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The Citadel in the News: Archive

January 2007

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Wednesday
January 31, 2007
Clemson investigating black stereotype party
CLEMSON - Clemson University President James Barker on Tuesday decried a party where white students mocked black stereotypes by drinking malt liquor and at least one student dressed in blackface. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Wednesday
January 31, 2007
Clemson to get fundsfor research center
COLUMBIA - The state Budget and Control Board on Tuesday approved Clemson University building its planned restoration research center in North Charleston. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Wednesday
January 31, 2007
Patriots' Capers chooses Citadel
 Fort Dorchester High School's Mel Capers will bring his big-play ability to Citadel football starting next season.  Capers, a 5-11, 175-pound defensive back, has verbally committed to the Bulldogs, Fort Dorchester coach Steve LaPrad said Tuesday. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Wednesday
January 31, 2007
Spouses bring balance
... "The people who really get it are the people who really live it," said Jan Peterson.  Her prized confidante of the past six years is Ginny Conroy, the wife of Ed Conroy, a former assistant to Buzz Peterson and now the coach at The Citadel.  The night after the difficult loss to High Point, Jan Peterson and Ginny Conroy spent a long time on the phone together. ...
Published in: The Sun News - website
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Wednesday
January 31, 2007
Students honored at The Citadel
Several area cadets and active duty military students were honored recently at The Citadel for academic excellence during the 2006 fall semester...
Published in: The Charlotte Observer - website

Wednesday
January 31, 2007
Trident to renovate Palmer
Culinary instruction major part of college campus' $9.5M overhaul...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Wednesday
January 31, 2007
UTC ranked 15th, highest ever, as Citadel visits
It is the nation's 15th-ranked wrestling team that The Citadel will face tonight when the Bulldogs tackle the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga at Maclellan Gym. The Mocs rose three notches in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association poll following weekend wins over Southern Conference rivals UNC Greensboro and Appalachian State. ...
Published in: LexisNexis - via Citadel.edu

Tuesday
January 30, 2007
Army coach Ross announces retirement

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Bobby Ross retired Monday as Army’s football coach, and without a victory over Navy in his three seasons with the Black Knights. ...Before his arrival at West Point, Ross was 77-68 in the NFL with the Chargers and Detroit Lions and spent 15 years as a college coach, including stints with The Citadel (1973-77), ...

Published in: The State - Page C4
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Tuesday
January 30, 2007
Bobby Ross, Citing Lack of Energy, Retires at 70
Bobby Ross, who improved Army’s football program in his three years as the coach but could not produce a winning season, retired yesterday at 70. He will be succeeded by Stan Brock, an N.F.L. offensive lineman for 16 years and Ross’s offensive line coach at Army. ... Before coaching at Army, Ross was 94-76-2 in 15 years as the coach at the Citadel (1973-77)...
Published in: The New York Times - website
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Tuesday
January 30, 2007
Citadel coed shooters place third in match
 Raleigh - The Citadel rifle team finished behind Army and N.C. State in an NCAA air rifle and smallbore match on Sunday. The Bulldogs' coed team placed third, and the women's squad ended up fourth.  ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Monday
January 29, 2007
Army coach Ross fails to rebuild, retires instead
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Bobby Ross retired Monday as Army's football coach, and without a victory over Navy in his three seasons with the Black Knights. ...Before his arrival at West Point, Ross was 77-68 in the NFL with the Chargers and Detroit Lions and spent 15 years as a college coach, including stints with The Citadel (1973-77), Maryland (1982-86) and Georgia Tech (1987-91).  ...
Published in: UAS TODAY - website
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Monday
January 29, 2007
EADS presents $100,000 for scholarships
It didn't bring any jobs or investment to South Carolina, but EADS North America did leave a $100,000 consolation prize for engineering scholarships. ... The scholarship money will be available for students at the Citadel, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina who are pursuing degrees in aerospace engineering and related fields. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Preview - page E3

Monday
January 29, 2007
Executive items

Banking - Jay Hart has joined Southcoast Community Bank as assistant vice president and branch manager of the new Sam Rittenberg Boulevard branch in West Ashley. He has more than six years of banking experience in Charleston and previously worked for Regions Bank and Bank of America. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Preview - page E4

