Commencement Receives Expansive Media Attention

Colby’s 196th Commencement and its commencement speaker, Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., were covered in the media across the country and around the globe with more than 230 AP pickups in major markets such as Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Boston, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta, and Miami, as well as several publications overseas, including in France, Taiwan, Japan, and the UK.

Newspapers and television stations also covered the event, including these outlets:

U.S. News & World Report (AP story)
ABC News
WBUR (AP story)
Daily Mail
The Hill
Live Trading News
Yeshiva World News
The Japan Times (AP story)
Maine Public
Portland Press Herald
Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal
Bangor Daily News