Academic Year 07-08
A test of the campus sirens will take place at approximately noon on Wednesday, June 25, 2008. The test is part of the college’s BulldogAlert emergency notification system. The sirens will sound for approximately three minutes. No action is required from faculty, staff and students.
The Commandant's List for the spring 2008 semester recognizes cadets who have been made the most positive contributions to their platoon, company, battalion, or staff, the Corps and The Citadel during the spring 2008 semester.
The Citadel Board of Visitors has approved an average 8 percent increase in the 2008-2009 comprehensive cost to parents and cadets. In addition, tuition at The Citadel Graduate College will increase by $45 per credit hour for graduate courses and $38 per credit hour for undergraduate CGC courses.
Larry Leckonby, senior associate athletics director and chief financial officer for the University of Maryland Athletics, was introduced Friday as The Citadel's new athletics director to replace the retiring Les Robinson.
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. The list is a combination of the Dean’s List for academic achievement and the Commandant’s Distinguished List.
In an effort to help preserve one of the Lowcountry’s most visible landmarks, The Citadel and the grassroots organization Save the Light will collaborate to conduct long-term structural monitoring of the Morris Island Lighthouse.
A search committee has been created to find a new executive director for The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, which raises money for cadet-student-athletes. Stan Hurteau ‘64, who held the position for 17 years, will retire June 30.
The new addition to the West side stands of Johnson Hagood Stadium is continuing to progress. The impressive structure will be home to the South Carolina National Guard Readiness Center as well as The Citadel's new press box, sky box suites, club lounge and club seats.
David G. Allen, professor of English, has been named the new head of The Citadel’s Department of English. He replaces James Leonard who has led the department since 1998.
One of the Charleston community's most popular, and one of the biggest, yard sale events returns for another year of great deals this weekend. The annual Citadel Women's Club Stadium Sale opens from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 31 at the Altman Center in the end zone of Johnson Hagood Stadium. Everything from appliances big and small to furniture to linens will be on sale for rock-bottom prices.
The Citadel has received a commitment from the Charleston County Council to provide $3.5 million from the county accommodations tax revenue. Over 10 years the money will help retire a portion of The Citadel’s debt on the $42 million Johnson Hagood Stadium renovation, a project that is anticipated to have a significant economic and tax benefit for the county.
Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa announced on Friday the names of three finalists for director of athletics. The position is currently held by Les Robinson, who announced his retirement in January and will step down on June 30.
At the end of the spring 2008 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.
"Keep your eye on the bigger picture. We don’t live in Charleston, we live in a gateway to the Southern Cross. Whether you plan to stay in Charleston or not, always view your community relative to its megaregion and it’s opportunities for growth," P. George Benson, president of the College of Charleston, told Citadel Graduate College graduates at commencement May 4.
The Unit Accreditation Board for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) has granted The Citadel School of Education continuing accreditation.
Winfred “Bo” Moore has been named dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The Citadel. Moore will be replaced by Keith Knapp as head of the history department.
"Don’t let the world change the values that The Citadel has instilled in you. Instead, change the world by applying those values. The world is in desperate need of value-based leadership," Senator Lindsey Graham told the class of 2008 at commencement Saturday. Watch commencement, including Graham's speech by clicking here.
The Citadel Graduate College honored hundreds of students during commencement exercises Sunday, May 4. George Benson, president of the College of Charleston, delivered the commencement address.
The "on demand" replay of the ceremony webcast is not yet available. Watch this space for updates.
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The South Carolina Corps of Cadets Class of 2008 received diplomas before a crowd of thousands packed into McAlister Field House on Saturday, May 3, 2008.
Diplomas were presented Saturday, May 3 to members of the Class of 2008 – a class that is nearly 500 students strong. The class includes cadets, active duty military students, and two veterans who returned after military service to complete their education and leadership development training.
As part of the 2008 commencement of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, the Class of 1944 received special recognition 64 years after its members would have graduated had they not all been called to World War II.
The Citadel Graduate College will hold its commencement at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4 in McAlister Field House. Degrees will be conferred on 250 students.
Get all your Commencement Week news here for the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and The Citadel Graduate College.
The Class of 1944 - whose members were called to World War II and did not have a senior year or a commencement ceremony - will be recognized during Saturday's Corps of Cadets commencement. Retired S.C. Supreme Court Justice A. Lee Chandler will speak on behalf of the class. His classmate Col. Robert Adden will receive an honorary degree during the ceremony. Watch commencement live from www.citadel.edu beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
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Cadets and active duty military students who have excelled during the school year were honored Thursday, May 1 at an awards convocation that will become an annual event each year at commencement time. Thirty-five awards were presented during the awards convocation.
