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Friday
December 19, 2014
.Doing the math can add up to a lot of smiles

Doing the math made the whole thing a little unnerving. It was 19 classrooms at a total of four schools and 20 children per class which meant 380 presents. The group of cadets from The Citadel Student Alumni Association, called Water Tower, needed to raise enough money to buy 380 nice presents for students in the 19 classrooms they adopted for Christmas at elementary and middle schools.

Published in: The Digitel - website
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Friday
December 19, 2014
.Tri-county schools use medieval technology to teach

Schools all around the tri-county are using medieval methods to teach math and science. The Citadel's STEM-based “Storm the Citadel” competition challenges elementary through high school students around the area to build an accurate trebuchet. More than 60 teams are expected to participate in the competition with more than 3,000 people expected to watch.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Friday
December 19, 2014
Midlands People & Achievements: Anthony Livoti

Anthony Livoti has been elected as secretary of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association. Livoti, a shareholder of Murphy & Grantland in Columbia, is a certified circuit court mediator and has experience in both state and federal court. He is a graduate of The Citadel and the University of South Carolina, as well as a veteran of the U.S. Navy.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/12/19/3881830/midlands-people-achievements-anthony.html#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Friday
December 19, 2014
Moving Foward: The Class of 2014 (scroll down)

Name: Ryan J. Boodee, First Honor Graduate, S.C. Corps of Cadets; Degree: Bachelor of Science, Physics;Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina

Name: Byron D. Brooks,* The Citadel Graduate College; Degree: Master of Arts, Psychology - Clinical Counseling

Name: Erin K. Bucherl,* Boren Fellowship Awardee, S.C. Corps of Cadets;Degree: Bachelor of Science, Biology; Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Modern Languages; Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana

Name: 2nd Lt. Ryan Faucher, S.C. Corps of Cadets; Degree: Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Hometime: Live Oak, Florida

Name: Brent Grenda, OC, U.S. Navy, Col. Louis Shepherd LeTellier Award, S. C. Corps of Cadets; Degree: Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering; Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina

Name: D. Preston Hipps, Jr.,* Second Honor Graduate, Fulbright Scholar, S.C. Corps of Cadets; Degree: Bachelor of Arts, English; Hometown: Pelion, South Carolina

Name: Landon Messal, The Citadel Graduate College; Degree: Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering; Position: Project Engineer, ADC Engineering Specialists, Columbia/Hanahan, S.C.; Hometown: Mt. Pleasant

Name: Sergeant Josenrique Rocha,* Marine Enlisted Commissioning Program, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Enlisted Active Duty Service Person of the Year; Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology;Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina

Name: Nichole Clark Selazzo, The Hirshey Award, The Citadel Graduate College; Degree: Master of Education, Literacy Education; Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

Published in: Communications and Marketing - website
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Friday
December 19, 2014
Principled leaders forging a path to excellence

Cadet Evan M. Grant, a junior civil engineering student at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., recently received the 2014 "Mac" Nigels Scholarship.

Cadet Daniel J. McCullough, a senior civil engineering student at The Citadel  recently received the 2014 Gilbert H. Rowe Transportation Engineering Scholarship presented by the Institute of Transportation Engineers, South Carolina Section.

Published in: Communications and Marketing - website
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Friday
December 19, 2014
The Citadel's Jake Wright won't stop working

The final buzzer has long sounded. The stands have cleared. The gym is now empty. Almost.  The lights stay on. The shoes stay tied. And The Citadel's Jake Wright keeps working.   As the maintenance crews clean up McAlister Field House, Wright stays busy on the basketball court, putting himself through an assortment of shooting drills, alternating at five-minute intervals between 3-pointers and free throws, using chairs as teammates and defenders.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
December 19, 2014
UniCarriers Americas announces management changes at NEIT

Tim Haraden has been appointed as general manager. He has served as general branch manager at NEIT’s Woburn branch since Oct. 2014. He supervised day-to-day branch operations and business activities and developed strategic positioning for the dealership’s used and rental businesses. Haraden has more than 25 years of experience, holding general manager positions at Cummins Northeast, Blue Rhino, and Kinetic Concepts. He also served as a U.S. Naval officer and is a graduate of The Citadel, Charleston, S.C.

