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The Citadel in the News: Archive

April 2007

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Monday
April 30, 2007
Citadel swept away by SoCon-leading Charleston

Coach John Pawlowski's College of Charleston baseball team has won three Southern Conference titles, appeared in three NCAA tournaments and won an NCAA regional championship over the last three years. But this latest edition of the Cougar juggernaut could be the most powerful yet. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Monday
April 30, 2007
Distinctions

The Citadel School of Business Administration has inducted the following individuals into its Hall of Fame: Mayor Joe Riley; Edward T. Pendarvis, founder, Sunbelt Business Advisors Network LLC; and W. Hayne Hipp, former CEO of Greenville-based Liberty Corp.Sallie W. Krawchek, CEO of Citi Global Wealth Management, received the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Distinguished Leadership Award.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Review, page E4

Monday
April 30, 2007
Financial

Gino Calejo has joined Sunbelt Business Brokers of Charleston as a senior business broker. Previously, he was a senior analyst for a management consulting group based in Chicago. He holds a master's degree in business administration from The Citadel.

 

Published in: The Post and Courier - Business REview, page E4

Monday
April 30, 2007
Sit in your garden (scroll down)

... Her Gibbes multiple-channel video installation, "Like Tears in Rain," which opens Friday, pairs footage of the precise drill movements of The Citadel's Summerall Guards with footage of a blind dressage rider. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A17

Monday
April 30, 2007
Tourists seek out black culture along the S.C. coast

... "There's definitely a lot of interest in the Gullah culture," said gallery owner Chuma Nwokike, a native of Nigeria who graduated from The Citadel. "People come in and say they want to go to Gullah, Gullah Island and I say it's nothing like that." ...

Broadcast on: CNN.com - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Sunday
April 29, 2007
Eastern Wayne senior headed to The Citadel

Jasmine McLamb of Goldsboro is the first to admit she might seem like an unlikely candidate for the Citadel.  More of a free spirit, she has a penchant for fashion -- highlighted flowing curls and a tiny sparkling nose ring. Not exactly tailor-made for the South Carolina military college with an austere reputation for discipline. ...

Published in: Goldsboro News-Argus - website

Saturday
April 28, 2007
Library named for 'Mayor Bubba' ('49)

More than 100 military personnel, Shaw Air Force Base personnel and civilians turned out Friday for the dedication of Shaw's new library to the late W.A. "Bubba" McElveen, a former Sumter mayor. The facility, which took nearly two years to complete, was dedicated in McElveen's honor because of his tireless commitment to both the Sumter and Shaw communities, officials said. ...

Published in: The Item, Sumter, SC - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Saturday
April 28, 2007
The Cost Of Playing: Citadel wrestling with rising budgets

As a graphic projecting a $1.4 million shortfall for The Citadel's athletic department budget went up on the screen at a recent Board of Visitors meeting, someone broke the silence with a joke about winning the lottery. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,7

Friday
April 27, 2007
Baseball ad (not web accessible)

The Citadel Bseball - Come out to Riley Park and catch the action as The Citadel takes on #30 College of Charleston this weekend in a 3 game series.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Friday
April 27, 2007
Citadel freshman following in father's footsteps

 In 1976, Fred Jordan and Dickie Jones were teammates on The Citadel's baseball team. Jordan was a wide-eyed knob from Garrett High School, while Jones was a senior catcher who had helped the Bulldogs win a Southern Conference title the year before.  Thirty-one years later, Jordan is The Citadel's coach and is mentoring Richard Cogburn Jones Jr., Dickie's son and one of the Bulldogs' passel of promising freshman. ...