Commencement exercises for the South Carolina Corps of Cadets begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3 in McAlister Field House. The commencement service will be webcast live on Saturday morning from the college's homepage. The Citadel Graduate College commencement is at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4, in McAlister Field House.
Commencement exercises for the Corps of Cadets will be broadcast from this website at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3. A link will be placed on the homepage Saturday morning. Afterward, an archived webcast will be available. Windows Media Player is required to view the webcast.
This segment featuring Junior Marine Officer Instructor Capt. Matthew Kutilek and The Citadel aired on CNN's "Lou Dobbs Tonight" program on April 18. Click here to watch.
The Citadel chapter of Phi Kappa Phi held an induction banquet Sunday and recognized one distinguished alumnus, two faculty members, 19 graduate students, and 29 cadets for their superlative achievements.
Following an 18-month self-study, The Citadel has earned recertification of its athletic programs from the NCAA. A designation of “certified” means that an institution complies with the operating principles adopted by the NCAA Division I membership.
Recognition Day signifies the end of the freshman journey as knobs and the beginning of a new chapter in The Citadel’s leadership development process. Recognition Day this year is Saturday, April 19.
Each year The Citadel’s Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force cadets and active duty students are recognized for outstanding academic and military achievement. This year nearly 100 were honored.
Two Citadel graduates and two cadets played roles in an Iraqi boy's recent visit to Charleston for life-saving heart surgery, which was the subject of a story that originally appeared in The Post and Courier in Charleston on April 11, 2008. Click here to learn more.
Paul Cantrell, energy manager at The Citadel, has been named 2008 Citadel employee of the year.
Citadel Marine ROTC instructor Capt. Matt Kutilek and The Citadel is scheduled to be featured on CNN during tonight's edition of the “Lou Dobbs Tonight” program. The program airs from 7 -8 p.m. on CNN.
Citadel First Lady Donna Rosa's fight against skin cancer was the subject of a feature profile in the April 10 edition of The Post and Courier in Charleston. Mrs. Rosa is the opening speaker at this year's Colleges for Charleston Relay for Life cancer awareness fundraiser, which begins at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11 at Stoney Field. Read more about her story here.
The Citadel's Regimental Band and Pipes will perform its spring concert at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2008, in McAlister Field House. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Honor Committee officers and company and battalion representatives have been selected for the 2008-2009 academic year. These newly appointed cadets, all of which are rising seniors, assumed their responsibilities following spring break.
The Citadel School of Business Administration on Thursday will induct three new members into its Business Hall of Fame and honor a fourth with the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Distinguished Leadership Award.
The Citadel and its Daniel Library will honor the late James Oliver Rigney, Jr., Class of 1974, Tuesday with the opening of a permanent exhibition of photographs, artifacts, and mementos of Rigney’s life and career. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8.
Five members of The Citadel faculty have or will retire this academic year and will be recognized during the annual Faculty Recognition Luncheon April 17.
Raytheon Company, a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world, has established the Raytheon Scholars program with a $500,000 gift to The Citadel Foundation.
About 500 people are expected on campus Friday and Saturday for the 87th annual meeting of the Southeastern Mathematical Association of America. Professor George Andrews of Pennsylvania State University, the discoverer of the famous Lost Notebook of Ramanujan is a featured speaker. For details, click here.
Top leadership within the South Carolina Corps of Cadets has been announced for the 2008-2009 academic year. The new chain of command will assume its responsibilities on May 2.
U.S. District Court Judge Patrick Michael Duffy will lead the search committee to select the college’s new director of athletics. Duffy and his committee will seek a replacement for Les Robinson who will retire June 30.
A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20 in Summerall Chapel in memory of long-time board member and former chairman James E. Jones Jr. Jones, Class of '58, died earlier this month Greenville.
A standout on the football field and a man whose engineering legacy spans the nation were honored Saturday, March 15, 2008, with The Citadel’s Palmetto Medal. This year’s recipients are Cadet Capt. Duran Lavon Lawson, captain of the Bulldog football team, and Maj. Gen. Carroll N. LeTellier, a distinguished military graduate of The Citadel Class of 1949.
The 2009 Summerall Guards made their official debut Saturday during Corps Day activities. Corps Day 2008 is the 165th birthday celebration of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets.
Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples, will visti campus Monday, March 17.
L. Jeffrey Perez, executive director of the office of communications and public affairs at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, has been named The Citadel’s new vice president of external affairs.
Approximately 100 delegates from local colleges, senior military colleges and the federal service academies are expected to attend the two-day Principled Leadership Conference on leadership and ethics. The conference begins Thursday, March 13 and is part of the Corps Day celebration. For a schedule and more information, click here.
A memorial service for Patrick Lamb, Class of 2010, begins at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in Summerall Chapel. All faculty, staff, and cadets are invited to attend.
Today's military dress parade has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The presentation of the Andrew Mazur Cadet Outstanding Citizenship Medal will begin at 3:45 p.m. in the lobby of Bond Hall.
The Symposium on Southern Politics begins Thursday. The symposium, held every two years, has become nationally renowned among political science scholars and adds a unique dimension to political scholarship.
Corps Day has a new attraction - the first Principled Leadership Symposium. Corps Day Weekend, scheduled for March 14-16, is the anniversary of the college’s opening. This year The Citadel celebrates 165 years.
Today Cadet Lt. Col. William Morris Coleman of Greenville, S.C., received the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Foundation award while Cadet Col. Chase Henderson Mohler of Beaufort, S.C., received the Medal of the Society of the Cincinnati of South Carolina award.
Three finalists have been named for the position of vice president of external affairs, overseeing internal and external communications at The Citadel.
Today's military dress parade has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The presentation of the prestigious Gen. Douglas MacArthur Foundation and Society of the Cincinnati of South Carolina awards will begin at 3:45 p.m. in Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall.
The Class of 2012 will report to campus on Aug. 16, 2008 for academic orientation and military training. For more information about matriculation, click here.
Morris Derhon Robinson, a former Citadel football player turned opera singer, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 in Summerall Chapel at The Citadel. The concert, which is free and open the public, is part of Black History Month at the Military College of South Carolina.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and College of Charleston President George Benson will deliver the commencement addresses at The Citadel in May.
G. Dewey Yeatts, chief facilities officer and associate vice-president for facilities management at Murray State University in Murray, Ky., has been named The Citadel’s new vice president for facilities and engineering.
The Citadel has taken a major step toward improving its emergency notification systems. The college has implemented BulldogAlert, an emergency phone and email notification program, and has installed an outdoor warning siren to be used to alert students, faculty and staff in the event of a crisis on campus.
National Engineers’ Week at The Citadel begins Friday with the MathCounts competition for Lowcountry middle school students. The always popular model bridge contest and robotics competition gets under way Saturday morning. Click here to learn more.
Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa and his wife Donna Rosa will meet with Citadel Graduate College students and alumni at its annual meet and greet reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today in the lobby of Bond Hall.
Four former Citadel athletes who succeed on the playing field and in their careers will share what they are doing now and how participating in athletics at The Citadel helped them to achieve their goals. Beyond the Playing Field – An Alumni Panel Discussion in honor of Black History Month begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Copeland Auditorium in Grimsley Hall.
The Charleston Post and Courier recently profiled The Citadel's official photographer, Russ Pace. For the past 21 years, Pace has been recording the pageantry, structure, personality and history of The Military College of South Carolina.
The Citadel’s rifle and pistol range was dedicated today to Joel Sexton, the long-time pistol team coach.
Cadet Ryan Conlon, the 2007 recipient of The Citadel Foundation Thailand Study Abroad grant, will report on his trip to study crime and justice in Thailand at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4 in Graham Copeland Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Today's military dress parade has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The presentation of Gold Stars and recognition of President's List cadets will take place in Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall at 4 p.m.
The Citadel’s rifle and pistol range will be dedicated at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 in honor of long-time pistol coach Joel Sexton.
“They’re bright. They’re articulate. They’re smart, and they care about this country,” Fox News’ Frank Luntz said of cadets. The cadets appeared on “Hannity and Colmes” Jan. 11. In the segment, cadets talk about what it is they are looking for in a presidential candidate. (Windows Media software is required to view this file.)
In 1995 when he was regimental commander, Kevin Jarrard was revered among his classmates. Now the Marine major who helped save the life of a two-year-old Iraqi girl has attracted international attention with his humanitarian effort.
Director of Athletics Les Robinson, the only person in NCAA history to serve as head basketball coach and director of athletics at three Division I institutions and who has been Citadel AD for the last seven years, has announced his retirement.