Monday
January 29, 2007
Executive Items

Real Estate  - John Brechko has joined Charleston Properties GMAC Real Estate. He has 30 years of experience as a teacher in Charleston and seven years of experience as a chemist. He holds a bachelor's degree from Syracuse University and master's degrees in business administration and teaching from The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Preview - page E18

Monday
January 29, 2007
Nielsen Begins Including College Students Away from Home in Its National People Meter Sample
NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen Media Research announced that effective today it will begin including the viewing of college students living away from home in its National People Meter (NPM) ratings.
The introduction of this "Extended Home" viewing marks the first time that Nielsen will include in the ratings viewing by members of sample households living outside the home. Until today, television viewing by students in Nielsen families was only included when they were watching in their parents' home during school vacations or visits home. ...
Published in: NexisLexis via Citadel.edu - website - AP version in today's P&C
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Monday
January 29, 2007
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business Receives $2.2 Million for Center for Decision Research

The grant will enable CDR faculty to establish a three-year, interdisciplinary program called Understanding Human Nature to Harness Human Potential. "This innovative interdisciplinary program...will advance the state of knowledge concerning human nature and identify potential interventions based on this knowledge that can improve society and human well-being," said Graduate School of Business dean Edward Snyder. ...

Published in: Philanthropy News Digest - website
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Sunday
January 28, 2007
APPALACHIAN ST. 95, THE CITADEL 54 (scroll down)
At Boone, N.C. Nathan Cranford scored 24 points for Appalachian State (16-5, 8-2 Southern), which scored 26 points off 17 turnovers...
Published in: The State - website

Sunday
January 28, 2007
Citadel 'embarrassed' by App State
 BOONE, N.C. - The Citadel Bulldogs picked a bad day to turn in what basketball coach Ed Conroy called their "worst performance of the season."  It was the same day Appalachian State turned in one of its best. Senior guard Nathan Cranford hit 8-of-10 shots from 3-point range as the Mountaineers set a school record with 17 treys en route to a 95-54 trouncing of the Bulldogs on Saturday at the Holmes Center. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Sunday
January 28, 2007
Citadel adds to growing class
The Citadel has added a tight end to its 2007 football recruiting class, gaining a verbal commitment from Tyler Thornton of Fayetteville, N.C. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Sunday
January 28, 2007
Two Citadel indoor women’s records fall

Tasha Sanders broke her Citadel program record in the 55-meters with a time of 8.81 at the Diet Pepsi Invitational in Gainesville, Fla.  Freshman Katheryn Gatewood set a program record in the 800 with a 2:22.11. ...

Published in: The State - website

Sunday
January 28, 2007
W.L. Stephens Jr. ('50 - obit)
Entered into eternal rest on the morning of January 27, 2007, W.L. Stephens, Jr., husband of Margaret Dalton Stephens. Residence, Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Stephens, Jr. are invited to attend the funeral services of the former, Tuesday at two o'clock at St. John's Lutheran Church. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Saturday
January 27, 2007
Appalachian St. 95, The Citadel 54

Nathan Cranford scored 24 points to lead three players in double-digit scoring as Appalachian State routed The Citadel 95-54 on Saturday. ...

Published in: FayObserver.com, Fayetteville, NC - website

Saturday
January 27, 2007
Cadets, Marines to run bridge; Citadel group to raise money to help injured Marines
 Slowly, with the help of a cane, Marine Sgt. Jack Durgala guided his towering frame to the podium Friday, and talked to future Marines about his encounter with a roadside explosive in Iraq.  "It sent me flying pretty good. Basically, to make a long story short, it put a hole in my right calf, took my left leg, spun it around, broke my left leg, ruptured my intestines, (and) put a 5-inch piece of rebar through my helmet," he said to about 100 Citadel cadets...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,8

