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Tuesday
October 21, 2014
..Palmetto Sunrise: Governor's debate today after new poll showing huge lead for Haley

"The bottom line is he didn't do what he had to in that debate the other night to convince people to vote for him," Citadel political scientist Scott Buchanan said after being told the poll numbers Monday.  Of course, not a single vote has yet been officially tallied and the campaigns are publicly expressing confidence. Haley's opponents will get one more shot to turn the tide today at a debate at Furman University at 7 p.m. The election is Nov. 4.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
October 21, 2014
.Things to Do for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Finding Your Story: An Evening with Cassandra King

What: Author Cassandra King will discuss will give an overview of how she started writing, discuss the creation of her books as well as the ups and downs of the writing life.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: 101 Duckett Hall, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

 

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
October 21, 2014
South America-U.S. shipping service deploys bigger ships to Charleston

A public meeting on the deepening is planned for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the The Citadel's Holliday Alumni Center at 69 Hagood Ave. An overview about the Army Corps' newly released environmental impact study starts at 6 p.m.  No other public meetings about the deepening project are planned.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
October 21, 2014
VMI basketball announces 2014-2015 broadcast schedule

That game’s date and time has been changed to accommodate the broadcast slot on the new network, launched in August 2014 and available in the Roanoke/Lynchburg area on a digital subchannel of WSET. ASN will also broadcast the Feb. 15 game against The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., another game that has seen a date change.

Published in: Augusta Free Press - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
1. Sparring over high school course raises questions about historical 'truths'

AP U.S. history, an optional course that allows high school students to earn college credit, is designed by college professors and is meant to be the equivalent of a college level class. Katherine Grenier, chairwoman of The Citadel's history department, said providing students with a patriotic view of the country isn't the point of a college history course.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
1.1 People in the News
The Citadel has named DuBose Kapeluck the head of the department of political science. Kapeluck, who has been a professor at The Citadel since 2002, will be in charge of cadets, students and graduate students studying political science. Kapeluck has published works in the fields of public finance and southern politics. He is the co-editor of Presidential Elections in the South: Putting 2008 in Political Context, A Paler Shade of Red: The 2008 Presidential Elections in the South, and Second Verse same as the First: The 2012 Presidential Election in the south. He teaches courses in urban politics, legislative process, public opinion and public policy.
 
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - print version currently

Monday
October 20, 2014
2. Jasper County School District partners with The Citadel for teacher training

The Jasper County School District has partnered with The Citadel to provide literacy education training for teachers. Citadel professor Dan Ouzts and school of education dean Larry Daniel visited Jasper County last week to promote literary education courses offered through the military college.

Published in: Savannah Morning News - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
3. Haley grants Citadel cadets amnesty; Sheheen attending fish-fry at union hall (news roundup)
Published in: National, state and local media outlets - website

Monday
October 20, 2014
4. How attitudes toward gay marriage have changed

Alison Smith, a professor at The Citadel with a gender studies background, said she's noticed big changes in the way young people, even those who are politically or religiously conservative, react to the idea of gay marriage.  "Even here on the Citadel campus, there is lots of safe-zone training," she said. "Even in this environment there is a lot more openness to these ideas. I've heard colleagues say the same thing."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
5. Bulldog Bowl (scroll down)

The Citadel is hopping on the entrepreneurial competition bandwagon. The Bulldog Business Bowl, as it's called, is aimed at budding entrepreneurs who have an idea for a new product or service and a desire to turn that into a business. It's open to cadets, evening undergraduate students and graduate students.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
7. Got deep thoughts about Charleston Harbor? Army Corps wants to hear them

The Army Corps of Engineers is holding a public meeting and open house about the mammoth undertaking Tuesday at The Citadel's Holliday Alumni Center at 69 Hagood Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. An overview from the federal permitting agency about its newly released preliminary feasibility study follows at 6. Officials with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control also are expected to speak.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
8. The Citadel's Moore, White Earn Preseason Recognition

The Citadel's Ashton Moore and Brian White have earned preseason recognition heading into the 2014-15 basketball campaign.  Moore was the lone representative from The Citadel on the preseason All-Southern Conference team, determined by the league's coaches. This comes on the heels of a second-team selection to the College Sports Madness all-conference team, which also included White.