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

Friday
April 27, 2007
Clemson got rebate from loan company

Clemson University has received a rebate from a private student loan company on its preferred lender list, a college business tactic recently called into question. However, South Carolina's attorney general says there's been no wrongdoing on the university's part. ... Officials at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, the College of Charleston and The Citadel said their institutions don't receive rebates from any private lenders. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
April 27, 2007
NASA Astronaut Visits 11th Congressional District (LTC Randolph Bresnik '89)

Morristown, NJ -- On Friday, Rep. Frelinghuysen visited several local schools with Lieutenant Colonel Randolph J. Bresnik, a NASA astronaut. ...Bresnik grew up in Santa Monica, California, and graduated from The Citadel with a degree in mathematics. He also holds a masters of science in aviation systems from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He is married to the former Rebecca Burgin of Pompton Plains, New Jersey. Bresnik received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps from the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at The Citadel. ...

Published in: Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey - website

Friday
April 27, 2007
North Charleston man charged in hazing

7 USC students accused of beating pledge during fraternity initiation...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Friday
April 27, 2007
Prudent change at The Citadel (editorial)

The Citadel will install locks on all barracks room doors before the fall semester begins. That move reflects the recognition expressed by Lt. Gen. John Rosa, the school's president, that "times have changed and society has changed."  ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10

Thursday
April 26, 2007
Citadel's Murray earns honor

The Citadel linebacker Chris Murray was announced Wednesday as one of 195 student-athletes from 195 schools named to the inaugural class of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame's Honor Society. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Thursday
April 26, 2007
Colleges Enhancing Security

Catholic University in the District is adding sirens to its security cameras. Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., will start training students how to get out of harm's way during a crisis. The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., has decided to break its tradition of open barrack doors and install locks. ...

Published in: Washington Post - website

Thursday
April 26, 2007
Dudley Taylor Bunn ('50 - obit)

Col. Dudley Taylor Bunn, 78, of Atlanta, GA and formerly of Middleburg, VA passed away on April 20, 2007 at St. Josephs Hospital, in Atlanta, GA. Col. Bunn was born in Fairfax, Ga in 1929. He was a 1950 graduate of The Citadel. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4
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Thursday
April 26, 2007
John Henry Browning (obit - attended The Citadel)

...Browning graduated from Ridgeville High School and left The Citadel to join the armed forces during WWII. He served with the army's occupation forces in Japan just after the war's end. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Wednesday
April 25, 2007
4 colleges in state make value list

Four South Carolina schools made a Princeton Review listing of best college values released Tuesday. The annual listing includes Presbyterian College, Wofford College, Winthrop University and the College of Charleston. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Wednesday
April 25, 2007
Chanticleers shut down Bulldogs

 Did success spoil Coastal Carolina baseball? Maybe - but only for a year.  Their streak of five straight NCAA regional appearances interrupted last season, the Chanticleers looked like the Big South Conference power of old in Tuesday night's 5-1 victory over The Citadel before 594 fans at Riley Park. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
April 25, 2007
FEATURE ‌ Mississippi Mud (click on caption under 2nd photo to view the slideshow)

... Last week, 17 cadets, one graduate, two professors, and this City Paper reporter traveled to Pass Christian, the ninth such hurricane relief trip Shuler has organized, and the fifth to the Gulf Coast. The group collaborated with Cottage Living magazine and Lowe's to construct a 1,200-square-foot permanent home for the Swanier family, a mom, dad, and two children who have lived in a FEMA trailer for over a year. ...

Published in: Charleston City Paper - website
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Tuesday
April 24, 2007
Anthony Solomon (obit - attended The Citadel)

... He was a graduate of Allentown High School in PA and attended Charleston Southern University and the Citadel. Mr. Solomon retired from the United States Navy after serving twenty years and was a Vietnam Vet.  ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Tuesday
April 24, 2007
The Citadel Tightens Security

Officials at The Citadel have voted to have locks installed on all cadet barrack doors at the South Carolina military school next year, putting safety first. ...

Published in: The Post Chronicle, Denville, NJ - website

Monday
April 23, 2007
A GOOD CAUSE; Evening of fine music battles Alzheimer's

Every 60 seconds, a person in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's affects one in 10 people over the age of 65 and almost half of all people over the age of 85. In South Carolina, more than 60,000 people are affected by Alzheimer's. This past week, more than 300 people gathered at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center to do battle with Alzheimer's. At the same time, they were treated to a fine meal and a performance by The Citadel Cadet Chorale. ...

