The Bright Lights of UNT was a black tie formal event that featured UNT alumna and Tony Award-nominated Broadway performer Carmen Cusack. The star-filled evening included special recognitions, appearances and presentation of Presidential Excellence Awards.
Mean Green Country was a black tie and boots formal event with dinner, entertainment and dancing and featured UNT alumni Eli Young Band. The group played a private acoustic performance at the gala in the University Union and then a concert for UNT students, faculty, staff and alumni at Apogee Stadium.
Celebrating 125 Years of UNT Excellence was the inaugural Wingspan Gala during UNT’s 125th anniversary year in the new University Union. The event featured the orchestral premiere of Richard DeRosa’s Suite for an Anniversary and performances by UNT student groups and after dinner dancing to the music of the Emerald City Band All Stars.