Academic Year 06-07
The campus will return to normal today - a day after the college was in the international spotlight as the host site of the first CNN YouTube presidential debate. All eight Democrats vying for president came to The Citadel Monday night for the historic event.
The Citadel fans around the country will have more than one opportunity this season to catch some Bulldog action in the comfort of their own homes as The Citadel will make a record of four television appearances this upcoming season.
Summer school classes are cancelled as of 1 p.m. today due the Democratic presidential debate. All classes held prior to 1 p.m. on the north side of campus have been relocated to the south side.
The Citadel's Democratic presidential debate web pages have all the information you need about today's events on campus.
Faculty staff and students who have been notified that they will have seating at the July 23 Democratic Presidential Debate in Mark Clark Hall will receive a confirmation email on Wednesday, July 18.The confirmation e-mail will include details on what to bring, what not to bring, timing, parking and how to gain admittance to McAlister Field House. It is important that the directions provided be strictly followed to gain admittance to the debate.
Citadel President Lt. Gen. John Rosa posted his own video on YouTube this week to talk about the upcoming Democratic Presidential Debate.
Citadel faculty, staff and students will learn today and Monday whether they will get seats at the July 23 Democratic presidential debate. A lottery will be used to award admission to the debate. Requests for seats are no longer being accepted.
Only essential employees - as determined by a supervisor - need to report for work on July 23 and classes are cancelled beginning at 1 p.m. to ease campus congestion and give students the opportunity to take part in debate events.
The Citadel will host a town hall meeting for all interested faculty, staff and students at 3 p.m. today (July 10) in Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall to discuss how the Democratic presidential debate will impact us. Everyone on campus is encouraged to attend.
Cadets and College of Graduate and Professional Studies summer school students will have an opportunity to be considered for seating at the July 23 Democratic presidential debate. Deadline to apply is July 12.
The Citadel Board of Visitors has approved an increase in tuition and educational fees for 2007-2008. Mandatory tuition, auxiliary and college fees will increase an average of 7.4 percent for the Corps of Cadets and 5.4 percent for the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Leaders from the South Carolina Democratic Party and The Citadel announced today that they are working together on the historic July 23 CNN/YouTube Democratic Party presidential debate to ensure that the voices and values of South Carolina and the City of Charleston are well represented.
Planning is under way for the July 23 Democratic presidential debate here at The Citadel. Keep up with news and information about the debate between now on then on our debate Web pages.
For the first time in presidential debate history, the Democratic debate at The Citadel on July 23 will feature video questions submitted to YouTube. CNN's Anderson Cooper will moderate the two-hour debate and pose follow-up questions. The debate will air live on CNN from 7 to 9 p.m.
You can submit your questions to the Democratic presidential candidates now using YouTube.
The Citadel will host the July 23 Democratic Presidential debate that is coming to Charleston. The debate, which will be broadcast live on CNN in partnership with YouTube, is a unique educational opportunity for the college, its faculty and staff and for cadets and graduate students.
Details about tickets to the July 23 Democratic Presidential debate and how to participate in related debate activities will be announced as details become available.
The Citadel's Les Robinson has been named the Southeast athletic director of the year by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.
Thirty years ago education professor Col. Dan Ouzts founded a summer tutoring program to improve the reading skills of Lowcountry school children, and, at the same time, to give graduate students hands-on experience working with children. The program—now called the Wachovia Reading Program—has become a mainstay of summer education in Charleston.
An exhibit by video artist Janet Biggs features the Summerall Guards larger than life at the Gibbes Museum on Meeting Street. The exhibit will be open until Aug. 20.
Tony Johnson, the dean of the School of Education, was recently recognized by Western Carolina for his professional achievements.
The Citadel fell to Wofford 4-2 in the South Conference Championship Saturday night. This is the second straight season they have made it to the championship round.
The Citadel Bulldogs fell to Wofford on Friday night and will play at noon Saturday in the next SoCon tournament game.
After beating Elon, The Citadel Bulldogs have advanced to the winner's bracket of the SOCON baseball tournament and will play Wofford at 4:30 p.m.Friday at Riley Park.
