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The Citadel in the News: Archive

September 2006

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Saturday
September 30, 2006
'He earned it'
21 years after paralyzing injury, Marc Buoniconti wears a Citadel ring...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,7
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Saturday
September 30, 2006
Buoniconti's Jersey Retired (video included)

Charleston, SC - Marc Buoniconti was paralyzed as a Citadel football player in 1985, his relationship with the school was severed for many years.  Today, a fresh start for both sides, the school welcomes back Buoniconti for a football weekend for the first time since his injury.  ... 

Broadcast on: WCIV TV, Channel4, Charleston - website
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Saturday
September 30, 2006
Hail, and farewell, to the temporary chief (CGPS '03 alum)

The chief is retiring. For real this time.  Ned Hethington tried to retire twice before. At long last he has closed the door on a 35-year career, crowned by a final year as Charleston's interim police chief.  As of 12:01 a.m. today, he will become a civilian - again - replaced by incoming Chief Greg Mullen. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,10
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Saturday
September 30, 2006
Marc Buoniconti's comeback (not web accessible)
You don't have to be a sports fan to be inspired by a good comeback story.  And you don't have to be a Citadel fan to be inpsired by Marc Buoniconti's comback to John Hagood Stadium today. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A8

Saturday
September 30, 2006
Mocs RB main focus of Bulldogs

Eldra Buckley had made up his mind.  Two years ago, the running back from Charleston, Miss., had decided he wanted to play football at Memphis. But on his way back from a recruiting trip to Chattanooga, the news came across on the radio - star Memphis running back DeAngelo Williams had decided to stay in school and forgo the NFL draft. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Saturday
September 30, 2006
The Citadel Edges Football Team 24-21
CHARLESTON, S.C. --- The Citadel football team scored 24 first-half points and made it stand up in the second half, defeating the Mocs 24-21 Saturday in a Southern Conference game. ...
Published in: GoMoc.com (The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics website) - website
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Saturday
September 30, 2006
The Citadel welcomes Buoniconti for homecoming
CHARLESTON — Marc Buoniconti’s homecoming weekend at The Citadel began Friday with a surprise — a Citadel ring, Class of 1988, presented by his former teammates — and a post-practice meeting with the Bulldogs football team. ...
Published in: The State - Page C4

Friday
September 29, 2006
'I would do it all over'
Buoniconti returns to Citadel, says he's 'back at home' ...
Published in: Sports Illustrated - website

Friday
September 29, 2006
Buoniconti returns to Citadel, says he's 'back to home'

(Charleston-AP) September 29, 2006 - Marc Buoniconti spoke with the latest group of Citadel players Friday after receiving a surprise gift - a new, gold class of 1988 ring. ...

Broadcast on: WIStv, Columbia, SC - website

Friday
September 29, 2006
Buoniconti's return vital for his ex-teammates, too

Marc Buoniconti is not the only Citadel Bulldog who will experience emotional healing this weekend. So will his former football teammates, some of whom have felt torn between loyalty to Buoniconti, paralyzed while playing linebacker for The Citadel in 1985, and to their school. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,8

Friday
September 29, 2006
Chief Takes on New Title for Retirement

Ned Hethington served as Charleston's top cop for nearly a year.  Friday, he retired.  Starting Saturday morning, Greg Mullen will officially become Charleston's next police chief.  Count on 2 accompanied Hethington on his last day of work as interim chief. ... Hethington says he plans to take things slow and easy in retirement.  He will continue teaching at the Citadel for ten hours a month.  He plans on spending the majority of time with his four grandchildren. ...

Broadcast on: WCBD TV Charleston - Channel 2 - website

Friday
September 29, 2006
Higher education panel calls for strategic plan
South Carolina has no strategic plan for higher education, and the governor and Legislature should establish a committee to draft one, Gov. Mark Sanford’s Higher Education Task Force said in its final report Thursday. ...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5
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Thursday
September 28, 2006
Citadel faculty additions (not web accessible)

A noted scholar on military and legan history and an expert on the history of the Middle East have joined the faculty of The Citadel's history department.  Peter Karsten has joined the faculty as the Mark W. Clark Distinguished Visiting Professor of Historyl, while Christopher Wright has been named as assistant professor of history.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
September 28, 2006
Graduation rates increase slightly for Division I schools

An overall increase of 1 percentage point in graduation rates might not seem significant. NCAA president Myles Brand disagrees. For the second straight year, the NCAA released figures showing more than more three-quarters of college athletes, 77 percent, graduate within six years, a slight increase over last year's 76 percent. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6
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Thursday
September 28, 2006
School board's situation disputed (possible FOIA violation)

A state attorney general's opinion has found that the Charleston County School Board likely violated the Freedom of Information Act, but that opinion is based on board member Sandi Engelman's description of a situation that four board members say isn't accurate. At issue is whether board member Gregg Meyers and three others violated the law by discussing and pre-determining the outcome of this year's school district budget. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Thursday
September 28, 2006
Technical schools already pressing legislators for funds
COLUMBIA - Although the start of the General Assembly's 2007 session is more than three months away, the state's technical colleges already have planned to push legislators for more money to expand nursing, allied health and other workforce training programs. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6
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Thursday
September 28, 2006
The Citadel to retire Buoniconti's jersey
Marc Buoniconti's jersey at the Citadel will be retired Saturday, more than 20 years after he was paralyzed while playing linebacker there. A halftime ceremony to retire his No. 59 is expected to draw 50 to 60 of his former teammates and his father, Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti, for the game against Chattanooga. ...
Published in: News-Record, Greensboro, NC - website

Thursday
September 28, 2006
The return of 'Elvis'

James Wilson was in uniform for The Citadel's football game at Pittsburgh on Saturday. The senior captain, wearing his familiar No. 42, took part in warm-ups and jogged onto the field for the pre-game coin flip.  But the Bulldogs' starting defensive end spent the rest of the game standing on the sidelines, watching his team...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Wednesday
September 27, 2006
Attorney general joins beer company in underage-drinking effort
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster said Wednesday he's working with Anheuser-Busch to cut underage drinking. ...  Five years ago McMaster was criticized for joking about drinking with 800 high school seniors at Boys State at The Citadel. ...
Published in: The Herald, Rock Hill - website
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Wednesday
September 27, 2006
Buoniconti, paralyzed 20 years ago, carries teammates hopes in his Citadel return
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Marc Buoniconti wanted so desperately to reconnect with The Citadel after 20 years, he never stopped to think his old teammates needed healing, too. ...
Published in: The Herald, Rock Hill - Website

