The Citadel will begin monthly testing of its emergency communications sirens, beginning at approximately noon on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008. Tests will be conducted on the first workday of each month.
The Citadel has a new campus chief of police, and three other Public Safety officers have been promoted. William A. “Bill” Fletcher Jr., deputy director of Citadel Public Safety since 2000, replaces Mike Bingham, who retired in February after 14 years in the department.
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Sberna has been named director of cadet activities. Sberna replaces Col. Richard Irby, who retires on Aug. 30.
Citadel cadets working through the new Office of Fellowships were granted Fulbright and Department of State Critical Language scholarships. Tara Lee Woodside of Salem, N.J., was offered a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany. John Daniel Lathers of Newport, N.C., was awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to learn Turkish this summer in Ankara.
The White House has announced the appointment of 14 White House Fellows, selected by the President's Commission on White House Fellowships, to participate in America's most prestigious fellowship program for leadership development and public service.