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Academic Year 07-08

Campus sirens to be tested Wednesday
Posted: Monday, June 23, 2008 03:30 pm EDT

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.  


Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008 12:20 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, June 16, 2008 12:09 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, June 13, 2008 08:57 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 11:34 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. The list is a combination of the Dean’s List for academic achievement and the Commandant’s Distinguished List.


Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2008 09:17 am EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2008 01:13 am EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2008 01:55 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2008 03:56 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2008 11:46 am EDT

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.


School of Education e-newsletter now online
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 12:59 pm EDT

Check out what's news in the latest electronic newsletter from The Citadel's School of Education. The Spring 2008 edition (Volume 2, Issue 2) is now available.


Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 02:09 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, May 16, 2008 05:23 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, May 16, 2008 11:48 am EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 02:24 pm EDT

"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.


Posted: Friday, May 9, 2008 02:10 pm EDT

The Unit Accreditation Board for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) has granted The Citadel School of Education continuing accreditation.


Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2008 09:35 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2008 12:39 pm EDT

"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.


Posted: Sunday, May 4, 2008 02:37 pm EDT

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.


Watch the May 3 Commencement Ceremony webcast
Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2008 12:41 pm EDT

Click here to re-play the webcast of the May 3 South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement ceremony. Windows Media Player is needed to view this "on demand" video. Click here for more info about this year's commencement.


Watch the May 3 Commencement Ceremony webcast
Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2008 07:30 am EDT
Webcast

The "on demand" replay of the ceremony webcast is not yet available. Watch this space for updates.

Click here for more info about the ceremony. A re-play of the webcast will be available starting Saturday afternoon.

Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2008 07:24 am EDT

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.


Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2008 07:22 am EDT

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.


Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2008 07:11 am EDT

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.


Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2008 06:36 am EDT

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.


Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2008 01:44 am EDT

Get all your Commencement Week news here for the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and The Citadel Graduate College.


Class of 1944 to receive special recognition
Posted: Friday, May 2, 2008 09:26 am EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, May 1, 2008 03:29 pm EDT

Click here to learn more about other news and events at The Citadel.


Posted: Thursday, May 1, 2008 02:48 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, May 1, 2008 09:36 am EDT

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.


Corps commencement to be broadcast on the web
Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 10:17 am EDT

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.


CNN "Lou Dobbs Tonight" features Marine, Citadel
Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 12:48 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, April 28, 2008 11:27 am EDT

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2008 04:14 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2008 12:50 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Saturday, April 19, 2008 02:38 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2008 11:21 am EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 04:10 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 01:47 pm EDT

Check out what's news in the latest electronic newsletter from The Citadel School of Business Administration. The April 2008 edition of "InFormation" is now available.


Posted: Friday, April 11, 2008 11:18 am EDT

Paul Cantrell, energy manager at The Citadel, has been named 2008 Citadel employee of the year.


Citadel, Marine instructor to be featured on CNN
Posted: Friday, April 11, 2008 10:53 am EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2008 01:02 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2008 11:18 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2008 02:22 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, April 7, 2008 11:35 am EDT

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.


Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2008 04:03 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008 03:46 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008 04:01 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2008 08:56 am EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, March 24, 2008 03:42 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2008 12:21 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, March 17, 2008 12:55 pm EDT

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. 


Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2008 12:45 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2008 11:10 am EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, March 14, 2008 12:35 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2008 01:58 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 12:58 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 02:53 pm EDT

Check out what's news in the latest electronic newsletter from The Citadel's School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Volume 4, Issue 3, of "The Fount" is now available.


Memorial service Wednesday for Patrick Lamb
Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 01:23 pm EDT

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.


Parade cancelled, Mazur award moved inside to Bond Hall lobby
Posted: Friday, March 7, 2008 01:21 pm EST

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.


Posted: Monday, March 3, 2008 09:48 pm EST

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.


Posted: Sunday, March 2, 2008 09:18 am EST

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.


Posted: Friday, February 22, 2008 04:19 pm EST

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.


Posted: Friday, February 22, 2008 04:18 pm EST

Three finalists have been named for the position of vice president of external affairs, overseeing internal and external communications at The Citadel.


Parade cancelled, awards moved inside to MCH
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2008 11:01 am EST

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.


Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2008 09:26 am EST

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.


Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 10:18 am EST

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.


Posted: Monday, February 18, 2008 12:51 pm EST

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and College of Charleston President George Benson will deliver the commencement addresses at The Citadel in May.


Posted: Monday, February 18, 2008 12:23 pm EST

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.


Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2008 11:50 am EST

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.


Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2008 08:42 am EST

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.


Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2008 07:04 am EST

Check out what's news in the latest electronic newsletter from The Citadel's School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Volume 4, Issue 2, of "The Fount" is now available.


Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 03:01 pm EST
The FutureQuest 2008 Career Fair will be from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Gaillard Auditorium downtown. The career fair is open to students and alumni of The Citadel, the College of Charleston, and Charleston Southern University.

Graduate College meet and greet tonight
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 08:48 am EST

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.


Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2008 11:55 am EST

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.


School of Education e-newsletter now online
Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2008 01:05 pm EST

Check out what's news in the latest electronic newsletter from The Citadel's School of Education. The Fall 2007 edition (Volume 2, Issue 1) is now available.


Posted: Monday, February 4, 2008 10:17 am EST

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.


Posted: Friday, February 1, 2008 01:41 pm EST

The Citadel’s rifle and pistol range was dedicated today to Joel Sexton, the long-time pistol team coach.


Posted: Friday, February 1, 2008 12:58 pm EST

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 dress parade cancelled due to weather
Posted: Friday, February 1, 2008 12:58 pm EST

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.


