4 Essential Social Media Lessons for Near and Recent Grads
The use of social media can make or break a near or recent graduate's personal brand, job search or career advancement. Yikes! But don't worry, UNC's marketing chair and social media professor Denny McCorkle shares his top tips for students and alumni navigating the digitally connected world of work.
September 19, 2017
UNC President Kay Norton to Retire in June
University of Northern Colorado President Kay Norton announced during her annual State of the University address, that she will retire as president at the end of June. Highlighting both university opportunities and challenges, President Norton shared why she was proud to lead the university and looks forward to helping recruit UNC's next leader.
September 12, 2017
What Does Student Success Look Like?
As UNC's student body grows, its commitment to supporting students and providing necessary services must evolve. Meet Stephanie Torrez, the university leader - and alumna - who is setting the strategy and direction for the future of student success.
September 11, 2017
Alumni and Friends Welcome the Class of 2021
Thank you to the many alumni and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper for sharing your words of welcome with the incoming class of UNC Bears.
August 22, 2017
Changing Lives in Ways Only Bears Can
Bears take care of Bears, and being part of the Bear community means, no matter where you are, you’re never without a helping hand when you need it most. When student Bianca Acosta suffered extensive damage to her home and faced the impossible choice to either drop out of school to afford to fix it or stay in school and risk homelessness with her 10-year-old daughter, her UNC network took action to help. We asked Bianca to share her story.
August 07, 2017
Successful Honored Alumni Nominations Include:
When choosing the newest class of Honored Alumni, the selection committee looks for the most qualified nominees—but what does “most qualified” actually mean? Successful nominations almost always include a moving story of success while maintaining a relationship with UNC.
August 07, 2017
UNC Volleyball Celebrates 50 Years
Some of UNC Volleyball’s legendary line of coaches weigh in on the program’s foundation, recipe for success and what makes it so unique to northern Colorado. A season-long celebration kicks off this month with the Volleyball Alumni Weekend and 50th Anniversary Celebration event.
August 01, 2017
Tebben Named Inaugural Allen McConnell Chair in Accounting
Shawn Tebben is the inaugural Allen McConnell Endowed Chair in Accounting for the Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business and will join the Accounting faculty this fall. Her 10-year life goal to teach college realized, Tebben kicks off her time at UNC with gratitude to professor Allen McConnell and UNC’s generous donors to the Allen McConnell Endowed Chair.
July 20, 2017
Public Health Meets Public Art
UNC's Colorado School of Public Health alumna Rachel Freeman, MPH ’14, is making her mark in public health. She is part of a team that includes famed alumni artist Armando Silva BA '10, that has recently transformed the exterior wall of a vacant building in northern Colorado into a colorful statement of health advocacy.
July 14, 2017
2016-2017 Giving Summary
With the Campaign for UNC in full swing, momentum is building in support of student success and other university priorities. Thank you to the generous donors who made contributions during the 2016-2017 year.
July 07, 2017
Alumna Alison Vasquez Returns to Pay It Forward
Alison Vasquez's '09 return to campus this summer as a guest director for LTR turned out to pay forward and give back more than she ever expected. Back on campus directing the summer production of "Simply Simone," Vasquez says returning to UNC has been life-changing.
July 07, 2017
Summer Events and the Season of Networking
Can a summertime social lead to professional success? It might be a bit of a stretch to claim that a social interaction can make or break an individual’s career prospects, but savvy networkers know that social interactions are integral to effective network building - and that includes events during the summer season.
July 06, 2017