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The Citadel in the News: Archive

August 2005

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Wednesday
August 31, 2005
Serena not in top form
Toby Simpson has played on three different teams for three different captains in the three-year history of the Charleston Pro Tennis League. Yet each team Simpson has played for has won the league championship.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Tuesday
August 30, 2005
Bush Nominates New Air Force Academy Leader
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Tuesday nominated Lt. Gen. John Regni to become superintendent of the Air Force Academy, which has been rocked by sexual abuse and religious insensitivity scandals in recent years. ...If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Regni will replace Lt. Gen. John Rosa, 53, who plans to retire to become president of The Citadel, his alma mater...
Published in: The New York Times - web site

Tuesday
August 30, 2005
Court: Hosts liable for underage drinkers
South Carolina's highest court has placed the burden on party hosts to police underage drinking, saying that they and the young people who voluntarily consume alcohol can be held equally responsible when things turn deadly...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,4

Tuesday
August 30, 2005
Higgins:CSU not the same old Bucs
At a recent team meeting, Citadel football coach Kevin Higgins asked his Bulldogs how many of them had played against Charleston Southern in 2003. After most of the Bulldogs' hands went up, Higgins told them to forget that 64-10 victory. And the 53-19 thrashing that came before it in 2002. His message: The Buccaneers team The Citadel will face in Saturday's season opener is not the same team the Bulldogs have whipped by a combined 117-29 in two previous meetings...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,5

Tuesday
August 30, 2005
New Chief Named for Air Force Academy
...Lt. Gen. John F. Regni, who has been commander of the Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., will replace Lt. Gen. John Rosa Jr. Regni's appointment must be approved by the Senate...
Published in: Washington Post - web site
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Tuesday
August 30, 2005
New guidelines discourage public prayer at Air Force events
DENVER--The Air Force released new guidelines for religious tolerance Monday that discourage public prayer at official functions and urge commanders to be sensitive about personal expressions of religious faith...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10

Tuesday
August 30, 2005
Safety rules!
Sully the Safety Seal makes his national TV debut this week, and Charlotte's Mike Moore ('90) predicts this cartoon mammal can help your kids avoid accidents. ...
Published in: Charlotte Observer - web site

Tuesday
August 30, 2005
Superintendent named for Air Force Academy
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force named a new superintendent of the Air Force Academy on Tuesday as the prestigious school works to recover from scandals over sexual assaults and religious intolerance...
Published in: USATODAY.com - web site

Tuesday
August 30, 2005
Y'all Magazine (not web accessible)
The Citadel is mentioned twice in the section that is devoted to memorials. The magazine pays tribute to Vice Admiral James Stockdale and General William Westmoreland.
Published in: Y'all Magazine - Page 81

Monday
August 29, 2005
Chants believe vindication is possible
The Chants, who open the season Tuesday night against the Citadel at Kimbel Arena, return all six starters, plus libero Kristin Rinne. They also boast five new freshmen.
Published in: The Sun News - web site

Monday
August 29, 2005
Freshmen move in only to move out, head north
Mia Turner of Boston expected to move into her dorm room Saturday at Tulane University in New Orleans, get to know her roommate and ease into campus life. It didn't work out that way. Shortly after depositing her belongings on freshman move-in day, Turner found herself on a bus bound for Jackson State University. She was among 515 students — mostly freshmen and international students — and 150 athletes from Tulane who sought shelter from Hurricane Katrina at JSU on Saturday and Sunday...
Published in: Clarion Ledger, Mississippi - web site

Monday
August 29, 2005
Speedy Wilson at home at end
"Let's find the fastest player in this program!" Citadel coach Kevin Higgins shouted as he put the Bulldogs through their post-practice wind sprints last week. When the series of 100-yard sprints was finished and 6-2, 235-pound defensive end James Wilson had emerged as the Bulldogs' fastest football player, a bystander approached the first-year coach and said, "You know, James Wilson came here as a running back."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C9

