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Academic Year 04-05

President pays tribute to six employees
Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 04:00 pm EDT
President John S. Grinalds on Wednesday paid tribute to several employees he said made an impression on him during his eight years on campus. Grinalds' last day is Friday. Employees recognized and presented with certificates of honor were Gregory Floyd, Sandra Taylor, Blondell Brown, George Ellington, Judy Eelman and Willie Chisolm.

Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 09:00 pm EDT

Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 05:10 pm EDT
Col. Gregory A. Stone will take charge of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets in early fall. He is currently chief of staff/deputy commandant for the U.S. Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
The Citadel Summer Camp for Boys and Girls looks a lot like the life of a cadet, but in addition to daily formations, campers take part in a variety of activities, from target shooting and archery to sports like tennis and wrestling. The current three-week session ends July 30.

Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The Citadel Summer Camp for Boys and Girls looks a lot like the life of a cadet, but in addition to daily formations, campers take part in a variety of activities, from target shooting and archery to sports like tennis and wrestling. The current three-week session ends July 30.

Campers having a great summer
Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The Citadel Summer Camp for Boys and Girls looks a lot like the life of a cadet, but in addition to daily formations, campers take part in a variety of activities, from target shooting and archery to sports like tennis and wrestling. The current three-week session ends July 30.

Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The Citadel Summer Camp for Boys and Girls looks a lot like the life of a cadet, but in addition to daily formations, campers take part in a variety of activities, from target shooting and archery to sports like tennis and wrestling. The current three-week session ends July 30.

Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:00 am EDT
The Citadel Summer Camp for Boys and Girls looks a lot like the life of a cadet, but in addition to daily formations, campers take part in a variety of activities, from target shooting and archery to sports like tennis and wrestling. The current three-week session ends July 30.

Citadel grads build a bridge
Posted: Monday, July 11, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge opened to traffic Saturday. Charleston's most elaborate engineering feat was built using some of the greatest engineering technology in the world, and seven Citadel grads were integral to its construction. Read the 2004 Citadel magazine article.

Citadel grads build a bridge
Posted: Monday, July 11, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge opened to traffic Saturday. Charleston's most elaborate engineering feat was built using some of the greatest engineering technology in the world, and seven Citadel grads were integral to its construction. Read the 2004 Citadel magazine article.

Posted: Friday, July 8, 2005 08:00 am EDT

Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2005 08:30 am EDT
Lt. Gen. George M. Seignious II, the 14th president of The Citadel, died on Sunday at the age of 84.

Funeral services were Thursday in Summerall Chapel. A graveside service with full military honors was held at Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort, S.C.

General Seignious served as The Citadel's president from 1974-1979. He was also a military adviser to the Johnson, Carter and Reagan administrations.


Happy 4th of July from everyone at The Citadel
Posted: Monday, July 4, 2005 05:00 pm EDT

Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Sports are an integral part of The Citadel Summer Camp, which is designed to develop and strengthen the physical, mental, moral, spiritual, patriotic and social characteristics of campers.

Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 09:00 am EDT
More than 100 boys and girls are taking part in the first of The Citadel's two residential summer camps Founded in 1957 by General Mark W. Clark, The Citadel Summer Camp is a for ages 10 to 15.

Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Campers spend most of their time with their section, attending daily activities, eating meals together, and building camaraderie. While not a "military" camp, the camp does use a structure similar to that of the Corps of Cadets: formations for many of the activities, daily room inspections and a uniform.

Board of Visitors chooses Rosa as president
Posted: Monday, June 27, 2005 09:00 am EDT
The Citadel Board of Visitors named Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa Jr. to be The Citadel's 19th president pending his release from active duty.

Posted: Friday, June 17, 2005 10:00 am EDT
General, one of two beloved English bulldog mascots at the college, will celebrate his second birthday Monday, June 20. The party is open to the public and will be held in Mark Clark Hall lobby from noon to 1 p.m.

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2005 06:00 am EDT

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2005 10:14 am EDT

Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 08:00 am EDT

Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2005 12:00 pm EDT
Throughout The Citadel’s 163-year history, the military college has produced scores of graduates who have selflessly served their country, often giving their lives, to protect our freedom and the freedom of our allies. As we fight the war on terrorism in Afghanistan, Iraq and other regions, we are proud to recognize our cadets and graduates who are continuing that tradition.

Posted: Saturday, May 28, 2005 05:00 pm EDT
The top-seeded College of Charleston pounded out six runs in the top of the second and held on to defeat the sixth-seeded The Citadel 9-7 to move into the finals of the losers' bracket in the 2005 Southern Conference Baseball Championships Friday.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 10:50 am EDT

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 10:47 am EDT

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Posted: Monday, May 16, 2005 10:00 am EDT

Congratulations Class of 2005
Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2005 03:58 pm EDT
Visit the graduation home page where you can check out "Commencement Week in Pictures" or learn more about the Corps of Cadets and College of Graduate and Professional Studies graduations and commissionings.