Published in: The Times and Democrat - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Monday
April 23, 2007
Citadel military school to put locks on cadets' rooms

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) -- The Citadel will break with tradition and install locks on all cadet rooms amid concerns about safety in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings. ...

Broadcast on: CNN.com - website

Monday
April 23, 2007
Citadel to host Scana shareholder meeting

 South Carolina's only remaining Fortune 500 company is bringing its road show back to its original hometown this year. Scana Corp., the owner of South Carolina Electric & Gas, will have its annual shareholders meeting Thursday at The Citadel.  ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Business review, page E3
(view article) (no cache available)

Monday
April 23, 2007
Citadel To Put Locks On All Barracks

Charleston, SC (AP) - The Citadel plans to install locks on the doors of all cadet rooms by next semester because of concerns raised by the Virginia Tech shootings. ...

Broadcast on: WCIV TV 4, Charleston - website

Monday
April 23, 2007
Citadel to put locks on all barracks rooms (online but not in the paper)
Published in: The State - website

Monday
April 23, 2007
Citadel to put locks on cadet rooms

Move comes in wake of Virginia Tech shootings...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Monday
April 23, 2007
Citadel to Put Locks on Cadets' Rooms

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The Citadel will break with tradition and install locks on all cadet rooms amid concerns about safety in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings. Male cadets at the state military college have no locks on their barracks doors. Female cadets can lock their doors from the inside. The tradition had evolved in keeping with the spareness of military life and with the school's honor code, which mandates that cadets do not steal. ...

Published in: The New York Times - website

Monday
April 23, 2007
Citadel to Put Locks on Cadets' Rooms

The Citadel will break with tradition and install locks on all cadet rooms amid concerns about safety in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings. Male cadets at the state military college have no locks on their barracks doors. Female cadets can lock their doors from the inside. The tradition had evolved in keeping with the spareness of military life and with the school's honor code, which mandates that cadets do not steal. ...

Published in: Atlanta Journal-Constitution - website

Monday
April 23, 2007
Dogs' McNeill SoCon field athlete of year

Boone, N.C. - Citadel senior Stephanie McNeill was named Southern Conference field athlete of the year after claiming two titles in the conference's outdoor track and field championships over the weekend. McNeill and Bulldogs junior Tasha Sanders both won titles on Sunday's final day of competition. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Monday
April 23, 2007
Lawmaker denied pretrial intervention ('99 alum)

 COLUMBIA - A prosecutor has refused to allow Rep. Thad Viers to enter a pretrial intervention program, sending a charge of making threatening phone calls back to a magistrate for trial.  Prosecutor Barney Giese would not say about why he denied Viers' request to enter the program, which would allow him to clear his record, according...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Monday
April 23, 2007
The Citadel tightens security

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 23 (UPI) -- Officials at The Citadel have voted to have locks installed on all cadet barrack doors at the South Carolina military school next year, putting safety first.  Even though the Charleston, S.C., school has upheld a standard of non-tolerance for cadet theft, the Board of Visitors unanimously approved the change...

Published in: The Washington Times - website

Sunday
April 22, 2007
Citadel barracks to get locks

 The Citadel will install locks on cadets' barracks-room doors next year, a move that puts safety above tradition. The Board of Visitors voted unanimously Saturday to support the change. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Sunday
April 22, 2007
Garden & Gun (ad - not web accessible)

Garden and & Gun magazine's presiere issue hit stands April 13 with a cover photo of Pat Conroy standing on water in Mrs. Whaley's garden with his pants lets rolled up ... a Charleston image if there ever was one.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2 (Good Morning Lowcountry)

Sunday
April 22, 2007
KEVIN HIGGINS SUMMER FOOTBALL CAMPS AT THE CITADEL (scroll down)

Youth camp for ages 5-14 will be held on June 4-8 on The Citadel Campus. Cost will be $175 for full week and $145 for 4 day campers. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Sunday
April 22, 2007
The Citadel Baseball (ad - not web accessible)

