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Micro-grants help at-risk students engage with the university and persist to graduation.

Incentivizing Student Success

The University of North Texas is incentivizing student success through innovative new micro-grants, made possible thanks to contributions from the Amon G. Carter Foundation and the Lupe Murchison Foundation.

The micro-grant program, a partnership with the RaiseMe corporation, allows eligible first-year...

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At a Fall 2020 virtual art night, UNT EPIC participants had fun painting and socializing.

Helping UNT’s Neurodivergent Students Succeed

For Carson Brock, a neurodivergent student with autism spectrum disorder, education beyond high school remains an important piece of his life’s path. And when it comes to navigating post-secondary plans, Carson and his mother, Jean Ann Brock, are turning to Transition Academy at 29 Acres — a supported living...

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With new technology, High School Career Connect can help students in schools all over the state of Texas.

UNT’s High School Career Connect receives $100,000 from Texas Pioneer Foundation

UNT and the Greater Texas Foundation established High School Career Connect (HSCC) in 2018 to show students in Denton County that the destination isn’t just a diploma — it’s a rewarding and satisfying career. Now, thanks to a two-year $100,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation, HSCC will extend its reach even...

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Digitization project will preserve artifacts, enable research and provide student professional development opportunities.

Preserving and Presenting Fashion History

The UNT Diamond Eagles Society — donors who work together to fund an annual, high-impact project on campus — voted to support Digitizing the Texas Fashion Collection in 2019-20. Thanks to the group’s collective investment, more of the Texas Fashion...

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For OLLI at UNT members, lifelong learning is an adventure

For the love of learning

Whether lifelong learners want to study Texas history, understand how to interpret a DNA report, join a book club or take a daytrip to the Dallas aquarium, OLLI at UNT has something to offer, thanks in large part to the continued support of the Bernard Osher Foundation. ...

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G. Brint Ryan

Amanda and G. Brint Ryan give largest gift in UNT history

The University of North Texas is celebrating the creation of the G. Brint Ryan College of Business through a $30 million commitment – the largest gift in university history –  from alumnus G. Brint Ryan and his wife, Amanda.

The gift will provide ongoing support for business research through academic...

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Suit Up provides students with professional clothing to better prepare them for interview opportunities

Diamond Eagles Society to fund Students of Need: Suit Up, Fuel Up, Cap Up

Now in their second year, the UNT Diamond Eagles Giving Society has voted to fund Students of Need: Suit Up, Fuel Up, Cap Up, an exciting Student Affairs initiative that will promote student success and career readiness through three essential, need-based programs.

The estimated $90,000 in...

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UNT has earned a $1.6 million grant from Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) in support of High School Career Connect

$1.6 million grant funds UNT student mentorship program

University of North Texas has earned a $1.6 million grant from Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) in support of High School Career Connect – a peer mentoring program to propel career education for middle and high school students in Denton County.

UNT created High School Career Connect  to ensure Denton...

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