Sunday
August 28, 2005
Clemson sets applications record
Clemson University received a record 12,470 applications for the 2005-06 academic year, a 17 percent increase over last year, admissions director Robert Barkley said. Barkley said he expects 2,880 freshmen this year when final tallies are in — 65 percent from South Carolina and 35 percent from out of state. The incoming freshman class has an average SAT score of 1224, compared with last year’s average of 1204...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Sunday
August 28, 2005
How gift to USC of $25 million ballooned
Darla Moore’s endowment to business school in 1999 has grown to $37 million...
Published in: The State - Page A1,6

Sunday
August 28, 2005
The Citadel: Bulldogs' Higgins tries to bring continuity
When The Citadel opens its 2005 football season, it will feature its third coach in as many years. Kevin Higgins takes over the reins after four years as an assistant coach with the Detroit Lions. During that stint he was, in different seasons, responsible for the wide receivers and quarterbacks...
Published in: Greenville News - web site

Sunday
August 28, 2005
USC says quality won’t be sacrificed during building blitz
USC is under pressure to build its new campus by the end of 2007 to meet the high demand for research space. Dozens of researchers, mostly funded by federal grants, are working in leased office space sprinkled across Columbia, said Joe Rogers, director of facilities, planning and operations. USC lured them here as it is luring in others, with the promise of new facilities — fast...
Published in: The State - Page D1,5

Saturday
August 27, 2005
Ruling by high court ups stakes in lawsuit
The state Supreme Court on Friday upped the stakes in a lawsuit filed by four TERI employees, ruling the case applies to all of the state’s 22,000 working retirees. The ruling comes as attorneys for the state are preparing a high-stakes strategic move by trying to link the TERI lawsuit with a separate case involving how pensions are taxed...
Published in: The State - Page A1,6

Friday
August 26, 2005
Bachmann joins USC business school (scroll down)
John W. Bachmann, senior partner of the Edward Jones securities firm, has joined USC’s Moore School of Business as its first distinguished executive in residence...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Friday
August 26, 2005
Citadel focuses attention on opener against CSU
While bad weather forced The Citadel to move indoors the previous two days, the Bulldogs were outside Thursday and began preparing for next Saturday's opener against Charleston Southern. Head coach Kevin Higgins took time away from his focus on the Buccaneers to point out several young players who have stood out...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C9

Friday
August 26, 2005
Cougars kick off volleyball title defense at Citadel
The College of Charleston begins its quest for a fifth straight Southern Conference volleyball title and its third NCAA Tournament berth in four seasons with a pair of matches against The Citadel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Friday
August 26, 2005
Ready or Not, Constitution Day Is Near
WASHINGTON — For Louise Leigh, a retired medical technologist from El Monte, Sept. 16 will be a dream come true. It will be the first federally recognized Constitution Day, a national celebration of the U.S. government's founding document. It is what she has sought since she founded a nonprofit organization, Constitution Day Inc., in 1997...
Published in: Los Angeles Times - web site

Friday
August 26, 2005
Trojan makes good impression on coach at The Citadel
Former Northwestern High School football standout Cliff Conant, a junior at The Citadel, caught the attention of first-year Bulldogs coach Kevin Higgins earlier this week...
Published in: The Herald - web site

Thursday
August 25, 2005
'Hotel Rwanda' figure planning visit to Citadel (not web accessible)
Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life inspiration for the motion picture "Hotel Rwanda" will visit The Citadel in September.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB7

Thursday
August 25, 2005
Avery Research Center receives $250,000 (scroll down)
Two foundations have awarded $250,000 to the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
August 25, 2005
Bayfield Smoak Jr. ('51 - obit)
Entered into eternal rest on the evening of August 23, 2005, Bayfield W. Smoak, Jr., widower of Irene Bryant Smoak. Residence, Mt. Pleasant, SC. The relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service in St. John's Lutheran Church, Saturday at ten-thirty o'clock...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5; The State - Page B7

Thursday
August 25, 2005
Francis Price Jr. ('42 - obit)
Graveside service, with full military honors, for Maj. Francis F. Fick Price, Jr., 84, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4; The State - Page B6

