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Academic Year 04-05

Bloodmobile on campus Tuesday
Posted: Monday, July 18, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The American Red Cross Blood Mobile will be on campus from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 in front of Bond Hall.

Posted: Friday, July 15, 2005 07:00 am EDT
Funeral services for Sidney Randolph Crumpton, a retired Army colonel and Citadel chaplain from 1962 until 1977, will be held in Summerall Chapel on Sunday at 2 p.m. He died Thursday at the age of 96.

Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2005 07:00 pm EDT
Ray S. Jones has been named associate dean of The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2005 10:00 am EDT
For the 13th consecutive time The Citadel's chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has been named "Honor Chapter" for its activities during the 2004-2005 academic year.

Posted: Saturday, July 9, 2005 11:00 am EDT
Visitation for the late Pat Leverett, associate professor of psychology, is from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, at Stuhr's Mount Pleasant Chapel. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 13 in Summerall Chapel with burial at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the J. Patrick Leverett Award Fund in care of The Citadel Foundation, or to the charity of one's choice.

Posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2005 10:00 am EDT
Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale died on July 5 at the age of 81. A war hero, he was the 15th president of The Citadel and held office from 1979-1980.

Posted: Monday, July 4, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Lt. Gen. George Seignious, the 14th president of The Citadel and a distinguished military and government leader, died on Sunday. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 o'clock in Summerall Chapel.

Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Check out what's news in the latest electronic newsletter Pass in Review.

Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2005 09:00 am EDT
The Citadel Board of Visitors named Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa Jr. to be The Citadel's 19th president pending his release from active duty.

Happy Birthday, General
Posted: Saturday, June 18, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
General, one of two beloved English bulldog mascots at the college, will celebrate his second birthday Monday, June 20. The party is open to the public and will be held in Mark Clark Hall lobby from noon to 1 p.m.

Give blood today
Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 09:00 am EDT
The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in front of Bond Hall today between 11 and 4 for the convenience of faculty and staff as well as students. Please consider giving the gift of life.

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2005 05:00 pm EDT
Six highly decorated military leaders are finalists in the Board of Visitor's search for the 19th president of The Citadel.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
This fall, The Citadel School of Engineering through the College of Graduate and Professional Studies will offer a new non-degree graduate certificate program in technical project management.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2005 11:00 am EDT
Sharbrough has been The Citadel's Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) for the last five years and has been teaching in the School of Business for 20 years.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
Work will soon begin on putting temporary stands at Johnson Hagood Stadium for the 2005 football season. But that’s only the first step in getting ready for bigger things.

Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 05:00 pm EDT
The South Carolina General Assembly passed concurrent resolutions honoring the president and commandant for their work at the college.

Posted: Friday, May 27, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
The annual Citadel Women's Club Yard Sale is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 28 in the Altman Center at Johnson Hagood Stadium.

Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
More than 600 students were honored at the end of the spring semester with placement on the Dean's List or with Gold Stars for outstanding academic achievement.

Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Spring semester Dean's List and Gold Star recipients announced. Cadets will receive their Gold Star when classes and dress parades resume in the fall.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
The Post and Courier in May features The Citadel mascots and their doghouse, a replica of Padgett-Thomas Barracks.

Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
These student military officers, all of which are rising first-class cadets, will lead the approximately 1,900 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets this coming fall.

Give blood today
Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 10:00 am EDT
The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in front of Bond Hall on Wednesday from noon till 5 p.m. for employees and Maymester students to give the gift of life.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
When a student enters The Citadel, he or she is much more likely than peers in other colleges to earn a degree within four years.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 10:00 am EDT
The Citadel's Palmetto Battalion received the prestigious Order of Founders and Patriots of America Award from the U.S. Army’s Cadet Command, based in Fort Monroe near Newport, Va.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 05:00 pm EDT
Human Resources Deputy Director Bridgette Beasley has been named one of "40 under 40" in a salute to outstanding young professionals in the Lowcountry.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
Before they left campus, many members of the Class of 2005 told us what they will be doing in the days and weeks ahead and how The Citadel helped them.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
The first and second honor graduates were recognized along with recipients of the John O. Willson Ring, James A. Grimsley Undergraduate Teaching Award and the cadet and faculty member Algernon Sydney Sullivan awards.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
Maj. Gen. John Grinalds attended his final commencement as president of The Citadel Saturday, accepting an honorary doctorate of humane letters. Four others - Congressman J. Gresham Barrett, ’83, Judge Clarence Tolbert Goolsby Jr., ’59, attorney James Hodges Harrison, ’73, and retired Brig. Gen. Roger Clifton Poole, ’59, also received honorary degrees.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
This year's graduating class numbers more than 400 cadets and active duty military students.

