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.
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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.