Academic Year 05-06
Posted: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 07:00 am EDT
Three Citadel MECEPs who thwarted a break-in at their Congress Street home, leading to the burglar's capture, have been recognized by Charleston Police. Sgt. Matthew Smith, Staff Sgt. Robert Clements and Sgt. Brad Parr received citizen commendations from Interim Charleston Police Cheif Ned Hethington, CGPS '03. (Photo courtesy of Charleston Police Department.)
Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 11:00 am EDT
Dr. Kevin C. Bower, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, became the third School of Engineering professor this summer to earn recognition for his work.
Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 10:00 am EDT
Eloy Urroz has been named assistant professor of Spanish. He comes to the Military College of South Carolina with an international reputation among such contemporary Latin American authors as Jorge Volpi and Ignacio Padilla.
Posted: Monday, July 17, 2006 11:00 am EDT
The Citadel Board of Visitors has set its meeting schedule for the 2006-2007 academic year. Regular meetings of the board are held four times a year on The Citadel campus.
Posted: Monday, July 17, 2006 10:00 am EDT
For the 14th consecutive year, The Citadel’s chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has been named an "Honor Chapter" for its activities during the 2005-2006 academic year.
Posted: Friday, July 7, 2006 10:00 am EDT
The National Society of Professional Engineers and the Southeastern section of the American Society for Engineering Education have honored Dr. Timothy W. Mays for excellence in research and teaching.
Posted: Thursday, July 6, 2006 03:00 pm EDT
Citadel biology professor Danny Gustrafson knows a lot about sweetgrass for a guy who's lived in the Lowcountry for only three years. Gustafson, a plant molecular ecologist, said he hopes his work ultimately will help replace some of the wild sweetgrass lost to development. Story reprinted with permission of The Post and Courier.
Happy 4th of July from everyone at The Citadel
Posted: Tuesday, July 4, 2006 08:33 am EDT
Click here to listen to the 2005 Citadel Chorale sing the Star Spangled Banner.
Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2006 03:00 pm EDT
Dr. Kenneth P. Brannan, head of civil and environmental engineering has been honored by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference Overall Best Paper Award for their paper entitled "Survey of First Year Programs."
Posted: Friday, June 23, 2006 08:00 am EDT
Cadet Henry Dominick of Newberry, S.C., earned a spot on the U.S. Shooting Team and will represent the United States at the 49th World Shooting Championships July in Zagreb, Croatia.
Col. "Scoot" Powers passes away
Posted: Monday, June 12, 2006 02:00 pm EDT
Col. George "Scoot" Powers, Class of 1966, died Sunday at his home in Lorida, Fla. He had been been battling cancer for several months. Powers was assistant commandant for operations and training from 1997 to 2004. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17 in Summerall Chapel. Visitation is private. Complete obituary.
Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2006 12:00 pm EDT
The Board of Visitors has approved a $75.6 million budget for the 2006-2007 college year that includes an overall 6.9 percent increase for cadets and a 10.1 percent increase for CGPS students.
Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2006 11:00 am EDT
The Board of Visitors selected Maj. Gen. Art Baiden of Greenville as its new chairman and Jack Douglas of Columbia as vice chairman in elections held at the annual meeting on Saturday. Baiden will succeed Billy Jenkinson who will remain on the board after his term as chairman ends on June 30.
Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2006 09:00 am EDT
The President's List is the most distinguished awards list on which a cadet can be placed. It indicates excellence in academics and military duties.
Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2006 05:00 am EDT
Last season, the Los Angeles Times wrote an epic about The Citadel's game with Florida State. As the bulldogs look toward this season's matchups with Texas A&M and The University of Pittsburgh, the story offers some insight about why The Citadel welcomes games with 1A giants.
The Citadel family remembers
Posted: Friday, May 26, 2006 04:00 pm EDT
Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2006 01:00 pm EDT
It’s one of the area’s best yard sales ever - The Citadel Women's Club will hold its annual Stadium Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 27 at the Altman Center. Proceeds fund scholarships for cadets.
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 01:50 pm EDT
Several hundred cadets and academic military students were honored at the end of the spring semester for high academic achievement in their coursework.
Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 05:00 pm EDT
Part of the speech Senior Class President Josh Skelly gave at graduation was featured on NPR's All Things Considered.
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2006 09:20 am EDT
The college is among several that the financial magazine mentions as best value among the nation's public colleges and universities. The Citadel is mentioned in a breakout item at the end of the story.
Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2006 08:00 am EDT
The commencement address that General Pace delivered at graduation has been rebroadcast on C-SPAN and highlighted by Laura Ingram's national radio talk show as the best graduation speech ever. The attention has created a buzz from those wanting to hear it again.
Posted: Monday, May 15, 2006 06:00 pm EDT
The Citadel Chapter of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi celebrated its 27th anniversary by initiating 63 members this spring. In addition Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, Class of 1973, and Dr. Gary Durante, Class of 1980, were recognized as distinguished alumni.
Posted: Monday, May 15, 2006 11:00 am EDT
Win Spencer is the 2006 recipient of the Reves Award for outstanding accomplishments in mathematics.
Posted: Monday, May 8, 2006 03:00 pm EDT
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace offered 2006 graduates some sage words to live and work by in his commencement address Saturday.
Posted: Saturday, May 6, 2006 03:00 pm EDT
The Citadel graduated nearly 400 active duty military personnel and members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets today in McAlister Field House and presented several awards to in honor of academic and professional achievements. Click here to see all of this week's commencement news.
