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What's Great About Greeley: September 2021

Top 15 Cities Everyone Moved to During the Pandemic

Greeley has been ranked #15 in the Top 15 Cities Everyone Moved to During the Pandemic – And Which Ones they Vacated list. According to a study by CoreLogic, a property data and analytics company, many people took advantage of 2020’s record-low mortgage rates and bought homes in cities that offered buyers more living space for less, lower property tax, no state income tax, and a sunny, outdoorsy lifestyle. Way to go Greeley!

CDOT Revitalizing Main Street Grant $2 Million for 16th Street Project

The Colorado Department of Transportation has awarded a $2 million Revitalizing Main Street Grant to the City of Greeley for its 16th Street Corridor Enhancement Project. The project, extending from 7th Avenue to 11th Avenue on 16th Street, will create a safer, more inviting atmosphere on a vital corridor that serves as the gateway between UNC and Downtown through improved streetscape elements and safety measures. 

Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame Inaugural Class
Congratulations to Greeley resident Bud Wells who is being inducted into the Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class.  

AP Scholars Award to 97 District 6 Students
Ninety-seven Greeley-Evans School District 6 students have earned the prestigious AP Scholars award for their outstanding performance on 2021 Advanced Placement tests, with two students earning the AP Capstone Diploma. The College Board’s Advanced Placement program offers students the opportunity to take challenging college-level courses and exams while in high school. Over the past 14 years, more than 1,200 District 6 students have been named as AP Scholars by the College Board.

The Succeeds Prize Recognizing Education Innovators
Greeley-Evans School District 6 is one of 6 winners of The Succeeds Prize for personalized learning, the most prestigious award for Colorado educators. The Succeeds Prize is a collaboration between Colorado Succeeds, 9NEWS, and the business community that seeks to recognize, and invest in, educators who are reimagining education to prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist, tools not yet created, and problems not yet identified.

University of Northern Colorado 2021 Assessment & Impact Award

The University of Northern Colorado one of seven colleges across the U.S. selected to win the 2021 Assessment and Impact Award for Housing and Residence Life. The award, given by Skyfactor Benchworks, recognizes UNC’s efforts to improve community environment satisfaction, particularly for first-year residents in their transition to college, and for using data-driven programs to support on-campus living.  

University of Northern Colorado $850,000 COSI Back to Work Grant 
The University of Northern Colorado has been selected to receive an $850,000 Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Back to Work Grant from the Colorado Department of Higher Education. The funding will provide new career paths for workers displaced by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic while also addressing the need for teachers in Colorado’s classrooms. 

University of Northern Colorado Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week
University of Northern Colorado sophomore defensive lineman David Hoage has earned his first Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week


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