Saturday
January 27, 2007
Dogs face different App State

The Appalachian State basketball team that The Citadel faces today is far different than the one the Bulldogs blew a 16-point second-half lead against on Dec. 4. And that difference can be summed up in two words - Donte Minter. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Saturday
January 27, 2007
TOURS AND EVENTS (scroll down)
The ninth annual Emily Whaley Memorial Garden tour, set for March 11 in downtown Charleston, will focus on abundant camellia collections.  A camellia specialist will be available at each of the nine gardens to answer questions. Cost: $60; group rates available. Registration required at (843) 953-7691.  The tour, sponsored by The Citadel’s Daniel Library Friends, raises money to support the library. ...
Published in: The State - website

Friday
January 26, 2007
Clemson tightens tailgating policies
 Clemson's athletic department has tightened up its tailgating policy, banning items like trailers, tow cookers and golf carts from campus parking lots on football game days at Death Valley. The changes were announced on the department's Web site this week and take affect next fall. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
January 26, 2007
Gators dodge Dolphins with win
... "The Citadel was an ideal location for us and they didn't charge us, which helped us make a little money on it. We're not trying to make a huge profit. Really, we just want to break even," Hazel said. "Everybody loved the atmosphere there, but there have been conflicts with their basketball schedule the last few years and that's why we haven't been there in a while." ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
January 26, 2007
Stolen University Computer May Yield Financial Information to Hackers

- Vanguard University of Southern California sent out a notification Friday notifying thousands of students that personal information may have been hacked due to the theft of a computer from the university's financial aid department. ...

Published in: abc7.com Costa Mesa, CA - website
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Friday
January 26, 2007
UNC admission e-mail relays wrong info

(There is an  AP version in today's Post & Courier but it is not web accessible.)  UNC Chapel Hill said it will send apology letters to students who this week received an e-mail that mistakenly congratulated them on their acceptance to the school.  An estimated 2,703 students, including 171 from the Charlotte region, received a botched e-mail Tuesday that began "Congratulations again on your admission to the University." ...

Published in: The Charlotte Observer - website
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Thursday
January 25, 2007
Cheerleading clinic
The Citadel cheerleading squad's annual cheer clinic marks its fifth year in 2007.  This year's cheerleading clinic for ages 5010 (up to 5th grade) will be held Feb 17 at the Altman Athletic Center. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB6

Thursday
January 25, 2007
Citadel alumni recognized (not web accessible)
The Citadel Alimni Association recently honored several alumni, including its first Young Alumnus of the Year.  The awards were presented during the association's annual meeting, which is held during each homecoming. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
January 25, 2007
Clemson billboard coming down

CLEMSON -- A controversial billboard across the street from Clemson University for The Reserve should be replaced within the next two weeks, the manager of the student apartment complex said.   The new artwork "is a normal campaign, nothing fancy," said Sheldon Porter, community manager at The Reserve at Clemson.  The billboard recently created debate after a complaint that it posed a danger to female residents in wake of the murder of Clemson student Tiffany Souers, who was strangled with a bikini top last May. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Thursday
January 25, 2007
Plot thickens in mystery of the postcard (CGPS grad)
 A nearly 60-year-old postcard that arrived in Ned Hethington's mailbox last month has attracted attention from across the country and reunited him with a cousin he never knew he had.  But his efforts to find out who mailed him the card have brought only more mystery...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Thursday
January 25, 2007
Senior Scholars Program at Citadel (not web accessible)
The Citadel's Senior Scholars Program is designed for mature adults who seek continued intellectual and social interaction in a scholastic setting.  The group meets from 2 to 4 p.m. about every other Wednesday in Mark Clark Hall during the academic year. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
January 25, 2007
The Citadel to hold Black history events (not web accessible)

Black History Month at The Citadel kicks off Feb. 3 with African-American Society Bazaar.  The gazaar features music, exhibits and food and attracts visitors to campus from across the Lowcountry. It is one of several events that will highlight Black History Month at The Citadel.  The events are free and open to the public.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB2

Wednesday
January 24, 2007
Free tunes raise ruckus on campus

Ad-supported download service expands access to any U.S. college student...