Wednesday
September 27, 2006
Cadets study Summerville traffic (not web accessible)
Summerville residents are not strangers to traffic congestion, especially those living on West Carolina Avenue.  ... Capt. Jeff Davis, a professor of civil engineering at The Citadel, took a group of students to study the traffic flow on West Carolina Avenue. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Wednesday
September 27, 2006
Game Day Notes: Mocs Versus Citadel
Chattanooga Mocs (2-2,1-0) at The Citadel Bulldogs (0-3,0-0)...
Published in: The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga,TN - website

Wednesday
September 27, 2006
High-flying history

B-17 bomber available for flights, tours today...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5
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Wednesday
September 27, 2006
Paralyzed Buoniconti carries hope in Citadel return

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Marc Buoniconti wanted so desperately to reconnect with The Citadel after 20 years, he never stopped to think his old teammates needed healing, too.  ...

Published in: SportingNews.com - website

Wednesday
September 27, 2006
The Citadel vs. Chattagooga (ad - not web accessible)
Saturday, September 30 is NCAA "Take A Kid To The Game" day. Bring the family and watch the Bulldogs vs. the Mocs.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D2

Wednesday
September 27, 2006
Voucher rhetoric (letter to the editor)
As a parent, grandparent and great-grandparent as well as an educator, I am appalled by the rhetoric going around about school choice. Politicians seeking to get vouchers approved act like parents currently have no choice in where or how their children are educated. That's just ludicrous! ... The gender desegregation of The Citadel should have taught us a valuable lesson: Public money belongs in public programs. Those who choose to send their children to private, unregulated schools should have the right to do so, but they should not be using my tax money or the tax money of others whose children are served by the public school system. ...
Published in: Spartanburg Herald-Journal - website

Wednesday
September 27, 2006
Winthrop president charged in accident
ROCK HILL - The president of Winthrop University was issued a traffic citation after hitting a van at a restaurant parking lot and leaving without notifying the driver, police said. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Tuesday
September 26, 2006
'Money' games just make more cents for Bulldogs

When current Citadel football players are veteran Rotary Club members, which games will they tell their grandchildren about? Those annual battles with Elon? Or the two years when Gramps strapped it up against Florida State, Mississippi and Texas A&M, and at Pittsburgh, on the home field of the Super Bowl champion Steelers? ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Tuesday
September 26, 2006
Alford gets contract extension
IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa basketball coach Steve Alford's contract has been extended by one year, athletic director Gary Barta announced Thursday. ... The Hawkeyes open the season at home against The Citadel Nov. 13. ...
Published in: USA TODAY - website
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Tuesday
September 26, 2006
Allard Haynes Lennon ('53 - obit)
COLUMBIA — Graveside funeral services for Mr. Allard Haynes Lennon, 75, of Columbia, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 27, 2006, in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Entombment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. ...
Published in: The State - Page B4

Tuesday
September 26, 2006
Black colleges losing students

One reason is competition from mostly white schools...

Published in: The State - Page A4
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Tuesday
September 26, 2006
Clemson private giving tops $59 million

CLEMSON -- Private giving to Clemson University academics and athletics topped $59 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, university officials announced Monday.  It is a record for a non-capital campaign year, said Brian O'Rourke, Clemson's director of development and alumni affairs. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Tuesday
September 26, 2006
Company ends military payday loans

dvance America says it will no longer offer service for active troops. Advance America, Cash Advance Centers is cutting off loans to active military personnel, the Spartanburg-based payday lender said Monday. The new policy, which takes effect Oct. 15, comes after the Department of Defense released a report last month that stated payday lenders target military personnel and that predatory lending undermines military readiness and harms morale. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,6

Tuesday
September 26, 2006
Dogs ready for new start

If The Citadel's football season is going to have a turning point, this week would be a good time for it. Off to an 0-3 start, the Bulldogs open Southern Conference play on Saturday against Chattanooga, a line of demarcation Citadel players are using to wipe out the recent past and focus on the future. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Tuesday
September 26, 2006
Don't balance budgets on football players' backs

If you need a reminder that college football is a business, just look at The Citadel's football schedule this season.  At 0-3, the Bulldogs have already played at Texas A&M and at Pittsburgh, two Division I-A programs that beat The Citadel by a combined score of 86-9.  The reason behind these mismatches is money. All told, athletic director Les Robinson will cash checks for $750,000 for these two games. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Tuesday
September 26, 2006
John Jack Howard Hall ('44 - obit)
ATLANTA, GA-- John Jack Howard Hall, 83, of Atlanta, GA, died on Monday, September 25, 2006, at Ashton Hall Rehab Center in Atlanta. ...
Published in: The Spartanburg Herald - website

Tuesday
September 26, 2006
USC scores high on sex survey
The University of South Carolina is doing a better job of protecting students’ sexual health than 89 out of 100 universities surveyed nationwide, according to Trojan, the nation’s largest marketer of condoms. ...
Published in: The State - Page A1,5
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Monday
September 25, 2006
Divine the truth
... Vendemia, 36, has completed 13 experiments on deception since she arrived at USC in 2000. All of her work measures changes in the brain's level of activity while people answer questions truthfully or deceptively. The human brain works harder to process a lie than the truth, Vendemia said. So, by measuring brain activity, researchers can tell when someone is likely being dishonest. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,11
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Monday
September 25, 2006
Lt. Col. Barney Dupre Darby, Jr. ('58 - obit)
ANDERSON — Lt. Col. Barney Dupre Darby, Jr., U.S. Army (Ret.), 70, of 409 Serena Circle, died Saturday, September 23, 2006, in AnMed Health Medical Center. ...
Published in: The State - Page B4

Monday
September 25, 2006
Veteran faces veteran

... Maj. Gen. Stan Spears, first elected in 1994, is the Republican incumbent and only the fifth adjutant general to serve the South Carolina National Guard since 1926. He’s also the longest-serving adjutant general in the United States.  The Democratic challenger, Glenn Lindman, is a former computer business owner who sold his share of the company before deploying with the 1st Battalion, 178th Field Artillery. The unit left for Iraq in September 2004....

