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Friday
April 18, 2014
Commencement speakers' promotions (news roundup)

Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/17/citadel-announces-speakers-for-commencements/

The State: Columbia http://www.thestate.com/2014/04/17/3393258/citadel-announces-speakers-for.html

Post and Courier: http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20140417/PC16/140419385/1009/air-force-leader-to-give-2014-commencement-speech-at-the-citadel&source=RSS

Charlotte Observer: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/04/17/4848074/citadel-announces-speakers-for.html#.U1EWck1OWvE

LowcountryBizSC: http://www.lowcountrybizsc.com/articles/5534/

Fort Mill Times: http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2014/04/17/3423660/citadel-announces-speakers-for.html

Erie Times (Pa.): http://www.goerie.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140417/APN/304179698

The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg) http://thetandd.com/news/state-and-regional/citadel-announces-speakers-for-commencements/article_0c6d397b-9749-53bf-b660-76290ba86244.html

The Island Packet (Kiawah, James Island, John’s Island) http://www.islandpacket.com/2014/04/17/3064935/citadel-announces-speakers-for.html

Myrtle Beach online: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2014/04/17/4171567/citadel-announces-speakers-for.html

WCIV-TV: http://www.abcnews4.com/story/25277281/citadel-announces-speakers-for-commencements

WCSC-TV: http://search.live5news.com/default.aspx?ct=r&q=citadel+commencement+james

WCBD-TV: http://www.counton2.com/story/25275455/citadel-announces-speakers-for-commencements

WCNC-TV (Charlotte) : http://www.wcnc.com/news/regional/Citadel-announces-speakers-for-commencements-255696711.html

WECT-TV (Wilmington): http://www.wect.com/story/25275455/citadel-announces-speakers-for-commencements

WMBF-TV (Myrtle Beach) : http://www.wmbfnews.com/story/25275455/citadel-announces-speakers-for-commencements

Published in: Local, state and national media outlets - website

Friday
April 18, 2014
Mike Houston Football Camps at The Citadel

While at Coach Houston's Elite Camp you will receive specific position instruction, speed, agility, quickness development, a competition setting for skill implementation against top high school talent and an opportunity to evaluate and be evaluated by The Citadel football staff.

Published in: mikehoustonfootballcamp.com - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Citadel defeats USC in baseball 10-8

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Published in: Local and state sports reports - via TVEyes News Monitoring Service
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Quanex Hires New Leadership for Window and Door Systems

Quanex Building Products announced the hiring of Tracy Forrester as director of quality and Kim Alexander as vice president of operations for Window and Door Systems. Both Forrester and Alexander will be located at the Richmond, Ky., location.

Alexander has more than 30 years of experience in operational manufacturing roles. He will be focused on implementing key business practices to improve operational efficiency, developing performance metrics and leading strategic initiatives within the Window and Door Systems division. Alexander holds a bachelor of science in business from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and most recently served as vice president of operations for Danchem.

Published in: Doors and Windows Magazine - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Sapakoff: Gamecocks, Citadel take momentum different ways

Something had to give Wednesday night as slumping South Carolina and a crumbling Citadel team stumbled into each other inside a ballpark with alligator sausage and funnel cakes on the menu. The Gamecocks left with more indigestion. The Bulldogs are at least temporarily pleased with a sloppy but immensely satisfying 10-8 victory before 6,500 fans at The Joe.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Secretary of USAF and the co-founder of Priceline to speak at graduation

Delivering the speech to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, will be Deborah Lee James, secretary of the U.S. Air Force. She is the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force and is responsible for the affairs of the Department of the Air Force, including the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its more than 690,000 active duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen and their families.

The central presentation for The Citadel Graduate College commencement ceremony will be given by Timothy "Scott" Case, co-founder and CEO, Main Street Genome, and founding chief technology officer, Priceline.com. Case is a technologist, entrepreneur and inventor, and was founding CTO of Priceline.com, the internet travel service that reached $1 billion in annual sales in less than 24 months.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Secretary of USAF and the co-founder of Priceline to speak at graduation

Delivering the speech to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, will be Deborah Lee James, secretary of the U.S. Air Force.  She is the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force and is responsible for the affairs of the Department of the Air Force, including the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its more than 690,000 active duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen and their families.

The central presentation for The Citadel Graduate College commencement ceremony will be given by Timothy “Scott” Case (pictured left), Co-Founder and CEO, Main Street Genome, and Founding Chief Technology Officer, Priceline.com. Case is a technologist, entrepreneur and inventor, and was founding CTO of Priceline.com, the internet travel service that reached one billion dollars in annual sales in less than 24 months.

