The UNCG gold is powerful color, expressing energy, illumination and warmth. However, a little goes a long way. Strong yellows can be overpowering when used as a large field of color and make readability difficult. Keep the ratio of UNCG gold to about 20 percent of your design.
Navy blue can make a striking background for text, especially with white type. Unlike yellow, blue is easy on the eyes. Large areas of university navy blue can work well in your design, making a strong but visually appealing statement.