Published in: The State - Page B1,5
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Monday
September 25, 2006
William W. Wannamaker III ('49 - obit)
ORANGEBURG — Services for William W. Wannamaker III, 79, of 2225 Broughton St., Orangeburg, will be held at a day and time to be announced at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer with Rev. Dr. Frank E. Larsey presiding. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery. Dukes-Harley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. ...
Published in: The State - Page Page B5

Monday
September 25, 2006
William Wannamaker III ('49 - obit)
ORANGEBURG - Mr. William W. Wannamaker III, 79, of 2225 Broughton St., Orangeburg SC 29115, died Saturday, September 23, 2006, in Columbia SC. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer with Rev. Dr. Frank E. Larsey and Rev. Dow Sanderson. Burial in Sunnyside Cemetery. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Monday
September 25, 2006
Women's college soccer
The Bulldogs played to a scoreless draw at the half, but Appalachian State (5-4, 2-0) rallied to defeat The Citadel 2-0 at ASU soccer stadium in Boone, N.C. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Sunday
September 24, 2006
Appalachian Outlasts The Citadel, 2-0
BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University women’s soccer team scored two second-half goals to pull away from a pesky Citadel squad to win, 2-0, at the ASU Soccer Stadium Sunday afternoon. The win was ASU’s second Southern Conference triumph of the season its record now stands at 2-0 in league play and 5-4 overall. ...
Published in: GoASU.com (Appalachian State) - website
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Sunday
September 24, 2006
Dogs' secondary depleted by injuries
Citadel Notes...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Sunday
September 24, 2006
Panthers' aerial assault buries Bulldogs
Pittsburgh 51, The Citadel 6
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,6

Sunday
September 24, 2006
Pittsburgh rolls past Citadel

PITTSBURGH — Tyler Palko threw touchdown passes to four receivers while overtaking Tony Dorsett on Pittsburgh’s career offense list, and the Panthers scored touchdowns on five of their six possessions in the first half while routing The Citadel 51-6 on Saturday. ...

Published in: The State - Page S8

Saturday
September 23, 2006
Benedict can pare debt

Higher enrollment, possible refinancing will help college balance budget...

Published in: The State - Page A1,7
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Saturday
September 23, 2006
C of C's signs of protest

College of Charleston police have accused a student in a short but prolific vandalism spree with possible political aims.  Jonathan D. Lisi, 21, of James Island turned himself in Friday to face charges of writing graffiti in 10 different campus buildings, police said. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Saturday
September 23, 2006
Donor just wants to give back

n 1995, Charlie Johnson, a businessman and former pro football player, visited Benedict College from his home in Louisville to speak about minority participation in the trucking industry.  Eleven years later, he is serving as chairman of the college’s board of trustees. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,6
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Saturday
September 23, 2006
Panthers wary of Bulldogs

PITTSBURGH - As the Pittsburgh Panthers play The Citadel today, they will have Furman on their minds. Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt was head coach of the Miami Dolphins the last time the Panthers played a team from the Southern Conference. But plenty of Wannstedt's Pitt players remember when Furman took the Panthers to overtime before losing 41-38 in 2004. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Saturday
September 23, 2006
Stadium to revive Tiger spirit

Benedict athletics director says new facility will boost sports program...

Published in: The State - Page A1,6
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Friday
September 22, 2006
Benedict giving area boost
... And the opening Saturday of Benedict College’s football stadium — the first component of the school’s new athletics complex — is expected to ratchet up the momentum for improving that part of Two Notch Road. ...
Published in: The State - Page A1,6
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Friday
September 22, 2006
College honors top alumnus

All-American. President of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Director of the Peace Corps in Africa. Chancellor of N.C. Central University.  Of all these titles, there is one LeRoy T. Walker likes best.  Coach. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,6
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Friday
September 22, 2006
Dogs face Taaffe again

Seniors on The Citadel's football team were in third grade or thereabouts when Charlie Taaffe led the Bulldogs to their last Southern Conference championship, in 1992.  But Bulldogs fans of a certain age certainly recall Taaffe, who coached The Citadel to an 11-2 record and a No. 1 ranking in Division I-AA football in 1992. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Friday
September 22, 2006
Honoring the Givers (photo)

The cutline reads, "Lt. Gen. John Rosa, president of The Citadel, inducts Jack Weinberger, Citadel Class of 1941, into the Society of 1842 in recognition for his lifetime giving to the university. Nearly 160 donors were recognized Friday for pledging more than $120 million to the school over the course of their lives. The featured speaker was 2009 graduate Holly Maslowski, who has created the Mace-Lovetinska scholarship fund for women honoring the military school's first two female graduates. Dennis Bergvall, The Citadel Foundation executive director, said the contributions make a crucial difference in the lives of cadets and graduate students and can make up for some recent cutbacks during the economic downturn."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
September 21, 2006
Benedict tackles debt

Benedict College trustees expect a wide-ranging discussion on falling enrollment and growing debt when they meet today and Friday on the Columbia campus. I’m pretty sure we will talk about finances. This is a crucial time for us now,” said trustee LeRoy T. Walker of Durham, N.C. “We have a couple of things the president will have to explain.” ...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5
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Thursday
September 21, 2006
Citadel pride shows in Summerall Guards
That the Summerall Guards will precede The Citadel's football team in performing at Heinz Field on Saturday is fitting, considering it is the Military College of South Carolina's most widely recognized unit.  ...
Published in: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - website

Thursday
September 21, 2006
Heavy metal
If you're not tied up at around 10 a.m., and by "tied up" we mean busy, you can go to The Citadel's Summerall Field and watch a SH-60 Seahawk helicopter land. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2

Thursday
September 21, 2006
Lawson: Citadel's goals are still intact

For Citadel quarterback Duran Lawson, the glass still is half-full. Especially the second half.  That's the half of the Bulldogs' discouraging 38-35 loss to Charleston Southern two weeks ago that Lawson prefers to remember. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Thursday
September 21, 2006
Pitt Football: The Citadel remains fortress of discipline, high standards

Nuru Goodrum said he looks forward to football practice every day, even though he knows it will be a two tough hours of a physical grind.  "Football practice is the closest thing to free time I have each day," explained Goodrum, a senior running back for The Citadel (0-2), which will take on Pitt (2-1) at Heinz Field Saturday.  "That should tell you a lot about what we do around here."  Goodrum wasn't joking. ...