Published in: TheFabricator.com - website
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Thursday
December 18, 2014
N.C. A&T names new vice chancellor

Kenneth E. Sigmon Jr. will join A&T as vice chancellor for university advancement effective Jan. 1.  Signmon previously was chief development officer for N.C. State, executive director of the N.C. Textile Foundation at N.C. State and chief operating officer of The Citadel Foundation in Charleston, S.C.  He previously served in the U.S. Air Force and worked for Merrill Lynch and Roadway Services, a former transportation firm. He holds his bachelor's and master's degrees from The Citadel.

Published in: News and Record - website
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Thursday
December 18, 2014
Nonprofit, mayor call on Charleston to contribute to Ebola relief (The Citadel is a donation site.)

Save More Kids, a California-based nonprofit, has called on Charleston to contribute toward Ebola relief in war-torn Liberia.  Ebola has infected about 18,500 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone this year. Nearly 7,000 have died.

Published in: The State - website
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Thursday
December 18, 2014
UM QB Ryan Williams preparing to start a new chapter

Williams, married to Deanna and the father of 4-month-old son Roman, has been invited to play in the Medal of Honor Bowl at the Citadel on Jan. 10 in Charleston, South Carolina. He views the game as “my whole senior year.” “It’s really my first chance to go out and show people what I’m capable of doing and how much better I’ve gotten over the years,” said Williams, who plans to train for a chance to earn a spot in an NFL camp.


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/acc/university-of-miami/article4594651.html#storylink=cpy
Published in: Miami Herald - website
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Thursday
December 18, 2014
Wright Named CRONS SoCon Freshman of the Week

The Citadel's Jake Wright was named CRONS Southern Conference Freshman of the Week the league announced on Tuesday. Wright becomes the second Bulldog in as many seasons to earn a freshman of the week honor, following teammate Brian White who won the award three times in 2013-14.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Wednesday
December 17, 2014
Goose Gossage to speak at Charleston RiverDogs' Hot Stove Banquet

Hall of Fame relief pitcher Goose Gossage will be the featured speaker at the Charleston RiverDogs 11th annual Hot Stove Banquet & Auction on Jan. 30 at the Charleston Marriott.  Proceeds from the Hot Stove Banquet benefit The Citadel, College of Charleston and Charleston Southern baseball programs and MUSC's Storm Eye Institute, which is the RiverDogs' primary charity.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
December 17, 2014
Hilton Head Island's Lifer, Hilton Head Christian's Weaver earn SoCon academic honors

Hilton Head Island High’s Faith Lifer and Hilton Head Christian Academy’s Kyle Weaver have been named to the Fall 2014 Academic All-Southern Conference Team.  Lifer is a sophomore women’s soccer player for Wofford and carries a 3.44 GPA. Her major is undeclared.  Weaver is a redshirt freshman offensive lineman for The Citadel football team. He has a 3.49 GPA in business administration.


Read more here: http://www.islandpacket.com/2014/12/15/3489922_hilton-head-islands-lifer-hilton.html?sp=/99/419/1555/&rh=1#storylink=cpy
Published in: The Island Packet (Hilton Head) - website
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Wednesday
December 17, 2014
NFL Hall of Famer Paul Krause to coach in Medal of Honor Bowl

Chan Gailey, head coach of the second annual Medal of Honor Bowl's National Team, has announced that NFL Hall of Famer Paul Krause will assist him. Krause, free safety from the University of Iowa, became the leading pass interceptor of all time when he retired with 81 steals during a 16-season career with the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings from 1964 to 1979.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
December 17, 2014
obit '49 - Andrew Frank Lawandales

 Andrew Frank Lawandales, 86, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Mary Pappas Lawandales entered into eternal rest Monday, December 15, 2014. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, December 18, 2014 in the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity at 12:00 noon. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity with the Trisagion Service at 6:00 p.m.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
December 15, 2014
1. Citadel engineering society takes on repairs at downtown's Sacred Heart parish

Among Willey's other missions, he is the Catholic chaplain for The Citadel, the military college just down the road, where he's a favorite of the cadets. Looking for a Christmas public service project, the cadets in the school's American Society of Civil Engineers chapter, didn't have to search far.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
December 15, 2014
2. Medal of Honor Bowl flap was about more than race, not that anyone will notice

If a ref had seen Charleston County Council turn down the Medal of Honor Bowl's request for $25,000 last week, he might have called unnecessary roughness.  But the play stands. Last week Charleston's own bowl game - a charity to raise money for the Medal of Honor Museum - asked council for money to help get the game broadcast on NBC. Seems our bowl isn't big enough to sell its TV rights. We have to pay them.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
December 15, 2014
3. Soldier's Letters: Looking for letters home from veterans at war

