UNC Recognizes 2023 Honored Alumni
March 26, 2023 — On March 25, the University of Northern Colorado Alumni Association hosted its 2023 Honored Alumni Awards. The award, in its 76th year, is presented annually to five UNC graduates in recognition for career success and a commitment of service to the university.
UNC 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremonies, May 6-7
April 27, 2022 — The University of Northern Colorado held its spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7. Approximately 1,445 students graduated this spring with around 1,065 earning a bachelor's degree and around 380 earning a master's specialist or doctoral degree.
UNC Hosting ¡Adelante! Event for Students and Families Considering College
April 26, 2022 — On Wednesday, April 27, the University of Northern Colorado, in partnership with the Greeley Dream Team and Hispanic Women of Weld County, is hosting ¡Adelante!, a community event to provide high school students and their families with helpful information about navigating the college process.
UNC Hosts Free Event to Inspire Future Teachers Across Colorado
January 19, 2022 — High school and community college students interested in teaching careers have an opportunity to hear from professional educators and gain valuable knowledge about the field during a free two-day event, Feb. 17-18.
UNC 2021 Fall Commencement Ceremonies, Dec. 10-11
December 3, 2021 — The University of Northern Colorado will hold its fall commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 10, and Saturday, Dec. 11. Approximately 903 students will graduate this fall with around 554 earning a bachelor's degree and around 349 earning a master's, specialist or doctoral degree.
Homecoming 2021: The Bears Are Back in Town
October 6, 2021 — Homecoming 2021 is here, and the Bears are Back in Town. Unlike last year’s virtual celebration from home, UNC’s Homecoming traditions, some of them dating back to 1923, are returning to in-person again.
President Feinstein Highlights Togetherness and Growth in State of the University Address
September 9, 2021 — During the annual State of the University Address on Sept. 8, UNC President Andy Feinstein, along with several other university leaders, reflected on the challenges over the past year brought on by the pandemic and the importance of working together to overcome those challenges.
June 18 Webinar to Showcase Outcomes of Anthropology Program's Reclaiming Heritage Project
June 16, 2021 — On June 18 at 9 a.m., Michael Kimball, Ph.D., a professor in UNC's Department of Anthropology, will facilitate a webinar showcasing the work students in his applied anthropology class completed as part of a grant-funded community project, Reclaiming Heritage II: Building Social Bonds and Bridges with Cultural Heritage.
UNC Held In-Person Spring Commencement Ceremonies, May 8-9
May 10, 2021 — The University of Northern Colorado held its spring commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 8, and Sunday, May 9, at Nottingham Field with more than 1,900 expected graduates. Joining this year’s graduates were approximately 200 of UNC’s 2020 graduates.
Business Students Place First in Daniels Fund Ethics Initiatives Collegiate Program Case Competition
April 29, 2021 — On Friday, April 16, four undergraduate students from the UNC Monfort College of Business earned first place honors at the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative’s ninth annual Collegiate Program Case Competition.
13th Women’s Walk Supports UNC’s Female Athletes
April 12, 2021 — Walking the annual Women’s Walk to support scholarships and the greatest needs of UNC’s female student-athletes has been a tradition for the UNC community for more than a decade. After a fully virtual walk last year, supporters this year will have the option of walking the approximately 1.25-mile course in the on-campus event or stepping out into their communities to support female student-athletes virtually.
Employees Recognized During Appreciation Week
March 5, 2021 — UNC employees were honored during this year's Employee Appreciation Week. This annual event recognizes and celebrates everyone who makes UNC a special place.
2021 Entrepreneurial Challenge Winners Announced
February 25, 2021 — UNC's Monfort College of Business has announced the winners of the 2021 Entrepreneurial Challenge: four Open Division participants and three Collegiate Division participants presented their pitches in the finals on Feb. 24.
Semifinalists Announced for the 2021 Entrepreneurial Challenge
February 4, 2021 — The Monfort College of Business at UNC has announced the semifinalists for the 2021 Entrepreneurial Challenge.
UNC is Hosting its Second Free App Day
January 15, 2021 — UNC has initiated its own Free App Days where anyone, anywhere in the world can apply as an undergraduate to UNC without paying the $50 application fee.
UNC to Hold Virtual Fall Commencement Ceremonies
December 10, 2020 — UNC will celebrate its spring, summer and fall 2020 graduates virtually this December in accordance with public-health guidelines that limit in-person gatherings due to COVID-19.
Monfort College of Business' Entrepreneurship Challenge Applications Open, Oct. 5
October 1, 2020 — Applications open Oct. 5 for the 2021 Open, Greeley and Collegiate Divisions of the University of Northern Colorado Monfort College of Business (MCB) Entrepreneurial Challenge.
Celebrating UNC Spring 2020 Graduates
May 15, 2020 — Due to COVID-19, the University of Northern Colorado wasn't able to celebrate its spring 2020 graduates in May and plans to celebrate those graduates in December. Over 2,000 students graduated.
Employees Recognized at 49th Annual Staff Recognition Banquet
March 6, 2020 — UNC staff were celebrated and recognized during the 49th annual Staff Recognition Banquet on Thursday, March 5.
