Mayors help KSU proclaim College Colors Day

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SHOW YOU GIVE A HOOT ABOUT KSU: Kennesaw State University President Dan Papp was joined by the school's athletic director, Vaughn Williams, and mayors from three of Cobb County's cities and a fourth from Paulding County for the annual signing of a proclamation to designate Aug. 30 as ‘College Colors Day.’ It calls for citizens to show their school spirit by wearing black and gold Kennesaw State attire to celebrate 31 years of intercollegiate athletics at the local college.Above: Standing with school dance and cheer team members are, from left, Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon, Powder Springs Mayor Pat Vaughan, Williams, KSU mascot Scrappy the Owl, Papp, Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews and Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin.

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KSU Will Celebrate College Colors Day on Friday

Kennesaw State University is celebrating College Colors Day on Friday, and officials are asking local residents to wear black and gold in support of the Owls.

Posted by Melissa Kory(Editor) , August 28, 2013 at 02:00 AM

 

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Kennesaw State University is celebrating College Colors Day on Friday, and officials are asking local residents to wear black and gold in support of the Owls, which are celebrating 31 years of intercollegiate athletics.

College Colors Day is a national event entering its seventh year. It kicks off the fall semester’s intercollegiate athletics season and strives to advocate higher education through increased public awareness.

Kennesaw State University President Daniel S. Papp and Vaughn Williams, Kennesaw State’s director of athletics, met Monday, Aug. 26, with the mayors of Kennesaw, Dallas, Powder Springs and Smyrna to sign a proclamation designating Friday, Aug. 30, as “College Colors Day” at the state’s third-largest university.

The presentation occurred in the President’s Boardroom.