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The Citadel in the News: Archive

July 2003

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Thursday
July 31, 2003
Bush Praises Community Colleges as 'Adaptable' and 'Accessible'
The Bush administration has indicated that it plans to be tough on colleges as the Higher Education Act is renewed next year, but the president hinted Wednesday that he approves of the job that community colleges are doing...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 31, 2003
Campus News (not saved on news server)
Keith Stilwell, son of Susan and Joel Stilwell of Pace, has earned a place on the dean's list for the 2003 spring semester at The Citadel, Charleston, S.C. In addition, he earned a gold star, to be worn on the collars of his uniform, for achieving a 3.7 grade point average or higher.
Published in: Pensacola News Journal

Thursday
July 31, 2003
CGPS ad (not web accessible)
Academic Reputation.....Leadership.....Networking Apply today for Fall Enrollment
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A15

Thursday
July 31, 2003
Citadel decision affects area golfer
"To those who wear the (The Citadel) ring: The ring you wear is forever tarnished." These words from Bob and Jane Carpenter only scratch the surface of the surprise and anger the Blythewood couple felt on June 14...
Published in: The State

Thursday
July 31, 2003
Council delays vote on USC hotel pact
Columbia City Council opted not to vote Wednesday on a controversial land use agreement between the University of South Carolina and residents of the University Neighborhood...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Thursday
July 31, 2003
Georgia Southern picked to win SOCON, Furman picked 2nd
...In the media poll, Georgia Southern earned 30 of 33 first place votes to lead the way with 293 points, followed by Furman with two first place votes and 250 points. Appalachian State registered the other first place marker to finish third with 236 points, and Wofford was fourth in the poll with 170 points, just ahead of fifth place Western Carolina with 168 points. The Citadel (150), East Tennessee State (81), Chattanooga (76), and Elon (61) rounded out the media poll...
Published in: Times and Democrat (Orangeburg) - Sports

Thursday
July 31, 2003
SCSU sets sail in search of funds
Ahoy, matey! Nearly 50 alumni, employees and friends of South Carolina State University will sail the high seas this week on a fund-raising event called Cruising for Contributions...
Published in: Times and Democrat

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
Citadel golf lives another year
Fund-raisers keep team afloat for 2004, but long-term prospects not bright...
Published in: The State - Page C1,6

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
Div. I-AA teams use I-A foes as yardstick
...“You find out if your players will compete,” The Citadel coach Ellis Johnson said Tuesday at the Southern Conference’s Football Rouser. “A coach learns a lot about how his team approaches and plays a game like that. Even in a loss, you can build confidence that becomes important later” against conference opponents...
Published in: The State - Page C5

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
Education researcher returns to stand
Professor who claims poverty, poor performance linked faces hard questions...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
Harvard's Student Newspaper Sues for Access to Police Records
Harvard University's student newspaper filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to force the institution to release campus police records...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
Lt. Peter Benjamin Ober '98 (obit - you'll need to scroll down for complete listing)
Lt. Peter Benjamin Ober died July 16, 2003 in a helicopter crash near Sigonella NAS in Sicily...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
SoCon changes, but not at the top
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
Southern Conference to change, more ahead
...Citadel coach Ellis Johnson says VMI left for the Big South as much to play against state rivals like James Madison, William & Mary and Richmond, games often hard to arrange on a full SoCon schedule...
Published in: The Sun News (Myrtle Beach) & Charlotte Observer - AP story

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
Study to look into role of S.C. colleges
It will focus on how higher education can enrich quality of life, the economy...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
Transfer joins Citadel quarterback derby
GREENVILLE--A linebacker from the University of Cincinnati will join the competition for the job of starting quarterback at The Citadel, a battle that Bulldogs football coach Ellis Johnson calls "a mad scramble."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
July 30, 2003
USC bus wheels go 'round thanks to beans
School powers five shuttles with mixture of diesel fuel, soybeans...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
-- HOPE IN S.C.
Bob Hope made more than a dozen known visits to South Carolina. (No one knows how many times he slipped into the state to play a few rounds of golf.)
- May 12, 1984: Honorary degree from The Citadel, Charleston...
Published in: The State - Page A7

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Citadel golf hits fund-raising goal
Told they had to raise $50,000 to save The Citadel men's golf team for another year, supporters of the beleaguered squad have done just that...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D6

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Citadel golf hits fund-raising goal
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Supporters of The Citadel's beleaguered men's golf team have raised more than $50,000 to save the squad...
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill) - Sports

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Citadel's Hispanic honor society gets top nod (scroll down to article)
The Citadel's Tau Iota Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, was named an Honor Chapter for the 11th consecutive year for outstanding activities during the 2002-2003 academic year...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
College Workers Advised to Diversify and Rebalance Their Investment Portfolios
Higher-education employees tend to be savvier about retirement planning than other American workers, saving at higher rates and investing more wisely. Even so, personal financial stewardship on campuses has plenty of room for improvement...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Dunbar grad named MVP
...Illinois signee Warren Carter of Lake Highlands and The Citadel signee Bobby Joshua of Everman recorded double-doubles for the North...
Published in: The Dallas Morning News - Sports
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Federal Judge Rules Against NCAA Policy That Limits Teams' Play in Preseason Tournaments
Colleges will have the right to send their basketball teams to preseason "exempted" tournaments whenever they wish, under a ruling issued on Monday by a federal district judge...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Former MB mayor recalls Hope visit
...Hope also performed at Clemson, Charleston, Winthrop University and Francis Marion College. In 1984, he received an honorary degree from The Citadel...
Published in: The Sun News (Myrtle Beach)

