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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


Upcoming Events

Big Sky Basketball Tournament

March 9-13, 2024

Boise, ID

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K-12 Educator Employment Days

March 21-22, 2024


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2024 Honored Alumni Ceremony

March 23, 2024


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Find additional university events and opportunities at calendar.vf888888.com



Postcard & Email Requesting Alumni Updates


UNC alumni are receiving emails and postcards inviting them to update their information
and share their UNC story as part of the Alumni Oral History Project.
Find out more about this outreach effort and your opportunity to participate.


Message from Lyndsey Crum '05

Honored Alumni

Celebrate the 2024 Honored Alumni

Join the alumni association and university in celebrating the 2024 Honored Alumni award winners. Meet this year's honorees and register to attend the March 23, 2024 dinner and ceremony.

Meet the Honorees




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

Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine Projected to Bring $1.4 Billion to Colorado’s Economy 

UNC’s College of Osteopathic Medicine is uniquely positioned to address Colorado’s growing physician shortage by adding an additional 150 doctors each year. It will boost Colorado’s economy by $1.4 billion over the next 20 years, with nearly half a billion of that impact ($500.2 million) remaining in Weld County, according to an economic impact study.

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Former Student Body President Finds New Way to Support Her Peers

As a student, Teresa Castro, ’21, represented students through her work with student government and organizations. Now, she has returned to UNC to represent both students and alumni as assistant director of Alumni Relations. By pairing alumni with volunteer opportunities that suit their commitment and time levels, Castro helps to promote the students first environment on campus while continuing to foster alumni connection with the university.  

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Greeley Local and UNC Alumnus Pays It Forward Through Marketing Scholarship

Having paid for his UNC education himself, Rick Pieper, ’93, understands the burden that paying tuition can place on a student. This understanding, paired with the success he has found in his career and wanting to give back, led him to create a scholarship for a student starting from a similar place.  

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Visit the Newsroom and Alumni Blog to find more stories highlighting UNC success stories.