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2005 03:20 pm EDT
Rainy weather forces the cancellation of today's military dress parade.

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2005 03:10 pm EDT
Visit the graduation week home page (click on the headline above) and check out Commencement Week in Pictures. To view many other photos of Commencement Week events visit photo.citadel.edu.

Posted: Tuesday, May 3, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
As they prepare for the next step in life, first class cadets remember their days in Law Barracks, now nothing more than a pile of rubble.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2005 10:00 am EDT
The College of Graduate and Professional Studies presented undergraduate and graduate degrees along with several awards May 1 in McAlister Field House.

Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Each year The Citadel’s Army, Air Force, Marine and Naval ROTC detachments nominate their finest cadets for awards recognizing scholastic and military excellence.

Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2005 01:50 pm EDT
The works of Chemistry of Art cadets are on display today through May 6 at The Daniel Library. The art show features cadet ceramics, drawings with handmade crayons, handmade paper, marbled paper, monochromatic pictures (cyanotype, pinhole, and van dyke), and silk painted with fiber-reactive dyes.

Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
The Citadel Chapter of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi celebrated its 26th anniversary by initiating 72 new members on Sunday, April 24 in Summerall Chapel.

Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
The annual Cadet Activities Awards recognize cadets for leadership, academic standing and contributions to cadet life at The Citadel.

Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The College of Graduate and Professional Studies holds commencement at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1 in McAlister Field House. Commencement for the South Carolina Corps of Cadets is at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, also in McAlister Field House.

Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
U.S. Congressman J. Gresham Barrett will deliver the commencement address to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets on Saturday, May 7.

Posted: Monday, April 25, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
The Board of Visitors has decided to delay the naming of a new commandant until after the next president is chosen in order to let the successor to Major General John Grinalds participate in the process.

Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
Lt. Col. Pamela Barton, a tactical officer in 1st Battalion, distinguishes herself by immersing herself in all facets of cadet life. She is a mentor, counselor and coach for cadets, as well as an active instructor for the Commandant’s Department.

Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The Citadel Athletic Department will recognize the 1990 Bulldog baseball team during a reunion event Saturday, April 23 before the start of the home game against Charleston Southern University.

"Spring Fling" to feature cadet storytelling
Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 10:00 am EDT
"Spring Fling," a Patio Performances production by the Daniel Library and English Department, will feature cadets reading original stories beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21 in the library courtyard.

Posted: Monday, April 18, 2005 10:00 am EDT
Cadet Raymond R. Foltz is one of five civil engineering students from across the country to be awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. The fellowship will allow Foltz to pursue his doctorate degree at any civil engineering program in the country.

Posted: Monday, April 18, 2005 10:00 am EDT
The new music video "American Baby" from the Dave Matthews Band debuted April 18 on VH1. Images of Americana, including 2nd Battalion and cadets, appear in the music video.

Posted: Friday, April 15, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
The Citadel’s Presidential Search Committee has entered the third phase of its work – screening candidates for the next president of The Military College of South Carolina.

Posted: Friday, April 15, 2005 12:00 am EDT
A team of electrical and computer engineering cadets placed 7th in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Southeastern Section autonomous robotics competition held at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. April 9, 2005.

Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2005 12:50 pm EDT
THe 2005 inductees to The Citadel School of Business Hall of Fame are Senator Fritz Hollings, Bill Sansom, Martha Rivers Ingram and Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie Carter.

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
Cadets placed first in the 29th Annual Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Southeast Atlantic Section (SIAM-SEAS) math jeopardy contest. The annual conference was hosted jointly by The Citadel and the College of Charleston March 25-26.

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Cadet Carter Lee Palmer and Modern Languages professor Maj. Katherine Skow have both been awarded Fulbright grants. A senior history major and a German minor, Palmer is ninth cadet since 1992 to receive a Fulbright Scholarship and the fifth cadet in four years to receive a Fulbright grant to study in Germany.