Published in: Pittsburg Post-Gazette - website

Thursday
September 21, 2006
Science Center at C of C on ice
The College of Charleston must tweak the design of a long-awaited Science Center before the project moves forward. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Thursday
September 21, 2006
Sorensen touts programs to benefit USC students

“Innovista” wasn’t the buzz word in USC president Andrew Sorensen’s “State of the University” address Wednesday.  It was “students.”  Sorensen waxed on the accomplishments of USC students for the bulk of his 30-minute address, lauding the record-high average SAT scores of this year’s freshman class and new initiatives to foster student success and more innovative instruction by faculty. ...

Published in: The State - Page B2
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Thursday
September 21, 2006
USC business schooldean plans to retire

COLUMBIA - The dean of the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business says he'll retire in 2008, ending a second career that took him from finance to academia.  Joel A. Smith, a former banker, has been dean for nearly six years since he left Bank of America. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B10
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Wednesday
September 20, 2006
Bulldogs deserve at least a break today

This is the week The Citadel is not fair to its football team. The Bulldogs, 0-2 and fighting to keep yet another season from heading south, are playing at Pittsburgh of the Big East Conference, a Division I-A squad that plays in an NFL stadium, is led by a former NFL head coach and has future NFL players on its roster. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
September 20, 2006
State Report (sports news)

Local players honored - Three state soccer players were honored by their respective conferences on Tuesday. ...The Citadel's Rachelle Ornelas was named the Southern Conference Women's Player of the Week...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Wednesday
September 20, 2006
Textbooks, Barriers and Aid Forms

The debate over pricey textbooks and the practice of “bundling” supplemental materials has raged on in publishing houses, faculty lounges and dorm rooms across the country. The topic has piqued the interest of a few lawmakers. And the latest forum for discussion was Tuesday at a public hearing held by the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, a nonpartisan federal panel that advises Congress on issues of access to higher education. ...

Published in: Inside Higher Ed - web site
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Wednesday
September 20, 2006
USC business school dean to retire in 2008

Joel A. Smith III, dean of USC’s Moore School of Business since October 2000, informed his faculty Tuesday he plans to retire in 2008.  Making the announcement more than a year ahead of time was a signal to the university’s administration to begin a search for his successor. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,5
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Tuesday
September 19, 2006
Cobra geta a makeover (photo - not web accessible)
The caption reads, "Exodus McKenzie of the National Guard's 742nd Combined Support Maintenance Shop prepares a Vietnam-era Cobra helicopter for a fresh coat of paint on The Citadel campus.  'We're goint to paint it a nice pretty green, with an enamel  gloss,' he said."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Tuesday
September 19, 2006
CUNY Honors College Receives $30 Million

The City University of New York has announced a $30 million gift from William E. Macaulay, class of '66 and CEO of First Reserve Corporation, for the purchase of a building that will become the permanent home of the CUNY Honors College. ...

Published in: PND (Philantrophy News Digest) - website
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Tuesday
September 19, 2006
Dogs work hard to get over CSU

When Steve Spurrier didn't like how the South Carolina Gamecocks were playing, he inserted 10 new starters for last week's game against Wofford.  similar major overhaul is not an option for Citadel football coach Kevin Higgins, whose team is 0-2 and travels to Division I-A Pittsburgh of the Big East Conference on Saturday. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,5

Tuesday
September 19, 2006
Douglas Allen West ('74 - obit)

Douglas Allen West, 54, of Hilton Head Island, died Monday at his home. He was born on October 30, 1951 in Camden, SC and was the son of Lois Rhame West of Hilton Head Island and the late Governor John C. West. He was a lifetime resident of South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The Citadel class of 1974. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5; The State-Page B5 also

Tuesday
September 19, 2006
Finally, Buoniconti, Citadel reconcile
MIAMI — Marc Buoniconti's spinal cord was crushed on a college football field nearly 21 years ago. His relationship with the Citadel was severed for almost as long. If asked years ago which would be mended first, he says he would have guessed wrong. ...
Published in: USA TODAY - website
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Tuesday
September 19, 2006
Princeton will halt early admissions
PRINCETON -- Princeton University yesterday became the second elite school to drop its early admissions program, following Harvard in a move the Ivy League schools say will benefit disadvantaged students and reduce anxiety for high school seniors. ...
Published in: The Boston Globe - website
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Tuesday
September 19, 2006
West, son of former governor, dies at 54 ('74)
The son of former South Carolina Gov. John C. West died late Sunday or early Monday at his Palmetto Dunes home.  Doug West, 54, of Hilton Head Island, was found dead by his friend, state Rep. Richard Chalk, R-Hilton Head Island, at around 8:30 a.m. Monday. ...
Published in: The Beaufort Gazette - website

Monday
September 18, 2006
Citadel women fall in tourney
The Citadel (1-7) held a 2-1 lead with 15 minutes left to play, but Youngstown State's Christi Williams scored in the 78th minute Sunday to give the Penguins (2-6) a 3-2 win in the final game of The Citadel adidas Soccer Classic at Washington Light Infantry Field. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C9

Monday
September 18, 2006
Executive items
Law - J. Bennett Crites III has joined the Charleston office of McAngus Goudelock & Courie LLC practicing general liability defense. He holds a bachelor's degree in business and administration from The Citadel and a J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Review, Page E4

Monday
September 18, 2006
Krawcheck climbs Forbes' power list
Charleston native Sallie Krawcheck has climbed a notch in Forbes magazine's latest rankings of the world's 100 most powerful women. ...These are just some of the words of wisdom offered by business leaders in a new booklet published by The Citadel's Executive Institute. The publication's title is a mouthful: "Success at the Corps: Observations, suggestions, and advice about achieving success from those who have." Citadel officials hope the nuggets of advice in the booklet will offer guidance to young business students and seasoned executives alike. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Review - page E3

Monday
September 18, 2006
USC spurs creation of parents council

Group would give university feedback; offer support for students ...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5
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Monday
September 18, 2006
Wealthy S.C. students perform worse on SAT than peers

hildren from South Carolina’s wealthiest families compare more unfavorably to their peers nationally in SAT scores than do children from the state’s poorer families. That’s according to an analysis of data from the College Board, which administers the test commonly used as a gauge for college admissions. ...