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Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Saturday
April 21, 2007
Budget woes for Citadel

The Citadel will struggle with a tight budget next year if a House budget proviso capping tuition increases at state colleges and universities passes, school officials said Friday. The proviso would put a 5 percent cap on tuition increases. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
April 20, 2007
Citadel track ready for Southern Conference meet
The Citadel men's and women's track teams are aiming high as they head for the Southern Conference outdoor championships this weekend in Boone, N.C. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C9

Friday
April 20, 2007
Eagles advance in SoCon men's tennis tournament

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Citadel rallied from a 3-0 deficit to pull within one at 3-2, but Georgia Southern's Philip Prins sealed the Eagles' 4-2 win with a victory over Derek Jose at No. 4 singles in the first round of the Southern Conference men's tennis tournament on Thursday. ...

Published in: Savannah Morning News - website

Friday
April 20, 2007
Rugged women's rugby squad at C of C doing a lot with a little
 Their jerseys are so old and tattered that some players on the College of Charleston's women's rugby team knot the flapping pieces together.  A team member had to build the try posts, which are similar to football goal posts, on the field where they practice. They barely have enough members to keep the required 15 on the field, so they play with broken fingers and bleeding wounds. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Friday
April 20, 2007
Trident might get film studio
 Cameras could roll in a new film studio on Trident Technical College's campus if the state passes increased financial incentives for moviemakers. Hal Katersy, chairman and CEO of Pacifica Ventures, said his company is considering building a film production facility on the Trident Technical College campus. He will go forward with that plan if the state passes "an aggressive incentive program" for film companies, he said. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Thursday
April 19, 2007
Boy Scouts honor local men during ceremony (Henry Johnson former BoV member)
Flags representing the United States, South Carolina and the Boy Scouts fluttered proudly on three new flag poles Thursday in front of the Henry Johnson Boy Scout Service Center. During a ceremony Thursday, the center was named after Johnson, president of W. Lee Flowers & Co., a grocery distribution company that supplies IGA food stores throughout the Carolinas and Georgia. ...
Published in: Florence Morning News - website

Thursday
April 19, 2007
Bucs pound Dogs
 Charleston Southern jumped out to a 9-1 lead and held on to defeat The Citadel, 9-6 at Buccaneer Field on Wednesday.  Most of the damage at the plate was done by the bottom of the order as Ryan Smart, Mark Perry and Lionel Greene accounted for six of the nine hits, and five of the seven RBIs. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Thursday
April 19, 2007
Citadel auction, dinner (not web accessible)
The 19th annual Citadel Brigadier Foundation Auction and Dinner will be held April 21 at McAlister Field House, with proceeds going toward athletic scholarships. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
April 19, 2007
Do you know? (not web accessible)

Do you Know - John W. McKnight

Education:  Bachelor of Science in vivil engineering from The Citadel.

Accompllishment of which I am most proud: Constructing buildings on The Citadel campus, years after I left with a degree from the same institution.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB3

Thursday
April 19, 2007
James Frederick Bennett, Sr. ('49 - obit)
Entered into eternal rest Tuesday, April 17, 2007, James Frederick Bennett, Sr., 82, husband of Gwendolyn Hunter Hemphill Bennett and widower of Betty Buchanan Bennett. Residence, Hanahan, South Carolina. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Bennett, Sr. are invited to attend the funeral service of the former at First Baptist Church of North Charleston, Friday, April 20, 2007 at two o'clock. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Wednesday
April 18, 2007
Converse College lands well-known music man

Converse College in Spartanburg has hired a classical music celebrity as dean of its music school. Miles Hoffman has been a commentator on classical music for National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” and “Performance Today” for a dozen years. He’s also the author of “The NPR Classical Music Companion” and founder of the American Chamber Players. ...