Broadcast on: WCSC-Tv 5 (Charleston) - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
8.1 Former Citadel Players Named Coordinators For Medal of Honor Bowl

Willie Jeffries, head coach of the 2nd Annual Medal of Honor Bowl's American Team, has announced that former Citadel quarterback Cam Turner will serve as the offensive coordinator and that former Bulldog Cal McCombs will be the defensive coordinator.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
9.1 Chattanooga hammers Citadel, 34-14

The Citadel's secondary fell asleep on the very first play of the game, allowing a 66-yard touchdown bomb. And the rest of the Bulldogs followed suit, sleep-walking through most of a 34-14 loss to No. 15 Chattanooga on a beautiful Saturday afternoon before 8,037 fans at Johnson Hagood Stadium.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
9.2 obit - Thomas Waldrop Izlar ('58)

The Memorial Service for Thomas Waldrop Izlar will be held at the French Huguenot Church corner of Church and Queen Streets, Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 2:00PM. Memorials may be made to the French Huguenot Church, Office Address 44 Queen Street, Charleston, S.C. 20401. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran graduate of the Citadel in Electrical Engineering in 1958.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
Learn about risk management from nationally renowned financial leaders

Managing risk through market uncertainty takes strategy and understanding. The Citadel School of Businessis hosting an event to help professionals in financial services and portfolio and wealth management enhance their skills. On Nov. 6, the college will host “Regulations, Risk Management and the Use of Options: Theory and Practice.”  The seminar will take place 1:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Riviera Theatre at Charleston Place Hotel. 

Published in: Office of Communications and Marketing - website
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Monday
October 20, 2014
Learning leadership from anywhere, from the proven producer of leaders

Emerging leaders around the world, from any academic background or level of professional experience, can now benefit from The Citadel’s deeply-rooted and proven leadership studies program.  A new online Masters of Science in Leadership now brings The Citadel’s excellence in the education and development of principled leaders to students far beyond Charleston, S.C. - See more at: http://www.citadel.edu/root/new-leadership-studies#sthash.j2H8bG4y.dpuf

Published in: Office of Communications and Marketing - website
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Sunday
October 19, 2014
6. Hood Seminary professor to sign book about reservists ('99)

The Rev. Dr. Ken J. Walden, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Hood Theological Seminary, will meet the public and sign copies of his books on Saturday, Oct. 25, 3–5 p.m. at the Literary Bookpost, 110 S. Main St. Walden’s new book, “Challenges Faced by Iraq War Reservists and Their Families,” is getting national attention. The book is about how the Iraq War caused emotional, physical, psychiatric, relational and spiritual challenges to an untold number of military reservists and their families.

Published in: Salisbury Post (North Carolina) - website
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Sunday
October 19, 2014
9. Volleyball (scroll down)

The duo of Allie Davenport (15 kills) and Nicole Sumida guided Chattanooga to a three-set victory over The Citadel (25-18, 25-20, 25-17) in Southern Conference volleyball action Saturday at McAlister Field House.  Davenport, who recorded a match-high in kills, also was highly efficient with a .407 hitting percentage. Her counterpart, Sumida, also managed a solid performance with a .562 hitting percentage as she committed just one error in 16 total attacks.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
October 17, 2014
..UM to host American Council on Education Fellow

The American Council on Education (ACE) has selected the University of Montevallo to serve as host institution to Dr. Robert H. McNamara, a 2014-2015 ACE Fellow. McNamara, associate provost and dean of the graduate college at The Citadel, will spend 12 weeks during the academic year on the UM campus.

Published in: University of Montavello - website
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Friday
October 17, 2014
.Hoping to come full circle with POW bracelet

She learned that Glenn Richard Cook was born on Sep. 10, 1945, in Charlotte, N.C. He graduated from the Citadel in 1967. Cook, who had the nickname “Cookie,” served with the 21st Tactical Air Support Squadron, 504th Tactical Air Support Group, 7th Air Force.