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Lowcountry fans remember meeting entertainment legend
...Years later, Hope put on a show at The Citadel's McAlister Fieldhouse to help raise funds to repair the aircraft carrier Yorktown...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A5

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Public Safety Dept. proposes event fee
COLUMBIA--The state Department of Public Safety said Monday it could get an income boost by charging universities and groups that use the state Highway Patrol to direct traffic during special events as much as $24 per hour per trooper...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
SoCon puts players in Media 101
...That's a big concession for the senior wide receiver from The Citadel who was part of a media training session at this week's Southern Conference Football Rouser. Because Scooter Johnson doesn't like to be on TV...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
Southern Conference to change, more ahead
...VMI is gone. Elon is here. East Tennessee football is leaving next year. And it's got SoCon commissioner Danny Morrison talking lawsuit...
Published in: The State - Sports

Tuesday
July 29, 2003
State Supreme Court suspends 2 lawyers (scroll down to article)
...In separate orders Monday, the court suspended Dennis J. Rhoad (former Board of Visitors member) of Charleston and Barry W. Bellino of Port Royal. Both were recommended for suspension by the office of disciplinary counsel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5 - Local/State section

Monday
July 28, 2003
A picture perfect exhibition (scroll down)
...Meanwhile, Mr. Wittliff is writing a screenplay based on My Losing Sea son, novelist Pat Conroy's account of his 1960s basketball tribulations at the Citadel...
Published in: The Dallas Morning News

Monday
July 28, 2003
As Online Enrollments Grow, eCollege.com Posts Its First Profit
Riding a surge in online distance-education enrollments, eCollege.com has reported a profit for the quarter just ended -- the first in its seven-year history...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
July 28, 2003
Californians to Vote in October on Ballot Measure Banning the Collection of Racial Data
When Californians go to the polls on October 7 to decide whether to remove Gov. Gray Davis from office, they will also vote on a measure that, if approved, would prevent the state, including public colleges, from collecting and using information on race and ethnicity...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday
July 28, 2003
CGPS ad (not web accessible)
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Page 56

Monday
July 28, 2003
Executive Items (not web accessible)
CRG Engineering Inc. of North Charleston has two new employees. John Heatherly has been named a structural engineering associate. He is a graduate of The Citadel. Antony Belissarlious has been named an engineering technician.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page E4

Monday
July 28, 2003
Long After Graduation, Alumni Return for Job Help
Megan Frank wasn't what most business schools would consider a particularly loyal alumna. She received her M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in 2001, took a job in brand management at the Atlanta office of Eastman Kodak and didn't look back...
Published in: The New York Times

Monday
July 28, 2003
Massive at the Met (Morris D. Robinson '91)
Growing up in a Southern Baptist family in Atlanta, Morris Robinson's bulk earned him the nickname "Massive." He went on to play college ball for the Citadel; the 6-foot-3, 300-pound offensive guard was first team All-American...
Published in: The New York Observer via LexisNexis

Monday
July 28, 2003
Mourners recall USC's Walker as visionary
Longtime professor and ambassador remembered for diplomatic, academic feats...
Published in: The State

Monday
July 28, 2003
Professor at Loyola Marymount U. Arrested on Child-Pornography Charges
A tenured biology professor at Loyola Marymount University was arrested Thursday on charges of possessing and copying child pornography...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Sunday
July 27, 2003
BUSINESS PULSE (no web link provided - only mentions The Citatdel)
(no web link provided - only mentions The Citadel) ...The Horry County Citadel Club will host "Knob Night" at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Collectors Cafe. Area Citadel cadets as well as upperclassmen have been invited to attend. All Citadel alumni and friends are invited to attend this mixer. Dress is business attire. For more information, call Linwood Yarborough at 602-4122...
Published in: The Sun News (Myrtle Beach - Misc. news

Sunday
July 27, 2003
Knights have chance to make run at South Division title
...DALLAS DIALED IN: Former Citadel standout Dallas McPherson has been feasting on Class A California League pitching...
Published in: The Herald - Sports

Sunday
July 27, 2003
Photo (not web accessible)
Caption reads "Gen. Mark Clark, United Nations commander in chief for the Far East and latere president of The Citadel, signs the armistice to end the Korean War aat his base camp in Munsan, South Korea, on July 30, 1953. The documents were brought to him after U.N. and Communist negotiators signed them in Panmunjom on July 28."
Published in: The State - Page D1

Sunday
July 27, 2003
Trident: More workers retraining
Trident Technical College's enrollment hit an all-time high of 11,251 last fall. This year's fall semester is expected to at least match that...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page H1,6