Published in: The State - Page B8
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Wednesday
January 24, 2007
Julie Hall (obit - mother to knob in Delta Co.)
...Julie is survived by her husband, Bruce Hall of Blythewood; treasured son, Garrett Hall, a freshman at The Citadel; devoted sister, Lisa Brooks of Atlanta, GA, whose diligent care of Julie reflected their love for each other...
Published in: The State - website (hardcopy of paper unavailable)
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Tuesday
January 23, 2007
(Blog review from sexual assault and prevention speaker to sophomres on 23 Jan 07)

January 24, 2007 -  Response to Deb Drucker at the Naval Submarine Base located in CT -- based on posting "Today at the Citadel: Speaking with the Military and Military Schools" ... How do you engage them right off the bat?  State what you believe to be the biggest "barrier" to them connecting with you. Throw it right out to them.  For instance, Janet Shealy at The Citadel opens conversations with men by often saying, "I'm guessing you are thinking 'What in the world am I going to learn from some XXX year old lady?  The last thing I want to do is bore you with a lecture.  If you hate lectures, yea 'Oh Yea!!' Then lets have some fun today."  Now, she has the audience with her.  Then, she will start by asking a simple question they can all agree on -- maybe even laugh.  Once you get people laughing, you quickly tear down barriers. ...

Published in: Mike Domitrz - website

Tuesday
January 23, 2007
Dogs' rally falls short at Furman
GREENVILLE - Citadel basketball coach Ed Conroy's game plan was unfolding just as he hoped. Furman didn't score for the first six minutes and 30 seconds of the game. The score was tied at halftime. And Paladins sharpshooters Robby Bostain and Eric Webb were struggling. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Monday
January 22, 2007
Freshman Streeter learning on the job

t didn't take freshman Bryan Streeter long to make an impression on his Citadel basketball teammates. "When we had pickup games before practice started this year, I'd pick him every day," senior guard Donny McLendon said. "He's one of the best hustlers and hardest-going guys on the team. I loved to have him on my team." ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3
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Monday
January 22, 2007
Walking tall on Mt. Pleasant beat

What does a 7-foot-tall basketball player do when his basketball career is over?  He becomes a cop. A very tall cop. That's what happened to Kirill Misyuchenko, who played for The Citadel Bulldogs from 1995 to 1998. Because most people, including the coaches, couldn't pronounce his name, they just called him "the Big Russian Kid," which was soon shortened to BRK. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,9
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Saturday
January 20, 2007
Robinson to enter ETSU Athletic Hall of Fame
The Citadel’s Director of Athletics, Les Robinson, will be one of five individuals who will be inducted into the East Tennessee State Athletic Hall of Fame Jan. 20. ...
Published in: The State - website

Thursday
January 18, 2007
Citadel has programs for Senior Scholars (not web accessible)
The Citadel Senior Scholars Program is designed for mature adults who seek continued intellectrual and social interation in a scholastic setting.  The group meets ffrom 2 to 4 p.m. about every other Wednesday in Mark Clark Hall during the academic year. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
January 18, 2007
House votes to cut student-loan interest rates in half

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic-controlled House voted overwhelmingly to cut interest rates on need-based student loans Wednesday, steadily whittling its list of early legislative priorities.  The House legislation, passed 356-71, would slice rates on the subsidized loans from 6.8 percent to 3.4 percent in stages over five years at a cost to taxpayers of $6 billion. About 5.5 million students get the loans each year...

Published in: CNN.com - ebsite
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Thursday
January 18, 2007
Long ('73) announces City Council bid
Ernest B. Long, the newly installed president of the Charlestowne Neighborhood Association, announced Wednesday that he will run for the District 1 Charleston City Council seat currently held by Henry Fishburne. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Wednesday
January 17, 2007
Cadet spirit (letter to the editor by '90 Colg. of Chas. grad)
I am a College of Charleston alumnus (1990) and for 20 years have made it a point to see the Cougars play the Citadel Bulldogs in McAlister Field House.  ...Last week's game was different. The corps sat and sat and sat. They talked among themselves, scarcely paying attention and reacting to what was a close, winnable game. I watched as an exasperated Citadel alum desperately tried to get his home crowd to simply stand...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A14