History Department hosts Holocaust survivors
Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 08:00 am EDT
Holocaust survivors Joe Engel and Pincus Kolender will speak with cadets at 7:30 p.m. today in Bond Hall Room 165. The entire campus community is invited to attend the 90-minute program.

Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2005 09:00 am EDT
The Alpha Company cadet, '06, died Sunday morning in a single-car accident in rural Georgetown County. Visitation is tonight from 5-8 p.m. at Stuhr's Funeral Home in Mount Pleasant.

Posted: Monday, April 11, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
Gen. Harry Carter, chairman of the Commandant Search Committee, said that four finalists will be interviewing for the position of Commandant of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. A fifth candidate has withdrawn from consideration.

Posted: Friday, April 8, 2005 01:20 pm EDT
Retired FBI agent Oliver G. Halle, known for his work on a unit that ultimately convicted key members of the Columbo organized crime family, will speak at The Citadel at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 in Graham Copeland Auditorium, Grimsley Hall.

Greater Issues address canceled
Posted: Thursday, April 7, 2005 09:00 am EDT
The Greater Issues address for April 12 has been canceled.

Campus hosts spring concerts Tuesday night
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2005 04:00 pm EDT
The spring concert of The Citadel Cadet Chorale, The Citadel Women's Ensemble and the Red Choir of Ashley Hall School will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Summerall Chapel. The program will be followed by a classical concert presented by faculty members Jane Bishop and Leslie Crabtree at 8 p.m. in Mark Clark Hall.

Recognition Day just before graduation
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2005 10:00 am EDT
Recognition Day for the Class of 2008 will be held May 4, the Wednesday before graduation -- the traditional date.

Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2005 03:50 pm EST
A fish and chicken lunch on Friday raised more than $4500 to benefit an employee's child who is suffering from cancer.

Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 04:00 am EST
The Citadel hosted the March 30 edition of the Andy Thomas Radio Show's Teen Forum which featured a lively discussion about gun control. You can listen to excerpts from the show on the internet at www.teenforumshow.com.

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2005 02:00 pm EST
Director of Athletics Les Robinson with the approval of President Major General John S. Grinalds announced Thursday that former Detroit Lions quarterbacks and wide receivers coach Kevin Higgins has been named The Citadel’s 23rd head football coach.

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2005 09:00 am EST
Camp Eggers was named in honor of Army Capt. Daniel W. Eggers, Class of '97. The former Green Beret was killed May 29, 2004, near Kandahar.

Posted: Saturday, March 19, 2005 08:00 am EST
The Citadel and the College of Charleston will host the 29th Annual Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Southeast Atlantic Section (SIAM-SEAS) meeting March 25-26, 2005.

Posted: Friday, March 18, 2005 02:00 pm EST
The new Summerall Guards performed for the first time during Corps Day Weekend earlier this month.

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2005 04:00 pm EST
The Citadel’s Presidential Search Committee this week published a timeline of its plans along with a list of qualities it would like the new president of the college to possess. Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds will retire this summer.

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2005 11:00 am EST
Tod A. Baker died Monday as a result of a traffic accident. Baker joined the faculty in 1967 and retired in 1996.

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 08:00 am EST
Maj. Gen. John Grinalds highlights the accomplishments of cadets during the fall semester in his regular newsletter to parents.

Posted: Monday, March 14, 2005 11:00 am EST
Jack Bass, well known historian, author and professor of humanities and social sciences at the College of Charleston, will critique the Strom Thurmond legend at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, Daniel Library

Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2005 10:00 am EST
Norwood Dennis Grinalds, first lady of The Citadel, Regimental Commander Philip Meador and Summerall Guard Jason Dickinson were honored during Corps Day Saturday.

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2005 05:00 am EST
Corps Day is under way on campus. Today's events include the tennis, research conference display, WLI parade at 3:45 p.m. and the cadet hop tonight.

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2005 12:00 am EST
The 2005 Honor Committee decided to emphasize education this year and members have created a web site to help cadets and others have a better understanding of The Citadel's honor system.