Sunday
July 27, 2003
USC seeks developers for research campus
One or more firms will be hired to lure business partners, plan what campus will look like...
Published in: The State - Page B1,6

Saturday
July 26, 2003
Citadel coach's lawsuit against Alabama thrown out
TUSCALOOSA, ALA.--Citadel head coach Ellis Johnson cannot sue the University of Alabama, where he was once an assistant coach, an Alabama judge ruled earlier this week...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,7

Saturday
July 26, 2003
Clemson turns to Net, phone for access
COLUMBIA--Clemson University's extension service is increasing accessibility via telephone and Internet to make up for face-to-face contact lost through budget cuts.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Saturday
July 26, 2003
Falcons report: Fight caps off afternoon session
...Former Citadel running back Travis Jervey will take part in one practice on days the team has two. He is recovering from off-season surgery on the anterior cruciate ligament in left his knee...
Published in: Greenville News - Sports

Saturday
July 26, 2003
Former ambassador to S. Korea, USC professor dies at 81
COLUMBIA--A memorial service for Richard L. Walker, a former U.S. ambassador to South Korea and a University of South Carolina professor, will be held Sunday... He earned honorary degrees from USC and The Citadel and served on The Citadel Advisory Council...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Saturday
July 26, 2003
State budget may face 6th midyear cut
Unless the sputtering economy takes a sharp upturn, a leading economic adviser fears state agencies could face midyear budget cuts as early as September...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,10

Friday
July 25, 2003
Analysis finds gap in college sports spending
(AP) -- The gap between the number of men and women playing college sports is narrowing, but a growing disparity between schools with major football programs and others that don't emphasize the sport is changing the landscape of college athletics, a new report says...
Published in: CNN.com
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Friday
July 25, 2003
College apparently resolves arena cost question
The College of Charleston has in recent months resolved questions about the location and size of its planned new basketball arena. On Thursday, the college apparently resolved one of the last remaining issues: the cost...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
July 25, 2003
Converse College nets $82 million in
Spartanburg - Converse College has raised 82-point-five (M) million dollars in its five-year capital campaign. School officials said today it is the most successful campaign in school history...
Published in: The State

Friday
July 25, 2003
Education Department Begins Crackdown on Colleges That Don't Complete Key Survey
The U.S. Department of Education has sent letters warning some 80 postsecondary institutions that they could lose their eligibility for federal student-aid programs and face fines of $10,000 or more if they do not submit institutional data for the 2002-3 academic year...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Friday
July 25, 2003
Fewer States Link Appropriations to Colleges' Performance, Report Says
...The number of states that this year used "performance funding," an approach that links state appropriations "directly and tightly" to how well public colleges meet certain standards, fell to 15 from 18. The number of states that used "performance budgeting," which takes colleges' performance loosely into account in drafting state budgets, fell to 21 from 26...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Friday
July 25, 2003
Former assistant can't sue university
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A judge has ruled that former Alabama defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson, now The Citadel's head coach, can't sue the university because state institutions are immune from lawsuits under the state constitution...
Published in: USA Today - sports

Friday
July 25, 2003
Public employees could pay higher health premiums
Thanks to rising health care costs and state budget cuts, South Carolina's public employees could see their already-inflated health premiums go up next year...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Friday
July 25, 2003
Sanford sees more budget cuts ahead
Barring an unexpected economic boost, Gov. Mark Sanford fears midyear cuts to the state budget are on the horizon...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Friday
July 25, 2003
Study Questions Effectiveness of Popular Approach to Reducing Student Drinking
An increasingly popular approach to curbing student drinking -- called "social norms" -- does not work, according to a new study by Harvard University's School of Public Health...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Friday
July 25, 2003
Success with a sweet swing
Quake third baseman Dallas McPherson has made adjustments at the plate, and his numbers are showing the improvements...At 6-foot-4 and 210 pounds, McPherson looks like a guy who could mash fastballs over the right field wall at will. In reality, the foundation of his hitting is his ability to power pitches to left field. It was a philosophy that his father Mitchell instilled in him when he was growing up in Randleman, N.C., and it served him well at The Citadel, where he was a two-way star...
Published in: The Los Angeles Times - Sports

Friday
July 25, 2003
UNC sees Brown as possible end
True story: Coaches Ralph Friedgen of Maryland and Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech co-own a home on a Georgia lake.
Also true: When they were coaching at The Citadel and their wives were pregnant, they attended the same Lamaze class in 1977.
Published in: The Charlotte Observer - Sports

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Bad news for state workers
They will pay much more for health insurance or will have benefits cut...
Published in: The State - Page B1