Published in: The State - Page B5
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
April 18, 2007
The Citadel's Moore named SoCon Athlete of the Week
...SPARTANBURG -- Redshirt senior Alexis Moore was named the Southern Conference's Athlete of the Week Wednesday following her record performance at the Chanticleer Invitational where she set two school records last weekend.  ... Moore, who spent her undergraduate years at the College of Charleston, is currently enrolled at The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies and will be attending law school after earning her master's degree. ...
Published in: Greenville News - website

Wednesday
April 18, 2007
USC’s latest Truman Scholar is a first-generation American who wants to help others

Asma Samir Jaber’s cultural experience could hardly be more different from that of the late President Harry S. Truman. Nevertheless, the 20-year-old University of South Carolina junior was chosen with about 75 other college juniors nationwide for representing the academic and character traits of 2007 Truman Scholars, chosen for their desire to make a career in public service. ...

Published in: The State - Page B6
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Tuesday
April 17, 2007
Across the Lowcountry, schools plan for worst
... State colleges such as the College of Charleston, the Medical University of South Carolina and The Citadel have their own public safety departments with armed law enforcement officers. ...The Citadel, home to 2,000 cadets, recently updated its campuswide crisis plan and appointed a team that would go into action if a shooting rampage or similar emergency occurred, spokeswoman Patricia McArver said. The school's 13-member public safety department is staffed 24 hours a day, and cadets guard entrances to living quarters, she said. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A13

Tuesday
April 17, 2007
Benedict, professor settle academic lawsuit

Benedict College and its president, David Swinton, agreed late Sunday to settle a four-year-old lawsuit brought by a professor over a controversial academic policy.  Former Benedict professor Milwood Motley sued the school in 2004, saying he was fired by Benedict because he refused to implement the SEE (Success Equals Effort) policy.  The SEE policy’s grading system gives greater weight to effort and participation than to academic achievement in a student’s freshman year at the historically black private college. ...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5
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Tuesday
April 17, 2007
Charles Ervin Buddy Rooke ('61 - obit)
... He was President of St. Andrews High School Class of 1957, a member of The Citadel Class of 1961 and a graduate of Wofford College. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Tuesday
April 17, 2007
Douglas seeks mayor's post (father of BoV member Jack Douglas)
Saying he will focus on reducing crime, improving traffic and providing affordable housing, Charleston County School Board Vice Chairman Hillery Douglas announced Monday that he will run for mayor of North Charleston in the June 14 election. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Monday
April 16, 2007
C of C's School of Education building teaches big lessons
 It's not the best building on the College of Charleston's campus, but the School of Education complex at 86 Wentworth St. is probably the best new one. That's because the structure extends the college's architectural soul, which is rooted in the adaptive and creative reuse of older homes surrounding the Cistern and Randolph Hall, which remains the heart. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Monday
April 16, 2007
Cadet's switch to German major pays off; Citadel senior will spend year in Germany after receiving Fulbright grant
 Citadel cadet Andrew Jones had to admit he wasn't sure what a Fulbright grant was when his German professor asked if he might be interested in pursuing one to study abroad. "But it sounded prestigious," Jones said. He was sophomore political science major at the time. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Monday
April 16, 2007
COMING UP

Tuesday - The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes community concert: Free. Concert is part of The Citadel's Fine Arts Series. 6:45 p.m. McAlister Field House.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Monday
April 16, 2007
Here fishy, fishy; Citadel senior studies Caribbean reef shark genes
 Citadel cadet Adam Akerman dives about 45 feet below the surface of the emerald green water off Grand Bahama Island. He pulls a tiny mackerel from a feeding tube at his side, holds it loosely in his fingertips, then slowly moves his arm through the water, enticing a Caribbean reef shark to come near. When the shark approaches, Akerman reaches out his hand, which like the rest of his body is covered in a protective, tightly woven metal mesh, and rubs the shark's snout. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Monday
April 16, 2007
Please Meet Al Kennickell: Working behind the scenes

... No doubt Kennickell knows a lot of people locally. He graduated from Jenkins High School then played offensive center as a 210-pounder at The Citadel. .After graduating from The Citadel, he returned to Savannah and worked in the family business. ...