Wednesday
January 17, 2007
White House Opposes Bill to Cut Student-Loan Interest Rate

President Bush opposes a bill that would halve the interest rate on federally subsidized student loans, the White House announced on Tuesday.  ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Tuesday
January 16, 2007
Postcard arrives decades late, mystery attached

Ned Hethington ('03 CGPS grad) spent more than 30 years locking up criminals and solving crimes, but he's stumped by the mystery that arrived in his mailbox last month.  A plain white envelope showed up at the retired Charleston police chief's home on Dec. 12. Inside was a slightly faded, linen postcard of an old water wheel from the mountains of North Carolina. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,3

Tuesday
January 16, 2007
The Citadel at Davidson - today
7:00 p.m. at Belk Arena, Davidson, N.C., Radio: WQNT 1450-AM
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Monday
January 15, 2007
Citadel shooters finish third
The Citadel rifle team placed third in NCAA Air Rifle and Smallbore matches behind VMI and Air Force at The Citadel Marksmanship Center this weekend. All three teams were scheduled to shoot on Saturday, but due to a sudden illness to one of the Air Force shooters, the Falcons fired their entire competition on Sunday. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Monday
January 15, 2007
College tuition plan in trouble

Parents worry state might not be able to honor prepayment program...

Published in: The State - Page B3
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Sunday
January 14, 2007
Citadel guards enjoy normal 'college life'

Citadel seniors Kevin Hammack and Donny McLendon are the envy of The Citadel basketball team. Not only because they are seasoned players and point producers for the Bulldogs, but because they only have to wear one uniform these days - their basketball uniform. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,3

Sunday
January 14, 2007
Hammack boosts Dogs
The Citadel 74, Ga. Southern 69 (OT)...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Sunday
January 14, 2007
State's colleges see jump in applications
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Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Sunday
January 14, 2007
State's colleges see jump in applications
Admissions officers at the state's largest colleges and universities are working in high gear processing possibly record numbers of applications for next year's freshman classes. ... The Citadel has received 1,562 applications. That's slightly ahead of last year, admissions director John Powell said. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Sunday
January 14, 2007
U.S. House to address lower rate on student loan (Citadel listed in chart below)
...Barry's comments echoed those of the nonprofit U.S. Public Interest Research Group, which Thursday released a report at the College of Charleston showing that Stafford borrowers starting college in 2007 would save an average of $2,280 if the rate reduction measure is passed and fully implemented. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Saturday
January 13, 2007
Focusing our scholarship dollars
At the start of the 2007 S.C. legislative session, House Speaker Bobby Harrell proposed legislation enhancing scholarship funding for math, science and engineering students who qualify as LIFE scholars or Palmetto Fellows. ...
Published in: The State - Page A7
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Saturday
January 13, 2007
Sherman floats into town

Daniel Pope spotted a destroyer's radar mast moving slowly among the docked ships along the Veterans Terminal at the Port of Charleston. Pope, a midshipman in the Reserve Officers Training Course and senior at The Citadel, waited at Pier Mike as the destroyer Forrest Sherman came in Friday. The ship is one of two per year provided by the Navy's 2nd Fleet as a recruiting tool. As the ship came into view, Pope admired its sleek design. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Saturday
January 13, 2007
University announces its choice for top job
Coastal Carolina University trustees have offered the post of president to Maurice William Scherrens, senior vice president of George Mason University. ...
Published in: The State - Page B3
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Friday
January 12, 2007
Bulldogs add two linemen
Citadel football coach Kevin Higgins' second recruiting class is picking up steam with verbal commitments from two Shrine Bowl linemen this week. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Friday
January 12, 2007
Coastal Carolina names new president

Coastal Carolina University trustees have offered the post of president to Maurice William Scherrens, currently senior vice president of George Mason University.   The appointment will not be final until his contract and salary are approved by the Agency Head Salary Commission of the state Budget and Control Board, which meets on Jan. 30, the trustees said in their announcement. ...