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Black colleges get creative in raising cash
...Other schools are running comic strips and signing up celebrities for their promotions -- part of a national trend that has seen black colleges turn to unconventional, aggressive advertising to boost enrollment and endowments. The colleges say such creativity is necessary at a time of deficits and dwindling corporate and foundation support...
Published in: CNN.com
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Burns celebrates 80 years of family business (Claude Burns III '80)
...A third generation businessman, Burns attended The Citadel. He graduated in May 1980 and got married later that month. He then went to work immediately in the family car sales business...
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill) - Business section
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Thursday
July 24, 2003
C of C tries to steer students from alcohol
Study rejects social norms approach, which seeks to minimize peer pressure...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Charleston police guard Mideast protest group
Christians, Jews tour state to speak out against Israel giving up land for peace...
"I would be surprised if this becomes a central issue in the campaign," said Col. Robert Steed, who teaches American politics at The Citadel. "It's not a big issue even among the religious right, compared to other issues such as porn, school prayer and domestic issues."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A 1,15
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Thursday
July 24, 2003
Citadel Graduates (graduation accouncement - not web accessible)
The Citadel presented diplomas to a number of local resident May 10 at McAlister Field House. Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. delivered the commencement address and afterward helped present diplomas to the millitary enlisted personnel and approximately 370 cadets who made up the class of 2003.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Downtown Peninsula Charleston

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Citadel Night to be celebrated at game (not web accessible)
Saturday is Citadel Night at the Charleston Swamp Foxes Arena football game. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. in the Tailgate Zone. An acoustic band will provide entertainment. The Swamp Foxes take on the Richmond Speed beginning at 7:30 p.m. Discount tickets are available for Citatdel alumni by calling the Swamp Foxes at 554-4321. Mention Citadel Night to receive discounted tickets of $10 each. A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated to The Citadel Alumni Association. Alumni and fans are asked to wear Bulldogs clothing in support of The Citadel and Swamp Foxes owners Danny Blyth, Class of 1986, and Rob Blyth, Class of 1971.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Downtown Peninsular Charleston

Thursday
July 24, 2003
College Study Faults Anti-Alcohol Program
An approach to alcohol awareness used by many of the nation's colleges has largely failed in its efforts to curb students' consumption by emphasizing that heavy drinking is not normal, according to a Harvard School of Public Health study released yesterday...
Published in: Washington Post

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Do You Know? (not web accessible)
JOHNIFER QUENTIN FASHION...Ocupation: I'm a musician with several jobs. I'm an adjunct professor with the City Colleges of Chicago, director of the College of Charleston's and The Citadel's gospel choirs and minister of music with Mount Carmer AME Church in Moncks Corner.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Downtown Charleston Peninsula

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Expert dives into mysteries of coral
Charleston deep-sea biologist Dr. Scott France just came back from a place as unknown and dangerous as outer space. Roughly 1.4 miles under the ocean's surface, a series of extinct volcanoes rises off the shore of Cape Cod...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Homeland Security Department Seeks Proposals to Create University Centers
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued guidelines Wednesday for university-based homeland-security centers that will receive millions of dollars in federal grants. The recipient of the first grant will be announced in November...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 24, 2003
L. Allen West '50 (scroll down)
...He was a graduate of The Citadel and did post-graduate work at North Western University, Loyola University and DuPaul University...
Published in: The Sun News (Myrtle Beach) - Obituaries

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Law school planners choose their dean
A group working to bring a private law school to Charleston has already identified a dean to lead the school, more than a month before the plan goes before state regulators...
Published in: The State - Page A1,9

Thursday
July 24, 2003
New Illinois Law Will Freeze Public-College Tuition for Each Incoming Class
In a year when most state legislatures are backing large tuition increases to close budget shortfalls, lawmakers in Illinois have agreed to guarantee that tuition won't rise during a student's four years at a public college in the state...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 24, 2003
Paladins get sixth TV game
Furman's Oct. 18 football game against The Citadel in Charleston will be televised live by Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast and two new national television networks will combine to broadcast four additional Furman games this fall, the school and Southern Conference announced...
Published in: Greenville News - Sports

Wednesday
July 23, 2003
CGPS ad - not web accessible
Fall Classes Begin Late August!
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Wednesday
July 23, 2003
Does it matter? (scroll down to letter)
(Letter to the editor that mentions The Citadel)
...Some time ago, three people were arrested in West Ashley, two men and a woman, and it was reported the woman was a "recent Citadel graduate." Where did the men attend school? Does it matter? Please, in the future, either single out everyone and treat all equally or single out no one.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A12

Wednesday
July 23, 2003
Eminent USC scholar Richard Walker dies (Advisory Council member)
Noted USC scholar and former U.S. ambassador to South Korea Richard L. (Dixie) Walker, 81, died Tuesday after a long bout with cancer.
Published in: The State - Page A1,7
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
July 23, 2003
Former chamber head takes USC post
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Robert H. Gayle, head of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce through the 1980s, is returning to town to lead development efforts at the USC Moore School of Business...
Published in: The State - Page B6

Wednesday
July 23, 2003
Six Citadel baseball players named summer league All-Stars
Citadel Bulldogs baseball players Chip Cannon, Jonathan Ellis, Ken Egleton, Chris Ard, Chris Altman and Brady Mashak were all named All-Stars in their respective summer leagues.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Wednesday
July 23, 2003
Twenty women under Forty - not web accessible
Leslie Tysinger, Senior Woman Administrator is one of the featured achievers.
Published in: ? - ?