Thursday
August 25, 2005
Ladner Suspended During AU Audit
American University President Benjamin Ladner was suspended yesterday pending the outcome of an audit of his personal and travel expenses, the university announced...
Published in: Washington Post - Pabe B01 per web site
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Thursday
August 25, 2005
UNC sees increase of black freshmen
CHAPEL HILL -- Amid all the good news about rising SAT scores, an abundance of extracurricular activities and all the other wonderful things UNC's incoming freshman class could boast of in 2004, there was one small oddity. The number of black freshmen who enrolled in the state's flagship university had dropped, although slightly, for the second straight year. It wasn't a crisis, but it wasn't something admissions officials were pleased about, either...
Published in: The Herald Sun, Durham, NC - web site

Thursday
August 25, 2005
USC sets record for research funding
Energy, health and education are major components of a record $166.2 million in federal, state and private funding received by University of South Carolina faculty for research, outreach and training programs last year, an 11.3 percent jump over last year’s $149.3 million...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Wednesday
August 24, 2005
50 years later, team reflects on lost chance
CHARLESTON - They were 12 years old half a century ago with arms that fired rockets. They were the best young baseball players Charleston had to offer - maybe the best in the country. ...It began on the brick-strewn playgrounds of Charleston's peninsula. Kids such as Norman Robinson, Leroy Major and Allen Jackson played baseball hard and fast. Sometimes they played with the white boys who lived near The Citadel until the police saw that white children were playing with black children and broke up the games...
Published in: Sun News - web site

Wednesday
August 24, 2005
Citadel forced to quickly move practice indoors
Lightning that hovered over the area Tuesday forced The Citadel's football practice indoors after only 20 minutes. Earlier in the day, head coach Kevin Higgins talked about the competition at running back.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C8

Wednesday
August 24, 2005
Missing seals caused F-16 crash, report says
The failure of a maintenance crew to install seals on part of an F-16 engine caused it to fail and gave the jet's pilot no choice but to crash the plane into marshland near Charleston earlier this year, according to an Air Force report. Both pilots ejected safely and no one on the ground was injured when the jet went down in mud along the Ashley River near The Citadel on April 18...
Published in: Sun News - web site

Wednesday
August 24, 2005
Panel on base closings to see West Point go prep
WASHINGTON (AP) — West Point, the prestigious military academy on the banks of the Hudson River, will soon have something else to offer future Army officers: Prep school. ...A federal panel voted Wednesday to accept the Pentagon's recommendation to transfer the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School to the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy. The fate of the school, often called West Point Prep, was wrapped up in a vote to close New Jersey's Fort Monmouth, where the school is currently located.
Published in: Washington Post - web site

Wednesday
August 24, 2005
Tackling a housing crisis
ORANGEBURG — South Carolina State University, faced with rising expectations of an increasingly affluent student body, takes a big step today toward providing safe, modern and affordable housing for its students...
Published in: The State - Page A1,11

Tuesday
August 23, 2005
Claflin (Ask Elsa section)
Q - The Post and Courier highlighted The Citadel, USC and Clemson's standings in U.S. News and World Report's college ratings. Why wouldn't the article include Claflin University, which fared well? Carolyn, North Charleston.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A2

Tuesday
August 23, 2005
College Guides Can Be Fun
My wife has been teasing me since I wrote the "America's Hottest Colleges" article for the new Newsweek-Kaplan college guide coming out this week. The 25 schools were selected after a survey of counselors, teachers, parents and students, as well as a look at application and graduation rates...
Published in: Washington Post - web site

Tuesday
August 23, 2005
FORT JACKSON; New chief of staff is Citadel graduate (scroll down)
Fort Jackson welcomed a new chief of staff Monday. Col. Joseph Lowder succeeds Col. Levi “Chip” Martin. Lowder previously was commander of the 3rd Training Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
Published in: The State - Page B3

Tuesday
August 23, 2005
General: Army to Miss Recruiting Goals in '05
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army (search) will miss its recruiting goals this year but will be able to sustain troop levels in Iraq over the next four years, a high-ranking general told FOX News...
Broadcast on: FOXNews.com - web site