Published in: The State - Page B7
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Sunday
September 17, 2006
35th Scottish games go off without hitch

... A member of the Knoxville Pipes and Drums Band from Tennessee, Ingraham performed at the 35th annual Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering at Boone Hall Plantation Saturday. About 20 local and national groups, including one from The Citadel and the Charleston Police Pipe Band, serenaded thousands from across the nation. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
September 17, 2006
One-on-One with Robby Robinson
The voice of The Citadel Bulldogs, Atlanta native Robby Robinson is in his seventh season of describing Bulldogs football on The Citadel Sports Network. The 31-year- old also is host of Citadel coach Kevin Higgins’ TV show and radio call-in show. He talked about his fashion sense and facing Nomar Garciaparra as a Virginia pitcher, among other topics, when he went One- on- One with The Post and Courier’s Jeff Hartsell...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D2

Sunday
September 17, 2006
The Coed Conundrum

About a hundred students pitched tents and spread blankets under the magnolia trees of Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg this past week to protest the decision by the Board of Trustees to begin admitting men next fall -- and send a message across the country about education for women. They duct-taped signs to the elegant old brick: " 'Co-ed' is a four-letter word." ...

Published in: Washington Post - website
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Saturday
September 16, 2006
Bucs guard against post-Citadel letdown

harleston Southern coach Jay Mills seems to have a proverb for every occasion, and this week has been no exception.  "Pride goes before a fall," has been Mills' message to the Buccaneers after one of the two biggest victories in CSU's 16-year football history, a 38-35 triumph over rival The Citadel last week. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Saturday
September 16, 2006
Lady Flames Sweep The Citadel for Second Straight Win
Led by Rachel Denton’s (Sr., MB, Burnet, Texas) career-high 14 kills and match-high four blocks, the Liberty volleyball team swept The Citadel, 3-0 (30-9, 30-17, 30-20), Saturday afternoon to record its second straight win at the Army of One Classic in West Point, N.Y.  The Lady Flames also eclipsed a 17-year-old school record for single-match attack percentage, hitting .457. ...
Published in: Liberty University - website

Friday
September 15, 2006
'Accept your mantle of responsibility'
Wendell Price recalls, as a youth, being the only African-American employee of a gas station in Clinton, and the only employee who was forbidden to handle money. Today, "more than $1 billion a year comes through my office," Price said Thursday in his keynote speech at South Carolina State University's fall convocation. ...A longtime state employee, Price is now the S.C. Department of Social Services' deputy state director for administration and program support. ...
Published in: The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, SC - website
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Friday
September 15, 2006
Alcohol Policy, Penalties Tightened

The U.S. Naval Academy announced a tough policy yesterday establishing high blood-alcohol concentration as grounds for expelling midshipmen after recent cases tying excessive drinking to alleged sexual misconduct by Navy football players. ...

Published in: Washington Post - website
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Friday
September 15, 2006
Clemson donor receives award

One of Clemson University’s largest private donations began with a cold call. On the advice of a friend, Clemson vice president John Kelly picked up the phone seven years ago to call Margaret Lloyd at her home in New York to discuss ideas about nature and the human connection to it. ...

Published in: The State - Page A13
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Friday
September 15, 2006
Dogs' Wilson lets feet do talking

Citadel senior Will Wilson is a man of few words, as befits the solitary discipline of distance running. "He's been here three years, and he probably hasn't said 20 words to me," said Bulldogs cross country coach Jody Huddletston. "He's just a quiet guy, shy and unassuming." But Wilson has been letting his feet do a lot of talking this season, having already taking individual titles in two cross country meets. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Friday
September 15, 2006
In College Enrollment, Growth of Minorities Will Outpace Rate of Increase for Whites, Report Predicts

Enrollment at degree-granting colleges and universities is projected to increase until at least 2015, especially for minority students, according to a report released on Thursday by the National Center for Education Statistics, a branch of the U.S. Education Department.  ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Friday
September 15, 2006
No anthem (letter to the editor -scroll down)
A great football game was witnessed by all who attended the recent game between Charleston Southern University and The Citadel at Johnson Hagood stadium. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10

Friday
September 15, 2006
Radford Volleyball Sweeps Citadel
WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Radford University volleyball team picked up its third win of the season, defeating The Citadel 3-0 Friday afternoon in the first match of the Army of One Tournament at Gillis Field House. Four Radford players registered double-digit kills in the match. ...
Published in: Radford University Athletics - website
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Friday
September 15, 2006
The Foglesong Rock

A new college president doesn’t always want to take risks that could have longstanding effects on his or her reputation — especially only months into a new position. But Mississippi State University’s President Robert (Doc) Foglesong, who joined the institution in April after a celebrated career in the Air Force, doesn’t seem to mind testing the waters. The retired four-star general has largely forgone traditional fireside chats and luncheon meet-and-greets with students. Instead, one of his first moves at Mississippi State was to form a rock band called BARK, a name inspired by the institution’s English bulldog mascot...

Published in: Inside Higher Ed - website
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Thursday
September 14, 2006
Good Morning Lowcountry
...Ben Moise, Charleston: "I remember seeing Drink Small at the Folly Beach Pavilion while attending the Citadel and at frat parties after the Carolina Cup. My brother produced a few of his records."...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2

Thursday
September 14, 2006
Schools Plus section (not web accessible)

1.  Finalists names for Spanish award - Teachers from Bishop England, Trident Academy and Academic Magnet High School have been named finalists in The Citadel's annual Lowcountry Spanish Teacher of the Year program. ...