Congratulations Class of 2005
Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Visit the graduation home page where you can check out "Commencement Week in Pictures" or learn more about the Corps of Cadets and College of Graduate and Professional Studies graduations and commissionings.

Congratulations Class of 2005
Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Visit the graduation home page where you can check out "Commencement Week in Pictures" or learn more about the Corps of Cadets and College of Graduate and Professional Studies graduations and commissionings.

Congratulations Class of 2005
Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Visit the graduation home page where you can check out "Commencement Week in Pictures" or learn more about the Corps of Cadets and College of Graduate and Professional Studies graduations and commissionings.

Congratulations Class of 2005
Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Visit the graduation home page where you can check out "Commencement Week in Pictures" or learn more about the Corps of Cadets and College of Graduate and Professional Studies graduations and commissionings.

Commencement 2005 remembered in pictures
Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Visit the graduation home page and check out Commencement Week in Pictures. To view many other photos of Commencement Week events visit photo.citadel.edu.

Congratulations Class of 2005
Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 02:00 pm EDT
Visit the graduation home page where you can check out "Commencement Week in Pictures" or learn more about the Corps of Cadets and College of Graduate and Professional Studies graduations and commissionings.

Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
The College of Graduate and Professional Studies holds commencement at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1 in McAlister Field House. Commencement for the South Carolina Corps of Cadets is at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, also in McAlister Field House.

Several employees honored at parade
Posted: Monday, April 25, 2005 10:00 am EDT
The Employee of the Year award winner and several employees who will retire this year were honored by the South Carolina Corps of Cadets at the April 22 dress parade.

Rockets blast from Summerall Field
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2005 03:00 pm EDT
Cadet Patrick Howell and children from Sullivan's Island Elementary School look on after they launch a model rocket on Summerall Field. The Physics Department has been hosting the rocket day event for school children since 1990.

ROTC cadets meet Air Force chief of staff
Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Cadets from the college's Air Force ROTC detachment visited Washington D.C. March 9 and 10 and had the opportunity to meet and talk with Air Force Chief of Staff General John P. Jumper (in dark blue, right) while on a warrior run around the National Mall.

Reviewing the cadets
Posted: Monday, April 11, 2005 04:54 am EDT
Honorary Regimental Commander Sidney Tinsley took review in the arms of the president at last Friday's parade honoring retiring commandant BG Emory Mace. Sidney was granted his wish to be a cadet for a day by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Posted: Friday, April 8, 2005 09:00 am EDT
Dana Killibrew, right, presents Cadet 1st Lt. James Covey Jr. with a Marine Officer's Mameluck Sword in honor of her brother 1st Lt. Dan Malcom, who was killed in Iraq in November 2004. For more on the story, click here

Company flags flying
Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2005 11:00 am EST
Tango Company Commander Gray Payne and John West, the company clerk, face a brisk wind that made flags and streamers fly proudly on Corps Day.

Cadets work to protect our estuaries
Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2005 10:00 am EST
Ecology cadets work with Charlie Zemp (right) of the S.C Department of Natural Resources to pull in a trawl used to survey plants and animals in the St. Helena Sound estuary.

Cadets relive history
Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 01:00 pm EST
Civil War Reenactment Society Cadets Andrew Harris, Richard Keenan, Aaron Shaw along with staff advisor Joshua Haugh traveled to Georgia where they participated in a living history program at Andersonville National Historic Site. Interpreting events of Camp Sumter, a Confederate military prison established in 1864 for Union POWs, they portrayed the treatment of prisoners of war. The March 12-13 program was sponsored by the National Park Service and included reenactors from across the country.

Corps of Cadets goes on spring break
Posted: Friday, March 18, 2005 04:50 pm EST
The Corps of Cadets is on spring break until March 28. Classes resume March 29. College of Graduate and Professional Studies students return March 28. The Friday military dress parades will resume at 3:45 p.m. April 1.

Bond Hall's Blondell honored for work
Posted: Monday, March 14, 2005 12:00 pm EST
Blondell Brown of Southeastern Services was inducted last week into the Live 5 News Hall of Fame. Watch her at 5 tonight and again at noon on Tuesday on Channel 5.

Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2005 12:00 pm EST
The Citadel Family Association on Friday awarded Maj. Gen. John Grinalds and his wife Norwood Grinalds Honorary Lifetime CFA membership in recognition of "enduring support of cadet families." Gen. and Mrs. Grinalds are the first to receive honorary CFA membership.

Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2005 11:00 am EST
'05 Summerall Guards Commander Michael Swanger (left) turns over control to the '06 commander, Clayton Trussell during Saturday's traditional changing of the guard performance.

Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2005 08:00 am EST
The band The Maxx helped cadets dance the night away at the Corps Day Hop in McAlister Field House

Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2005 08:00 am EST
The band The Maxx helped cadets dance the night away at the Corps Day Hop in McAlister Field House.

Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2005 08:00 am EST
The Corps Day tradition began when the first 20 cadets reported for class at the old Citadel on Marion Square in downtown Charleston.

Happy 162nd to the SC Corps of Cadets
Posted: Friday, March 11, 2005 05:00 pm EST
The Corps Day tradition began when the first 20 cadets reported for class at the old Citadel on Marion Square in downtown Charleston. It has grown to be one of the college's three largest weekend events, which include homecoming and Parents Weekend.

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2005 04:50 pm EST
Knobs get into the celebrating spirit before mess Thursday where a cake cutting was held to commemorate the Corps' birthday.

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2005 11:00 am EST
The 4th annual Citadel Undergraduate Research conference poster display projects will run through noon March 13 in the Daniel Library. The Corps Day event showcases cadet research.

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2005 04:40 pm EST
With boxes stacked and waiting, cadets get shampoo, soap and other toiletries ready for packing in care packages. Donations of money and items from cadets, faculty, staff and the Charleston community topped $6,100.

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Volunteers came from the Charleston community and the Admissions and President's offices Wednesday to help cadets pack and mail care packages to troops in the Middle East.

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2005 04:00 pm EST
More than $6,100 in cash and hundreds of items were donated to the cadet-sponsored care package project for troops in the Middle East.

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2005 04:00 pm EST
In under 45 minutes on Wednesday, cadets in two assembly lines packed more than 100 care packages for troops in the Middle East. The packages should arrive in time for Easter.

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Maj. Gen. John Grinalds, president, offers his support to cadets who volunteered to assemble care packages for military troops overseas.

Dallas commander stops to visit cadets
Posted: Monday, March 7, 2005 01:00 pm EST
Commander Gard Clark (center in dark blue), the commanding officer of the USS Dallas, gets a taste of mess hall food during a recent visit to campus. Clark spoke with cadets interested in becoming submariners and with the campus Navy ROTC unit.

Law Barracks comes tumbling down
Posted: Friday, March 4, 2005 08:52 am EST
Demolition crews punched a gaping hole in the front of Law Barracks on Thursday. Once the 1939 cadet housing facility is torn down and the site cleared of debris, construction on the replacement barracks will begin.

The Citadel welcomes Bob Kerrey
Posted: Thursday, March 3, 2005 01:00 pm EST
Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey (right) and President Maj. Gen. John Grinalds talk to Cadet Brian Amen of Omaha, Neb., following Kerrey's Greater Issues speech to the Corps of Cadets Thursday. Kerrey is a member of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon The United States (the 9-11 Commission).

Posted: Thursday, March 3, 2005 01:00 pm EST
Demolition crews punched a gaping hole in the front of Law Barracks on Thursday. Once the 1939 cadet housing facility is torn down and the site cleared of debris, construction on the replacement barracks will begin.

Hitting the finer points
Posted: Sunday, February 27, 2005 06:00 pm EST
Col. Tony Redd discusses one-on-one the details of an English lecture with a cadet. Col. Redd teaches upper-level courses on southern literature and modern British literature.

February fog
Posted: Thursday, February 24, 2005 03:00 pm EST
A dense early morning fog has blanketed the campus most mornings this week as cadets make their way to class.

Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2005 03:00 pm EST

Posted: Monday, February 14, 2005 10:00 am EST
Steve Maness, CEO of the American Red Cross South Carolina Blood Services Region, presented the Corps of Cadets with a national award for their support of blood drives. The next blood drive is Tuesday, Feb. 15 in Mark Clark Hall.

Posted: Friday, February 11, 2005 07:00 am EST
All veterans will be recognized at this afternoon's dress parade. Parade begins at 3:45.

Bulldogs take on Cougars Thursday
Posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2005 11:00 am EST
The Corps of Cadets will help pack McAlister Field House Thursday night with Bulldog fans hoping for a Citadel win over cross-town rival the College of Charleston. Tip off is at 7 p.m.

Meet the Bulldogs kicks off baseball
Posted: Tuesday, February 8, 2005 11:26 am EST
Citadel baseball fans young and old alike turned out last weekend to Meet the Bulldogs at Joe Riley Park. The Bulldogs kick off their season Feb. 12 in Charlotte. The first home game is Feb. 18.

Meet the Bulldogs kicks off baseball
Posted: Tuesday, February 8, 2005 11:00 am EST
Citadel baseball fans young and old alike turned out last weekend to Meet the Bulldogs at Joe Riley Park. The Bulldogs kick off their season Feb. 12 in Charlotte. The first home game is Feb. 18.