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2005 10:20 am EST
Easter care packages for military troops overseas will be assembled beginning at 3 p.m. today in Mark Clark Hall Auditorium. Faculty, staff, cadets are welcome to attend. More than $6,100 in cash and hundreds of items were donated to the cadet-sponsored project.

Posted: Monday, March 7, 2005 01:00 pm EST
One of the country's most noted experts on women in the military, history and law will speak at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8 in Bond Hall Room 165.

Posted: Thursday, March 3, 2005 03:00 pm EST
Opened in 1939, the barracks (formerly Barracks #3) is being torn down and replaced with a building that looks exactly the same. Demolition got under way at 9 a.m. today.

Posted: Monday, February 28, 2005 06:00 pm EST
Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey will deliver a Greater Issues address to cadets, faculty, staff and guests on Thursday, March 3. Kerrey is president of New School University in New York City and a member of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon The United States (the 9-11 Commission).

Posted: Monday, February 28, 2005 05:00 pm EST
Check out photos and results of the 2005 Engineering Fair for Lowcountry students. The fair is an annual event held by the School of Engineering in recognition of National Engineers’ Week.

Posted: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 02:00 pm EST
The Society for Military History annual meeting Feb. 25-27 will attract defense intellectuals, retired military personnel, graduate students and academics from across the nation. David Hackett Fischer, the Warren Professor of History at Brandeis University, will deliver the keynote address on George Washington and the development of the American military tradition. More information.

Posted: Monday, February 21, 2005 11:00 am EST
Funeral services for Maj. Gen. Wallace E. Anderson, Class of 1934, were at 1 p.m. Monday in Summerall Chapel.

Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2005 02:00 pm EST
Y102.5 DJs Leo Windham and Alison Keller broadcast their morning show from Mark Clark Hall Friday, Feb. 18, in support of the cadet care package drive for troops in the Middle East. Care packages will be mailed in mid March.

Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2005 01:00 pm EST
Cadets Kyle Packard, 4th Battalion commander, and Olivia Perry-Smith, 3rd Battalion commander, received prestigious awards during last Friday's military dress parade.

Posted: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 05:00 pm EST
A BOV member and staff person have been added to the commandant's search committee.

Posted: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Some well-known alumni in the worlds of business, government and the military are serving on the committee to find The Citadel's next president.

Posted: Monday, February 14, 2005 10:00 am EST
Several events are planned in celebration of National Engineers’ Week.

Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2005 08:00 am EST
Artist Jonathan Green will discuss his life and artwork in the keynote address for Black History Month tonight at 6:30 in Copeland Auditorium in Grimsley Hall.

Posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2005 12:00 pm EST
The American Red Cross presented the Corps of Cadets with a national award for their support of the blood drives.

Posted: Tuesday, February 8, 2005 10:00 am EST
If the U.S. Senate approves his promotion nomination, Col. Richard Lake, Class of '77, would be just the second person promoted to brigadier general from a Citadel ROTC detachment.

Posted: Sunday, February 6, 2005 05:00 pm EST
A veteran fundraiser has joined The Citadel Foundation to expand efforts to raise money for academics, scholarships, leadership training and the stadium.

Posted: Saturday, February 5, 2005 10:00 am EST
The Board of Visitors is going full speed ahead to get Johnson Hagood Stadium ready for football after completing a study of Stoney Field as an alternate site.

Guards, Rifle Drill Team going to Mardi Gras
Posted: Thursday, February 3, 2005 12:00 am EST
The Summerall Guards and Citadel Rifle Legion will take part in Mardi Gras festivities this week and next in New Orleans. Following a competition at Tulane University, the Rifle Legion will take part in the Iris parade on Saturday, Feb. 5. The Guards will march in five Mardi Gras parades: Le Krewe d'Etat (Friday, Feb. 4), Krewe of Endymion (Saturday, Feb. 5), Krewe of Thoth (Sunday, Feb. 6), Orpheus (Monday, Feb. 7) and Rex (Tuesday, Feb. 8.)

Posted: Wednesday, February 2, 2005 07:00 am EST
Gold Stars and Dean's List honors for the fall 2004 semester have been announced.

Posted: Wednesday, February 2, 2005 07:00 am EST
The youth day clinic is set for Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Altman Athletic Center. Registration deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9. Proceeds go to support cadet scholarships.