2.  Freelance writing - The Lowcountry Writing Project at The Citadel will offer a three-graduate-hour course in freelance writing for area teachers.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB7

Wednesday
September 13, 2006
Area gets $20M from Senate bill
The U.S. Senate approved $20 million in spending for military projects in the Charleston area, but the Defense Appropriations Bill must get final approval from the House. ...DuBose Kapeluck, a political science professor at The Citadel, said the state will be receptive to spending on the defense projects, especially with so many residents supporting the war on terrorism. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Wednesday
September 13, 2006
Big South's big start comes at SoCon's expense
Since it began sponsoring football five years ago, the Big South Conference has been viewed as something of a little brother to the Southern Conference. ... That perception took a hit last weekend, however, as Coastal Carolina and Charleston Southern - Big South co-champions a year ago - won road games at SoCon foes. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Wednesday
September 13, 2006
Feud between N. Charleston councilmembers flare up over allegations (not web accessible)
"As a Citadel graduate, Bob King is a disgrace." That's how North Charleston City Councilwoman Dorothy Williams describes fellow councilmember Robert King.  Moreover, Williams also called King a racist.  Williams' harsh descriptions come after King who is white was quoted calling North Charleston Ombudsman James Bell who is Black Mayor Keith Summey's "boys." ...
Published in: The Chronicle, Charleston - Page 1,2

Wednesday
September 13, 2006
Furman begins new school year today

Furman University begins the 2006-07 school year today with a convocation at 10 a.m. in McAlister Auditorium.  Brad Wyche, a Greenville environmentalist and executive director of Upstate Forever, will be the guest speaker at the convocation and he will receive an honorary Doctor of Humanities during the ceremony.  An honorary degree will also be presented to Arthur Blank, co-founder of The Home Depot and the owner of the Atlanta Falcons professional football team. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Wednesday
September 13, 2006
Higgins: Bulldogs must mix it up
The Citadel football team has an open date this week, and coach Kevin Higgins said he will use it to evaluate all phases of the squad as the 0-2 Bulldogs prepare to play at Pitt on Sept. 23. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Wednesday
September 13, 2006
Missing anthem was a personal insult (letter to the editor)
I went with friends to Charleston on Saturday to watch the football game between The Citadel and Charleston Southern University. Much to my surprise there was no national anthem played before the start of the game. This was not only surprising but very disturbing. ...
Published in: Beaufort Gazette - website

Wednesday
September 13, 2006
Trident Technical College Invites Community To Contritution Day Event (not web accessible)
Trident Technical College invites the comunity to join with American nationwide in observing Constitution Day on Sept 18.  Col. Kevin F. Frederick, USMC, will serve as keynote speaker for this event.  Frederick, professor of naval science and NROTC commander at The Citadel, will speak about "The U.S. Constitution, Citizenship and Duty"...
Published in: The Chronicle, Charleston - Pabe b1

Tuesday
September 12, 2006
Grappling With the Access Problem

On this point few people familiar with the state of American higher education can disagree: The country is not doing a good job educating students from low-income families now, and with the number of low-income Americans poised to grow, that problem is poised to become much more dire. ...

Published in: Inside Higher Ed - website
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Tuesday
September 12, 2006
Harvard drops early admissions

BOSTON, Massachusetts (AP) -- With a $26 billion endowment and 370 years of history, Harvard University says it can afford a gamble that could shake up the world of elite college admissions.  Harvard announced plans Tuesday to drop its "early action" admissions round -- and urged rivals to follow. Under early action, applicants get word by late fall if they've been accepted to a college, but can still apply elsewhere in the spring. Some other schools have "early decision," meaning accepted applicants cannot apply elsewhere. ...

Published in: CNN - website
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Tuesday
September 12, 2006
Man admits he hacked into USC's application system

A San Diego man was so upset that USC did not admit him as a student that he hacked into the school's application system and stole other would-be students' personal information, he admitted in court Tuesday. ...

Published in: San Francisco Gate - website
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Tuesday
September 12, 2006
Streaming Sports - Watch Games Online
...It's lights, camera, and log on to the action for Citadel and College of Charleston sports this year.  Noelle Orr, Director of Athletics Media Relations for the Citadel, says "We'll be audio and video streaming our football games this year, but we'll also be doing basketball and baseball and some volleyball games as well." Citadel fans can now catch games, LIVE, with commentary from their radio partners. ...
Published in: WCBD-TV, Channel 2, Charleston - website

Tuesday
September 12, 2006
WE WILL NEVER FORGET
... "The whole foundation of what I had learned during my years in the Army changed that day," said Fort Benning's chief of staff Col. David H. Ling, guest speaker at the Marshall Auditorium ceremony. "Our enemy was no longer a country but a group." ... Ling, who congratulated those in the audience for the work they have done in the global war on terror, said afterward that he hopes that battle will end soon. He's got a personal stake in it. His son Caleb, 21, is a senior cadet at the Citadel and will be on active duty next spring. ...
Published in: The Herald, Bradenton, FL - website
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Tuesday
September 12, 2006
When disenchanted faculty members take to the Web, presidents should worry

At some point, almost every college president faces a nemesis — a trustee who is not happy with fund raising, say, or a department chairman who thinks his or her academic freedom is being trampled on. While she served as president of the State University of New York College of Technology at Alfred, Uma G. Gupta's foil was Brewster Pennybaker. ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Monday
September 11, 2006
9/11: Never Forget Project: Five Years Later (The Citadel is a participant)

Each year Young America's Foundation helps students across the country properly remember the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks through our 9/11: Never Forget Project.  Young America's Foundation began this program in 2003 when we discovered that most college campuses were either completely ignoring the anniversary of the terrorist attacks or scheduling a politically-correct activity instead.  ...

Published in: Young America's Foundation - website
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Monday
September 11, 2006
Benning's chief of staff commemorate the victims of the Sept. 11

Col. David H. Ling, who witnessed the devastation at the Pentagon on 9/11 from his office across the Potomac at the National War College, thanked a Fort Benning audience Monday for its contributions to the Global War on Terror, adding that "our nation continues marching forward." ..."I'd like to think this global war will end in a year or so," he said, noting that his 21-year-old son Caleb, a senior at The Citadel, will be commissioned next spring.