Meet the Bulldogs kicks off baseball
Posted: Tuesday, February 8, 2005 11:00 am EST
Citadel baseball fans young and old alike turned out last weekend to Meet the Bulldogs at Joe Riley Park. The Bulldogs kick off their season Feb. 12 in Charlotte. The first home game is Feb. 18.

Meet the Bulldogs kicks off baseball
Posted: Tuesday, February 8, 2005 11:00 am EST
Citadel baseball fans young and old alike turned out last weekend to Meet the Bulldogs at Joe Riley Park. The Bulldogs kick off their season Feb. 12 in Charlotte. The first home game is Feb. 18.

Posted: Friday, February 4, 2005 12:00 pm EST
Browse through the online version of 2004 issue of "The Citadel" magazine to see how The Citadel is moving into the future while grounded in tradition. The magazine is also available for sale in the Gift Shop’s Electronic Virtual Catalog.

Sunset on the Ashley
Posted: Wednesday, February 2, 2005 07:40 am EST
This time of the year brings with it spectacular sunsets on the banks of the Ashley River, where The Citadel has called home since 1922.

Gold Star parade honors cadets
Posted: Friday, January 28, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Faculty Council President Bill Woolsey congratulates Cadet Jennifer Guerry, regimental activities officer, on her academic achievement last fall. More than 600 students received either Gold Stars or Dean's List designation for academic work completed in the fall 2004 semester.

NROTC academic awards presented
Posted: Friday, January 28, 2005 12:00 pm EST
Officer candidates, midshipmen, and MECEPS await their awards from Col. Richard Lake, professor of Naval Science and head of the NROTC detachment on campus, at the spring awards ceremony. Awards were presented for attaining the highest GPA in technical and nontechinical majors.

Col. Lackey gets big send off
Posted: Friday, January 28, 2005 12:00 pm EST
Col. Tony Lackey, assistant commandant for discipline, and Sally Keltner inspect a giant cake during Lackey's retirement send off today in Mark Clark Hall. Today is Col. Lackey's last day at The Citadel.

No they're not knobs; they're BVA
Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Bond Volunteer Aspirants, would-be members of the 2006 Summerall Guards, undergo intense physical training and drill leading up to Cuts Day, which is Monday. The 61-member unit performs a silent close order drill known as The Citadel Series, which has never been written down, but has been passed down from class to class through rigorous practice.

No they're not knobs; they're BVA
Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Bond Volunteer Aspirants, would-be members of the 2006 Summerall Guards, undergo intense physical training and drill leading up to Cuts Day, which is Monday. The 61-member unit performs a silent close order drill known as The Citadel Series, which has never been written down, but has been passed down from class to class through rigorous practice.

No, they're not knobs; they're BVA
Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2005 04:00 pm EST
Bond Volunteer Aspirants, would-be members of the 2006 Summerall Guards, undergo intense physical training and drill leading up to Cuts Day, which is Monday. The 61-member unit performs a silent close order drill known as The Citadel Series, which has never been written down, but has been passed down from class to class through rigorous practice.

Posted: Friday, January 21, 2005 04:50 pm EST
The Summerall Guards made an impressive appearance at the presidential inaugural parade Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C. - the elite silent drill platoon attracted national media interest from cable networks like C-SPAN and BET and mainstream and military newspaper and television reporters.

Citadel president announces retirement
Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 07:00 pm EST
Major General John Grinalds, The Citadel's 18th president, announced today that he will step down in August 2005. Just before he met with Charleston area reporters and Board of Visitors members, Grinalds talked to cadets at drill and in the mess hall about his decision.

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 03:40 pm EST
Major General John Grinalds, The Citadel's 18th president, announced today that he will step down in August 2005. Just before he met with Charleston area reporters and Board of Visitors members, Grinalds talked to cadets at drill and in the mess hall about his decision.

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 03:30 pm EST
Major General John Grinalds, The Citadel's 18th president, announced today that he will step down in August 2005. Just before he met with Charleston area reporters and Board of Visitors members, Grinalds talked to cadets at drill and in the mess hall about his decision.

Posted: Wednesday, January 5, 2005 04:33 pm EST

Posted: Monday, January 3, 2005 09:01 am EST

Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2004 04:00 pm EST
The military college's elite precision drill platoon has been chosen to perform in the Presidential Inaugural Parade. The Summerall Guards will take part in the festivities January 20, 2005, in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2004 03:30 pm EST

Christmas at Quarters One
Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2004 11:00 am EST
A good time was had by all at the Grinalds' annual holiday party for faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon. Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Grinalds and Santa Claus greeted guests while Alice Golden played carols on the piano.