Posted: Friday, January 28, 2005 09:00 am EST
A delegation of 10 Taiwanese students and an advisor from the Chinese Military Academy in Fengshan, Taiwan, will visit The Citadel Sunday through February 3.

Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 03:00 pm EST
Former Provost Harry Carter will chair the search committee charged with finding a commandant to succeed BG Emory Mace.

Posted: Thursday, January 20, 2005 03:00 pm EST
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The college's silent drill platoon will return to South Carolina on Friday following a stellar appearance in the presidential inaugural parade in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 08:40 am EST
Check out what's news in the latest electronic newsletter Pass in Review.

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 06:00 pm EST
Major General John Grinalds, The Citadel's 18th president, announced today that he will step down in August 2005. Just before he met with Charleston area reporters and Board of Visitors members, Grinalds talked to cadets at drill and in the mess hall about his decision.

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 12:00 pm EST
Major General John Grinalds, The Citadel's 18th president, announced today that he will step down in August 2005.

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 07:00 am EST
The Citadel Board of Visitors has developed a strategy for selecting the next president of The Citadel that will involve a nationwide search.

Posted: Saturday, January 8, 2005 12:00 pm EST
Eight years after he returned to his alma mater to lead The Citadel’s military program, Brigadier General Emory Mace announced to The Citadel Board of Visitors that he will retire as commandant this summer.

Posted: Tuesday, January 4, 2005 10:00 am EST
Despite their busy schedules, Citadel cadets are the only organized group of four-year college students to contribute to Trident United Way’s annual campaign. During the last 15 years, cadets have contributed over $100,000 - most from their personal funds.

Posted: Monday, January 3, 2005 09:00 am EST
The Daniel Library Friends book and lecture series kicks of the spring 2005 schedule on Jan. 11 with a discussion of the war in Afghanistan, the Taliban and Osama bin Laden by Washington Post reporter and author Steven Coll.

Posted: Sunday, January 2, 2005 09:00 pm EST
As tax time approaches, don't forget to check your eligibility for this potentially valuable tax credit.

Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2004 07:00 pm EST
The military college's elite precision drill platoon has been chosen to perform in the Presidential Inaugural Parade. The Summerall Guards will take part in the festivities Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Friday, December 17, 2004 01:00 pm EST
Music from the Candlelight Christmas Service is a timeless reminder of the meaning of Christmas.

Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2004 11:00 am EST
An unofficial summary of The Citadel Board of Visitors' meeting prepared because of the Board's interest in providing more timely information about Board actions to The Citadel family.

Posted: Wednesday, December 15, 2004 02:50 pm EST
Not all recognize the face or the name but the voice is distinctly recognizable as is his patented “Here come your Bulldogs!”

Posted: Monday, December 13, 2004 04:00 pm EST
School of Business Professor Don Sparks has been awarded a Fulbright to teach and conduct research at the University of Maribor in Slovenia for the spring semester.

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2004 01:00 pm EST
Accreditation means that The Citadel has maintained the high educational standards required by the primary credentialing agency for Southern colleges.

Posted: Tuesday, December 7, 2004 01:50 pm EST
The Citadel posted the best graduation rates for athletes at four-year public colleges in South Carolina, according to the NCAA.

Posted: Monday, December 6, 2004 08:10 pm EST
The Citadel is the proud recipient of a three-year grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Religious, Charitable and Educational Fund.

Posted: Monday, December 6, 2004 09:10 am EST
It's been a busy fall semester on campus. Check out what's news in the latest electronic newsletter Pass in Review.

Posted: Friday, December 3, 2004 10:00 am EST
This annual three-day event attracts hundreds from the Charleston community to The Citadel campus.

Regimental Band to march in Charleston parade
Posted: Thursday, December 2, 2004 03:00 pm EST
The Regimental Band will march in the 24th annual Charleston Christmas Parade at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. The parade begins downtown at Meeting and Calhoun streets and will move down King Street to Broad Street and conclude on Lockwood Drive.

Posted: Thursday, December 2, 2004 08:00 am EST
A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 in Summerall Chapel for former cadet Timothy Ryan Creager, who was killed in Iraq in July.