Recap: First Greeley Day at the Capitol Event
February 20, 2020 — UNC, along with Aims Community College and Greeley representatives, attended the first ever Greeley Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 19, to promote Greeley and discuss important issues.
Finalists Announced: Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge
February 14, 2020 — Four finalists from the Open Division have been selected to compete in the finals of the 11th annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge at UNC. A panel of experts with diverse backgrounds and skills evaluated the competitors’ business plans and presentations.
Recap: Twitter Chat on Game-Based Learning
February 13, 2020 — On Wednesday, Feb. 12, University of Northern Colorado Assistant Professor Matt Farber, Ed.D., participated in a UNC Twitter chat on the topic of game-based learning on.
Semifinalists Announced for Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge
February 3, 2020 — Eight semifinalists have been announced for the 11th annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge at UNC. The semi-finalists represent healthcare, education, sports and other industries and will present their business concepts Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the UNC University Center.
For the Love of Video Games: UNC’s eSports Club Growing on Campus
January 14, 2020 — The eSports Club at UNC has grown to about 50 students on campus over the past three years. eSports have grown throughout the years nationally, and will be part of the Big Sky Conference starting this year.
UNC’s Work at State Level Covered During Legislative Preview
January 6, 2020 — During a panel discussion Monday to discuss the upcoming Colorado legislative session, UNC government relations staff member Kayla Tibbals reviewed some of UNC’s efforts at the state level.
UNC Fall Commencement Ceremonies, Dec. 13-14
December 4, 2019 — The University of Northern Colorado held its 129th fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Bank of Colorado Arena in Butler-Hancock Athletic Center, with a total of 938 graduates.
Travel Back in Time to the Atomic Badlands of the American West
September 5, 2019 — Founded at the turn of the 20th century, the mysterious “Yucca Fountain” filled a void in the Nevada desert for travelers looking to beat the heat. Two Boston-based artists took the initiative to restore it in UNC’s Campus Commons Gallery.
Aims2UNC Program Kicking Off this Fall
August 25, 2019 — Aims Community College and UNC will unveil a joint-program initiative, Aims2UNC, on Sept. 5 at the Aims Greeley Campus with CEO/President Aims Community College Leah L. Bornstein and UNC President Andy Feinstein as featured speakers.
UNC Classified Staff Yard Sale Keeps Items from Landfill, Helps the Community
May 1, 2019 — The annual Classified Staff Council’s Yard Sale is taking place on Saturday, May 11, which keeps items from the landfill, relieves students who need to leave items behind, and helps community members who depend on low-cost items each year.
UNC Spring Commencement Ceremonies, May 3-4
April 11, 2019 — The University of Northern Colorado will hold the 129th spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 3, at Bank of Colorado Arena in Butler-Hancock Athletic Center, and Saturday, May 4, at Nottingham Field, with about 1,600 expected graduates.
UNC Student Wins 500 Condoms to Distribute During Public Health Week
March 25, 2019 — Every day, almost 25,000 young people age 15-25 are infected with an sexually transmitted disease. UNC School of Public Health graduate student Brianna Kelly plans on combating those rates by distributing free condoms that she won from the Great American Condom Campaign last fall.
2019 Summer Enrichment Program Offers New Day Program
February 21, 2019 — This year marks the 42nd year of UNC’s Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) that serves children and youth who are gifted, talented and creative in a supportive academic and social setting. With a variety of programs to choose from, children of all ages will learn valued skills from leadership to critical thinking and more. New this year is the Summer Enrichment Day Program for fifth and sixth graders.
UNC's Answer to the Teacher Shortage: Future Teacher Conference Bigger than Ever
February 12, 2019 — In a never-ending quest to end the teacher shortage in Colorado and nationwide, the University of Northern Colorado is hosting the 5th annual Future Teacher Conference on Friday, Feb. 22.
Erin Hanke Brings Energy, Inclusivity to Campus Common’s Performance Hall
January 31, 2019 — The new, 600-seat performance hall in UNC’s Campus Commons building is planning to host exciting, affordable and diverse performances for the campus and surrounding communities.That’s the goal of the hall’s new Managing Director, Erin Hanke, D.M.A.
Recap: UNC Fall Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 7-8
November 26, 2018 — The University of Northern Colorado held its fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Bank of Colorado Arena in Butler-Hancock Athletic Center.
UNC’s 36th Annual Arts Gala Puts Students Center Stage
January 5, 2018 — UNC’s College of Performing and Visual Arts is hosting the 36th annual Gala on Saturday, February 10th at the Union Colony Civic Center. Themed “A Celebration of Student Artists,” the event is a showcase of diverse talent from each of the College’s three Schools: the School of Art and Design, the School of Music, and the School of Theatre Arts and Dance.
UNC to Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 8-9
November 28, 2017 — The University of Northern Colorado will host fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9, in the Bank of Colorado Arena in Butler-Hancock Athletic Center, south of the intersection of 14th Avenue and 20th Street.
Trailblazers from Colorado’s Political Scene Visit Center for Urban Education Classes
March 15, 2017 — Students in classes offered at UNC's Center for Urban Education in Denver recently benefited from the insights of two trailblazers from the state's political scene: former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and former state legislator Polly Baca.