Christmas at Quarters One
Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2004 10:00 am EST
A good time was had by all at the Grinalds' annual holiday party for faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon. Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Grinalds and Santa Claus greeted guests while Alice Golden played carols on the piano.

Christmas at Quarters One
Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2004 10:00 am EST
A good time was had by all at the Grinalds' annual holiday party for faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon. Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Grinalds and Santa Claus greeted guests while Alice Golden played carols on the piano.

Christmas at Quarters One
Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2004 10:00 am EST
A good time was had by all at the Grinalds' annual holiday party for faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon. Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Grinalds and Santa Claus greeted guests while Alice Golden played carols on the piano.

Christmas at Quarters One
Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2004 10:00 am EST
A good time was had by all at the Grinalds' annual holiday party for faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon. Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Grinalds and Santa Claus greeted guests while Alice Golden played carols on the piano.

Christmas at Quarters One
Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2004 10:00 am EST
A good time was had by all at the Grinalds' annual holiday party for faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon. Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Grinalds and Santa Claus greeted guests while Alice Golden played carols on the piano.

"Creek Sweep" on Shem Creek
Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2004 09:00 am EST
About 20 cadets in Col. John Carter's Health, Exercise and Sport Science program recently worked with Coastal Expeditions, an outdoor adventure company in Mt Pleasant, on a litter clean up project on Shem Creek. After learning how to maneuver a kayak, the cadets set out to clean up the creek.

"Creek Sweep" on Shem Creek
Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2004 09:00 am EST
About 20 cadets in Col. John Carter's Health, Exercise and Sport Science program recently worked with Coastal Expeditions, an outdoor adventure company in Mt Pleasant, on a litter clean up project on Shem Creek. After learning how to maneuver a kayak, the cadets set out to clean up the creek.

"Creek Sweep" on Shem Creek
Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2004 09:00 am EST
About 20 cadets in Col. John Carter's Health, Exercise and Sport Science program recently worked with Coastal Expeditions, an outdoor adventure company in Mt Pleasant, on a litter clean up project on Shem Creek. After learning how to maneuver a kayak, the cadets set out to clean up the creek.

"Creek Sweep" on Shem Creek
Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2004 09:00 am EST
About 20 cadets in Col. John Carter's Health, Exercise and Sport Science program recently worked with Coastal Expeditions, an outdoor adventure company in Mt Pleasant, on a litter clean up project on Shem Creek. After learning how to maneuver a kayak, the cadets set out to clean up the creek.

Posted: Friday, December 3, 2004 11:00 am EST

Posted: Thursday, December 2, 2004 09:00 am EST

Back to the books
Posted: Sunday, November 28, 2004 03:52 pm EST
Cadets - like those in Col. Robert Steed's political science classes - have returned from Thanksgiving break and now must turn their attention to final exams, which begin in about two weeks.

Corps of Cadets celebrates Thanksgiving
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2004 03:00 pm EST
A Thanksgiving tradition in the Corps requires knobs to make hats for upperclass cadets that reflect their personalities, leadership, aspirations or accomplishments.

Corps of Cadets celebrates Thanksgiving
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2004 03:00 pm EST
After a traditional Thanksgiving feast cadets retire to the barracks to show off their turkey bonnets, which are created by knobs for the upperclass cadets.

Corps of Cadets celebrates Thanksgiving
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2004 03:00 pm EST
Knobs get to relax a little while they feast on a traditional Thanksgiving meal. The Corps celebrated Thanksgiving Nov. 18 - the day before furlough began.

Corps of Cadets celebrates Thanksgiving
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2004 03:00 pm EST
A Thanksgiving tradition in the Corps requires knobs to make hats for upperclass cadets that reflect their personalities, leadership, aspirations or accomplishments.

Corps of Cadets celebrates Thanksgiving
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2004 03:00 pm EST
Thanksgiving in the mess hall is a festive and much anticipated occasion for the Corps, which consumed 157 turkeys and countless pounds of mashed and sweet potatoes, green beans, bread and pumpkin pie.

Corps of Cadets celebrates Thanksgiving
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2004 03:00 pm EST
A Thanksgiving tradition in the Corps requires knobs to make hats for upperclass cadets that reflect their personalities, leadership, aspirations or accomplishments.

Corps of Cadets celebrates Thanksgiving
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2004 03:00 pm EST
Aramark baked 157 turkeys weighing between 20 and 24 pounds each to feed the Corps during its annual Thanksgiving feast, which was Nov. 18

Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2004 10:12 am EST

Posted: Thursday, November 11, 2004 03:00 pm EST
1st Lt. Dan Malcom, a 2001 graduate and member of Lima Company, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, November 23. A hometown funeral is scheduled for this Friday in Colquitt, Georgia.