Posted: Monday, November 22, 2004 10:40 am EST
The 61-member silent drill platoon will march in the Dec. 4 Christmas parade in downtown Columbia.

Posted: Friday, November 19, 2004 12:00 pm EST
Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds, president of The Citadel, was recently presented with the Sgt. William Jasper Freedom Award for 2004 by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2004 04:00 pm EST
Thanksgiving provides a welcome respite -- a time to focus on gratitude rather than problems.

Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2004 10:00 am EST
1st Lt. Dan Malcom, a 2001 graduate and member of Lima Company, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, November 23. A hometown funeral was held Nov. 19 in Colquitt, Ga.

Posted: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 05:50 pm EST
Thanksgiving break begins Friday for the Corps of Cadets. Upon cadets' return Nov. 28, they will begin preparations for final exams followed by Christmas furlough, starting Dec. 14. The next parade is Jan. 14, 2005.

Posted: Monday, November 8, 2004 11:00 am EST
The Citadel has been recognized for most improved accident rate for a small state agency by the Governmental Fleet Managers Association. 

Posted: Monday, November 8, 2004 11:00 am EST
Thirteen people from various backgrounds are the inaugural members of The Citadel's School of Humanities and Social Sciences Board. An additional 12 members will be selected in the coming months to create the 25-member advocacy group.

Posted: Saturday, November 6, 2004 02:00 pm EST
Craig F. Tscherne of New York City is the newest inductee in The Citadel’s Arland D. Williams Society, which recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves through community service.

Posted: Saturday, November 6, 2004 01:00 pm EST
Citadel cadet Raymond R. Foltz was awarded the Col. Loring K. Himelright Scholarship for his outstanding performance as a civil engineering student.

Posted: Friday, November 5, 2004 11:00 am EST
Fullback Everette Sands `93, baseball player Howard Mikytuck `60, runner Wayne Timmerman '64, football player Joe Missar `65 and football supporter Charlie Baker '71, enter the 2004 Hall of Fame during Homecoming festivities.

Posted: Friday, November 5, 2004 11:00 am EST
The Citadel Alumni Association today honored four outstanding graduates and named a fifth person an honorary life member.

Posted: Friday, November 5, 2004 10:00 am EST
Activities began Friday and continue through the weekend with luncheons, two military dress parades, a memoral service, performances by the Cadet Chorale, Summerall Guards and the Regimental Band and Pipes and inductions into the Arland D. Williams Society and Athletic Hall of Fame. Don't forget football: The Bulldogs take on UT Chattanooga at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2004 01:00 pm EST
The Citadel will host an open house highlighting the new African American Studies minor from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, in the Daniel Library’s Rare Books Room.

Posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2004 08:00 am EST
Faculty and graduate student researchers in the Department of Psychology are joining an innovative field of study of problem-buying behaviors.

Posted: Thursday, October 28, 2004 09:50 am EDT
In seven days, the amount the Corps of Cadets was able to raise exceeded their total for last year's campus United Way campaign.

Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
Cadet Ed Sutton's one-year term as governor of the South Carolina Student Legislature begins in November. It is the first time in five years that The Citadel has had a cadet governor in the SCSL.

Posted: Monday, October 25, 2004 07:00 pm EDT
The first Greater Issues address of the academic year will feature Dr. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 in McAlister Field House. Greater Issues addresses are free and open to the public.

Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2004 01:00 pm EDT
It's Parents' Weekend and there's plenty to do on campus - from parades and open barracks to athletic events and musical performances. One of the many highlights of the weekend - seniors get their class rings on Friday, Oct. 22.

Posted: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 07:00 pm EDT
Funeral services are Wednesday for Cadet 2nd Lt. Creighton Andrew Lewis, Class of 2005. A campus memorial service is at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.

Posted: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 04:00 pm EDT
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Posted: Monday, October 18, 2004 02:00 pm EDT
The prestigious German-American Friendship Award was presented to Dr. James Hardin Friday at The Citadel. The presentation was made in Mark Clark Hall by Dr. Andreas Zimmer, deputy consul general of the Federal Republic of Germany. Hardin, who taught German and comparative literature at the University of South Carolina for 29 years, has donated more than 1,100 volumes of his personal library to the Daniel Library.