Published in: LowcountryBizSC - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
South Carolina Falls at The Citadel, 10-8

Despite homers from Brison Celek and DC Arendas as well as seven hits and 10 walks at the plate, sixth ranked South Carolina fell to The Citadel 10-8 on Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park.  The Gamecocks fall to 28-9 with The Citadel now 15-23 overall.

 

Broadcast on: WSPA.com (Spartanburg) - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Spring Concert to be held by The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, April 24

When thinking of The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, images of marches and parades may come to mind.  However, this world-famous military band, comprised of members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, has much more in its repertoire than most would expect. 

Published in: LowcountryBizSC - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Spring Concert to be held by The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, April 24

When thinking of The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, images of marches and parades may come to mind. However, this world-famous military band, comprised of members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, has much more in its repertoire than most would expect.  See one of The Citadel's global performances aired by the BBC here.

 

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Spring concert to be held by The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, April 24

When thinking of The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, images of marches and parades may come to mind. However, this world-famous military band, comprised of members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, has much more in its repertoire than most would expect.

At 6:30p.m. on April 24, 2014, the community is invited to McAlister Field House for an opportunity to listen to the band in concert. Under the direction of retired Navy Commander Mike Alverson, and Pipes Director, Major Jim Dillahey, the cadets of the Regimental Band and Pipes will present selections of varied musical styles-from Broadway to featured soloists, to the traditional sounds of Scotland.

Published in: The Digitel - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
The Citadel adds to Gamecocks’ woes

South Carolina dropped its second straight mid-week game to a team in the Lowcountry with a losing record.  After falling to Charleston Southern in Carolina Stadium on Tuesday, the Gamecocks fell to The Citadel 10-8 in front of 6,500 at Riley Park on Wednesday.

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
The Citadel hosting conference for business leaders

Executives of public and private companies will discuss managing critical issues during The Citadel Directors’ Institute in May.  Business leaders will talk about risk management, strategic planning, board governance and regulatory developments affecting companies during a program from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., May 2, at the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston.

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
USC's struggles continue in loss to The Citadel

It's been a rough few days for South Carolina's baseball team.  The 11th-ranked Gamecocks lost 10-8 to The Citadel after a three-hour, 30-minute-long contest at Joe Riley Park Wednesday night. The loss is USC's fourth in five days. USC (28-9) gave up a four-run third inning to the Bulldogs and found itself playing catch-up the rest of the way.

Published in: GamecockCentral.com - website
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Thursday
April 17, 2014
Wofford men's tennis gets win

In Chattanooga, Tenn., Trevor Gotkowski clinched the match at No. 4 singles as the Wofford Terriers defeated The Citadel, 4-0, Wednesday in the first round of the Southern Conference Men's Tennis Tournament at the Champions Club.

Published in: Spartanburg Hearld - website
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Wednesday
April 16, 2014
3_Who will you be when no one is watching? (An inspirational address given to the S. C. Corps of Cadets on Recogniton Day, 2014)

By Jason Simmons, Class of 2000 - "Young men and women of the class of 2017, I would like to congratulate you on completing your knob year. Having been through the system myself, I know this is a day you have dreamed about for a long time. While it marks an important transition in your cadet career, I hope it is an even more important transitioning point of your life: you are no longer seen as a follower, but a leader."

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Wednesday
April 16, 2014
Albertha Buncum (obit)

Albertha Buncum - Entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 14, 2014, Mrs. Albertha Buncum. Residence: 268 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403. Mrs. Buncum is the widow of Mr. Julius Buncum, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William and Eliza Monroe; the mother of Mr. Nathaniel Williams (Betty), Mrs. Patty Buncum Bennett (Theron) and Ms. Evelyn Lavern Buncum. Predeceased by Mr. William Waring, Ms. Louise Milligan, and Mr. Julius Buncum, Jr. The grandmother of Ms. Tina Waring, Ms. Ira Johnson, and Ms. Loria Simmons, who was reared in her home. Mrs. Buncum was 95 years old and was a retired Citadel Employee.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
April 16, 2014
Former Citadel baseball teammates Phil Tobin, Hank Kraft reunited as opposing coaches in Hanahan Invitational Tournament