President's List, Gold Stars recognized
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2008 03:18 pm EST

President's List cadets and those who earned Gold Stars during the fall semester were recognized Friday during a ceremony in Mark Clark Hall. The awards recognize outstanding achievements, academic and military, by cadets.


Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 01:50 pm EST

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.


Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 03:48 pm EST

“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.)


Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 03:48 pm EST

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.


Posted: Friday, January 25, 2008 01:48 pm EST

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.


Memorial service Monday for Brian Ruff
Posted: Friday, January 25, 2008 09:54 am EST

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.


Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 02:35 pm EST

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.


Posted: Friday, January 18, 2008 04:29 pm EST

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.


Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2008 11:21 am EST

Dates for the major weekends during the 2008-2009 academic year have been tentatively scheduled.


Friday parades begin again this week
Posted: Monday, January 14, 2008 10:34 am EST

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.


Posted: Monday, January 14, 2008 10:31 am EST

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.


Posted: Friday, January 11, 2008 03:12 pm EST

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.


Posted: Monday, January 7, 2008 10:50 am EST

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.


Welcome back to campus
Posted: Monday, January 7, 2008 10:10 am EST

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.


Posted: Friday, January 4, 2008 02:56 pm EST

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.


Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2008 02:27 pm EST

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 Four Pillars: Character
Posted: Tuesday, January 1, 2008 02:28 pm EST

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.


Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 02:08 pm EST

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?


Posted: Monday, December 24, 2007 02:25 pm EST

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.


Posted: Saturday, December 22, 2007 12:16 pm EST

The Rev. Dennis Willey, Class of 1984, returned to The Citadel this fall to oversee Catholic ministry on campus.


Posted: Friday, December 21, 2007 11:25 am EST

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.


Posted: Monday, December 17, 2007 02:11 pm EST

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.


Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 12:01 pm EST

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.


Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2007 09:49 am EST

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.


Corps furlough begins after last exam
Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2007 10:43 am EST

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.


Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2007 08:48 am EST

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.


Posted: Saturday, December 1, 2007 09:06 am EST

The 2007 issue of "The Citadel" magazine is now available online. Read about cadets, faculty, graduate college students, and alumni.


Posted: Monday, November 26, 2007 09:40 am EST

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.


Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 01:12 pm EST

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.


Posted: Monday, November 19, 2007 12:45 pm EST

The Sigma Delta Pi chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has named its 2007 South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year.


Friday dress parades resume in January
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 09:12 am EST

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.


Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 01:28 pm EST

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.


Posted: Monday, November 12, 2007 07:08 am EST

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.


Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2007 03:10 pm EST

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.


Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2007 01:47 pm EST

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.


Posted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007 07:43 am EST

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.


Posted: Saturday, November 3, 2007 12:20 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, November 2, 2007 01:00 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, November 2, 2007 12:08 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2007 04:33 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2007 12:57 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2007 11:22 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 09:45 am EDT

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.


Today's military dress parade is cancelled
Posted: Friday, October 26, 2007 12:58 pm EDT

Today's 3:45 p.m. military dress parade has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The next parade is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. It is a memorial parade in honor of Homecoming.


Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 08:16 am EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 07:57 am EDT

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.


'Save a Life Tour' arrives Thursday
Posted: Monday, October 22, 2007 10:32 am EDT

The "Save a Life Tour" provides education and awareness of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol. The simulator will be in the lobby of McAlister Field House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. Students, faculty and staff are welcome. For more information click here.


Posted: Sunday, October 21, 2007 02:12 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 11:54 am EDT

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.


Posted: Saturday, October 13, 2007 11:58 am EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, October 12, 2007 09:58 am EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2007 09:20 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2007 11:06 am EDT

The Citadel School of Business Administration has been named one of the nation’s top 290 business schools by The Princeton Review.


Posted: Friday, October 5, 2007 10:41 am EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2007 04:37 pm EDT

A special museum exhibit, entitled "The Early Years of Citadel Football," showcases the sport's beginnings at the college.


Posted: Monday, October 1, 2007 01:38 pm EDT

The President's Cup, Summerall Cup and Commandant's Cup were presented to three cadet companies during the Sept. 28 military dress parade.


Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 01:43 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, September 24, 2007 11:01 am EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2007 12:31 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 01:32 pm EDT

The Citadel's Daniel Library Friends’ fall book and lecture series features American military commanders. Programs are free and open to the public.


Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 12:10 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 08:31 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 09:47 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 09:46 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, September 4, 2007 07:01 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, September 4, 2007 07:00 am EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, September 3, 2007 08:22 am EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, September 3, 2007 06:58 am EDT

Forty-four years after he graduated from The Citadel, the leadership lessons Ben Legare learned as a cadet remain steadfast.


Posted: Friday, August 31, 2007 02:03 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, August 31, 2007 02:00 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 08:58 am EDT

Gary Durante of Mount Pleasant has been named to a one-year appointment as the John S. Grinalds Leader-in-Residence at The Citadel.


Class of 2011 matriculation in photos
Posted: Monday, August 27, 2007 04:40 pm EDT

Citadel photographer Russ Pace captures breath taking images of campus life. Watch a slide show of matriculation for the Class of 2011. Click here.


Posted: Monday, August 27, 2007 11:05 am EDT

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 dress parades return on Aug. 31
Posted: Monday, August 20, 2007 07:30 am EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, August 20, 2007 07:28 am EDT

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


Posted: Friday, August 17, 2007 02:13 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, August 16, 2007 10:42 am EDT

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.


Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2007 04:12 pm EDT

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.


Posted: Monday, August 13, 2007 07:31 am EDT

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.


Posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2007 11:28 am EDT

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.


Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2007 11:48 am EDT

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.


Posted: Friday, July 27, 2007 10:52 am EDT

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.


 

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