Published in: The State - website only
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Friday
January 12, 2007
Dorchester 2 board violated law, lawyer says
Summerville - The Dorchester District 2 School Board violated the law by discussing what should have been a public matter in executive session, a media attorney says. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Friday
January 12, 2007
SoCon soaring in RPI
... Indeed, as the Southern Conference regular season starts to heat up, there's an argument to be made that SoCon basketball is as good now as it has been in the last 10 years, at least. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4
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Friday
January 12, 2007
Wheel Watchers get peek

(We have four cadets and two grad students scheduled to go on Wheel of Fortune. Here’s some info from today’s paper.)

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6
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Thursday
January 11, 2007
Area players eye next level
... Beaufort placekicker Sam Keeler has committed to play at The Citadel. Keeler has shown enough leg to play Division I football, consistently booming kicks into the end zone on kickoffs, and his season-long kick of 46 yards is a great jumping off for a kicker heading to college. ...
Published in: The Beaufort Gazette - website

Thursday
January 11, 2007
CCU athletic director: Bennett not leaving

Coach David Bennett doesn't seem to be on his way out of Coastal Carolina.  Reports of a deal had been circulating Thursday, but CCU Athletics Director Warren Koegel said that while Presbyterian College had been close to making Bennett an official offer, a deal never came through.  ...

Published in: The Sun News - website
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Thursday
January 11, 2007
From Florida to The Citadel

A player with a national championship ring will suit up for The Citadel football team next season. Tim Higgins, a walk-on receiver for the Florida Gators and the son of Bulldogs coach Kevin Higgins, will transfer to The Citadel and play in 2007 as a graduate student, the elder Higgins said Wednesday. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Thursday
January 11, 2007
Man faces numerous charges
ROCK HILL - A 24-year-old man who once worked for a Winthrop University food service contractor has been charged in a series of burglaries and assaults on or near the campus, authorities said. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Thursday
January 11, 2007
The Citadel names provost finalists
The Citadel has named three finalists for the position of provost and dean of the college to replace Donald Steven, who left last year. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
January 11, 2007
USC riverfront stadium clears hurdle, could open in 2008

University officials received final city approval Tuesday to build a $24 million riverfront baseball stadium on a 29-acre tract bordered by the Congaree River and Blossom, Williams and Catawba streets. Demolition of two buildings on the site is to begin in February and the stadium will be ready for the Gamecocks’ 2008 season opener, said Charlie Jeffcoat, USC’s director of campus planning and construction. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,6
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Wednesday
January 10, 2007
Bankers' Group Warns That Cuts in Federal Payments to Lenders Could Hurt Student Borrowers

A group of bankers warned lawmakers on Tuesday that a plan by Democrats to slash the interest rate on federal student loans could ultimately come back to harm student-loan borrowers.  ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Wednesday
January 10, 2007
Charleston wins ninth straight over The Citadel

The Citadel cadets inside McAlister Field House saw their last of Dontaye Draper on Tuesday night. But they still have years of Marcus Hammond to endure. Draper and Hammond, the College of Charleston's increasingly daunting guard combo, totaled nine 3-point shots and 46 points to lift the Cougars to a 74-62 victory over The Citadel before 5,157 fans at McAlister Field House in the 79th meeting of the basketball rivals. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Wednesday
January 10, 2007
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 74, THE CITADEL 62
At Charleston, Dontaye Draper scored 25 points and had eight assists to lead the College of Charleston (10-7, 3-2 SoCon). ...
Published in: The State - website

Wednesday
January 10, 2007
Henry Ravenel Dwight, Jr. ('32 - obit)
Henry Ravenel Dwight, Jr. of Mt. Pleasant, died January 7, 2007. Mr. Dwight was born on December 7, 1911 in Pinopolis, SC, the son of Henry Ravenel Dwight and Elizabeth Macbeth Cain Dwight. He was a graduate of the Citadel and served as a Captain in the U.S. Army during World War II, both in North Africa and Italy. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Wednesday
January 10, 2007
James Haynsworth III ('47 - obit)
REMBERT — Memorial services for James Lafayette Haynsworth III, 79, will be held Thursday, January 11, 2007, at 3:30 at the Church of the Ascension, Hagood. The family will receive friends following the service at Millvale Plantation. Memorials may be made to the Society of the High Hills of the Santee, in care of William Barksdale, Secretary, 1119 Princeton St., Columbia, SC 29205. ...
Published in: The State - Page B4