Some of the most heartfelt letters are those written home from soldiers in a war zone. We're looking for those so we can honor veterans at the Medal of Honor Bowl on Jan. 10 at The Citadel's Johnson Hagood Stadium. The Medal of Honor Bowl is an all-star game featuring the nation's top draft-eligible college football players.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
December 15, 2014
5. Citadel earns another 10-year accreditation

The accreditation of The Citadel has been renewed for another 10 years by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The military college in Charleston announced Tuesday that the renewal came with no recommendations for improvements or further action required by the college.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/12/13/3872284/news-from-sc-campuses-dec-14.html?sp=/99/132/#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Monday
December 15, 2014
6. Is Graham a RINO, or a reasonable conservative?

Scott Buchanan is not surprised by any of this. Buchanan is a political science professor at The Citadel - as well as the executive director of the military college's Symposium on Southern Politics - and he sees Graham as being true to his ideology.  That whole thing about Graham not being a conservative - I've never bought that," Buchanan says.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
December 15, 2014
7. Learning to love the Lowcountry

Everything I knew about Charleston before that trip came from the novels of my favorite Southern writer, “Prince of Tides” author Pat Conroy. Until I saw it for myself, the city was a storybook place in my imagination, a spot where a lovely harbor and the castle-like fortress of The Citadel mingled with hallowed history.

Published in: Fredericksburg.com - website
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Sunday
December 14, 2014
4. S.C. State leaders say school can survive deficits, scandal and politics

"There was a surprising lack of honesty. I was used to operating in an environment where people tell the truth. At The Citadel you don't lie, steal or cheat," he said. "The situation required that we peel back the onion to really see."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
December 12, 2014
.Citadel earns full accreditation for another 10 years

The state's military college has successfully renewed its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  The Citadel has earned full accreditation from the association with no recommendations for improvements or actions required by the college. The association's Commission on Colleges grants accreditation every 10 years.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
December 12, 2014
8. Andre Roberts looks back at his military past (video included)

Roberts was always fast, but he was undersized, thus his path to the NFL didn't include playing collegiality for a powerhouse. Instead, the son of two military parents found his way to the Citadel and going from jock to South Carolina's renown Corps of Cadets wasn't easy. "I didn't think it would be as hard as it ended up being," says Roberts smiling.

Published in: WUSA-9 TV - website
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Friday
December 12, 2014
9. HHCA's Kyle Weaver, Whale Branch's Dee Delaney honored by The Citadel

Hilton Head Christian Academy graduate Kyle Weaver and Whale Branch Early College High School graduate Dee Delaney were two of the football players honored at The Citadel?s annual football banquet held Wednesday night at the Holliday Alumni Center in Charleston.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/12/12/3868983_hhcas-kyle-weaver-whale-branchs.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Friday
December 12, 2014
Deadline approaching for Storm The Citadel! trebuchet competition

The deadline for schools and businesses to register to compete in The Citadel's annual trebuchet competition is Monday.  The competition, called Storm The Citadel!, is a day-long event co-hosted by Google and The Citadel's School of Engineering. The event aims to reinforce the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math through the design and construction of a trebuchet, a type of catapult used in the Middle Ages.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
December 12, 2014
Mocs too much for Bulldogs

Chattanooga's Justin Tuoyo registered a career-high 14 points and tied a career-best with six blocks, as the Mocs ran away from The Citadel, 67-48, in the SoCon opener for both schools at McAlister Field House on Thursday night.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
December 12, 2014
Sapakoff: Best basketball team in Charleston? CSU tops timid CofC, Citadel

But if the jury is still out on town bragging rights, nothing will be settled on the court. Again, the College of Charleston and The Citadel are too afraid - or too allergic to black ink - to play Charleston Southern.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
December 11, 2014
1. The Citadel Maintains Highest Standards (roundup #2)
Published in: National and regional media outlets

Thursday
December 11, 2014
2. Honor Bowl funding, Confederate flag splits Charleston County Council

Charleston County Council split on the issue of whether to approve funding for the Medal of Honor Bowl after comments from a councilman who pointed out that The Citadel has a Confederate flag at Summerall Chapel. The request for $25,000 in county funds died Tuesday when Council voted 4-4. Minutes earlier, meeting as the Finance Committee, the same council members voted 5-3 to approve the request for funds.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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