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
Adult education enrollment dips
Adult education can mean anything from a one-night class in summer cooking to six weeks of algebra for a high school diploma, but in all its forms, adult education is proving to be much affected this summer by the sluggish economy...
Published in: The Christian Science Monitor

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
Air Force Academy Probes Assault Claims
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force Academy officials said Tuesday that two male cadets are under investigation after allegations of two sexual assaults were reported over the weekend. No details were released...
Published in: The State - via AP

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
Citadel players honored (scroll down)
Citadel players honored: Citadel baseball players Chip Cannon, Jonathan Ellis, Ken Egleton, Chris Ard, Chris Altman and Brady Mashak have been named to 2003 Summer All-Star Teams in their respective summer leagues.
Published in: Greenville News - Sports

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
Freed From State-Agency Status, Florida's Universities Get Their Own Accounting Systems
Florida's 11 public universities have been buying and installing new financial systems, and training staff members to use them, thanks to a new state law that permits the universities to have their own financial-accounting systems and write their own payroll checks...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
New Russell Holliday Cottage set to open
...She said she was inspired to give by her father, John Monnroe Holliday, who gave generously to The Citadel before his October 2000 death. "He was so excited about giving to The Citadel, and they named a building after him, the John Monroe Holliday Alumni Center," she said Wednesday. He died five weeks later, she said, "and that made me realize that if I'm going to give, I want to give while I'm young enough to enjoy the fruition of whatever I decide to give to..."
Published in: The Sun News (Myrtle Beach)

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
ON CAMPUS
News from other S.C. colleges and universities
Published in: The Post and Courier - School Plus section - Page C2

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
On this day in history:.. (you'll need to scroll down)
Also in 1994, a federal judge ordered The Citadel, a state-financed military college in Charleston, S.C., to open its doors to women.
Published in: The Washington Times - ?

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
Presidential Medals of Freedom Will Go to 4 From Academe
Four members of academe will be among the 11 recipients of the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, this year. The awards will be presented on Wednesday at a ceremony at the White House...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
Presidents of Colleges With Big-Time Sports Programs Defend Bowl Championship Series
Under attack from some lower-profile colleges and members of Congress, presidents of some colleges that are the country's biggest sports powerhouses defended their governance of the football-bowl system Monday in a news conference...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
Six Bulldogs Named To Summer League All-star Teams
Charleston - Charleston, SC Current members of The Citadel baseball team Chip Cannon, Jonathan Ellis, Ken Egleton, Chris Ard, Chris Altman and Brady Mashak were all named to 2003 summer all-star teams in their respective leagues...
Broadcast on: WCIV - Channel 4 - Sports

Tuesday
July 22, 2003
States Plan Big Tuition Increases
State colleges and universities in every region of the country are preparing to impose this fall their steepest tuition and fee increases in a decade -- the latest fallout of state fiscal crises in which most governors and legislatures this year sharply reduced aid to higher education...
Published in: Washington Post

Monday
July 21, 2003
9 Scholars to Be Honored by Biophysics Society
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - ?

Monday
July 21, 2003
Gresham Barrett '83 - Blue Dog Republican!
...GOP freshman Rep. Gresham Barrett of South Carolina, a former catcher for The Citadel, said, "It's been a few years since I put on my college uniform, but tonight I'm looking forward to being back in my Citadel blue."
Published in: InsightMag.com - JBT - (taken from the alumni BBS)

Monday
July 21, 2003
Promotions (not web accessible)
Southcoast Community Bank has named David Dennis Jr. ('79)regional vice president. He is responsible for the Moncks Corner and Sumerville markets. He has more than 23 years of banking and finance esperience. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the S.C. Bankers School in columbia and the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University. Abacus Mortgage Corp. has named Mason Nettles a loan officer in its Mount Pleasant office at 830 Lowcountry Blvd., Suite 2A. Nettles is a graduate of The Citadel with a degree in business administration. He was previously employed as a staff accountant for Arthur Andersen and as a loan officer for Roberts Mortgage.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Review - Page E4

Monday
July 21, 2003
Wishing you a speedy recovery; Hospitals send patients home sooner to recuperate
The years took their toll on Rusty Hamilton's hip. Racquetball and decathlons were no longer possible, and his legs and back hurt. Doctors told him he needed a hip replacement...Yet the Charleston resident, a former assistant coach of The Citadel football team, was laid up in Roper Hospital downtown for a grand total of three days...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Review - Page E16-17
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Sunday
July 20, 2003
New commander takes reins of the 388th at Hill
Col. Charles W. Lyon, a command combat pilot, is the new commander of the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base. Prior to his appointment, Lyon served as the 57th Operations Group commander at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. He received his commission from the Citadel's Reserve Officer Training Corps program in Charleston, S.C., in 1980 and graduated from undergraduate pilot training in 1982...
Published in: The Salt Lake Tribune via LexisNexis

Sunday
July 20, 2003
Thurmond man of contradictions
...He even touched my life by writing a letter of recommendation for a friend's son to enter The Citadel. Needless to say, my friend's son is black. Sen. Thurmond would not have done any of these acts in the 1950s and 1960s...
Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill) - Letters to the Editor