Published in: Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus, GA - website

Monday
September 11, 2006
Bucs aim high; Dogs regroup
In the aftermath of Charleston Southern's double-overtime win over The Citadel on Saturday night, CSU players Collin Drafts and C.J. Hirschman walked toward the end zone, staring up at the giant scoreboard at Johnson Hagood Stadium. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Monday
September 11, 2006
Coming up

Tuesday - Daniel Library Friends book and lecture series: "Was War Inevitable?" Dr. Scott Poole, College of Charleston and author of "South Carolina's Civil War, A Narrative History," will address the causes of the Civil War, the election of Lincoln and the Secession Convention. 6:30 p.m. Bond Hall Room 165, 171 Moultrie St., The Citadel. Free.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Sunday
September 10, 2006
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 38, CITADEL 35, 2OT
At Charleston, Nick Ellis kicked a 26-yard field goal in the second overtime as Charleston Southern beat The Citadel. ...
Published in: The State - website only

Sunday
September 10, 2006
Citadel cadets live by code of honor (letter to the editor)
 After reading the article titled "Trouble at The Citadel," I felt compelled to offer some additional information. Ordinarily, there would be no-one more appalled over the information of sexual assault at The Citadel than those of us who have sons and daughters attending there. ...
Published in: The Herald, Rock Hill - website

Sunday
September 10, 2006
College Notes

1.  Seminar to focus on biomedical industry

2.  Company to present ‘Othello’ at FMU

3.  S.C. State convocation to feature DSS director

4.  Wofford exhibits on ceramics, photography

Published in: The State - Page B3
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Sunday
September 10, 2006
CSU stuns Citadel
Charleston Southern 38, The Citadel 35 ( 2OT ); Bucs earn respect with win over cross-town rival...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,5
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Saturday
September 9, 2006
Charleston Southern-Citadel rivalry still growing
The game has a nickname - the newly minted "Chucktown Throwdown" - and the geographical factors are right. After all, only 14 or so miles of Interstate-26 separate campuses of The Citadel and Charleston Southern. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,2

Friday
September 8, 2006
'On a hilltop high'
Make the most of your educational opportunities, Claflin University President Dr. Henry Tisdale advised students at the ceremony officially opening the academic year. "On a hilltop high is indeed a special place to live, work and learn," Tisdale said Thursday at Claflin's Matriculation Day Convocation. ...
Published in: The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, SC - website
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Friday
September 8, 2006
Clemson trustees undecided on site (scroll down)
Clemson University's board of trustees met via telephone Wednesday to discuss the school's plans to buy property at George and Meeting streets for its new architecture center in Charleston, but they made no decisions, a Clemson spokeswoman said. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Friday
September 8, 2006
CollegeEd gives forgotten youth path to higher education (commentary)

The simplicity and sweeping potential of the proposal caught the attention of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It was, by all accounts, a bold dream. ...

(Gene A. Budig, who resides on the Isle of Palms, is the chair of CollegeEd and was president/chancellor of Illinois State University, West Virginia University, and the University of Kansas and president and of Major League Baseball's American League.)

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A11
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Friday
September 8, 2006
Fender ready to rock
Citadel defensive end Nick Fender wants to make one thing clear - he was NOT celebrating a touchdown when he injured his left knee in his first college game against Charleston Southern three years ago. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Friday
September 8, 2006
Furman announces men's 2006-07 basketball schedule (scroll down)

Southern Conference showdowns with Davidson and College of Charleston at the Bi-Lo Center, along with non-conference games at Clemson, Vanderbilt and California highlight the 2006-07 Furman men’s basketball schedule, which was released Thursday. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Friday
September 8, 2006
Legacy of Fallen Citadel Grad Lives On at Afghanistan Post
KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2006 – For the last five years, here in the heart of Afghanistan's largest city, lies the nerve center for the command and control of Operation Enduring Freedom, the mission to defeat al Qaeda and associated terrorist movements. Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan is a coalition of 26 nations headquartered inside a brick-walled compound named after a graduate of The Citadel: U.S. Army Capt. Daniel W. Eggers.  ...
Published in: The Conserative Voice - website

Friday
September 8, 2006
The Secretary Offers a Preview

The formal coming-out party for the final report of the Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education isn’t scheduled until the end of the month, when Margaret Spellings will be the featured guest at a September 26 National Press Club luncheon at which she is expected to unveil the report of the panel she created a year ago and offer her views about how its recommendations might be carried out. ...

Published in: Inside Higher Ed - website
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Thursday
September 7, 2006
Blacks May Gain as UCLA Moves to Alter Admissions
Spurred partly by campus and community concern over dwindling numbers of African American students, UCLA is moving toward a major shift in its admissions process, perhaps as early as this fall. ...
Published in: Los Angeles Times - website
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Thursday
September 7, 2006
Chucktown Throwdown (coupon for Citadel vs Charleston Southern football game - not web accessible)
Buy one general admission of reserved ticket at regular price and receive one ticket of the same value free when you present this coupon at The Citadel Football hom opener against Charleston Southern, Saturday, Sept. 9, 7pm.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Thursday
September 7, 2006
Citadel, CSU coaches share common history

Eighteen years ago, Hank Small hired an eager young linebackers coach named Kevin Higgins to be his assistant at Lehigh.  Four years ago, Small hired Jay Mills from Harvard as the second football coach in Charleston Southern's history. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,6

Thursday
September 7, 2006
Coastal's schedule gets tougher at Wofford; Citadel and Charleston Southern square off

Every rivalry needs a nickname and The Citadel and Charleston Southern may have found one: "The Chucktown Throwdown."  While it may not receive as much hype as the Iron Bowl or "the world's largest cocktail party," the teams - and town - take it seriously. As many as 21,000 fans are expected at The Citadel's recently renovated stadium, which includes a new scoreboard. ...

Published in: The Charlotte Observer - website

Thursday
September 7, 2006
Fifty seasons of filming the Bulldogs
 They don't call him "Iron Man" for nothing. When The Citadel kicks off its first home football game of 2006 this Saturday at Johnson Hagood Stadium, Carl Kilpatrick will be high above the action, filming the game for the 50th consecutive season....
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Thursday
September 7, 2006
Freelance writing (not web accessible)
The Lowcountry Writing Project at The Citadel will offer a three-graduate-hour course in freelance writing and a two-day workshop on digital imaging for area teachers.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
September 7, 2006
S.C. earns some low grades on higher education report

COLUMBIA - A national report on higher education gives South Carolina low marks on preparing students for college, enrolling them in education beyond high school and making it affordable for them to do so. If South Carolina doesn't fix those problems, it won't be able to compete in a global economy, according to "Measuring Up 2006." ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Wednesday
September 6, 2006
Citadel Cadet Arrested For Having Cocaine And Prescription Drugs (video included)
Police say John Estill Boggs was carrying a vitamin bottle filled with cocaine and other prescription drugs. ...
Broadcast on: WCSC TV, Channel 5, Charleston - website
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Wednesday
September 6, 2006
Dogs' Wilson out 3-4 weeks
Citadel defensive end James Wilson was not credited with a tackle in last week's 35-3 loss at Texas A&M. And after the senior team captain and all-Southern Conference pick suffered a dislocated shoulder early in the game, it could be a month before Wilson gets another chance to tackle a ballcarrier. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Wednesday
September 6, 2006
Join Mark at Orangeburg Kidney Walk 2006 (Mark Walker '82)

My name is Mark Walker (Kidney Transplant Recipient and  National Kidney Foundation of South Carolina-Board Member) . Being a native of Orangeburg, but  living just up the road in Columbia,  I suffered kidney failure several years ago.  However, I was fortunate to have my brother, Daniel W. Walker, Jr. donate one of his kidneys to me.  Many residents of Orangeburg and its surrounding counites are not as fortunate.  ...