Tuesday
August 23, 2005
Harry Coyle ('59 - obit)
Entered into eternal rest on the evening of August 21, 2005, Dr. Harry Franklin Coyle, O.D., husband of Ann Dawson Coyle. Residence, Charleston, South Carolina...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Tuesday
August 23, 2005
Military Academies Face Drop in Applications
As the newest students at the nation’s four U.S. service academies start their classes this month, they may not realize they had a slight advantage — they benefited from a shrinking pool of applicants...
Broadcast on: FOXNews.com - web site

Tuesday
August 23, 2005
NCAA allowing Florida State to use its Seminole mascot
...The NCAA granted a waiver in the first challenge to a new policy, removing FSU from a list of colleges whose sports teams, it said, use "hostile or abusive" Native American names and imagery...
Published in: USATODAY.com - web site
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Tuesday
August 23, 2005
S.C. senator seeks in-state matchups
COLUMBIA - Nothing against Florida Atlantic, but Chip Limehouse can name six schools in the state that South Carolina and Clemson ought to be playing instead of the Howard Schnellenberger-coached team from Boca Raton, Fla. ... Clemson and USC have more incentive to schedule Wofford, Furman or The Citadel now than in years' past. In conjunction with the 12-game schedule, the NCAA also will allow I-A teams to count victories against I-AA opponents toward bowl eligibility every season. Before, teams could count I-AA wins once every three years.
Published in: The Sun News - web site

Monday
August 22, 2005
College money still available
Some scholarships and government grants can be found with some effort...
Published in: The State - Page D1,2

Monday
August 22, 2005
Patten Already Playing Prominent Role (scroll down)
...Redskins Notes: Despite fumbling in the final drive of Friday's defeat, rookie running back Nehemiah Broughton continues to get rave reviews. Broughton, a seventh-round pick out of the Citadel, has been a revelation with both his hands and his feet...
Published in: Washington Post - web site

Monday
August 22, 2005
S.C. colleges earn high marks
The Palmetto State generally finds itself near the bottom in national rankings of public education. But some of our institutions of higher education have earned much more encouraging rankings, with our state's namesake university again rated No. 1 in an increasingly important area of study...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A6

Monday
August 22, 2005
USC lands 7-footer from Milwaukee
...Kierre Jordan of Dunwoody, Ga., committed to The Citadel for the 2006 signing class...
Published in: The State - Page C2

Sunday
August 21, 2005
Citadel camp was loaded with activity
Northside Christian Academy sophomore Eddie Guzman attended The Citadel Summer Camp in Charleston. Guzman, 15, participated in numerous intramural sports. His team was named Senior Division Intramural Cup Champion and he was awarded first place in the swimming and track division...
Published in: Charlotte Observer - web site

Sunday
August 21, 2005
College Notes
(News from other S.C. colleges and universities)
Published in: The State - Page B3

Sunday
August 21, 2005
Harlon W. Drew Jr. (obit)
...grandchildren, Melanie (Jason) Berninger of Sarasota, FL, Jeremy (Miranda) Smith of S. Congaree, Angela Smith of Columbia, Michael (Sonya) Drew of Columbia, Robin (Joey) Coogler of Irmo, Sharon (Dave) Matney of Chapin, Regiment Supply Sergeant Will Grubbs of The Citadel, Charleston...
Published in: The State - Page BB4

Friday
August 19, 2005
CGPS ad (not web accessible)
Who are CGPS students?
-Average age is 32
-57% women, 43% men
-More than 80% work full time
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Friday
August 19, 2005
Clemson slips slightly in U.S. News rankings
...The Citadel ranked No. 32 among engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or master’s degree...
Published in: The State - Page A1,7

Friday
August 19, 2005
Five named to Citadel hall of fame
(Charleston-AP) August 17, 2005 - The Citadel's all-time winningest pitcher, Mike Montei, leads a group of five athletes named to the school's athletic hall of fame...
Broadcast on: WIS-TV, Columbia, SC - web site

