Dare Northward, Colby’s innovative and ambitious comprehensive campaign, was launched and celebrated in New York City Dec. 5-6 with a series of events for alumni, parents, and friends.

Support from generous trustees made these “only-in-New-York” moments possible; the celebration included lighting the Empire State Building in Colby blue and a special event at Jazz at Lincoln Center, featuring vocalist Cassandra Wilson along with Colby’s jazz ensemble and two students performing selections from a student-written original musical, Lost With You.

Vice President for College Advancement Dan Lugo, right, discusses the Dare Northward campaign in a Facebook live interview at Nasdaq.

A Facebook live interview with Vice President for College Advancement Dan Lugo at Nasdaq was preceded by a projection of the Dare Northward campaign graphic on the Nasdaq tower in Times Square.

The following day, President David A. Greene was a guest on CNBC’s Squawk Box discussing the future of higher education.

Media outlets that covered the events included the Portland Press Herald, Dec. 7: Empire State Building lit in ‘Colby Blue’ to celebrate $750 million campaign




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