When Cook was deployed to Vietnam, he left behind his pregnant wife, his parents, who are now deceased; and a sister, Janice. His 0-2A Cessna observation aircraft went down on Oct. 21,1969, in the hills west of Nha Trang, and he was declared MIA at the age of 24.

Published in: Chadds Ford Live - website
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Friday
October 17, 2014
7.1 College of Charleston kicks off anti-sexual assault campaign for students

The College of Charleston has teamed up with the Citadel, MUSC, and People Against Rape to help spread the initiative.  Officials at the College of Charleston say there is no end date for the campaign and they will assess its impact at the end of the semester.

Broadcast on: WCBD-TV 2 (Charleston) - website
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Friday
October 17, 2014
Citadel has chance to make SoCon statement

Asked to assess the Southern Conference football race this week, Wofford coach Mike Ayers came up with an interesting answer.  "The one everybody ought to look out for?" he asked. "Those Citadel Bulldogs. I'm just telling you."  Those Bulldogs are just 2-4 overall and 0-1 in the SoCon, but they have a golden opportunity to back up Ayers' words over the next two weeks.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
October 17, 2014
For Citadel's Brandon Eakins, breakout game better late than never

So Brandon Eakins, you received your Citadel ring and scored the first two touchdowns of your college career on the same weekend. What did you do next?  "We went to Golden Corral for the buffet and I got some good food in me," said Eakins, the Bulldogs' junior wide receiver from Wando High School.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
October 17, 2014
Mocs triply concerned about Citadel offense

Trying to stop The Citadel's triple-option offense can be once ... twice ... three times the headache of almost any other opponent for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defense. While most teams UTC will face this season run some variation of a spread offense, having just one week to prepare for a team with a completely different offensive philosophy makes for a unique and challenging matchup.

Published in: Times Free Press (Chattannooga) - website
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Friday
October 17, 2014
Sapakoff: Halftime of a crazy season with Katy Perry, Tim Tebow, magnolias and new picks

SoCon team with the best chance of a second-half rebound: The Citadel is 2-4, two plays away from 4-2.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
October 17, 2014
See How ‘The Citadel Makes a Difference’ as a Producer of Leaders

Now, the college’s already robust menu of leadership-based programs and activities is expanding. There is a new Department of Leadership Studies, a new Master’s of Science in Leadership, a new leadership themed football game event called The Citadel Makes a Difference, and the Fourth Annual Leadership Day will reach even more people in the community.

Published in: Citadel Communications and Marketing - website
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Thursday
October 16, 2014
..CEO praises SC Gov. Haley in campaign ad, hours after she visits plant

A political scientist said most voters will not be troubled by Haley’s mix of state business and politics. “It’s not out of the ordinary,” Citadel political scientist Scott Buchanan said. “They will take it as a governor touting her ability to attract jobs to state. That has been her strong suit.” Most voters already have made up their minds this close to the Nov. 4 election, he said.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/10/15/3747534_ceo-praises-sc-gov-haley-in-campaign.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Thursday
October 16, 2014
.Political expert weighs in on debate outcome, issues (video included -- faculty member is political expert)

The one-liners and barbs were quick and fast-flying, but Associate professor Dr. Scott Buchanan at The Citadel said Wednesday no one candidate made a major mistake. "I just don't think anybody made a gaffe. When all is said and done I think everybody sort of held their own," he said. "I think if you look at the polling data that's not asking who you're going to vote for, I think most South Carolinians are concerned about the economy," he said.

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4 (Charleston) - website
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Thursday
October 16, 2014
Athlete of the Week: Citadel's Brandon Eakins (video included)

Some things are worth the wait. Just ask Wando High graduate Brandon Eakins who is now a standout wide receiver for The Citadel. This past weekend was a long time coming for Eakins, but it was worth it and earned him Athlete of the Week honors.  "If you saw the reaction I had, I was pretty happy. I ran to sideline. My teammates were proud and happy. I'm pretty sure everyone on staff was waiting for something like that to happen," said Eakins.

Broadcast on: WCIV-Tv 4 (Charleston) - website
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