In recognition of our veterans
Posted: Thursday, November 11, 2004 12:50 pm EST
The Citadel joins the nation in recognizing its veterans. Their brave sacrifices protect our freedoms and make the world a safer place.

In recognition of our veterans
Posted: Thursday, November 11, 2004 12:00 pm EST
The Citadel joins the nation in recognizing its veterans. Their brave sacrifices protect our freedoms and make the world a safer place.

In recognition of our veterans
Posted: Thursday, November 11, 2004 12:00 pm EST
The Citadel joins the nation in recognizing its veterans. Their brave sacrifices protect our freedoms and make the world a safer place.

In recognition of our veterans
Posted: Thursday, November 11, 2004 12:00 pm EST
The Citadel joins the nation in recognizing its veterans. Their brave sacrifices protect our freedoms and make the world a safer place.

Posted: Monday, November 8, 2004 01:33 pm EST

Homecoming 2004 under way
Posted: Saturday, November 6, 2004 12:00 pm EST
November Company cadets from today and days gone by pose for photos in front of the company letter inside 4th Battalion.

Homecoming 2004 under way
Posted: Saturday, November 6, 2004 12:00 pm EST
Cadets standing on the parade deck in formation watch the sun set over the Ashley River during the Homecoming Twilight Parade.

Posted: Saturday, November 6, 2004 12:00 pm EST
Members of the Class of 1959 gather inside Padgett-Thomas Barracks to reminisce during their 45th reunion at Homecoming this weekend.

Homecoming 2004 under way
Posted: Friday, November 5, 2004 08:00 pm EST
Faculty met with cadets, active duty students and graduates here for Homecoming weekend in the Daniel Library Friday to learn more about the college's new minor in African American Studies.

Welcome to Homecoming 2004!
Posted: Thursday, November 4, 2004 11:00 am EST
A Citadel homecoming is a spectacular event. Graduates return to campus from far and wide for reunions and other celebrations with their former classmates. A homecoming tradition: Alumni gather on the field at Johnson Hagood Stadium before the start of the game.

Homecoming 2004 under way
Posted: Thursday, November 4, 2004 11:00 am EST
A Citadel homecoming is a spectacular event. Graduates return to campus from far and wide for reunions and other celebrations with their former classmates. A homecoming tradition: Alumni gather on the field at Johnson Hagood Stadium before the start of the game.

Posted: Friday, October 29, 2004 03:00 pm EDT

Posted: Friday, October 29, 2004 03:00 pm EDT

Posted: Friday, October 29, 2004 03:00 pm EDT

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Posted: Thursday, October 28, 2004 02:00 pm EDT

Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
In his Greater Issues address, Dr. Roger W. Ferguson, vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, gave a positive forecast for the economy: "With steady contributions from business investment, GDP growth is likely to continue expanding at a good pace, leading to further job gains and increases in family incomes."

Best drilled squad
Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2004 12:42 pm EDT
Golf Company knobs celebrate after being named the best-drill squad winners for 2004-2005. Alpha, Echo and Romeo companies competed in Saturday's Kelly Cup competition.

Saturday morning serenade
Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2004 12:19 pm EDT
The Regimental Band performs in front of Padgett-Thomas Barracks for thousands of people who flocked to campus this weekend for Parents' Weekend events.

Best drilled squad
Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2004 12:00 pm EDT
Golf Company knobs celebrate after being named the best-drill squad for 2004-2005. Alpha, Echo and Romeo companies also competed in Saturday's Kelly Cup competition.

"I wear the ring"
Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2004 09:00 am EDT
Some 342 first-class cadets received their class rings on Friday - the start of Parents' Weekend festivities at The Citadel.

"I wear the ring"
Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2004 09:00 am EDT
Alpha Company seniors gather on the quad of 2nd Battalion before Friday's ring presentation. About 342 first-class cadets received their class rings on Friday - the start of Parents' Weekend festivities at The Citadel.

Fourth-class drop-in draws hundreds
Posted: Friday, October 22, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
Parents came out in droves to attend the Freshman Family Reception held in the Holliday Alumni Center as part of Parents' Weekend festivities. Parents' Weekend marks the first time many families have seen their fourth-class cadets since dropping them off in August.

Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2004 10:46 pm EDT

Posted: Monday, October 18, 2004 09:09 am EDT

Strongest cadet wins
Posted: Friday, October 15, 2004 04:20 pm EDT
Referees stand watch as cadets battle it out at Field Day for the Rocks in the Ring championship. The object of the test of strength and endurance is to push everyone out of the ring and be the last cadet standing.

Field day frenzy
Posted: Friday, October 15, 2004 04:15 pm EDT
Cadets try to maintain their balance on a wooden ski during Field Day events recently. The Corps of Cadets takes part in the event each fall.