The Citadel Board of Visitors has reinstated a new version of the Veterans Program to accommodate cadets whose education is interrupted by military service.
A graduate program in technical project management launched by the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the School of Engineering produced its first graduates this month.
It is 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 26 at the Altman Center at Johnson Hagood Stadium.
At the end of the spring 2007 semester cadets and active duty military students were honored for their outstanding academic achievement with placement on the Dean's List and the receipt of Gold Stars.
The Commandant's Distinguished Service List honors cadets who make the most positive contributions to their platoon, company, battalion, or staff and the Corps of Cadets and The Citadel, during the semester.
The College of Graduate and Professional Studies awarded diplomas to its 2007 graduates during commencement exercises Sunday afternoon.
Commencement week is the culmination of years of academic work by cadets and evening undergraduate and graduate students. The College of Graduate and Professional Studies commencement exercises begin at 2 p.m. Sunday in McAlister Field Hose.
The Citadel today presented diplomas to 438 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and 20 active duty students. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, whose leadership following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks has been nationally hailed, delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2007. For more commencement news, click here.
It is Citadel tradition that the senior class president and the last cadet to cross the stage to get his or her diploma speaks to the graduating class. Here's is what both had to say during the Class of 2007 commencement.
Awards were presented to six cadets during Thursday's military dress parade. Among them was the Star of the West medal winner. The Star of the West competition was held Thursday afternoon.
Dr. Vincent Bacote, a 1987 Citadel graduate, will deliver the baccalaureate address at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Summerall Chapel.
Staff Sgt. Robert Eckerfield, a Citadel MECEP student, has been named U.S. Marine Corps Service Member of the Year by the Charleston Chamber of Commerce. Eckerfield will be honored on Thursday, May 3 during the chamber's Armed Forces Day banquet at the Charleston Area Convention Center.
Commencement exercises for the Corps of Cadets will be broadcast from this website on Saturday, May 5 beginning at 9:30. To access the broadcast, follow the link that will be placed on the home page on Saturday morning.
From a schedule of events to information to make your visit to campus a bit easier, it's all here.
Citadel Biology Professor Alix Darden was a featured speaker at the Sixth International Biennial Conference of the Pakistan Society for Microbiology held in Islamabad, Pakistan. When she returned, she told cadets about her experience.
Lt. Gen. John Rosa reviewed the year's high points and the challenges facing the college in the final general faculty meeting of the 2006-2007 academic year.
Cadets made a contribution to the American Cancer Society in honor of Assistant Biology Professor Kathy Zanin who is battling breast cancer.
The School of Business Administration held the fourth annual Hall of Fame Awards Banquet April 19. This year’s Leaders of Principle Awards were presented to Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., Edward T. Pendarvis and W. Hayne Hipp. Sallie L. Krawcheck was awarded the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Award.
The Citadel Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi celebrated its 28th anniversary by initiating 69 new members on April 22.
Four cadets were honored this spring for valor, leadership, scholarship and service. The awards were presented during the April 20 military dress parade at The Citadel.
Cadets made an impressive showing at the American Society of Civil Engineers 2007 Carolinas Conference winning the championship and several awards, including the 2007 Spirit Award.
ROTC units on campus presented 36 awards to nearly 100 cadets Tuesday, recognizing their military achievements and academic accomplishments.
Top leadership within the South Carolina Corps of Cadets has been announced for the 2007-2008 academic year. The new chain of command will assume its responsibilities on May 4.
A cross-section of campus is working on NCAA recertification in an effort that includes an extensive self study and planning for improvements to the athletic program at the college.
Pincus Kolender and Joe Engel, survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp, will discuss their experiences with cadets, faculty and staff at 7 p.m. Thursday in Bond Hall Room 165. Guests of the History Department, Kolender and Engel were in Auschwitz from 1942 to 1945.
A virus is to blame for the gastro-intestinal illness that landed 12 cadets in The Citadel infirmary on March 6, according to lab results received today. All of the cadets have been discharged from the infirmary and have returned to their companies.