Published in: National Kidney Foundation - website
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Wednesday
September 6, 2006
More to Do in Stopping Sexual Assaults (letter to the editor)

(TERESA TELESCO, Communications Director, Vote Against Violence PAC, Washington) The Citadel recently released the results of a survey of cadets conducted last spring that found that almost 20 percent of female cadets and 4 percent of male cadets have been sexually assaulted since their enrollment [Nation in Brief, Aug. 24]. It is past time for these assaults to be brought to the public's attention and dealt with by military colleges and the government. ...

Published in: Washington Post - website

Wednesday
September 6, 2006
Sullivan's hat trick sinks Citadel
COLUMBIA - South Carolina midfielder Erin Sullivan record­ed a hat trick as the USC women’s soccer team defeated The Citadel 4- 0 Tuesday at Stone Stadium. ...

 
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Wednesday
September 6, 2006
UH Accepts $25M Gift; Renames Business College
HONOLULU -- The University of Hawaii on Wednesday renamed its business school the Shidler College of Business after Honolulu real estate mogul Jay Shidler, 60, who donated $25 million to the program.  The university's regents also formally accepted Shidler's donation, which is the largest ever to UH. ...
Published in: The HawaiiChannel.com - website
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Wednesday
September 6, 2006
USC freshman class’s SAT scores set record

Growing interest in campus means bigger class size, better standards can go hand in hand...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Tuesday
September 5, 2006
Armories need fix-up

S.C. National Guard lacks funds to keep up its buildings...

Published in: The State - Page A1,8
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Tuesday
September 5, 2006
Colleges Grapple With Sexual Harassment Policies (The Citadel is linked off this article)

... When it comes to teaching students about sexual harassment, many of the nation's colleges and universities could use some extra help in getting the point across. ...

Broadcast on: FOXNews.com - website

Monday
September 4, 2006
Photo - not web accessible
The caption reads, "Workers from Memphis Sign Erectors work Sunday installing the new Dactronic Scoreboard at Johnson Hagood Stadium.  The scoreboard will be ready for the Charleston Southern/Citadel Football game on Saturday."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Monday
September 4, 2006
Schroeder returns in fine form

Texas A&M senior wide receiver Chad Schroeder is making up for lost time.  Shroeder, who missed the final three games last year because of an injury, had six catches for 101 yards - both career-high efforts - in a 35-3 victory over The Citadel on Saturday night at Kyle Field. ...

Published in: Aggiesports.com - website
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Sunday
September 3, 2006
Aggies too much for The Citadel
Texas A&M 35, The Citadel 3...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1,7

Sunday
September 3, 2006
College Notes

1.  Five named to state’s higher education panel

2.  College of Charleston named a ‘savior’ school

3.  Former Polish prime minister to visit USC

4.  Claflin’s Tisdale to outline expectations

Published in: The State - Page B3
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Saturday
September 2, 2006
Been there, done that
Dogs used to big stadiums, big foes...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Saturday
September 2, 2006
McGee, Aggies roll past Citadel

COLLEGE STATION — Stephen McGee threw for 200 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score in his second career start as Texas A&M beat The Citadel 35-3 Saturday night. ...

Published in: The Houston Chronicle - website

Saturday
September 2, 2006
Septimus Sep Harvin Belser ('46 - obit)
...He graduated from Summerton High School and attended The Citadel. With World War II ongoing, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corp where he served as radio operator and gunner on B-25 with the 12thArmy Air Corp in Italy...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Saturday
September 2, 2006
The Citadel: Knob Knowledge

Knob Knowledge, also known as Fourth Class Knowledge, is a collection of Citadel lore and trivia gathered by Citadel librarians over the years. It grew out of the tradition of upper classmen asking knobs (freshmen) questions to enhance their knowledge of The Citadel and its history, and to build esprit de corps. ...

Published in: Aggiesports.com - website
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Saturday
September 2, 2006
The Citadel: The Code

To revere God, love my country, and be loyal to The Citadel. To be faithful, honest, and sincere in every act and purpose and to know that honorable failure is better than success by unfairness or cheating. To perform every duty with fidelity and conscientiousness and to make duty my watchword. ...

Published in: aggiesports.com - website
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Saturday
September 2, 2006
Views on The Citadel's sex abuse report (letters to the editor)

1.  Don't pick on The Citadel

2.  Report offers hope

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10

Friday
September 1, 2006
Citadel Hall of Fame to induct 5
Former Citadel running back Early Eastburn, who led the Bulldogs to a Tangerine Bowl victory and a Southern Conference championship, will lead a class of five inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 30. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C8

Friday
September 1, 2006
Texas A&M's Franchione sitting on a hot seat
When The Citadel plays at Texas A&M on Saturday night, the Aggies will unveil what they are calling '12th Man TV.' The state-of-the-art video board at Kyle Field covers 3,954 square feet (it's 54 feet by 74 feet) and is the second-largest display board in college sports. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Friday
September 1, 2006
Tiger tales
...The tradition of celebrating a team’s success with push-ups is a long-held and nearly universal college football tradition. Midshipmen at Navy do it, as does the Corps of Cadets at Army. “Knobs” (freshmen) at The Citadel and mascots everywhere pump them out every fall Saturday. ...
Published in: The State
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Friday
September 1, 2006
Women's Soccer Claims First Win Over The Citadel, 2-0
CHARLESTON, S.C.- It was juniors Erin Squires and Alexa Bernas who did the damage on Friday afternoon, as the two former teammates from Atlee High School each picked up a goal to lead the VMI women’s soccer team to their first victory in three tries over their military rivals from The Citadel. The 2-0 win also gave the Keydets (1-0) their first win of the season, while the Bulldogs fell to 0-3 on the year. ...
Published in: vmikeydets.com - website
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