Saturday
July 19, 2003
Red Cross director selected 2004 Old Friends honorary chair
...Counts is the son of Sarah Jones, and he will be attending The Citadel, where he plans to major in sports management. Both recipients will receive $1,000 a year during their four years of college...
Published in: The Times and Democrat

Saturday
July 19, 2003
Who is he: Charlie Cole
What he's doing: Cole will head a search committee looking for a new director of the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties. The cultural council raises about $400,000 annually for local arts groups. Dot Ryall, who was director of the council for 14 of its 16 years, resigned in June. Background: Cole is a 1968 graduate of The Citadel, with a degree in business administration.
Published in: Washington Post

Friday
July 18, 2003
84,000 Students Could Lose Pell Grants Under New Formula, Education Department Estimates
Budget officials at the U.S. Education Department have estimated that 84,000 students will lose their eligibility for Pell Grants in the 2004-5 academic year as a result of a change that the department made in May to the formula the federal government uses to calculate a student's need for financial aid...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Friday
July 18, 2003
Bill promotes fire safety
At The Citadel in Charleston, Safety and Risk Management Officer Bob Williamson said the bill will be a positive. "It helps in getting students to think more on fire safety. It pushes us into being proactive. People don't think about fire safety until something happens," Williamson said...
Published in: The State - ?

Friday
July 18, 2003
Campbell Tabbed To All-american Scholar Team
Charleston - Senior captain Suzanne Campbell earned a spot on the Division I All-American Scholar Team, Friday, July 18, as announced by the National Golf Coaches Association. As The Citadel’s first female golfer, Campbell captained the 2002-03 women’s inaugural season with an 85.79 stroke average in 24 rounds of play...
Broadcast on: WCIV - Channel 4 - Sports

Friday
July 18, 2003
Ex-Bulldog McPherson takes Big Unit deep
Former Citadel standout Dallas McPherson is making a big impression in the Class A California League. And the Big Unit is not likely to forget him, either...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 4C

Friday
July 18, 2003
Navy man dies in copter crash (Peter B. Ober '98)
He wrestled at Episcopal High School and at the Citadel. He won the coach's award for tenacity and dedication almost annually, except his senior year of college, when the award was renamed after him...
Published in: The Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville.com
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Friday
July 18, 2003
NCAA Punishes U. of Washington for Basketball Coach's Actions
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has placed the University of Washington on probation for two years, taken a scholarship away from the men's basketball team, and imposed other penalties after an assistant coach admitted to violating the association's rules on recruiting...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 17, 2003
California's Public-University Systems Take Steps to Raise Tuition by as Much as 30%
California's two public-university systems, which froze and then rolled back tuition by 10 percent during the economic boom of the late 1990s, took steps on Wednesday to increase their price tags for some 600,000 students by as much as 30 percent this fall...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 17, 2003
College Leaders Discuss Ways of Preserving Affirmative Action
Race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action attracted little interest from the leaders of 48 colleges who met on Wednesday at Harvard University to discuss the fallout from last month's U.S. Supreme Court decisions dealing with race-conscious college admissions...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 17, 2003
Former Bulldog Dallas Mcpherson Blasts Homer Off Of Randy Johnson
Charleston - Charleston, SC - Former Bulldog third baseman Dallas McPherson, who was drafted in the second round of the 2001 amateur baseball draft by the Anaheim Angels, hit a three-run home run off of five-time Cy Young winner Randy Johnson on July 16. Johnson, who has won the last four National League Cy Young awards, was participating in a rehabilitation assignment with the Lancaster JetHawks of the Arizona Diamondbacks farm system...
Broadcast on: WCIV - Channel 4 - Sports

Thursday
July 17, 2003
Model cast of Citadel grad's fighter plane--Orangeburg vet proud of his brother, an 'unsung hero'
Legendary aviator Lt. Gen. E.G. "Buck" Shuler ('59)has never been a man to seek recognition. At least that's the way his younger brother and Orangeburg resident, Jake Shuler, describes him...
Published in: The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg)
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Thursday
July 17, 2003
S.C. colleges use grant to fight blindness
S.C. State, Voorhees will take grass-roots approach to prevent diabetes-related vision loss...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
8 New Chief Executives Are Announced
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
American, Spaniard gored at bull run
The American, identified as Robert Fluhr, 27, ('98) of Arkansas, was gored in the buttocks.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A16

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
Blackboard Settles Lawsuit Against 2 Students Who Claimed Debit Cards Had Security Flaws
Blackboard Inc. has settled its lawsuit against two college students, at least one of whom broke into a card-reading device while attempting to uncover security weaknesses in the company's electronic debit-card system...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
Drill platoon names cadet
Cadet Phillip J. Chandler made the 2003 Summerall Guards, an elite silent drill platoon at The Citadel. He graduated from Bishop England High School in 2000. A business administration major, he is a son of William and Anne Chandler of Charleston...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
House Medicare plan gives seniors coverage they need
(By Gresham Barrett, a Westminster businessman and former state representative, is the U.S. representative for the 3rd Congressional District, which includes Pickens, Anderson, Laurens and Oconee counties. Barrett is a graduate of The Citadel and a former Army captain.) The debate over prescription drug coverage in Medicare has been raging for years.
Published in: Greenville News

