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Bear Welcome UNC

From residence hall move in to new student traditions like forming a giant UNC on the lawn in front of Lawrenson Hall, alumni remember a lot about their first semester of UNC. As part of UNC's fall Bear Welcome week, alumni are encouraged to share their favorite UNC Bear Welcome memories and advice for incoming students. Share your story with the UNC Alumni Association or post your thoughts through @UNCBearsAlumni using #UNCBears to keep your favorite Bear Welcome traditions alive. [READ FULL POST]

Sandra Toca

Scholarship recipients and twin sisters Sandra and Cassandra Toca help donors understand that scholarship funds offer more than financial support. [READ FULL POST]

rachael carrillo

UNC student, Rachael Carrillo ’20 (Sociology), says guidance from university staff and support from the Reisher Family and Stryker Institute for Leadership Development scholarships is the only reason she’s a Bear today. [READ FULL POST]

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Thanks to an estate gift left by long time UNC friend and Northern Colorado business leader Larry Vosmera, UNC creates a new scholarship for veteran, active duty or ROTC students majoring in business. The fund will also name a space in the new Campus Commons. [READ FULL POST]

Bear Tuesday

UNC means something special to each of us, and so our choice to support an area of campus – a specific program, department or opportunity – is personal. But what if we all came together to champion our favorite cause on the same day? What if we encouraged fellow Bears in our network to do the same. That’s what Bear Tuesday is all about. [READ FULL POST]

LinkedIn Alumni Connections for Students

LinkedIn is an under utilized resource among college students, limiting student opportunities to connect with growing, global networks of alumni - but it doesn't have to be that way. Find out how LinkedIn offers students quick and easy access to building a network beginning with alumni. [READ FULL POST]

GPS+

Without a clear guide, navigating the business of being a student can leave you feeling lost on a growing university campus. UNC aims to combat this challenge, announcing GPS+ as the name for its future one stop, integrated student services center. Part of UNC's student success strategy, GPS+ will be a part of the Campus Commons and help students navigate the complexities of university business operations. [READ FULL POST]