During Homecoming 2008, The Citadel received $3.53 million in charitable contributions from alumni celebrating class reunions, marking the first time that seven-figure reunion gifts have been given to The Citadel by a returning class.
The Citadel will conduct its monthly test of its emergency communications sirens at approximately noon on Monday, Dec. 1, 2008.
U.S. Marines at The Citadel hope to make Thanksgiving Day a feast to behold for several North Charleston families by delivering food baskets with the assistance of the North Charleston Fire Department.
The Citadel Department of English in December will host author and Medical University of South Carolina physician Qanta A. Ahmed, who will discuss her memoir entitled "In the Land of Invisible Women," which is about her experience working for two years in the top hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The Citadel and the South Carolina Historical Society will host Newsweek magazine Editor John Meacham at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Holliday Alumni Center. Meacham will discuss his new book “American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House.”
For his service and sacrifice to his country and the U.S. Army, 1st Lt. Brian Brennan, Citadel Class of 2006, will be inducted into the Arland D. Williams Society during Homecoming weekend. Read a Fort Myers, Fla., News Press story about Brennan. Click here.
Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa has been named alumnus of the year by the college’s School of Business Administration.
The Citadel Alumni Association has honored five graduates of the Military College of South Carolina and a former member of the staff for their contributions to the college.
Underscoring The Citadel’s ongoing commitment to preparing principled leaders, The Citadel Board of Visitors has approved changing the name of the Krause Initiative to the Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics.
Sue Mitchell, vice president for business affairs at Charleston Southern University, has been selected as The Citadel’s new vice president for finance and business affairs. She will start work Dec. 1.
Alumni from near and far will return to The Citadel in November to celebrate Homecoming. This year's theme is "Come Home to Johnson Hagood Stadium" in honor of the revitalized football stadium.
Homecoming begins at 6 p.m. Thursday and this year will feature a bonfire and entertainment by one of Charleston’s favorite party bands, Plane Jane. Students, faculty, staff, campus residents, alumni and others are invited to take part.
The Citadel’s silent drill platoon, the Summerall Guards, will march in the downtown Columbia, S.C., Veterans Day parade at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Citadel Marines are taking their drive to feed the needy during Thanksgiving to the Charleston community this year. Donation bins will be located on campus and at three Mount Pleasant locations.
This year marks The Citadel’s 21st Scholarship Donor Day, an annual celebration of donors who have permanently endowed scholarships through The Citadel Trust and The Citadel Foundation.
The South Carolina Corps of Cadets will present its Christmas Candlelight Service for the Lowcountry at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 7 and 8 in Summerall Chapel on The Citadel campus. It is free and open to the public.