Wheel of Fortune's Charleston shows, which began airing Monday, will feature The Citadel campus and cadets Carl Michael Harrison (Feb. 6), Doug Schmid (Feb. 7), Bill Houpt (Feb. 15) and Dustin Henderson (Feb. 21). Also contestants are CGPS students Jennifer Roe (Feb. 13) and Kisha Harvey (Feb. 16).
Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft will give a Greater Issues address at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 8, at McAlister Field House on The Citadel campus.
The “Save a Life Tour” - a computerized drunk driving simulator - will be on campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 in the Mark Clark Hall reception room. The simulator is intended to educate and raise awareness of the dangers of DUI and challenge your beliefs and expectations about the effects of alcohol. The tour is cosponsored by The Citadel Counseling Center.
The January campus blood drive kicks off at 8 a.m. and will continue until 4 p.m. today in Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall. Any member of the Citadel family can donate as long as you meet American Red Cross guidelines for age, weight and time between donations.
The Citadel's Daniel Library Friends spring book and lecture series will focus on World War II heroes and anti-heroes and leaders and villains. All events are free and open to the public.
The Honors Program takes cadets on an intense academic journey that brings them new opportunities as well as challenging demands.
The Citadel Summer Camp will cease operations. The decision to halt the camp was based on finances, the market for summer programs and competition for barracks space during the summer.
Listen to songs performed during this year's Christmas Candlelight Service. Held the first weekend of December each year, the service is organized by cadets from the Protestant, Catholic, Gospel Choirs, Chorale, Women's Ensemble and The Citadel Regimental Band.
While not your typical military boot camp, the School of Business Administration's boot camp for mentors is just as serious. Currently 150 leaders in business and industry take part on the program as mentors to cadet and graduate MBA students.
The Citadel will celebrate Homecoming 2006 with a tribute to veterans. Special thanks will be paid to our World War II veterans. More than 400 Citadel graduates who went to World War II are still living. Around 60 of them are planning to return to the campus this weekend.
More than 50 people from The Citadel have been selected as finalists for the Wheel of Fortune's contestant search in Charleston. Auditions were held on campus Oct. 19.
Three football players, a soccer player and a legendary support of Citadel athletics are the newest members of The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame.
Today's military dress parade has been canceled because of inclement weather. The next parade will be Friday, November 3 at 3:45 p.m.
Three awards were presented during Saturday's Parents' Weekend festivities to honor the outstanding achievements of cadets and cadet companies.
The Citadel welcomes parents and visitors to campus this weekend for the annual Parents' Weekend festivities, which include a parade, academic open houses and football. It is the first major weekend of the year.
The Citadel on Friday will present 399 class rings to seniors, the largest group to receive their rings in recent years. The ring presenation takes place in Summerall Chapel with a simulcast in Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall. It is the kickoff event for Parents' Weekend 2006.
LSU professor Leonard Moore, an outspoken critic of New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, will discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina when he visits campus this Tuesday.
Palmetto Battery and Alpha Company have received top honors for academic achievement within the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. The companies were recognized during the Sept. 27 dress parade.
Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron SEVEN (HS-7) is one of five East Coast operational fleet helicopter squadrons tasked with anti-submarine warfare (ASW), search and rescue, airborne utility services, and combat search and rescue.
Cadets, cheerleaders and Citadel fans from all walks will be out in droves Saturday as The Citadel football team opens the home portion of its 2006 schedule. Kickoff against crosstown rival Charleston Southern University is at 7 p.m. at Johnson Hagood Stadium.
0800 -- Citadel officials are closely monitoring the track of Tropical Storm Ernesto. All classes and activities including CGPS evening classes will be held as scheduled on Wednesday. As always, our foremost concern is for the safety and well-being of our students and employees. Current predictions are that the storm will pass through the Charleston area Thursday afternoon. No evacuation of campus is anticipated at this time. If parents of cadets have any questions or concerns about this situation, they should contact the commandant's office at 843.953.5003. This information will be updated at 1100.
Cadet Lt. Col. Brian DuBois, a Star of the West Fellow, traveled to Lebanon this summer to study abroad. The regimental academic officer's education took an odd turn when he witnessed first hand the war between Israel and Hezbollah break out in Lebanon.