The College today unveiled a logo featuring the stout and
imposing three-horned dinosaur. Colored in the school’s
trademark teal, the Tri-C Triceratops stands as a
likeable creature unique among mascots.
The announcement opens a new and exciting period in the
College’s history, Tri-C President Alex Johnson said.
“A mascot serves as a unifying symbol that connects students and
alumni to their College. It’s a recognizable symbol that builds
engagement and a sense of community,” Dr. Johnson said. “As of
today, we stand together as the Tri-C Triceratops.”
Students, staff and alumni chose Triceratops as the school’s new
mascot during an online September poll that attracted nearly
With “Tri-C” built into its name, the dinosaur seems ideally
suited to represent the College.
Tri-C spent the past three months working with Studio Simon, an
industry leader in sports brand identity, to develop the mascot
for the College and athletic teams. The firm has crafted logos
for well over 100
professional, collegiate and amateur teams and leagues across
Merchandise with the Tri-C Triceratops logo will be available at
campus bookstores beginning Monday, Jan. 14. T-shirts,
sweatshirts, hats, water bottles and other products also will be
available online at
The logo will appear on gymnasium floors and the uniforms of
athletics teams beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. The
new uniforms will be revealed later this year.
Tri-C previously competed as the Challengers but did not have a