National College Colors Day Celebration Set for Friday

Aug. 30, 2007

<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>LAWRENCE, Kan. – On Friday, August 31, 2007 the third annual National College Colors Day celebration will take place throughout the state of Kansas and across America. <?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

It is intended that colleges across the nation wear their respective school colors to show support for their university. Kansas fans, students, faculty, staff and alumni are encouraged to wear blue on Friday to show their support for the Jayhawks.

College Colors Day, which coincides with both “back to school” and the kick-off of intercollegiate athletics, including football, and seeks to celebrate and promote the traditions and spirit that make the college traditions great by encouraging fans, alumni and students to wear apparel of their favorite college throughout the day on Friday, August 31, 2007.

College Colors Day, created by The Collegiate Licensing Company and its consortium of colleges and universities, promotes higher education in the United States through increased public awareness, and celebrates the achievements of colleges and universities throughout the state, acknowledging their critical and fundamental importance in Kansas.

To learn more about College Colors Day 2007 or to register to participate in College Colors Day by wearing college apparel, visit