Replay the May 6 Commencement Ceremony webcast
Posted: Saturday, May 6, 2006 09:30 am EDT
Posted: Thursday, May 4, 2006 04:00 pm EDT
The Citadel honored several cadets during the Thursday, May 4, 2006 military dress parade for achievements in academic, military endeavors, leadership and athletics.
Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2006 03:00 pm EDT
Author and Citadel alumnus Pat Conroy, Class of 1967, delivered this eulogy at Lt. Col. Thomas Nugent Courvoisie's funeral May 3, 2006, in Summerall Chapel.
Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2006 06:50 am EDT
Lt. Col. Thomas Nugent Courvoisie, 89, was remembered May 3 by family, friends and "lambs" in Summerall Chapel. He was laid to rest at Beaufort National Cemetery.
Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2006 03:00 pm EDT
More than 400 cadets and active duty military students are expected to receive diplomas at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in McAlister Field House. Commencement Week activities are under way.
Posted: Sunday, April 30, 2006 04:00 pm EDT
The Citadel’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies honored several students for academic achievement during commencement Sunday and presented the first J. Patrick Leverett Award in honor of the late psychology professor.
Posted: Sunday, April 30, 2006 01:00 am EDT
The Citadel School of Business Administration on Sunday honored one of its own as MBA Outstanding Professor of the Year and recognized a graduating student as MBA Outstanding Student of the Year. The awards were presented during the College of Graduate and Professional Studies commencement.
Posted: Friday, April 28, 2006 10:00 am EDT
Col. Kevin Frederick, commander of the Naval ROTC detachment, presented Thomas Dotstry with his commissioning April 28. Dotstry was surprised with an early commissioning and a visit from his wife, ET2 Tenisha Dotstry, who is stationed at Norfolk, Va., and is scheduled to be deployed May 2.
Posted: Monday, April 24, 2006 02:00 pm EDT
In a move to bring attention to the effects of sexual assault, Citadel cadet Harris Ligon founded a 1 in 4 chapter on the college campus. The group, 1 in 4, which takes its name from a nationwide research that says one in four college women will survive being sexually assaulted, is part of the national organization whose mission is to educate men on the effects of rape and sexual assault on women.
Posted: Monday, April 24, 2006 02:00 pm EDT
At the 2006 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Southeastern conference March 31-April 1 in Memphis, Tenn., seniors from the electrical and computer engineering department competed against more than two dozen engineering colleges and universities making a lasting impression and bringing home some notable awards.
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2006 01:00 pm EDT
"Today marks a new beginning. And change is inevitable, even in an institution as steeped in tradition as The Citadel," said Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa in his inaugural address in McAlister Field House today. In his speech, Gen. Rosa unveiled the course he will pursue to continue to make The Citadel strong.
Replay General Rosa's speech at the Installation Ceremony
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2006 12:00 pm EDT
Click here to replay General Rosa's speech at the April 21 Installation Ceremony (27 minutes).
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Replay the April 21 inauguration webcast
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2006 11:00 am EDT
Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2006 03:00 pm EDT
Three historians discussed The Citadel's history and its changes today in a panel discussion entitled "Marching Through Time: The Citadel, 1842-2006." The discussion was a pre-inaugural event to honor Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, who will be formally installed as 19th president of the college Friday.
Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 05:00 pm EDT
A special exhibit in The Citadel museum features photographs of the new president's youth, cadet years, family and career. The exhibit, entitled "Lieutenant General John W. Rosa: From Citadel Cadet to Citadel President," also includes his biography and his accomplishments.
Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 10:00 am EDT
The Citadel's ROTC detachments presented 30 awards to nearly 100 cadets on Tuesday, recognizing their military achievements and academic accomplishments.
Bond and Capers Hall reopened
Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 04:00 pm EDT
Bond and Capers Hall reopened around 4:30 this afternoon after a thorough search of the buildings revealed no evidence of a bomb. The buildings were evacuated for a little more than two hours because of a threat called in earlier on Tuesday.
Bond and Capers evacuated at 2 p.m.
Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 02:00 pm EDT
Bond and Capers Hall were evacuated today at 2 o'clock in response to a bomb threat called in to Public Safety before noon today. The caller said a bomb would go off around 4 o'clock in either Capers or Bond Hall. Police are searching the buildings with bomb-sniffing dogs. Anyone with information about who might have called in this threat should contact Citadel Public Safety at 953-5114.
Lt. Gen. Rosa to be inaugurated on Friday
Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 01:00 pm EDT
The inauguration of Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, the 19th president of The Citadel and 1973 graduate, is scheduled for Friday, April 21. Pre-inaugural events begin Thursday. Information for guests, visitors and the media is available online at inauguration.citadel.edu
Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 12:00 pm EDT
The Citadel is on a Fulbright roll. With his award of a Fulbright to study in Germany, senior Cadet Drew Brooks of Springfield, Va., is the 10th cadet to be granted a Fulbright from The Citadel since 1992 and the sixth cadet in five years to receive a Fulbright to study in Germany.
Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2006 02:00 pm EDT
Junior Cadet Brett Miller was elected to the student executive board at the annual 2006 spring Southern Regional Honors Council Conference.
Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 03:00 pm EDT
Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will deliver the commencement address to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets in May.
Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 09:00 am EDT
The Citadel School of Business Administration on Thursday night will induct three new members into its Business Hall of Fame and honor a fourth in its “Leaders of Principle” program. The invitation-only awards banquet will be preceded by a panel discussion featuring the inductees at 1 p.m. Thursday in Duckett Hall auditorium. The panel discussion is free and open to the public.
Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 07:00 am EDT
Cadet Doug Schmid is one of 75 college juniors nationwide in the 2006 class of Truman Scholars.
Posted: Friday, April 7, 2006 01:00 am EDT
Awards were presented during Friday's military dress parade honoring cadets for their excellence in academic endeavors, military pursuits and leadership.
Posted: Friday, April 7, 2006 12:00 am EDT
Bridgette Beasley, deputy director of human resources, was named the 2006 Citadel Employee of the Year.
Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2006 11:00 am EDT
The top ranking cadets and 18 company commanders for the 2006-2007 academic year have been appointed. These student military officers, all of which are rising seniors, will lead the approximately 1,900 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets this coming fall.
Posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2006 01:00 pm EDT
Civil engineering students from across the Carolinas and Georgia will gather April 6-9 at for the American Society of Civil Engineers' Carolina's Conference. Between 250 and 300 students will take part in competitions designed to challenge the students in stress design and problem solving using science and mathematics.
Posted: Friday, March 31, 2006 11:20 am EST
The Bulldog Challenge attracts teams from colleges, universities, law enforcement and the military each year. The event consists of a six-mile endurance course designed to test the physical and mental toughness of the competing teams.
Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2006 09:00 am EST
Travelers along I-26 can see the newest tool in an awareness campaign that is targeted at prospective students.
Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2006 09:00 am EST
The South Carolina Corps of Cadets has returned from spring break and that means parades resume on Fridays. However, only four parades remain this year: April 7 and 21 and May 4 and 5.
Posted: Friday, March 24, 2006 01:00 pm EST
Brig. Gen. Donald Steven has accepted a position as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Rider University effective July 1.
Posted: Monday, March 20, 2006 09:00 am EST
Cadet Michael Biggs joined some 50 reenactors March 11-12 at the Andersonville National Historic Site for the park’s annual program to relive the daily life of a Civil War prison. Located in southern Georgia, Andersonville is the most widely known Civil War prison.
Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2006 11:00 am EST
The General Westmoreland Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars will conduct the 9th annual Massing of the Colors ceremony at 3 p.m. today in The Citadel's Summerall Chapel. Retired Air Force Col. Quincy Collins, a prisoner of war for seven years in Vietnam, will deliver the keynote address.
Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2006 10:00 am EST
The Citadel awarded Palmetto Medals to Fred Lewis Price Jr., ’75, and Regimental Commander Frederick Ogden Nash, ’06, of Hilton Head Island this weekend. Also during Corps Day Saturday the Clubb Award was presented to Cadet Owen Broom, '06, who was voted by his peers in Summerall Guards as the most outstanding member.
Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2006 10:00 am EST
The 2007 Summerall Guards, the precision drill platoon, made their official debut Saturday during Corps Day festivities.
Posted: Friday, March 17, 2006 10:00 pm EST
One of the most highly attended Citadel attractions, Corps Day Weekend - the celebration of the Corps of Cadets' founding - will this week feature dress parades, Palmetto Medal Awards presentations and athletic events, all which are free and open to the public.
Posted: Friday, March 17, 2006 03:00 pm EST
The Citadel Foundation this weekend kicks off the public phase of the most comprehensive and ambitious fundraising effort ever undertaken at the Military College of South Carolina. The Campaign for The Citadel plans to raise $100 million by Dec. 31, 2007 for numerous campus initiatives.
Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2006 02:00 pm EST
Cadets Edward Sutton, Chris Cook and James Dixon accepted a guidon streamer Wednesday at noon mess in Coward Hall on behalf of Hotel Company for their victory in the platoon competition March 6-8.
Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:20 am EST
The 10th annual Bulldog Challenge, a six-mile endurance course, is set for April 8 Proceeds will be donated to the Dan Malcom Scholarship Fund. The scholarship was created last year in memory of U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Dan Malcom, Class of 2001. Malcolm died Nov. 10, 2005, in Fallujah, Iraq.
TV personality to speak at Women's Club lunch
Posted: Monday, March 13, 2006 03:00 pm EST
The Citadel Women's Club Spring Luncheon is at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 16 in the Regimental Commander's Riverview Room. Channel 4 news anchor Nina Sossamon is the guest speaker. Faculty, staff, guests welcome. RSVP by noon Tuesday, March 14 to Carmela Trez at 3-5057 or email@example.com. Cost is $10 and supports The Citadel Women's Club.
NASA mission director to visit campus
Posted: Saturday, March 11, 2006 03:00 pm EST
The Physics Department welcomes Stephen K. Odendahl, Class of 1985, to campus Tuesday, March 14. Odendahl, a space science mission director at NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., will will speak to students and faculty at 6:40 p.m. in Grimsley Hall Room 117. He will discuss unmanned spacecraft operations, NASA organizations and job and science opportunities at NASA. It is free and open to the public.
Posted: Friday, March 10, 2006 07:00 am EST
"The Gold Star Journal," The Citadel’s student-run scholarly journal, celebrates its 10th year of publication this year. Beginning today through March 24, a history of "The Gold Star Journal" will be on display in the Daniel Library. It is free and open to the public.
Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2006 01:00 pm EST
A nationwide search will begin immediately for a new basketball coach. Pat Dennis resigned Thursday after 14 years at The Citadel. With an overall record of 158-232, Dennis leaves The Citadel with the most wins of any coach in the program's history.
Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2006 01:00 pm EST
Strength and Conditioning Coach Todd Lair receives two honors this week as his role at the military school shifts - Lair is the new director of compliance and academic services and on Wednesday he was commissioned into the Medical Service Corps.
Posted: Monday, March 6, 2006 05:00 am EST
Nebraska Congressman Lee Terry will speak on issues facing the Republican Party tonight at 6:30 in Bond Hall 165. His talk is sponsored by The Citadel College Republicans.
Posted: Saturday, March 4, 2006 02:00 pm EST
The Citadel and the Charleston Foreign Affairs Forum will host a Greater Issues address featuring Ambassador Tom Pickering. The presentation, entitled “The Middle East: Challenges to U.S. Diplomacy,” will take place at 11 a.m., Tuesday in McAlister Field House. It is free and open to the public.
Posted: Friday, March 3, 2006 01:10 pm EST
Civil engineering students from across the Carolinas and Georgia will gather April 6-9 at The Citadel for the American Society of Civil Engineers' Carolina's Conference. This year's theme is "Bridging the Gap: Civil Engineer Student to Professional Engineer."
Posted: Friday, March 3, 2006 11:00 am EST
The President’s List is the most distinguished awards’ list on which a cadet can be placed. It indicates excellence in academics and military duties.
Posted: Friday, March 3, 2006 07:00 am EST
The Citadel basketball teamed wowed the crowd Thursday night at the North Charleston Coliseum, claiming a huge win in the first round of the Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament against Furman, 65-53. The Bulldogs, a No. 11 seed, advance to round two, set to play No. 3 Davidson in the third game on Friday night.
Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2006 10:00 am EST
Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Maj. W. Jeffery Davis was named the 2005 Charleston Engineer of the Year by the Charleston Engineer’s Joint Council at this year’s annual banquet February 21, 2006 in the Holliday Alumni Center.
Highway Patrol to conduct safety program
Posted: Monday, February 27, 2006 11:00 am EST
The South Carolina Highway Patrol will be on campus Tuesday to present a driver safety program for all cadets. The 11 a.m. program in McAlister Field House will focus on general safety practices, speeding and the effects of risky driving, including drunk driving. The highway patrol will also provide two golf carts and DUI impairment goggles. A course will be set up to allow cadets, while wearing DUI goggles, to test their driving skills under simulated impairment.
Posted: Friday, February 24, 2006 10:00 am EST
Regimental Commander Cadet Col. Ogden Nash of Hilton Head Island and Regimental Provost Marshal Cadet Maj. Megan McAuliffe of Westminster, Md., were honored during Friday’s military dress parade.
Posted: Friday, February 24, 2006 10:00 am EST
The Post and Courier Foundation has awarded The Citadel a five-year grant totaling $150,000 for the expansion of the Daniel Library. This gift is the first major commitment toward a proposed library renovation and expansion, a two-phase $15 million project.
Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2006 05:00 pm EST
Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a Greater Issues address today talked to cadets about why the United States needs heroes.
Black History Month nears end
Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 03:00 pm EST
A panel discussion at Panel Discussion 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Grimsley Hall Auditorium will conclude The Citadel's celebration of Black History Month. Panelists from the fields of mental health, legal, religious and education sectors will discuss issues facing today’s African American families.
Posted: Monday, February 20, 2006 11:00 am EST
Due to a staff error, information about Ann Swicker Kerr's visit and speech "Lebanon Remembered" appeared incorrectly today's Post and Courier. The event is on Monday, March 20, not tonight as publicized. We apologize for any inconvenience this mistake may cause.
Posted: Monday, February 20, 2006 11:00 am EST
Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will give a Greater Issues address at 11 a.m. Thursday in McAlister Field House. The address is free and open to the public.
Posted: Monday, February 20, 2006 10:00 am EST
The Citadel Symposium on Military Legitimacy and Leadership will host a panel discussion addressing the challenges facing today's American soldier. Leading the panel is retired Army Gen. William Hartzog. The discussion is scheduled for 1 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 23, in Duckett Hall Auditorium.
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2006 01:50 pm EST
The 2006 schedule for Corps Day, the annual celebration of the founding of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, is now available online.
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 10:00 pm EST
The Citadel Board of Visitors has voted to retire the jersey of Marc Buoniconti, a member of the Class of 1988 who has worked to help others with spinal cord injuries.
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 08:00 pm EST
Longer school years and shorter summers have prompted The Citadel Summer Camp to adjust its calendar.
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 04:00 pm EST
The annual Engineering Fair for Lowcountry Students on Saturday marks the beginning of the college's celebration of Engineering Week. The fair features a model bridge competition, a robotics competition, electrical engineering senior design projects and interactive math and science student exhibits.
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 07:00 pm EST
Dr. Chris Beard, an expert on primates, will talk Thursday evening about the origins of monkeys, apes and ourselves.
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 11:00 am EST
The Citadel women's track and field team set five more Citadel records over the course of three days and two indoor track meets while the men qualified for the finals in the 60 meters at the Clemson Tiger Invitational over the weekend.
