The Story of UNC's First African American Graduate
January 29, 2020 — Lucile Buchanan enrolled in a two-year teacher certification program at the now University of Northern Colorado in 1903 and was the only African American student in her 1905 graduating class and the first African-American student to earn a teaching degree at UNC. Learn more about her story.
Mentors Who Make a Difference
December 3, 2019 — Like many UNC students, Zaya Thompson ‘14 landed her dream job with the help of an internship. Now a Certified Financial Planner with Millennium Financial, she’s paying it forward and helping other Bears gain valuable experience.
Reconnect With Your Roots During Homecoming
October 3, 2019 — Once a Bear, Always a Bear – and there’s no better time to remember that than Homecoming! Take a walk down memory lane and join us for a number of exciting events around campus October 18-19.
UNC Grads Contribute to Growing Greeley Creative Economy
September 9, 2019 — There’s no question that the creative economy in Colorado is booming. You don’t have to go far to find concerts, art exhibits, plays or other performances nearly any night of the week. Thanks in large part to an active base of UNC students and graduates, Greeley is no exception.
Becoming A Bear: A Family Affair
August 12, 2019 — Alumnus Rob Thorne ’92 has a special reason to reconnect with campus this fall as his daughter Hannah follows in his footsteps and begins her first semester as a Bear.
From Aims to UNC: Non-Traditional Students Share Their Stories of Success
August 12, 2019 — Becoming a Bear was the ultimate goal for both Arizbe Soto-Ramirez ’19 and Menan Bergman ‘00, but as non-traditional students the path to UNC was complicated. Lucky for them, Aims Community College was there to help.
Donor Spotlight: How the Haefeli’s Hope to Inspire the Next Generation of Giving
August 12, 2019 — Active supporters of UNC, Greeley-Evans District 6 and number of other community organizations, Delia '90 and John '86 Haefeli believe strongly in the importance of paying it forward.
UNC’s First-Ever Comprehensive Campaign Raises $54.2 million
April 15, 2019 — 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!
Danny Medoff: From Army Medic to Philosopher
December 11, 2018 — Danny Medoff founded two UNC student clubs after transferring from Seattle in summer 2016 and serving his country for eight years. Last fall, he started the Philosophical Kevlar club for military veterans.
UNC Graduate Named Colorado Teacher of the Year
November 2, 2017 — University of Northern Colorado alumna Christina Gillette Randle become the latest graduate to be named Colorado Teacher of the Year.
Study: $2.4 Billion Local Income Boost from Northern Colorado Public Colleges and Universities
August 29, 2017 — LOVELAND - The four public colleges and universities in Northern Colorado added $2.4 billion in income to the economy of Larimer and Weld Counties and provided an impressive return on investment in the fiscal year 2015-16, according to the results of a new economic impact study released today at the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance meeting.
Public Health Meets Public Art
July 14, 2017 — Colorado School of Public Health alumna Rachel Freeman, MPH ’14, is making her mark in public health. She is part of a team, which includes alumni artist Armando Silva BA '10, has recently transformed the exterior wall of a vacant building in northern Colorado into a colorful statement of health advocacy.
‘Raymond’s Folly’ Becomes Billion Dollar Success Story
February 9, 2017 — Raymond Pierson smelled opportunity. It took only a few whiffs during a UNC field trip in 1980 to convince him to act on what would eventually become a study and set the stage for a successful oil and gas development.
Degree in hand, UNC sex trafficking survivor will spend more time helping other victims also become survivors
December 27, 2016 — As she entered her final semester at UNC in late August, Megan Lundstrom didn’t have much money to spare. She’s a married mom of three kids, 12, 9 and 1; a scholarship student; and an entrepreneur carefully nurturing a newborn organization.