Wednesday
January 10, 2007
Rivalry needsa Bulldog bite
Just prior to the College of Charleston's 74-62 victory over The Citadel on Tuesday night at McAlister Field House, Robby Robinson asked The Post and Courier's best-looking reporter the question of the evening during a pregame radio interview. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Tuesday
January 9, 2007
Conroy, Cremins trace friendly ties to Robinson
Bobby Cremins was on the search committee that hired Ed Conroy to coach The Citadel basketball team last April. But it's not like Cremins had to strong-arm Citadel athletic director Les Robinson into making the hire. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Tuesday
January 9, 2007
Lobbyist was on S.C. State payroll without telling panel
COLUMBIA - A lobbyist involved in a scuffle last year that left a legislator injured was being paid by South Carolina State University at the time but did not let the State Ethics Commission know. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Tuesday
January 9, 2007
The Citadel unlocks Law Barracks' doors
$23M building looks similar to the one demolished in 2004; subtle changes inside make living a little easier...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1
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Monday
January 8, 2007
CBJ | 20 under 40, 2007; Who are the rising stars in the Midlands?

One semester shy of graduating from The Citadel with honors, Jonathan Patton dropped out.  “Everybody thought I had lost it,” he says.  Patton was the first in his family to attend college — and his parents were furious. ...

Published in: The State - Columbia Business Journal, Page 11
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Monday
January 8, 2007
Coach's Son Gets His Day With the Gators

Banged up and bloodied, Tim Higgins would sit alone inside Florida's empty football stadium, staring at the field. Same seat, every day.  He called it his "quiet time." Hours upon hours, months upon months. "Tim told me, 'Dad, I just want one opportunity to get on that field and play at The Swamp as a Gator,'" his father said. ...

Published in: Atlanta Journal-Constitution - website

Monday
January 8, 2007
Coach's son gets his day with the Gators (story of football coach Kevin Higgins' son)
 GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Banged up and bloodied, Tim Higgins would sit alone inside Florida's empty football stadium, staring at the field. Same seat, every day.  He called it his "quiet time." Hours upon hours, months upon months. "Tim told me, 'Dad, I just want one opportunity to get on that field and play at The Swamp as a Gator,"' his father said.  ...
Published in: CANOE.com - website

Monday
January 8, 2007
Dr. Gene Calvin Addison ('50 father of BoV member)
COLUMBIA — Memorial service for Dr. Gene Calvin Addison, 77, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Visitation will be Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
Published in: The State - Page B4

Monday
January 8, 2007
Ernest Stephen Darby ('59 - obit)

ANDERSON, SC-- Ernest Stephen Darby, 69, of 404 Berkshire Hill, husband of Judy Moore Darby, died on Saturday, January 6, 2007. Born on July 11, 1937 in Anderson, he was the son of the late Barney D. and Martha Edmunds Darby. He was a 1955 graduate of Anderson Boys High School, 1959 graduate of The Citadel, and served in the U.S. Army Adjutant General Corps from 1960-1962 where he received the Army Commendation Medal.  ...

Published in: GoUpstate.com - website

Monday
January 8, 2007
Judge’s life turns to fiction ('59 alum)