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 02:00 am EST
Mike, Hotel, Tango and Alpha companies will contend for the Corps of Cadets College Bowl championship at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Bond Hall Room 368. This is the first year the game of academic knowledge and quick recall became a Corps-wide event.
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 12:00 am EST
In conjunction with Darwin Week, sponsored by the College of Charleston, The Citadel Department of Biology will host guest speaker Dr. Chris Beard at 8 p.m. Thursday Feb. 16 in Duckett Hall Auditorium. Beard will discuss "The Hunt for the Dawn Monkey: Unearthing the Origins of Monkeys, Apes, and Humans."
Posted: Sunday, February 12, 2006 07:00 pm EST
In honor of Black History Month, The Citadel presents a dramatic performance that is a tribute to the oral tradition, black history and black literature rolled all in to one. The "Power of the Tongue" is a multi-media performance that begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Grimsley Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2006 10:00 am EST
The Citadel Business School Leadership Forum will feature a talk by Steven L. Good at 5:45 this evening in Bond 165. Good is a recognized expert in the fields of privately negotiated real estate sales, multiple-property auctions and lease-at-auction programs.
Posted: Monday, February 6, 2006 12:00 pm EST
As the kickoff for its annual college tour, WIS-TV and Lucas McFadden did an early morning broadcast from The Citadel. Check out the clips.
The Citadel featured on WIS-TV Monday a.m.
Posted: Sunday, February 5, 2006 12:10 pm EST
WIS-TV in Columbia will kick off its annual college tour at The Citadel during the "Live with Lucas" show on Monday morning from 5 a.m. - 7 a.m.
Posted: Friday, February 3, 2006 08:00 pm EST
The African American Society will sponsor the annual bazaar on Saturday from 11-4 in Mark Clark Hall as the initial event for Black History Month.
Today's dress parade canceled
Posted: Friday, February 3, 2006 01:30 pm EST
Inclement weather prompted the cancelation of today's military dress parade. The next parade is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10.
Posted: Friday, January 27, 2006 01:00 pm EST
Nearly 700 cadets and active duty military students have been honored for with Gold Stars and Dean's List recognition for the fall semester. Gold Stars were presented during Friday's military dress parade.
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2006 05:00 pm EST
The Daniel Library Friends’ spring book and lecture series kicks off Tuesday with one of The Citadel's own - Col. Cardon B. Crawford, former director of Operations for Combined Forces Command and head of the Army ROTC detachment on campus - as the feature speaker. It is free and open to the public.
Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2006 10:20 am EST
Inaugural events for Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, the nineteenth president of The Citadel, are scheduled for April 20-21.
Donors can give blood today
Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 10:00 am EST
The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in the Steve Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall today from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m.
Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 09:00 am EST
In his first official address as president, Lt. Gen. John Rosa told the Corps what he expected of them and what they could expect of him.
Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 02:00 pm EST
The Citadel Cheerleading Squad will hold its fourth annual cheerleading clinic on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Altman Athletic Center near Johnson Hagood Stadium. Registration deadline is 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20.
Rosa to meet with reporters on Tuesday
Posted: Friday, January 6, 2006 05:00 pm EST
President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa will meet with reporters, editors and photographers Tuesday morning in McAlister Field House immediately following his 11 a.m. address to the Corps of Cadets. This will be his first meeting with the Corps, which returns this weekend for the start of the spring semester.
Posted: Tuesday, January 3, 2006 06:00 pm EST
Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa reported for duty today as the 19th president of The Citadel. Rosa will spend his first days getting acquainted with staff. Next week he will begin meeting faculty and cadets. The Corps returns Jan. 8.
Posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 11:00 am EST
For a member of the Class of 2008, The Citadel seemed to be a glorious place full of pageantry, military precision and wonderful parades. That was her impression until she became a member of the fourth class.
Posted: Monday, December 19, 2005 11:00 am EST
Though the leaders who command The Citadel's 17 companies have a variety of interests and backgrounds, they all share a common goal: making their companies and The Citadel better.
Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2005 05:00 pm EST
Lt. Gen. John Rosa will become the 19th president of The Citadel on Jan. 3, 2006. The South Carolina Corps of Cadets will return from Christmas furlough on Jan. 9.
Cadets, alumni, friends help hurricane victims
Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2005 09:00 am EST
A group of cadets, alumni and friends led by School of Business Administration Adjunct Professor Karen Shuler spent Thanksgiving week in the vicinity of Waveland, Miss., helping victims of Katrina
Posted: Monday, December 12, 2005 11:00 am EST
"Conduct Under Fire" chronicles the fierce, bloody battles of Bataan and Corregidor in the Philippines. But it is more than a recollection of a legendary World War II battle. This is author John A. Glusman's story of his father Murray Glusman.
Posted: Monday, December 12, 2005 08:00 am EST
Meet the company commanders, get insight into one cadet's impressions of The Citadel from the fourth-classman's perspective in this month's electronic newsletter "Pass in Review."
Posted: Friday, December 9, 2005 10:00 am EST
The South Carolina Corps of Cadets is on Christmas furlough until Jan. 9. Friday dress parades resume Jan. 13.
New commandant now on board
Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2005 10:00 am EST
Col. Gregory Stone, the new commandant of cadets, was introduced to Charleston media Dec. 7 in Jenkins Hall. A handful of cadets also had the opportunity to meet with and ask questions of Stone.
Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2005 01:00 pm EST
Gordon Rhea is tonight's featured speaker at the Daniel Library Friends book and lecture series. It begins at 6:30 p.m. in Bond Hall Room 165. Rhea will tell the story of Charles Whilden of Charleston.
Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2005 03:00 am EST
What's good about The Citadel? More than you might think. Check out the college's recent accomplishments in our "Points of Pride."
Posted: Monday, December 5, 2005 10:00 am EST
The South Carolina Corps of Cadets will present the last of its three Christmas Candlelight Services at 7:30 p.m. today Summerall Chapel. This event is one of the most popular Christmas activities in Charleston.
Posted: Sunday, December 4, 2005 01:00 pm EST
A campus memorial service for Cadet Leith Paul Trask will be held at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 in Summerall Chapel.
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 08:00 am EST
The Princeton Review has named The Citadel School of Business Administration one of the nation’s top business schools in the 2006 edition of its "Best 237 Business Schools."
Posted: Monday, November 28, 2005 02:00 pm EST
The Phi Pi chapter Kappa Delta Pi at The Citadel has inducted 14 new members from the College of Graduate and Professional Studies into the international honor society for education.
Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 08:00 am EST
The 36-hour graduate degree is designed to provide students with a broad social science background through an interdisciplinary study of political science, criminal justice, sociology, anthropology, psychology and related disciplines.
Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2005 02:00 pm EST
Before they left Nov. 18 on furlough, cadets celebrated Thanksgiving together with a traditional feast of turkey, stuffing, potatoes and pumpkin pie. Click on the headline to see pictures from this year's celebration, which took place Nov. 16.
Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 10:00 am EST
Jennifer Bryant of Eastside High School in Taylors, S.C., has been named the 2005 South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year by The Citadel's Tau Iota Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.
Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 01:00 pm EST
Dr. Harris F. "Sam" Pearson, Jr., Class of 1955 and a former Regimental Band drum major, has established a trust endowment in the amount of $1.5 million for scholarships and the stadium rebuilding project.
Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Alumni and friends celebrated Homecoming with reunions, awards presentations and a win over Elon. Check out the News and Events page for a wrap up of the weekend's news.
Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2005 02:00 pm EST
A Virginia man inside the Pentagon when terrorist hijackers crashed into the Arlington, Va., building on Sept. 11, 2001, and Tennessee man who saved a drowning mother and her child were honored Saturday for their extraordinary valor and courage as the latest inductees into The Citadel’s Arland D. Williams Society
Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2005 09:00 am EST
Palmetto Battery's Cadet 1st Lt. Joshua Thomas Boggs of Seneca has been awarded the prestigious Col. Loring K. Himelright Scholarship for his outstanding performance as a civil engineering student.
Posted: Friday, November 11, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Mark Clark Hall auditorium is named in Buyer's honor after classmates organized fund-raising effort to renovate the auditorium.
Posted: Friday, November 11, 2005 12:00 pm EST
Charles T. Cole Jr. of Sullivan’s Island today was named The Citadel School of Business Administration’s first Alumnus of the Year award recipient.
Posted: Friday, November 11, 2005 12:00 pm EST
The Citadel Alumni Association today honored six outstanding alumni, including Lt. Col. T. Nugent Courvoisie, the namesake and inspiration of author and Citadel graduate Pat Conroy’s first novel entitled "The Boo."
Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Once parking on campus is filled, visitors will be directed to several nearby off campus locations during Homecoming weekend.
Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2005 10:00 am EST
This year's United Way campaign within the South Carolina Corps of Cadets breaks last year's record by nearly $1,000.
Posted: Monday, November 7, 2005 09:00 am EST
Citadel cadets who can read music can learn to play the bagpipes while at the military college. Reprinted from The Post and Courier.
Posted: Friday, November 4, 2005 10:00 am EST
Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa will assume his role as the 19th president of The Citadel at the beginning of second semester.
Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2005 01:00 pm EST
A Student Government Association (SGA) and web site within the College of Graduate and Professional Studies has been formed to represent student needs to the college administration.
Posted: Tuesday, November 1, 2005 05:00 am EST
Lacoste USA CEO Bob Siegel will be the featured speaker for "Turning Your Business Around" next Monday, November 7th.
Posted: Friday, October 28, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Mark Stibitz will present "Andersonville: A Tragic Example of a Failed Prison System" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at The Citadel.
Posted: Friday, October 28, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Arthur M. Blank, owner and CEO of the Atlanta Falcons and co-founder of Home Depot, will speak at The Citadel Tuesday, Nov. 29, as part of the Greater Issue series.
Posted: Monday, October 24, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Bernadine Chuck Fong, president of Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, Calif., will speak Wednesday. And Anderson D. Warlick, CEO or Parkdale, Inc., will be the speaker Thursday.
Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
The department of intramural, club and recreational athletics is offering 10 cadet scholarships for a N.C. Outward Bound wilderness course that will take place for one week in the spring. Interested cadets should attend an information session 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Jenkins Hall Auditorium.
Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 10:00 am EDT
The annual magazine showcases the college. Highlights of this issue include a word from the president, a four pillars feature, a perspective from a cadet on her fourth class year and a profile of two Secret Service graduates.
Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Each of The Citadel's 55 female athletes will take part in the Oct. 22 Charleston area Race for the Cure. Female cadet-student-athletes from the sports of volleyball, soccer, cross-country, track and field, rifle and golf will participate.