Posted: Friday, October 15, 2004 11:00 am EDT
The Society of Apothecaries of London has granted faculty status in its department of the History and Philosophy of Medicine to Citadel English professor Philip W. Leon.

Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2004 05:00 pm EDT
Cadets in the organizational problem solving and team building classes in the School of Business have launched a supply drive and clean up effort to help Florida’s hurricane victims.

Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
Joseph L. Galloway, coauthor of the national bestseller "We Were Soldiers Once…and Young," which was made into a major motion picture starring Mel Gibson, will speak at The Citadel. The talk begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19 in Bond Hall Room 165. The public is invited to attend.

Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 12:00 pm EDT
The Citadel Board of Visitors considered a variety of issues at its September board meeting.

Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
The Citadel Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has named Maria Palma of Archibald Rutledge Academy in McClellanville the Lowcountry Spanish Teacher of the Year.

Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2004 02:00 pm EDT
Cadet Private Nicholas Gombos of Bakersfield, Calif., received the Cadet Medal for Valor on Oct. 8.

Posted: Sunday, October 10, 2004 04:00 pm EDT
Senior college administrators from several military colleges nationwide will meet here for two days beginning Monday to discuss mutual issues and concerns as part of the Senior Military Colleges Conference.

Posted: Tuesday, October 5, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
From tours of the barracks and cadet performances to the ring presentation and knob parents' drop-in, Parents Weekend 2004 will be filled with activity.

Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
The Homecoming 2004 schedule has been announced. In addition to reunions of various classes, the weekend will be filled with numerous activities.

Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
Reprinted with permission is Mike Szvetitz’s heartwarming article that appeared in the Opelika-Auburn News Saturday before the Auburn/Citadel football game.

Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 02:50 pm EDT
Palmetto Battery and Lima Company have been recognized for academic achievement during the 2003-2004 academic year.

Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2004 07:30 pm EDT
Tropical Storm Jeanne will not impact The Citadel's work or class schedule on Monday according to the weather outlook on Sunday evening. Employees and evening students should use caution and good judgment in traveling safely to campus.

Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2004 11:00 am EDT
Citadel officials are monitoring the progress of Hurricane Jeane which is expected to be downgraded to a tropical storm by the time it reaches South Carolina. As of Sunday at mid-day, no changes in schedule are anticipated as a result of this storm.

Posted: Friday, September 24, 2004 08:00 am EDT
The Citadel is closely monitoring the track of Jeanne. Information about evacuations will be posted on this web site and on The Citadel Dawg Line 843-953-3294 should such orders be issued by the governor.

Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2004 02:00 pm EDT
Special recognition is planned for U.S. Sen. Ernest F. Hollings during Friday's dedication of PT Barracks. The ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m. in front of PT. Parade will follow at 3:45 p.m.

Posted: Monday, September 20, 2004 10:00 am EDT
Three tri-county teachers have been named finalists in The Citadel’s inaugural Lowcountry Spanish Teacher of the Year contest, which is sponsored by The Citadel's Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

Posted: Saturday, September 18, 2004 01:00 pm EDT
The Citadel Board of Visitors has come out in favor of Stoney Field as the site for the new stadium.

Mascot information now online
Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 08:00 am EDT
Learn more about General and Boo on their own web pages. Click here for more information and to see a slide show starring the beloved campus mascots, who moved to The Citadel a year ago.

Posted: Friday, September 10, 2004 01:00 pm EDT
Cadets observed a moment of silence at mess today. On Saturday, a bugler will play taps in memory of the victims of the war on terror and those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Martha Rivers Ingram to get honorary degree
Posted: Friday, September 10, 2004 10:00 am EDT
During today's military dress parade, which begins at 3:45 p.m. on Summerall Field, Martha Rivers Ingram, a Charleston native and chairman of the board of Ingram Industries, will receive an honorary degree and Gold Star students will be recognized. In the event of rain, parade will be canceled and the honorary degree and Gold Star presentations will take place in Mark Clark Hall Auditorium.

Posted: Friday, September 10, 2004 09:20 am EDT
Tony Clinton, ’85, doesn’t remember exactly how he lost his class ring – just that he did. Now what’s important is that nearly 20 years later he has his ring back thanks to a Hayesville, N.C., family who recently joined The Citadel family.