The 1990 Citadel baseball team is, and likely always will be, the best in school history. That particular Bulldogs squad is the only team in school history to reach the College World Series. The Citadel finished 1990 with a 46-14 record, won the Southern Conference regular season and tournament titles, had a 26-game winning streak, and notched a win over Cal State-Fullerton in Omaha.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
April 16, 2014
General: Fitness of Military, U.S. a National Security Issue

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, who serves on the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition along with New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees and tennis legend Billie Jean King among others, is passionate about the subject and will bring his knowledge to The Citadel this week.  Hertling will give a talk, titled Out of Shape Recruits: A National Security Concern, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday in room 165 at Bond Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Published in: Athletic Business - website
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Wednesday
April 16, 2014
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: mum on the White House, but against a Democrat going in

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz adeptly sidestepped questions about how he'd fare among conservative Republicans in a South Carolina presidential primary. But he did say another Democrat in the White House would spell doom and gloom. Cruz, widely seen as the conservative face of last year's government shutdown over funding what Republicans call "Obamacare," spent Tax Day talking to free enterprise advocates at The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
2_Is the poor fitness of Americans a national security risk? Some military experts say it does

"This goes beyond just military readiness," says Citadel health professor Daniel Bornstein, "because if we don't have the military that's ready to fight, then we have a problem. That's clear." Hertling will give a talk, titled "Out of Shape Recruits: A National Security Concern," 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday in room 165 at Bond Hall. The event is free and open to the public .

IF YOU GO:

What: "Out of Shape Recruits: A National Security Concern," by retired Lt. General Mark Hertling.

When: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday.

Where: Room 165, Bond Hall, The Citadel.

Cost: Free and open to public.

On the web: Hear Hertling speak on the subject at a TEDxMid-Atlantic talk in October 2012, www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWN13pKVp9s

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
As No. 11 South Carolina comes to town, Citadel baseball looking for answers

It was just two months ago that The Citadel's baseball season began in promising fashion. The Bulldogs, picked to finish second in the Southern Conference, opened the season at Riley Park with wins over national power Louisville, coming off a College World Series appearance, and the ACC's Virginia Tech, which won 40 games and made the NCAA regionals in 2013.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
Citadel basketball gets commitment from 6-7, 240-pound Nadi Beciri

Citadel basketball has received a verbal commitment from Nadi Beciri, a 6-7, 240-pound post player from Bergen (N.J.) Catholic High School. Beciri averaged 18.6 points and 11.5 rebounds for a 20-5 team, and was named first-team all-Bergen County.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
Gayle Eldean Schoen, Sr. (obit - CGC alum)

Gayle Eldean Schoen, Sr., 74, of Summerville, husband of Ann (Snowden) Schoen, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Trident Medical Center.  He graduated from Peru State College in Nebraska, where he received his Bachelors. He then went on to receive his Masters and Educational Specialist Degree from The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
Nancy Mace raised $208,000 in 2014's first three months, has $223,000 to spend

Charleston PR executive Nancy Mace, the first female graduate of The Citadel, raised $208,000 from January through March in her bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham in June's Republican primary, her campaign said Tuesday. Tuesday was the deadline for filing campaign finance reports for candidates seeking federal office.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/04/15/3389848/nancy-mace-raised-208000-in-2014s.html?sp=/99/132/312/169/#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
Santorum staying out of S.C. Senate races

Santorum's visit comes as another party conservative and potential 2016 hopeful is scheduled to be at The Citadel on Tuesday night. Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz will address the Free Enterprise Foundation Awards Dinner at the Holliday Alumni Center on campus.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
Santorum: Security a key issue leading up to 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Monday that foreign affairs, including the situation in the Ukraine, will be a key issue for the nation in the run up to the 2016 presidential election. Santorum, of Pennsylvania, spoke with reporters before a GOP luncheon at The Citadel, the state military college where two of his sons are cadets. He said he would visit the state frequently but there would be no decision on whether he will make another run for the White House until next year.

Published in: chron.com - website
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
Sen. Rick Santorum at The Citadel

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Broadcast on: TV news reports - Local, state and regional reports
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
Senator Ted Cruz at The Citadel

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Broadcast on: TV news coverage - Local TV reports
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Tuesday
April 15, 2014
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz returning to South Carolina

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a potential Republican presidential contender in 2016, is again visiting South Carolina.  Cruz is scheduled to speak Tuesday at the Free Enterprise Foundation's annual awards dinner at The Citadel. The foundation, based at the state military college, is a research institution dedicated to fostering a greater understanding of free enterprise.

Published in: The Sumter Item - website
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