Posted: Monday, October 17, 2005 03:20 pm EDT
Robert E. Freer, Jr. has been named as the first John S. Grinalds Leader in Residence at The Citadel School of Business Administration.
Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The Widder Award, the Col. Walter Ballard Clark Award and the Todd L. Dorney Memorial Sword and Scholarship were presented during Parents' Weekend along with the Regimental Commander's Cup and the Kelly Cup.
Posted: Friday, October 14, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Highlights the first big weekend of the academic year include the presentation of class rings to seniors, a drop in for families of knobs, two military dress parades and Saturday afternoon football.
Posted: Friday, October 14, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Kick your Parents' Weekend off by coming by the Knob Families Drop In and get to know other families of knobs and meet faculty and staff.
Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
If the $10.3 million for the South Carolina National Guard Readiness Center is approved, The Citadel's stadium project will go on fast-forward.
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 08:00 pm EDT
Celina P. Anthony of West Ashley High School today was named the 2005 Lowcountry Spanish Teacher of the Year by The Citadel's Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005 11:00 am EDT
Lt. Col. Kathy Jones has been named assistant commandant for administration and coeducation at The Citadel. She replaces Col. Hedy Pinkerton who stepped down in early September.
Patio Performances to praise parents
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005 08:00 am EDT
The Daniel Library and Department of English present the fall 2005 Patio Performance event: Our Heroes, Our Parents - A Citadel Salute to Parents in Poetry, Prose, and Song. The event features winners of the Patio Performances writing competition and takes place from 7-745 p.m. Thursday in the library courtyard.
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005 04:00 am EDT
Faculty members who have received Fulbright Scholarships and sabbatical awards will be sharing information at a session this Thursday in the Riverview Room.
Today's dress parade canceled
Posted: Friday, October 7, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Inclement weather prompted the cancelation of today's military dress parade. The next parade is scheduled for Parents' Weekend at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14.
Posted: Tuesday, October 4, 2005 10:00 am EDT
The courtroom used by the Honor Committee in Mark Clark Hall will be the venue for the South Carolina Court of Appeals for three days this week.
Posted: Monday, October 3, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
For the second consecutive year Palmetto Battery has received the college’s top awards for outstanding academic achievement. The Regimental Band wins for best freshman retention rate.
Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The Citadel’s year-old African American Studies Program has adopted its first mentor school, the Military Magnet Academy in the Charleston County School District as part of the African American Studies Community Outreach Initiative.
Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 08:00 pm EDT
Numerous exhibits will be set up for faculty, staff, cadets, and CGPS students during The Citadel Health and Wellness Fair is Tuesday and Wednesday in Mark Clark Hall.
Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 03:00 am EDT
Tony Johnson brings more than 30 years of experience to his new position as dean of the School of Education.
Posted: Monday, September 26, 2005 04:00 pm EDT
The Citadel Family will remember Cadet Blake Alexander Campbell during a memorial service scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 in Summerall Chapel. Campbell died Sept. 17 after being injured in automobile accident.
Posted: Monday, September 26, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Management is the first such degree program of its kind in South Carolina.
Posted: Monday, September 26, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Cadet Maj. Harris Ligon of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. received the Harry F. Dawley Jr. Community Service Award for 2005.
Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
To give students alcohol-free alternatives, The College Community Coalition will host the third annual Rock the Block party open to college students at no charge. The College Community Coalition is made up of The Citadel, the College of Charleston, Charleston Southern and Trident Technical College.
Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 11:00 am EDT
Cadets Brett Mitchell Warren and Clarke Gibert Russell will be remembered during a memorial service at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, 20 September in Summerall Chapel. A memorial service for Cadet Blake Alexander Campbell will be scheduled for the week of Sept. 26.
Blood Drive today in Mark Clark Hall
Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 08:00 am EDT
The American Red Cross will be on campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in Mark Clark Hall Auditorium.
Posted: Sunday, September 18, 2005 08:00 pm EDT
Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 at First Baptist Church of Simpsonville. A closed casket viewing will be at 1 p.m. at the church. There will be no visitation. A campus memorial service will be scheduled the week of Sept. 26.
Posted: Saturday, September 17, 2005 08:00 pm EDT
Citadel MECEPS have launched "Dollar Days for Hurricane Relief" on campus. The goal: to have each of the 3,600 cadets, faculty, staff and grad students donate $1 to relief efforts.
Posted: Friday, September 16, 2005 04:00 pm EDT
The Citadel will honor all prisoners of war and those missing in action by posting a POW/MIA flag on Summerall Field during the parade today at 3:45 p.m. The flag will fly 24 hours a day on a staff in front of Grimsley Hall.
Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2005 09:00 am EDT
The Cadet Blake Campbell Recovery Fund has been established to help his family, who lives in the Upstate, defray living expenses while Campbell is in MUSC in Charleston.
All classes to resume today
Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Classes for the Corps of Cadets and College of Graduate and Professional Studies resume today.
Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
0500 update: All cadets should report to The Citadel by 1200 today, 13 September. Use extreme caution and good judgment in traveling. Those cadets who cannot return by noon should call their battalion tac officers.
Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 02:50 pm EDT
Paul Rusesabagina, the real life inspiration for the motion picture "Hotel Rwanda," will speak at 7 tonight in Mark Clark Hall Auditorium.