Rough and tumble rugby
Posted: Friday, October 15, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
Citadel Rugby players cadets Joseph Tesar (left) and Matt Powers (right) get in some practice this week on Summerall Field. The team, which is 2-0, heads to Raleigh this weekend to play Duke and North Carolina State.

Aramark employee surprised at The Citadel
Posted: Sunday, October 10, 2004 02:20 pm EDT
Linda Mitchell, an Aramark employee at The Citadel for more than 30 years, is surprised by TV news anchor Bill Sharpe as she is inducted into the Channel 5 Hall of Fame. A story about Mitchell will air at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, at noon Tuesday, Oct. 12 and at 11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17. Last year, George Ellington of Cadet Activities was inducted.

Taking time to relax
Posted: Friday, October 8, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
A cadet's life is a busy one, but many still find a way to relax - either watching some TV in Mark Clark Hall, taking in some fresh air while studying or catching up on the day's news while hanging out outside.

Taking time to relax
Posted: Friday, October 8, 2004 02:00 pm EDT
A cadet's life is a busy one, but many still find a way to relax - either watching some TV in Mark Clark Hall, taking in some fresh air while studying or catching up on the day's news while hanging out outside.

Taking time to relax
Posted: Friday, October 8, 2004 02:00 pm EDT
A cadet's life is a busy one, but many still find a way to relax - either watching some TV in Mark Clark Hall, taking in some fresh air while studying or catching up on the day's news while hanging out outside.

Home game spirit
Posted: Thursday, October 7, 2004 10:00 am EDT
Carl Smalls (front) and Nathaniel Colleton (back) of the Paint Shop help stir up school spirit by painting Citadel blue dawg paws on Hagood Avenue near the football stadium. The annual painting of the paws coincides with the football season's first home game, which the Bulldogs won 29-0 against Benedict College.

Trump dealmaker treats cadets
Posted: Wednesday, October 6, 2004 01:51 pm EDT
Steven Good, CEO and chairman of the Chicago-based Sheldon Good and Co. Auctions, LLC, the nation's largest real estate auction firm, answers cadets' question following his guest lecture in the School of Business entrepreneurship class this week. Good's firm conducted an auction for Trump of his Trump Plaza of the Palm Beaches.

Posted: Thursday, September 30, 2004 04:00 pm EDT

Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 10:00 am EDT
Boo, just a puppy when he arrived on campus last fall, turns 1 year old on Sept. 30. The Corps can extend birthday greetings during Thursday's lunch mess while faculty and staff can enjoy cake and drop off dog birthday treats between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Mark Clark Hall lobby.

Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 10:00 am EDT
Boo, shown here at fellow mascot General's birthday party in June, turns 1 year old on Sept. 30. The Corps can extend birthday greetings during Thursday's lunch mess while faculty and staff can enjoy cake and drop off dog birthday treats between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Mark Clark Hall lobby.

Posted: Friday, September 24, 2004 03:00 pm EDT
In the dedication ceremony Friday for Padgett-Thomas Barracks, U.S. Sen. Ernest F. Hollings, '42, was recognized for his contribution to rebuilding the new barracks, a replica of the one torn down in 2000 for safety reasons. Hollings was instrumental in securing funding for the $28 million leadership laboratory.

Smile for the camera
Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 04:00 pm EDT
Seniors line up at Citadel Photography to have their yearbook photos taken - one of several rituals first-class cadets will experience this year on the way to graduation.

Early morning rituals
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2004 11:00 am EDT
The new Padgett-Thomas Barracks provide a surreal backdrop for cadets headed to their rooms following early morning duties.

Early morning rituals
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2004 11:00 am EDT
Cadets from Second Battalion march to morning mess before the sun comes up.

Early morning rituals
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2004 11:00 am EDT
Pushups and formations are part of the morning rituals of knobs, The Citadel's first-year cadets.

The world is the classroom
Posted: Monday, September 13, 2004 08:00 am EDT
Cadets Shane Kesting, Chris Morrow, Esteban Sierra and Richard McLaughlin work in the salt marsh behind Apron Island, near Folly Beach collecting periwinkle (Littoraria irrorata) density and size class distribution data. The research project with biology Professor Danny Gustafson examines periwinkle predators and the impact on cord grass and the salt marsh ecosystem.

Gold Star cadets honored at parade
Posted: Friday, September 10, 2004 12:00 pm EDT
During today's military dress parade Martha Rivers Ingram, a Charleston native and chairman of the board of Ingram Industries, received an honorary degree. In addition, Gold Star cadets were recognized for GPAs of 3.7 and higher for coursework completed last spring.

Surveying their surroundings
Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2004 08:00 am EDT
Engineering professor Col. Thomas Dion (second from left) works with cadets and a Navy officer candidate on a recent surveying project on Summerall Field.