n the early 1960s, when Travis Medlock and Bert Goolsby ('59) were young lawyers in the S.C. Attorney General’s Office, the two were assigned to try a major stock fraud case. As Medlock tells the story, the lead prosecutor suddenly pulled out in the middle of the Greenwood trial. That left the two young prosecutors in charge. ...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Sunday
January 7, 2007
Dogs take second straight road win
SPARTANBURG - Wofford's Benjamin Johnson Arena has been a House of Miracles for The Citadel basketball team. The Bulldogs have won four straight at the Terrier's cozy little gym, usually behind the heroics of a little-used backup player. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Saturday
January 6, 2007
Athens JROTC cadet accepted by The Citadel military college
Thomas Edison once said people miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Seventeen-year-old Bethany King of Athens didn’t miss opportunity when it came knocking, though it had to knock a few times.  It came in the form of a brochure from The Citadel military college in South Carolina.  ...
Published in: The News Courier, Athens, AL - website
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Thursday
January 4, 2007
Dogs nab rare win on road
ELON, N.C. - In his pregame pep talk, Citadel basketball coach Ed Conroy told his team, "We're putting a stake in the ground right here." ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Thursday
January 4, 2007
Orangeburg TD Club releases all-state team
Defensive Backs: Fred Bennett, South Carolina; Chad Burgess, Presbyterian; Michael Hamlin, Clemson; Joshua Lawson, Citadel.
Published in: The State - Page C7

Thursday
January 4, 2007
Undermanned roster hampers The Citadel
The team photo of The Citadel's basketball squad, taken before the season started, includes 15 players. That number is now down to 12, with another three players limited by injury. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - website only

Thursday
January 4, 2007
USC fall applications increase 10 percent
Applications for admission to the University of South Carolina’s Columbia campus next fall are up 10 percent over the same time last year, director of undergraduate admissions Scott Verzyl said Wednesday. As a result, some admissions decisions might be delayed. ...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5
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Thursday
January 4, 2007
USC to keep applicants in suspense
Students who met the Dec. 1 priority application deadline for a slot in the University of South Carolina in Columbia's 2007-08 freshman class might not learn until mid-March whether they have been accepted, said Scott Verzyl, the school's director of undergraduate admissions. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Thursday
January 4, 2007
Wofford announces men’s basketball time changes
The Wofford men’s basketball team home game with The Citadel on Saturday will start at 6 p.m. instead of the original time of 7 p.m.
Published in: The State - website only

Thursday
January 4, 2007
Writing Project (not web accessible)
The Lowcountry Writing Projet at The Citadel will offer a three=graduate-hour course on writing children's books for tri-county teachers at all grade levels and in all subject area. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Wednesday
January 3, 2007
Elon Hosts The Citadel in SoCon Action
ELON, N.C.- The Elon men's basketball team returns home on Wednesday night to host The Citadel Bulldogs in Southern Conference play at 7 p.m. in Alumni Gym.  ...
Published in: Elon website - website

Wednesday
January 3, 2007
High school conversation |Josh Austin

Plans after high school: “I blew out my knee before football season, so I lost all possibility of a football scholarship. I haven’t committed to anything yet, but it’s basically between Clemson and The Citadel, as far as ROTC.

Published in: The State - website
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Wednesday
January 3, 2007
Letters give hope (written by '50 alum and current BoV member's father)
As 2007 begins, I would like to expressm y sincere thanks to the many wonderful people who have taken time to write letters to the editor during the past year. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A12

Wednesday
January 3, 2007
New arts school picks Charleston
A new privately owned arts school that's setting up a local campus said it will begin enrolling prospective chefs and other students this week for a first day of class set for early April. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B10
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Tuesday
January 2, 2007
Making college affordable benefits entire state

HOUSE SPEAKER BOBBY Harrell’s plan to offer larger scholarships to students studying math and science should pave the way for a wider discussion about higher education policy. It’s long overdue....

Published in: The State - Page A6
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Tuesday
January 2, 2007
West Virginia 63, The Citadel 36

(Morgantown, W.va.-AP) December 21, 2006 - The Citadel lost to West Virginia Wednesday night 63-36. ...

Broadcast on: WIXtv, Columbia, SC - website

Tuesday
January 2, 2007
William F. Marcuson III '63, President ASCE (video that includes The Citadel posted on president's page)
(William F. Marcuson III '63 who was recently inaugurated as the President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  His biography, inaugural address, accomplishments, background on ASCE, etc. is well-documented on ASCE's Web Site: http://content.asce.org/President%20Page/PresidentsPage.html. The President's page also includes a video about his life, and includes clips from his days at The Citadel. )
Published in: American Society of Civil Engineers - website
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