Update on Hurricane Frances planning
Posted: Friday, September 3, 2004 06:00 pm EDT
1800 - Reports on Hurricane Frances indicate a decreasing probability that Charleston will be severely affected by the storm. Citadel officials will monitor the storm throughout the weekend and are prepared to take action if conditions change.

Posted: Friday, September 3, 2004 05:00 pm EDT
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Posted: Thursday, September 2, 2004 05:00 pm EDT
Administrators are closely monitoring the developments with Hurricane Frances and are ready to evacuate if ordered by state and local authorities. Click here for more information.

Posted: Thursday, September 2, 2004 04:00 pm EDT
Late Tuesday afternoon, Citadel administrators made the decision to cancel all of this weekend’s home athletic competitions, including Saturday's football home opener against Charleston Southern University, due to the threat of Hurricane Frances. The college is closely monitoring the storm.

Posted: Thursday, September 2, 2004 08:00 am EDT
From rifle turn-in to schedule changes, preparing for a major storm such as Frances requires balancing uncertainties.

Posted: Wednesday, September 1, 2004 09:00 pm EDT
First-year head coach John Zernhelt has tweaked the offense and defense a tad to fit the current personnel, as described in this month's Pass In Review. The Citadel Bulldogs have time on their hands in preparing for the 04-05 season and they're trying to be positive about the delay from Frances.

Posted: Saturday, August 28, 2004 10:00 pm EDT
Cadets and campus residents should take precautions because of tropical storm Gaston. Avoid travel to or from campus on Sunday morning because of the likelihood of flooding.

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2004 02:00 pm EDT
The Citadel’s Class of 2008 is strong academically and its members come from diverse backgrounds from all over the United States and the world.

Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
The 2005 college rankings are out and The Citadel was named best value and best among public and private universities, and for the fifth consecutive year the School of Engineering has been rated among the country's best.

Students: The Citadel among the best colleges
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 02:10 pm EDT
The Princeton Review's student opinion survey puts The Citadel among 136 colleges named "Best in the Southeast." For more information click here.

Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 12:00 pm EDT
Freshmen - 672 men and women - got their haircuts and uniforms and began learning how to salute, march and drill on Tuesday.

Welcome back faculty!
Posted: Monday, August 16, 2004 10:00 am EDT
Citadel faculty return to campus this week to prepare for the 2004-2005 academic year. Classes begin Aug. 25.

See Padgett-Thomas Barracks rise again
Posted: Monday, August 16, 2004 10:00 am EDT
See PT barracks be demolished all over again and then watch its rise from rubble to campus icon. Click here for two different PT slide shows.

Posted: Friday, August 13, 2004 01:00 pm EDT
The Class of 2008 reported to campus Sunday. Fourth class reporting was delayed one day because Hurricane Charley, which skirted the South Carolina coast with minimal damage. For information on the new reporting schedule click here.

Posted: Friday, August 13, 2004 11:00 am EDT
Despite street flooding caused by an early morning thunderstorm, the Class of 2008 reported to campus Sunday. Fourth class reporting was delayed one day because Hurricane Charley, which skirted the South Carolina coast with minimal damage. For information on the new reporting schedule click here.

Alternate web site available
Posted: Friday, August 13, 2004 09:00 am EDT
Should severe weather or power outages knock The Citadel web site offline this weekend, cadets, families and faculty and staff can check for news and updates at www.hurricanecitadel.com.

Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 01:00 pm EDT
Cadets moved into the new Padgett-Thomas Barracks this month. While the construction teams are finishing up final projects, cadets are gearing up for the arrival of about 700 freshmen on Saturday, Aug. 14. For a slide show review of the two-year construction project click here.

Posted: Tuesday, August 3, 2004 12:00 pm EDT
This annual book and lecture series will cover the spectrum this fall as it examines leaders - from the Civil War and modern political leaders to those in art and architecture and preservation. Most events are free and open to the public

Posted: Monday, August 2, 2004 12:00 pm EDT
The addition of Benedict College to The Citadel's schedule completes the 2004 football tilt as the 11th game.

Posted: Monday, June 28, 2004 11:00 am EDT
From publishing books and journal articles to immersing themselves in research, Citadel faculty are staying busy this summer.

 

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