Friday
August 19, 2005
The Citadel again earns praise from magazine
The Citadel added to its list of praises from national news magazines this week when U.S. News & World Report named the college a best value in the South for 2006 and again rated it the No. 2 public university in the South of those offering up to a master's degree...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
August 19, 2005
USC business program keeps No. 1 ranking
...The magazine ranked The Citadel's undergraduate engineering program 32nd among schools that do not offer doctoral degrees. It ranked Clemson's undergraduate engineering program as 57th among schools that have doctoral programs...
Published in: The Sun News - web site

Friday
August 19, 2005
USC business school, University 101 hold on to high rankings
The University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business retained its No. 1 ranking by U.S. News & World Report for its undergraduate program in international business and moved ahead to No. 40 from 41 last year for its entire undergraduate business program...
Published in: The State - Page A7

Thursday
August 18, 2005
Citadel's Grant earns kudos
The Citadel completed its second two-a-day drills Wednesday, and head coach Kevin Higgins continues to be impressed with senior linebacker Shawn Grant. "Shawn is a great leader and has unlimited potential as a football player," Higgins said of the Sumter native. He always seems to be around the ball, and there's no doubt in my mind that he's the real deal."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Thursday
August 18, 2005
Good Morning Lowcountry - Lecture Season Opens (scroll down)
...Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life hero portrayed by Don Cheadle in the movie "Hotel Rwanda," will come to The Citadel in September. He'll speak Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in Mark Clark Hall Auditorium...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2

Thursday
August 18, 2005
Montei part of Citadel hall class
Mike Montei, a 1987 graduate and the winningest pitcher in Citadel baseball history, highlights a list of five who will be inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 12...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Thursday
August 18, 2005
More College Students Charging Tuition, Fees And Other Expenses
A growing number of college students are using credit cards to pay for tuition, fees, textbooks and school activities...
Broadcast on: WCSH-TV, Portland, OR - web site

Thursday
August 18, 2005
Newsweek picks The Citadel as one of "America's Hottest Colleges"
(National) Aug. 17, 2005 - The Citadel is getting a shout out in the magazine "Newsweek." An issue on "America's Hottest Colleges" lists the Citadel as one of the 25 schools creating a buzz...
Broadcast on: WIS-TV, Columbia, SC - web site
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
August 18, 2005
River Dogs, Sally League reflect durable regional differences (not web accessible)
(A commentary written by George Will who is a columnist for the Washington Post. His piece is on minor league baseball and he mentions The Citadel. This piece should be web accessible on Friday.)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A11

Wednesday
August 17, 2005
Area students mostly trail on ACT exam
Most area students performed worse on the ACT, a college entrance exam than the average student in South Carolina and across the country...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Wednesday
August 17, 2005
Dr. Holmes Buck Springs Jr, (obit - not a grad)
...He attended the Citadel for two years, then transferred to Duke University and finished in 1943...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4
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Wednesday
August 17, 2005
Five named to Citadel hall
...Also entering the hall are football lineman Conrad Tuza and Carey Cash, shooter Eric Sundstrom and athletic backer Col. Harvey Dick. The group will be enshrined in ceremonies Nov. 12...
Published in: Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa, AL; The Herald, Rock Hill, SC - web site

Wednesday
August 17, 2005
Interim chief has no plans to be Greenberg's long-term replacement
Ned Hethington (CGPS grad), Charleston's new interim police chief, wants it perfectly clear that he isn't seeking to remove the word "interim" from his job title.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,8

Wednesday
August 17, 2005
It's Getting Crowded in The Backfield
They were seventh-round draft picks, players with catchy nicknames and plenty of doubts about their potential. But Washington Redskins running backs Nehemiah Broughton and Rock Cartwright have other things in common -- a bulldozing style, a studious approach, the knack for contributing on special teams and a battle for a roster spot...
Published in: Washington Post - web site
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
August 17, 2005
Presence credited with changing racial dynamics
...That same election, the city switched to single-member districts, which began improving relations between blacks and the city's police, said interim Chief Ned Hethington (CGPS grad), who joined the department in 1971. "With single-member districts, it was 'You've got to look out. We've got representation now,' " he said.If being a black, Jewish outsider was an important part of Greenberg's success, he has hesitated to talk much about it. He didn't allude to it at all during his brief remarks Tuesday...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,8