A memorial service for Brian Ruff, Class ’08, begins at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in Summerall Chapel. All faculty, staff, and cadets are invited to attend.
Four finalists have been named for the position of dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Interviews will be conducted on campus over the next four weeks.
The Citadel’s cadet-student-athletes posted impressive stats in the classroom for the fall semester as the 14 teams and 250 athletes collectively earned an overall grade point average equivalent to that of the Corps of Cadets.
Dates for the major weekends during the 2008-2009 academic year have been tentatively scheduled.
Weather permitting, Friday military dress parades return this week. The traditions of United States military reviews and parades began at Valley Forge. At that time, brigades of soldiers were formed in order of battle. Modern day ceremonies are conducted to render honors, preserve tradition, and foster esprit de corps. The Jan. 18 parade begins at 3:45 p.m. Parade schedule.
The Daniel Library Friends spring books and lecture series begins Tuesday with a look at Franklin D. Roosevelt as commander in chief in World War II. Lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for a complete schedule.
Athletic standouts on the hard court, diamond and football field will return to The Citadel in February as part of Black History Month. "Beyond the Playing Field" will explore life after athletics and the achievements of accomplished athletes away from their field of play.
Last semester, 648 cadets and 26 active duty military students performed well enough academically to earn placement on the Dean's List and to receive Gold Stars. Gold Stars will be presented at the Friday dress parade on Feb. 1.
Cadets and graduate students return to campus this week for the spring semester. Graduate classes begin today and the Corps of Cadets will hit the books on Wednesday. The first military dress parade of the new year will be at 3:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18.
This semester, The Citadel will launch a revamped emergency notification system that will allow campus constituents to receive emergency communications via telephone and email. Students, faculty and staff should start now to update their contact information in PAWS and WISE. For more information click here.
The education today's cadets receive is more than simple academic instruction; it is a combination of four components - the Four Pillars - academic instruction, military training, physical readiness and character development. Training in these four distinct areas is what sets The Citadel cadet apart. Today we look at athletics.
The education today's cadets receive is more than simple academic instruction; it is a combination of four components - the Four Pillars - academic instruction, military training, physical readiness and character development. Training in these four distinct areas is what sets The Citadel cadet apart. Today we look at character.
What happens when a professor abandons the traditional method of teaching? When there is no textbook? When the structure of the class is determined by new research that will be undertaken for the first time in this class?
The education today's cadets receive is more than simple academic instruction; it is a combination of four components - the Four Pillars - academic instruction, military training, physical readiness and character development. Training in these four distinct areas is what sets The Citadel cadet apart. Today we look at military.
The Rev. Dennis Willey, Class of 1984, returned to The Citadel this fall to oversee Catholic ministry on campus.
Charleston RiverDogs co-owner Mike Veeck is going to translate his extraordinary sports management experience into classroom experience for Citadel graduate students in the spring. It will be his first time teaching college students.
The education today's cadets receive is more than simple academic instruction; it is a combination of four components - the Four Pillars - academic instruction, military training, physical readiness and character development. Training in these four distinct areas is what sets The Citadel cadet apart. Today we look at academic instruction.
Henry and Jenny Johnson of Lake City, S.C., have donated $500,000 to The Citadel to create the Henry and Jenny Johnson Endowment for Historical Studies. The endowment will finance public lectures by authors of major books, conferences on pivotal events, oral histories of the South Carolina Lowcountry and student research and travel.
Creighton Eddings is not a cadet but after four years as a graduate student he feels a bond with The Citadel that will follow him the rest of his life. Eddings says he has benefitted personally and professionally from the college's emphasis on service and leadership development.
Members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets go on holiday furlough after their last exam of the semester. Exams conclude Dec. 11. All cadets must return to campus no later than 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008.
The Citadel Head Football Coach Kevin Higgins has been named a finalist for the 2007 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year for the Football Championship Subdivision.
The 2007 issue of "The Citadel" magazine is now available online. Read about cadets, faculty, graduate college students, and alumni.
The South Carolina Corps of Cadets will present its Christmas Candlelight Service for the Lowcountry at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Dec. 1, 2 and 3 in Summerall Chapel.
When he graduated from The Citadel in 1983 as an Air Force ROTC distinguished graduate, Col. Doug Fehrmann never guessed he’d be back on campus 24 years later as the Air Force ROTC professor of Aerospace Studies. Fehrmann credits his Citadel experience with providing a leadership foundation. It was here he acquired a working knowledge of basic leadership skills.
