2020
2019 Alumni Welcome Guest Remarks
Alumnus Cristóbal Garcia '08 shares his advice and UNC story with the fall 2019 incoming class of undergraduates students during the August 23, 2019 Presidents' Welcome event.
August 23, 2019
Biking for a Better Future: One Bear's Ride for the UNCCRI
It’s been more than two decades since Frank Wyatt ’96 graduated with his Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Science, but later this month he will bike nearly 1,000 miles back to his alma mater, raising money to support a unique program his professor and mentor Dr. Carole Schneider established in 1996.
June 12, 2019
Blue and Gold Gratitude: Bears Say ‘Thanks’ During Appreciation Week
A flood of bright gold cards are making their way to every corner of campus, lifting spirits along the way. The cards are a tradition of UNC’s annual Appreciation Week, recognizing everything from the campus squirrels to dining services and our exceptional faculty and staff.
May 08, 2019
First Ever UNC Comprehensive Campaign Raises $54.2 Million
Thanks to the support of more than 10,000 generous donors, the Campaign for UNC surpassed its $45 million goal and raised a total of $54,250,654!
April 13, 2019
Student Snapshot: The Impact of Donor Supported Scholarships
More than $13.5 million was invested in scholarships for current and future students through the Campaign for UNC.
April 11, 2019
Creating Champions in Competition and the Classroom
Thanks to donor support, this Academic Excellence week UNC student-athletes are grateful for a special space on campus where they can connect, study and receive customized academic support services.
April 08, 2019
UNCCRI: Improving Lives one Workout at a Time
The University of Northern Colorado Cancer Rehabilitation Institute is a unique non-profit program, recognized as a frontrunner in the field of cancer rehabilitation. Fueled by donor support, the UNCCRI delivers clinical cancer rehabilitation services and conducts cutting-edge research in exercise-based cancer rehabilitation.
April 01, 2019
Alumna's Gift Brings a Bit of Broadway to Spring Musical
Musical Theater students are busy preparing to present the spring musical Beauty and The Beast March 1 - 2. Find out how a special gift from Dana Cohenour '81 and her husband Jason provided these students with an opportunity to learn from one of Broadway's best in the process.
February 11, 2019