Wednesday
August 17, 2005
The Citadel marches into top 25 hottest colleges on Newsweek list
Co-ed institution climbs to No. 1 among nation's military schools...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Monday
August 15, 2005
Citadel adds two wideouts
CHARLESTON — The Citadel has added two wide receivers, one a transfer from Penn State and the other from Duke.
Published in: The State - Page C5

Monday
August 15, 2005
Colleges promote alcohol education
COLUMBIA, S.C. - As college students head back to school, they prepare by buying books and setting up dorm rooms. But now, for many students, that preparation includes learning how to deal with alcohol use on campus...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Monday
August 15, 2005
Mental health issues affect many collegians
Each day, deans must deal with crises on campus
Published in: The State - Page A11

Monday
August 15, 2005
Shannon Faulkner
She took on the tradition-bound all-male Citadel and won. The military academy in South Carolina accepted Shannon Faulkner in 1993, after she omitted all gender references from her application...
Broadcast on: CNN

Sunday
August 14, 2005
America's Hot Colleges
HOTTEST MILITARY SCHOOL The Citadel, Charleston, S.C.
Broadcast on: MSNBC - web site

Sunday
August 14, 2005
College Notes
(News from other S.C. colleges and universities)
Published in: The State - Page B3

Saturday
August 13, 2005
Royals sign former Bulldog
CHARLESTON -- Former Citadel second baseman Jon Aughey signed as a free agent with the Kansas City Royals. The 2005 graduate reported to the Arizona Royals, the club's rookie team, this past week.
Published in: Greenville News - web site

Friday
August 12, 2005
Ross rates guard's progress off charts
...Ross started his college coaching career at The Citadel in the mid-1970s, turned Maryland into an Atlantic Coast Conference power in the '80s and won a national championship at Georgia Tech in 1990. He's old school and doesn't compliment players just to make them feel good about themselves...
Published in: Times Herald-Record - Middletown,NY - web site

Friday
August 12, 2005
Martin Marchant Jr. ('35 - obit)
GREENVILLE — Martin Luther Marchant Jr., 91, of 239 E. Avondale Drive, husband of Josephine Owens Marchant, died Wednesday, August 10, 2005, in St. Francis Hospital, Downtown...
Published in: The State - Page B4

Thursday
August 11, 2005
Citadel works outside for second time
The Citadel concluded its second full practice outside Wednesday after rain forced the squad indoors on the first day of camp. The Bulldogs donned shoulder pads for the first time this season after spending two days in helmets and shorts...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Thursday
August 11, 2005
College meal plans to be taxed
Students at all public and private colleges and universities in Mississippi soon will be paying the 7 percent sales tax on their meal plans. The state Tax Commission notified schools on July 1 that a 50-year exemption on school meals should be removed this year. The decision comes as students already are having to pay more in tuition and room and board...
Published in: The Clarion-Ledger, MS - web site

Thursday
August 11, 2005
Do You Know? (not web accessible)
Christine Molnar - Occupation: Clinijal research psychologist at the Brian Stimulation Laboratory in Tharleston. Adjunct faculty member at the College of Charleston and The Citadel.
Published in: ? - Page ZB1

Thursday
August 11, 2005
For USC athletes, shouldn’t one strike be enough? (commentary)
Why not one strike and you’re in? That’s right. Instead of talking about four strikes and you’re out, as most of the recent discussion surrounding the University of South Carolina’s new drug policy has gone, let’s talk about one strike and you’re in. One strike and you’re in a program designed to keep students and student-athletes from using drugs. One strike and you’re in a program that is designed to help these young people who may already be abusing or addicted to drugs...
Published in: The State - Page A11

Thursday
August 11, 2005
Jones associate dean of Citadel graduate studies
Ray S. Jones has been named associate dean of The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Jones will oversee the evening undergraduate and graduate program, which has grown from five graduate programs to 25 serving more than 1,100 students. Professional development programs serve more than 3,000 Lowcountry teachers...
Published in: The Post and Courier - via LexisNexis

