College Colors Day Set For Sept. 4
Aug. 31, 2009
GREENVILLE, N.C. - On Friday, Sept. 4 the fifth annual National College Colors Day celebration will take place across America and kick-off Paint It Purple Fridays for ECU students, alumni and fans.
College Colors Day, which coincides with both "back to school" and the kick-off of intercollegiate athletics, including football, 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.
College Colors Day strives to promote higher education in the United States through increased public awareness and celebrates the achievements of colleges and universities in the United States, acknowledging their critical and fundamental importance to the United States.
Below are links to a Presidential Decree from Chancellor Steve Ballard and Board of Trustee Chair David Brody, as well as a Proclamation from Greenville Mayor Patricia Dunn recognizing College Colors Day and Paint It Purple Fridays.