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
JROTC camp hard but worth it
Don't get me wrong, SCOLS wasn't all bad. We went on little field trips. We went to the Air Force Base and The Citadel museum and gift shop. And the best part was Friday, or "Freedom Night," when cadets got to just relax and chill with each other...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
Military education (letter to the editor)
I would like to commend Maj. Gen. Grinalds for his article expressing the values of higher education. We need to pay more money now or pay a bigger price in the future...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A14

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
National Tests of College Students' Learning May Be on the Way, Policy Analysts Say
Higher-education policy makers told college leaders and legislators on Monday that national tests or surveys of how much students learn in college may soon be on their way, overriding the patchwork of policies that exists in the states...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
Three student teams at Citadel honored for business proposals in competition
Businesses that would take rock climbing to new heights, put sight and sound technology at the center of homes and businesses and give athletes new training opportunities were among the winning plans at The Citadel's New Venture Competition...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Tuesday
July 15, 2003
Web Site Created by MIT Student Aims to Help Citizens Monitor Their Government
Late last year, Ryan McKinley was pondering the Defense Department's information-awareness project, and he decided that the American citizenry needed its own surveillance system -- a Web site to keep tabs on a government that is increasingly keeping tabs on its citizens...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Sunday
July 13, 2003
Tournament aims to help Citadel golf
RiverTowne Country Club general manager Chad Leonard played golf at The Citadel and he's doing his best to make sure the Bulldogs are allowed to compete at least one more year. The school has announced it will drop the golf program, but fund-raising efforts are under way to raise $50,000, which will allow the team to compete during the 2003-04 school year.
Published in: The Post and Courier

Saturday
July 12, 2003
Fulmer sets his sights on majors
...That's when former Citadel pitcher T.A. Fulmer gets an up-close-and-personal look at guys like Ichiro Suzuki and Bret Boone and Jamie Moyer...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Friday
July 11, 2003
2 Annapolis sophomores charged with rape (scroll down to the article)
ANNAPOLIS, MD.--Two Naval Academy sophomores were charged with raping two classmates during a Commissioning Week party in their dorm room last year, an academy official said...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A8

Friday
July 11, 2003
Accounting majors juggle job offers
New regulations after past scandals add up to increased demand for graduates...
Published in: The State - Page D1,2

Friday
July 11, 2003
Gamecocks, Hoyas will visit Citadel
Citadel basketball coach Pat Dennis said Thursday that Georgetown and South Carolina both will play at McAlister in December, making this season's home schedule one of the Bulldogs' most attractive in years...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Friday
July 11, 2003
Prof to pay students for poll work
To right what he called a lapse in judgment, College of Charleston business professor Mark Hartley will reimburse the 12 statistics class students he got to work in a phone bank last week polling voters on the city's mayoral race...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,5

Friday
July 11, 2003
Senate Panel Calls for 14% Increase in Funds for Humanities Endowment in 2004
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill on Thursday that would provide the National Endowment for the Humanities with $142-million in the 2004 fiscal year...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Friday
July 11, 2003
Small colleges strive for big-time athletics programs
Newberry faces long road to building a winner... Included were one-time Division I-A recruits Derrick Higgins, Tymere Zimmerman and Leo Reed, and former Citadel starting quarterback Mazzie Drummond....
Published in: The State - Sports

Friday
July 11, 2003
U.S. House Committee Hears Proposals on Holding Down Tuition
Witnesses at a Congressional hearing on Thursday presented possible solutions to the problem of the rising cost of a higher education, but members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce kept returning to a controversial proposal by its chairman that would punish colleges for raising tuition beyond a certain point...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 10, 2003
5 Publishers Sue Indiana Copy Shop for Copyright Infringement
Five trade and academic publishers have filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against an Indiana copy shop, the latest in a series of attempts to crack down on businesses that create course packs without getting permission...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 10, 2003
Boston U. Offers Presidency to Former NASA Chief; Silber Would Cede Full Control
Boston University has asked Daniel S. Goldin, a former administrator of NASA, to become its next president, replacing the long-serving and often controversial John Silber at the institution's helm. Mr. Silber, who is 76, will become president emeritus and plans to turn over full control of the university to the new president, a spokesman said...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 10, 2003
College Rating by U.S. News Will Now Skip a Key Factor
...As it prepares to release its annual rankings, U.S. News & World Report, which conducts the survey, has dropped from its formula a statistic known as the yield rate. That figure is the percentage of applicants accepted by a university who later enroll at that institution...
Published in: The New York Times

Thursday
July 10, 2003
Furman organ a 3,000-piece puzzle
GREENVILLE--Furman University has a new organ, but don't show up at Daniel Chapel expecting to hear sweet tunes anytime soon.That's because the 16-ton, $1 million instrument is arriving in more than 3,000 pieces...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Thursday
July 10, 2003
Prof creates stir with political poll for college credit
A College of Charleston business school professor gave course credit to about 12 summer school students in exchange for work they did at an after-hours phone bank on behalf of Jimmy Bailey's bid for mayor...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,13