Thursday
August 11, 2005
Rebuilding a Landmark (from Structure Magazine)
(This article focuses on the rebuilding of PT barracks with special emphasis on the self-consolidating concrete used in this project.)
Published in: Structure Magazine - July 2005 edition
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Wednesday
August 10, 2005
Brackett reports for duty at The Citadel
As some former Monroe County high school seniors spend the last days of summer sleeping late and getting ready for college, Sweetwater native Dusty Brackett is getting ready to report to The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina...
Published in: Monroe County Online - web sitre

Wednesday
August 10, 2005
Hold students accountable for drinking (not currently web accessible)
(Maj. Gen. Grinalds wrote a letter to the editor expressing how colleges could serve students better by holding students more accountable for drinking. This may be web accessible on tomorrow.)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10

Wednesday
August 10, 2005
Narcotics unit leader demoted (CGPS student)
Reached late Tuesday, [James Mackey] said he wanted to speak with his attorney before commenting on the matter.Mackey was placed in charge of the narcotics unit about a year ago, [Ned Hethington] said. He was pulled from that assignment about a month ago and placed in an administrative position while the internal probe continued, he said.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,8

Wednesday
August 10, 2005
USC wrong to water down drug standards (editorial)
THE ODDLY TIMED DECISION by the USC Athletics Department to loosen the standard punishments for drug and alcohol offenses sends the wrong signal: that such abuses will be greeted with more tolerance under the new regime...
Published in: The State - Page A10

Sunday
August 7, 2005
Greene honored by auto dealers (scroll down - Greene did not graduate)
John Greene Sr., of John Greene Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Morganton, was recently honored as a N.C. Automobile Dealers Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the association's annual convention. Greene has owned John Greene Chrysler Dodge Jeep for more than 25 years. He attended The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., and earned a bachelor's degree in industrial relations from UNC Chapel Hill...
Published in: Charlotte Observer - web site

Saturday
August 6, 2005
Ben Legare Jr. (high profile piece)
Military man strikes balance as Citadel's liaison...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page F1,3

Friday
August 5, 2005
Barrett critical of Sanford economic agenda
U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett ('83) said Thursday that "more could be done" by Gov. Mark Sanford to improve the state's economy. Barrett, a Republican state legislator before his election to the U.S. House in 2002, is the latest prominent Republican to question Sanford...
Published in: Greenville News - web site

Friday
August 5, 2005
Building houses (scroll down)
Students from The Citadel's MBA program will be working with the Sea Island Habitat for Humanity on Aug. 6.
Published in: The Post and Courier - web site

Thursday
August 4, 2005
Ex-Bulldog punting the pigskin
Cliff Washburn always said his first love was basketball. Now, after two years of trying to make it in the NFL, the former Citadel standout is ready to return to his first love.
Published in: The Post and Courier - web site

Tuesday
August 2, 2005
Agency validates state's top credit
COLUMBIA--A month after South Carolina lost its AAA credit rating with Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, a competing credit agency has affirmed the top-tier rating...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page E1,2

Tuesday
August 2, 2005
Colleges facing faculty shortage
Schools' leaders anticipate expensive efforts to replace thousands of S.C. professors who are nearing retirement age...
Published in: The State - Page A1,6

Tuesday
August 2, 2005
Henry Hal Gibson (obit - did not graduate)
...Born November 1, 1938, to Mack and Mary Gibson, he was a life-long resident of Chesnee and a member of Chesnee First Baptist Church. He was the first Eagle Scout in Chesnee and later served as Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop 186. Mr. Gibson attended The Citadel, served in the Army and ultimately retired from Milliken Packaging after 34 years service...
Published in: Spartanburg Herald - web site

Tuesday
August 2, 2005
University releases data on private gifts (scroll down)
Clemson University received $38.5 million in private gifts for the fiscal year that ended June 30, including cash gifts to the Clemson University Foundation and the athletics department’s WestZone campaign...
Published in: The State - Page B3

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