The Sigma Delta Pi chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has named its 2007 South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year.
Due to the Corps of Cadets holiday furlough Dec. 11 through Jan. 6, there will be no more Friday afternoon dress paraes in 2007. The next military dress parade is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. Jan. 18.
Fred Thompson, a former U.S. senator turned presidential candidate, will speak at 11 a.m. today in McAlister Field House. The leadership and ethics address is free and open to the public.
The final event in the fall Library Friends book and lecture series is Tuesday featuring scholar and author Gordon Rhea discussing Robert E. Lee as a military strategist.
The Citadel Middle East Studies Student Association will host Bill Speer, a contractor with the Janus Research Group and a U.S. Army Signal Center Global War on Terror historian at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in Jenkins Hall Auditorium.
Sam Hines came to The Citadel after 33 years at in-town rival the College of Charleston. He started work July 1 as provost and dean of the college, and it’s been non-stop since he set foot in Bond Hall for the first time.
The Campaign for The Citadel has raised over $102 million, exceeding its $100 million goal! Click here to view a video message from Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa and learn more about the most comprehensive and ambitious fundraising effort ever undertaken at the Military College of South Carolina.
Two men who sacrificed their own safety to help someone else are the latest inductees into The Arland D Williams Society at The Citadel. The society was created in 2000 to recognize graduates who have distinguished themselves through community service, heroism and bravery.
The Citadel Alumni Association today honored six outstanding graduates of the Military College of South Carolina and a member of the college faculty for their contributions to the college. The awards were presented during the association’s annual meeting, which is held each Homecoming.
O. Perry Earle III, Class of 1965, of Fountain Inn, S.C., today was named The Citadel School of Business Administration’s Alumnus of the Year.
The Class of 1957 - 135 members strong - returned to campus on Thursday for their 50th reunion and to lead a special dedication ceremony of the college’s new columbarium.
The dedication of The Citadel columbarium will take place at 5:30 p.m., today in the Summerall Chapel. Afterward the columbarium will officially be open to receive ashes. Click here for a complete schedule of all homecoming activities.
Friday's military dress parade is in honor of the men and women who have served the country in war - from World War I to the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The special Memorial Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. on Summerall Field. Saturday's Homecoming parade begins at 11 a.m.
The Citadel kicks off the annual Homecoming festivities Thursday, beginning with a bonfire at WLI Field. Entertainment for cadets and visitors begins at 6 p.m. and the football team, cheerleaders, head coach Kevin Higgins and President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa arrive at 7 p.m.
A cadet active in the School of Business Administration Mentors Association talks about his leadership experiences and what he has learned about leadership and service at The Citadel.
A new student organization at The Citadel hopes to improve understanding of a culture that is often not well understood. The Middle East Studies Student Association is an organization open to all majors and classes of cadets.
The schedule of activities for Homecoming 2007 is now available online. Some new events and some improvements have been added this year, including an alumni jamboree and the dedication of the columbarium.
Principled leadership comes in many forms. Citadel cadets who take on the challenge and responsibility for day-to-day management of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets learn first hand what it means to be a good leader – and sometimes what it means to be a bad leader. And that’s the point.
The Kelly Cup, the Regimental Commander’s Bowl and the new Cadre Leadership Award were presented during Saturday's military dress parade in honor of Parents' Weekend.
Nearly 400 Citadel seniors now wear the ring. Members of the Class of 2008 received their Citadel rings before a packed crowd in McAlister Field.
There’s no mistaking it – Capt. Matthew Kutilek is a Marine. You can see it in the way Marine instructor carries himself. You can see it in how he interacts with cadets and fellow Marines. He takes his responsibility as a mentor and leader seriously.
The Citadel School of Business Administration has been named one of the nation’s top 290 business schools by The Princeton Review.
The Maybank Triplets Football Practice Field at Willson Field Complex was dedicated on Friday, Oct. 5. The Maybank family spearheaded the revitalization of the football team’s practice field this summer by installing state-of-the-art artificial turf.
A special museum exhibit, entitled "The Early Years of Citadel Football," showcases the sport's beginnings at the college.
The President's Cup, Summerall Cup and Commandant's Cup were presented to three cadet companies during the Sept. 28 military dress parade.
The Campaign for The Citadel has raised over $99.9 million toward its $100 million goal. It is the most comprehensive and ambitious fundraising effort ever undertaken at the Military College of South Carolina.
