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We Take Pride in Being UNC Bears

In fact, you won’t find a bigger, bolder group of graduates than the network of UNC alumni.

We may live in different cities, be graduates of different class years, and pursue different careers, but together we are UNC's Bear Network and we believe in the power of giving back.

Once a Bear, Always a Bear


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Congratulations Class of 2024

Congratulations to UNC's newest alumni - Class of 2024!
We are excited to celebrate your accomplishments and welcome you into your UNC
alumni Bear Network. From events, national groups and career support,
you'll find we are never too far away.

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UNC Rockies Fans

UNC at the Rockies

Join fellow UNC alumni, families, students, faculty and staff at Coors Field for UNC Day at the Rockies!

June 16, 2024 | 1:10 p.m.

Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

With the purchase of this special ticket package, fans will receive a limited-edition UNC Bears-themed Rockies bucket hat!

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Get Involved and Help Build the Bear Network

UNC alumni and friends are invited to help build a stronger Bear Network. Volunteer opportunities include support for admissions, career development, regional engagement and K-12 education. You can also help build the Bear Network by connecting with @UNCAlumniBears on social media and sharing UNC posts and your favorite pride points.

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UNC Monthly

Celebrating the Class of Spring 2024

Earlier this month, the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) graduated more than 1,200 Bears from 46 Colorado counties, 45 states and 21 countries. A whopping 43% of graduates were the first in their families to graduate from college, making it the graduating class with the highest percentage of first-generation students, as well as the most diverse class, in the past five years. Take a closer look at the journey of five of this year’s incredible graduates, one from each of UNC’s colleges.

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Building a Bear Legacy: The Antuna Family

When Kevin, ’95, and Amy, ’96, Antuna decided to attend UNC, all they knew was that they wanted to improve their lives. Now, Kevin and Amy’s children have both graduated from UNC and launched careers in their chosen fields. While the couple didn’t know they would be embarking on a journey that bettered their future children’s lives, they’re proud of all their UNC education has enabled them to do.

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UNC Student Goes Behind the Scenes with Bears Give Back 

This year on April 11, Michelle Sarahang, ’23, had a special opportunity to go behind the scenes of this year’s Bears Give Back crowdfunding campaign. Through her experience, she learned how much time and effort goes into a fundraising campaign, but also how much support UNC and its students have from their community.

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