Cadets should continue to monitor website
Posted: Monday, September 12, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
Noon update: All cadets should continue to monitor the website. A definitive decision on when the Corps will return will be made at 1530 today after the next update on the direction of Ophelia. It is anticipated that the Corps will be told to report back to campus mid-day Tuesday.
Noon update may have return orders
Posted: Monday, September 12, 2005 09:00 am EDT
It is expected that there will be an announcement at noon today on when cadets should return to campus. Please check back for further information.
Posted: Sunday, September 11, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
Update 1230 -- Cadets needing to retrieve items from the barracks may do so between 1300 and 1500 today. Barracks will not be accessible after 1500 Sunday. An announcement will be made Monday morning on when cadets should report to campus.
Posted: Sunday, September 11, 2005 09:00 am EDT
0900 notice: Cadets who need to enter the barracks to retrieve books or personal items may call Public Safety. All cadets should monitor the website to learn when they will be expected to return to campus.
Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
The Citadel has ordered a mandatory evacuation of cadets and those who are away from campus should not return until told to do so. Preparations are being made to safely accommodate those cadets who must remain on campus.
Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Campus administrators are closely watching Ophelia this weekend and staying in touch with county and state emergency preparedness officials. Stay tuned to local news, the homepage and The Citadel DAWG line (843-953-3294) for updated information as necessary. The next update will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
Because of Hurricane Ophelia, The Citadel has cancelled all classes on Monday and Tuesday. However, staff should report as usual on Monday morning.
Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
A U.S. Air Force helicopter pilot, Anthony Brooker, Class of 2000, has been called on to fly rescue missions over the flooded city of New Orleans - postponing training for the 2008 Olympic hopeful and No. 4 nationally ranked Greco-Roman wrestler.
Posted: Friday, September 2, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
The College of Graduate and Professional Studies is prepared to assist undergraduate and graduate students in select degree programs who want to continue their studies while away from home.
Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2005 08:00 pm EDT
To celebrate The Citadel’s selection as one of Newsweek’s 25 hottest colleges in America, football fans at Saturday's season home opener will receive commemorative fans.
Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2005 04:00 pm EDT
Col. John F. Rivers, Class of '61, will oversee the Corps of Cadets until the arrival later this fall of Col. Gregory A. Stone, who is awaiting release from active duty in the Army before becoming Citadel commandant.
Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
The Citadel's Tau Iota Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has picked its finalists for this year's Lowcountry Spanish Teacher of the Year award.
Posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 09:00 am EDT
The School of Education's GEAR UP program has been awarded a six-year $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help prepare at-risk students prepare for college.
Dress parade canceled; cadets to practice instead
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2005 11:30 am EDT
The first parade of the academic year has been canceled. Instead, cadets will use the normal 3:45 p.m. parade time to hold practice parade. The next parade is Sept. 2.
Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2005 01:00 pm EDT
The tallies are in. This year's freshman class totals 625 men and 48 women from 40 states and seven foreign countries.
Posted: Friday, August 19, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
The Citadel has been named a best value in the South and the No. 2 public university in the South by U.S.News & World Report. And for the sixth straight year the School of Engineering has ranked among the top 50 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation.
Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
The Citadel has been named one of the nation’s 25 hottest colleges. As the Hottest Military School, The Citadel is featured in the Newsweek issue on stands now.
Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 11:00 am EDT
Paul Rusesabagina, the real life inspiration for the motion picture "Hotel Rwanda," will visit campus at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 in Mark Clark Hall Auditorium. His visit is sponsored by The Citadel’s African American Studies program
Posted: Monday, August 15, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Should a storm threaten the Charleston area, The Citadel will begin posting regular information at www.citadel2.info before, during and after the storm.
Posted: Monday, August 15, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Funeral services for U.S. Army Reserves Sgt. 1st Class Robert V. Derenda, Class of 85, will be Saturday, Aug. 13 in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Derenda died Aug. 5 when a civilian fuel tanker ran into the vehicle he was driving in Iraq.
Posted: Monday, August 8, 2005 10:00 am EDT
The Class of 2009 is scheduled to report to campus at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Freshman fall athletes reported Aug. 1 and their military training is under way. Upperclassmen return to campus Aug. 21 and classes begin Aug. 24.
Posted: Friday, August 5, 2005 04:00 pm EDT
A new exhibit in The Citadel Museum features artifacts and photographs from the S.C. Interstate and West Indian Exposition that was held in Charleston in 1901.
Posted: Friday, August 5, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Regular meetings of the board are held four times a year on campus. Additional meetings are scheduled as needed.
Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2005 04:00 pm EDT
The final free concert to celebrate the restoration of The Citadel's Thomas Dry Howie Memorial Carillon and Tower will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21. Admission and parking are free.
Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2005 11:00 am EDT
Maj. Gen. Roger Clifton Poole (UMSC) began his term Monday as interim president of The Citadel, marking the second time he has assumed leadership of the college.
Posted: Monday, August 1, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
This fall The Citadel Executive Institute is offering professional development courses designed to fit around the demanding schedules of working professionals. Courses are direct, engaging, job-relevant, concentrated, cost-effective, and accessible.
Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 09:00 pm EDT
Col. Gregory Stone has been named the commandant of cadets to succeed Brig. Gen. Emory Mace who is retiring 31 August.
Posted: Friday, June 17, 2005 05:00 pm EDT
Mandatory tuition, auxiliary and college fees will increase an average of 6.7 percent for the Corps of Cadets and 8.9 percent for the evening College of Graduate and Professional Studies.