The Citadel will host a joint blood drive with the American Red Cross and the Armed Services Blood Program on Tuesday, in Mark Clark Hall. Blood donations will benefit servicemen and women overseas.
The Citadel’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies name has been changed to The Citadel Graduate College. Changing the name will help people more closely identify and recognize an important part of The Citadel.
The Citadel's Daniel Library Friends’ fall book and lecture series features American military commanders. Programs are free and open to the public.
The 5th annual Rock the Block, an alcohol-free party, will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 on George Street between Coming and St. Philip streets at the College of Charleston. The party will feature live music, food, sodas, a climbing wall, mechanical bull, prizes, and a chance to meet students from other colleges.
In his message to the Corps of Cadets, the 2008 chairman of the Honor Committee says honor is defined as an understanding of ethical conduct and choosing the moral right regardless of the circumstances. To learn more about honor at The Citadel and to see Ben Shotzberger's remarks, click here.
The Citadel invites parents and families to campus Oct. 12-14 to join in our annual Parents’ Weekend festivities. Several improvements have been made to this year's ring presentation, the ring hop and parents' reception. Click here for the details.
The Citadel’s Army ROTC unit’s mission is to train, produce and commission quality officers for the U.S. Army and motivate cadets to be better citizens for America. It is one of three ROTC units on campus. The Marines, Navy and Air Force will be featured in coming weeks.
John Shelton Reed, widely recognized as the leading authority on what constitutes modern Southern identity, will share his observations, research and sense of humor with Citadel cadets this fall. as the Mark W. Clark Visiting Professor of History.
Three noted authors and researchers of Southern history and culture will kick off the fall 2007 Fulghum Lecture Series, created to promote a better understanding of the American South and to help prepare students to be principled leaders in the region.
Today we begin an occasional story series highlighting the unique educational environment at The Citadel. "Service and Leadership" will profile people and events that exemplify "The Citadel Experience," its leadership laboratory and the college's mission of achieving excellence in the education of principled leaders. Today: How do we teach leadership at The Citadel.
Forty-four years after he graduated from The Citadel, the leadership lessons Ben Legare learned as a cadet remain steadfast.
Ben Legare was presented with the Order of the Palmetto, the state highest civilian award, during the Friday, Aug. 31, dress parade. The Order of the Palmetto is awarded for extraordinary lifetime achievement and service to the state and nation.
After 56 years away, Papa Company was reactived Friday, Aug. 31, during a military dress parade. Increased enrollment in the South Carolina Corps of Cadets led to the reactivation of P Company.
Gary Durante of Mount Pleasant has been named to a one-year appointment as the John S. Grinalds Leader-in-Residence at The Citadel.
Citadel photographer Russ Pace captures breath taking images of campus life. Watch a slide show of matriculation for the Class of 2011. Click here.
The Citadel’s new Office of Fellowships has officially opened with the launch of its website. Dedicated to identifying and preparing students for national and international fellowships, this new office streamlines the application process for students.
Friday afternoon military dress parade featuring the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and the Regimental Band and Pipes returns at 3:45 p.m. Aug. 31.
With the return of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets on Aug. 19, came the return of P Company. P Company will be housed in Stevens Barracks and will share responsibility with Palmetto Battery for the off-campus color guard details
The Citadel is the only South Carolina college that combines a quality education with outstanding value, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
They come from 42 states in the nation and 10 foreign countries, including Australia and Canada. The 657 men and 53 women who make up the Class of 2011 are the largest freshmen class to enter The Citadel in 30 years.
The Class of 2011 is introduced to President Lt. Gen. John Rosa and Commandant of Cadets Col. Greg Stone as part of their military training and the start of their development as future leaders.
The Class of 2011 - the largest class in 30 years - reported to The Citadel on Aug. 11 for academic orientation and military training. In the Class of 2011 are 53 are women and 657 are men.
For the 15th consecutive year, The Citadel's Tau Iota chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, was one of only 13 chapters nationwide to be named an Honor Chapter by the National Executive Committee.
The Citadel School of Engineering is accepting students in the Technical Project Management Graduate Certificate Program. Classes for the two-year program begin Aug. 20. The classes, which are open to students with and without an engineering background, will meet Monday evenings at the Lowcountry Graduate Center.
The Citadel Board of Visitors has set its meeting schedule for the 2007-2008 academic year. Regular meetings of the board are held four times a year on The Citadel campus.