Rainy days and Mondays
Posted: Monday, September 6, 2004 11:00 am EDT
Knobs avoid the flooded gutters on the Avenue of Remembrance where they are not permitted to walk on the sidewalks. The Avenue of Remembrance is where many memorials to Citadel graduates who have died in war are located. Freshmen walk in the street gutters out of respect and remembrance of those who gave their lives for their country.

Rainy days and Mondays
Posted: Monday, September 6, 2004 10:40 am EDT
Cadets make their way down the middle of Avenue of Remembrance on their way to class on a rainy Monday. Rain associated with Hurricane Frances is expected to last throughout the day.

Posted: Monday, August 30, 2004 10:00 pm EDT
A fourth-class cadet uses some spare time before a recent speech by Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, to study his Guidon. All knobs are expected to memorize the freshman handbook.

The PT Bulldog returns
Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 04:00 pm EDT
Under the nighttime lights inside Padgett-Thomas Barracks, yellow tape blocks off an area of the quad where the Bulldog logo is being painted. The "Spike" logo graced the red and white checkboard of the old PT barracks before it was razed and rebuilt.

The PT Bulldog returns
Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 08:00 am EDT
Under the nighttime lights inside Padgett-Thomas Barracks, yellow tape blocks off an area of the quad where the Bulldog logo is being painted. The "Spike" logo graced the red and white checkboard of the old PT barracks before it was razed and rebuilt.

Welcome back Corps of Cadets!
Posted: Monday, August 23, 2004 11:00 am EDT
The South Carolina Corps of Cadets returned to Charleston on Sunday to prepare for the start of classes Wednesday. The first military dress parade is at 3:45 p.m. Friday.

Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 10:00 pm EDT
Knobs of the Class of 2008 were sworn in Tuesday evening on Summerall Field. A crowd of about 100 people, mostly family and friends, gathered on Summerall Field for the 6 p.m. ceremony.

Military training under way for knobs
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 10:00 pm EDT
Military training got under way early Tuesday morning for 672 freshmen inside McAlister Field House where Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Emory Mace and Regimental Commander (above) Cadet Col. Philip Meador addressed the group.

Military training under way for knobs
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 05:00 pm EDT
With their uniforms in hand, this group of knobs marches off to its next task on the first day of military training. In all 672 young men and women matriculated on Aug. 15.

Military training under way for knobs
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 05:00 pm EDT
Knobs have to learn how to salute, march, stand at attention and sound off as part of their military training at The Citadel.

Military training under way for knobs
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 05:00 pm EDT
Knobs, so nicknamed because their shaved heads resemble doorknobs, line up outside the Cadet Store Tuesday. Inside they receive uniforms, covers and other supplies.

Military training under way for knobs
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 04:00 pm EDT
Regimental Activities Officer Cadet Maj. Brittney Guerry watches knobs in Second Battalion learn to march and salute during Tuesday's military training.

Military training under way for knobs
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 04:00 pm EDT
With their hair freshly cut, knobs study their Guidons, the freshman handbook, while waiting outside the Cadet Store.

Class of 2008 reports for duty
Posted: Monday, August 16, 2004 01:00 pm EDT
The first test: Figuring out how to carry all your supplies without dropping anything.

Class of 2008 reports for duty
Posted: Monday, August 16, 2004 12:00 pm EDT
The first test: Figuring out how to carry all your supplies without dropping anything.

Class of 2008 reports for duty
Posted: Monday, August 16, 2004 12:00 pm EDT
Members of cadre wait for incoming freshmen to pick up supplies Sunday during matriculation, where 672 young men and women reported for military training. Classes begin Aug. 25.

Class of 2008 reports for duty
Posted: Sunday, August 15, 2004 11:00 am EDT
It was a rainy and muggy Sunday as members of the Class of 2008 and their families moved into the barracks. The 672 freshman who reported will take part in academic orientation on Monday. Military training begins Tuesday.

Class of 2008 reports for duty
Posted: Sunday, August 15, 2004 11:00 am EDT
On move in day students and their families get a chance to meet and get to know each other as they unpack.

Class of 2008 reports for duty
Posted: Sunday, August 15, 2004 11:00 am EDT
Despite street flooding caused by an early morning thunderstorm, the Class of 2008 reported to campus Sunday. Fourth class reporting was delayed one day because of Hurricane Charley, which skirted the South Carolina coast with minimal damage on Saturday.

Class of 2008 reports for duty
Posted: Sunday, August 15, 2004 11:00 am EDT
A member of cadre watches over check in Sunday. The Class of 2008 - 672 young men and women - moved into the barracks and were issued hats, blankets, calendars and other items essential to the life of a knob.

Posted: Monday, August 2, 2004 12:00 pm EDT

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