Show your Lipscomb pride by wearing purple Friday for College Colors Day

By Kim Chaudoin | 615.966.6494 on 8/28/2014

   
   

College Colors_2014This Friday students, employees, alumni and friends are encouraged to wear purple to show their Lipscomb pride by wearing purple for National College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 29.

Lipscomb University’s alumni association, athletics programs, dining services and bookstore are partnering to celebrate this national event in the Lipscomb community.

College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that embody the college experience by encouraging fans across America to wear their favorite college or university apparel throughout the day on Aug. 29.

Here’s how you can participate:

  • All Lipscomb students, faculty and staff wear purple on Friday, Aug. 29; share your pics on Facebook and Twitter (@Lipscomb, @LipscombAlumni, @LipscombUbooks)! #CollegeColorsDay? 
  • Capture the Spirit! All Lipscomb alumni wear purple to their workplace and family outings on Friday, Aug. 29. Share pics on Facebook and Twitter (@Lipscomb, @LipscombAlumni, @LipscombBisons, @LipscombUBooks)! Post your pic for a chance to win prizesl! #CollegeColorsDay? 
  • Wear purple and attend to show support your Lipscomb athletic teams:
    • Caravan from campus, starting at 3 p.m., to support Lipscomb Cross Country & Track home opener against Belmont.
    • Attend the Lipscomb vs. MTSU women’s soccer game at 7 p.m. and wear your purple.
  • “Who’s the Most Spirited Student?” Students come dressed in their most “Lipscomb-spirited best” and compete for a prize package from the Lipscomb Bookstore. Judging will take place in Bison Square beginning at 12:30 p.m. ? 
  • Sodexo will host a cookout from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Bison Square. Faculty/Staff: $6.19 per person; guests: $8.58 per person. Bison Café will be closed.? 
  • The alumni office will serve free purple sno-cones and Lipscomb M&Ms in Bison Square from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (while supplies last!) for those who wear their Lipscomb purple!? 
  • T-Shirt Trade. Visit with Lipscomb student-athletes to trade in another university’s T-shirt for a new Lipscomb one (while supplies last). All shirts collected will be donated to local thrift charity. Sponsored by the Department of Athletics, Alumni Association, Associated Women for Lipscomb, Bookstore and SAB. ? 
  • Discounts at Lipscomb Bookstore – Need Lipscomb attire? Visit the Lipscomb Bookstore and ask for the special College Colors Day Discount using this downloadable discount coupon! Offer valid 8/25/14 to 8/30/14. ??
  • GO SOCIAL! Post your celebrations using #CollegeColorsDay

Lipscomb Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LipscombUniversity

Lipscomb Alumni Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LipscombAlumni

Twitter: @Lipscomb, @LipscombAlumni, @LipscombBisons, @LipscombSAB, @LipscombUBooks