Thursday
July 10, 2003
U.S. House Approves Bills on Teacher-Training Accountability and Loan Forgiveness
The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills on Wednesday that would create stricter accountability requirements for teacher-education programs and increase student-loan forgiveness for some schoolteachers. The measures had strong bipartisan support, although some Democrats complained that they had been shut out of the debate...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday
July 10, 2003
USC recovers long-lost sculpture
Second horse from 'Fillies Playing,' missing since 1970, turns up in local back yard...
Published in: The State
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Wednesday
July 9, 2003
Deadline for saving Citadel golf is Aug. 1
Supporters of The Citadel's men's golf team have raised almost half of the $50,000 they need to keep the threatened program alive for another year...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
July 9, 2003
Foes of Affirmative Action in Michigan Plan to Take Their Battle to the Ballot
Ward Connerly, who led successful campaigns to ban racial and ethnic preferences in California and Washington State in the 1990s, announced on Tuesday that he and other affirmative-action foes plan to embark on a similar campaign in Michigan, and may take the battle to other states...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
July 9, 2003
Legal Association Honors 5 for Work in Higher Education
Five lawyers involved in higher education were honored for their service to colleges and universities and to their professional organization. The National Association of College and University Attorneys presented the awards during its annual conference in Minneapolis, Minn., in June...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday
July 9, 2003
New superintendent takes command at scandal-plagued academy
Lt. Gen. John Rosa took command of the Air Force Academy on Wednesday, two days before he is expected to testify before a panel investigating the academy's sexual assault scandal...
Published in: LexisNexis - AP story

Wednesday
July 9, 2003
U. of Delaware Enlists Its Mascot in an Anti-Piracy Campaign
The University of Delaware is trying to round up the outlaws on its campus who are downloading illegal files and spreading computer viruses. To help, officials there have deputized the university mascot to spread the message...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 8, 2003
7 New Chief Executives Are Announced
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tuesday
July 8, 2003
Accreditor Places Kentucky College on Probation; 2 Other Institutions Get Warning Status
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools penalized three colleges in June, putting one on probation, a status that can lead to a loss of accreditation, and putting two on warning status, a less-severe action...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - ?

Tuesday
July 8, 2003
Claflin University will break ground on a new residential center Wednesday to make way for a growing number of students
Claflin University will break ground on a new residential center Wednesday to make way for a growing number of students...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Tuesday
July 8, 2003
CSU education professor earns grants
Dr. Linda Karges-Bone, education professor at Charleston Southern, has been awarded two grants in support of her proposal titled "Setting a Standard for Science and Social Studies Teaching in a PDS Site..."
Published in: The Post and Courier - School Plus section - Page C1

Tuesday
July 8, 2003
Foundations Anxious Over Bill on Giving
A proposal in Congress that would force the nation's foundations to give more money each year to charities is roiling the nonprofit world -- worrying foundations, encouraging some financially pinched grant recipients and buoying activists who have long agitated for a boost in payouts...
Published in: Washington Post

Tuesday
July 8, 2003
Naval War College chief chosen to head academy
ANNAPOLIS, MD.--Rear Adm. Rodney Rempt, president of the Naval War College, has been nominated as superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A5

Monday
July 7, 2003
Several local cadets were honored or awarded degrees during May commencement.
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Published in: The Herald (Rock Hill) - Education section

Saturday
July 5, 2003
Expansion rubs some of the luster off ACC basketball
Cremins said the loss of the double-round robin is "very upsetting to a lot of people." But Citadel athletics director Les Robinson, a former men's basketball coach and athletics director at North Carolina State, said expansion would help the ACC to get more teams into the tournament. He ought to know, because he's on the selection committee.
Published in: Greenville News

Saturday
July 5, 2003
HIGH STYLE (photo not web accessible)
Here's the cutline: "The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held its annual VIP Dinner and Auction to benefit the society at The Citadel's Holliday Alumni Center. Robby Robinson (left) was the auctioneer, while Citadel head football coach Ellis Johnson (center) served as honorary chairman. The two are pictured with Jimmy Bagwell."
Published in: The Post and Courier

Friday
July 4, 2003
Eglin ceremony honors airmen for heroism (navigator Maj. Christopher L. Stegner '91)
The Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field had an awards ceremony to thank some of those who distinguished themselves in recent conflicts overseas...Pilot Maj. Joseph K. Nicholson and navigator Maj. Christopher L. Stegner ('91), both Air Force Reservists stationed at Duke Field, received a Bronze Star for their rescue of a modified C-130 airplane stuck on an abandoned airfield in the mountains of Afghanistan. The plane is used to carry cargo and refuel helicopters.
Published in: The Pensacola News Journal (FL)
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Friday
July 4, 2003
PUBLISHING 788 Writing for Professional Publication: Some Myths and Some Truths, by Kenneth T. Henson
(Not web accessible on this date - will try to link with it later)
Published in: Phi Delta Kappan - Professional education journal

Friday
July 4, 2003
Some leagues do the shuffle with no fuss
...They'll even be able to continue their football rivalry with The Citadel, since their schedule next fall calls for only four conference games...
Published in: The Washington Times - Sports

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