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The Citadel in the News

May 22, 2017
1. When Standardized Tests Don't Count

The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., is one of the oldest and most storied military colleges in the country.Established in 1842, and currently serving around 2300 undergraduate cadets, the Citadel is ranked as the #1 regional university/public institution in the south by U.S. News & World Report...The Citadel's four-year graduation rate doubles the national average. The Citadel alumni network is legendary.The Citadel also scores very poorly on the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) standardized exam. As reported at the Charleston Post and Courier, in 2015-16, Citadel freshmen scored below the 50th percentile. Seniors were in the bottom 10 percent of those who took the exam.

Published in: Inside Higher Ed
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May 22, 2017
3. Local students graduate from The Citadel

The Citadel's South Carolina Corps of Cadets received degrees on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in McAlister Field House. Members of The Citadel Class of 2017 were recognized for excellence in leadership, service and academics at commencement. The South Carolina Corps of Cadets celebrated the graduation of over 551 cadets, 7 active duty students and 23 veteran students. Of those cadets, 129 were commissioned as officers.Local graduates include: Alex Bear of Summerville...

Published in: The Summerville Journal Scene
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May 22, 2017
4. Community News and Notes

Nashport student graduates Citadel - Seth Brock of Nashport graduated during spring commencement from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science.

Published in: The Zanesville Times Recorder
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