Published in: Savannah Morning News - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Monday
April 16, 2007
Virginia tech rampage

At least 22 people were killed in two incidents when a lone gunman opened fire on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg on Monday, police said. Police said they believed the shooter was among the dead. Tech President Charles Steger called the shootings "a tragedy of monumental proportions." ...

Published in: CNN.com - website

Sunday
April 15, 2007
'We don't need it,' Spurrier says of battle flag outside Statehouse
 COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier doesn't want to be labeled as the leader of a galvanizing crusade against the Confederate battle flag flying outside the Statehouse. But the outspoken University of South Carolina football coach has certainly made his feelings known the past couple of days on the widely polarizing issue. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,11
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Sunday
April 15, 2007
Citadel graduates answer call of duty (letter to the editor by Mike Rogers, Dir., Alumni Assoc.)
The recent activation of the 218th Brigade Combat Team (BCT) of the South Carolina National Guard for a year-long deployment to Afghanistan has had a profound impact on the citizens of South Carolina. Nowhere is this impact felt more than in The Citadel family. A total of 48 Citadel graduates and 18 current cadets will be departing this summer or earlier with the 218th. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A16

Sunday
April 15, 2007
Playing dirty (photo from the Bulldog Challenge - not web accessible)
The cutline reads, "Patrick Horney (center) of the Purdue University team gets help from temmates Mark Enoch (left) and Chris Scheckel as they compete Saturday in the marsh-run segment of the Bulldog Challenge at The Citadel.  The 6-mile course also consisted of a Marine Corps obstable course, stadium climb and quarter-mile fireman's carry.  The event raises money for veterans' charities."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Saturday
April 14, 2007
Spurrier: Removing flag would help S.C. (audio and video included)

Steve Spurrier does not want to be a politician.  But the USC football coach believes the state would be a better place to live if the Confederate battle flag were removed from the State House grounds.  Spurrier brought up the flag issue Friday while accepting a leadership award from City Year at the service group’s Ripples of Hope banquet at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. ...

Published in: The State - website only
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Friday
April 13, 2007
State presidential primary update (scroll down)
Romney - Mitt Romney unveiled today a veterans committee supporting his bid for the Republican nomination. Co-chairman of the former Massachusetts governor's committee are retired Lt. Gen. Claudius "Bud" Watts III and Brig. Gen. Thomas Mikolajcik. Watts is a former comptroller of the U.S. Air Force and president of The Citadel. Mikolajcik, a pilot, retired in 1996 as the USAF's director of transportation.
Published in: Greenville News - website

Friday
April 13, 2007
Belles and blooms highlight garden tour ceremony
...The belles, accompanied by The Citadel's Summerall Guards, also smiled down from the porches, standing regally between tall, white columns. ...
Published in: Wilmington Star, NC - website
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Thursday
April 12, 2007
Bulldog Challenge

Are you among the hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people who were inspired by Marines at The Citadel who ran the Cooper River Bridge Run with 55-pound packs and raised $86,000 to help Marines injured while serving in the Iraq war?  The 11th annual Bulldog Challenge at The Citadel will start at 9 a.m. Saturday and features 10 different military-style challenges. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1

Thursday
April 12, 2007
Citadel event to fund athletic scholarships (not web accessible)
The 19th annual Citadel Brigadier Foundation Auction and Dinner will be hald April 21 at McAllister Field House with proceeds toing toward athletic scholarships. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
April 12, 2007
Two new signees give Citadel nine
Citadel basketball coach Ed Conroy will have nine freshmen on his second Bulldogs team next fall. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Wednesday
April 11, 2007
Citadel names new business school dean

CHARLESTON — Ronald F. Green, dean of the Indiana State University School of Business and a native of the Lowcountry, has been named dean of The Citadel School of Business Administration effective July 1. ...

Published in: The State - website

Wednesday
April 11, 2007
Citadel president applauds coalition's work to prevent violence

FLORENCE — Young people will be abused in “record numbers” without the services of such groups as the Pee Dee Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault, Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, president of The Citadel, said Wednesday. ...

Published in: Florence Morning News powered by Channel 13, Florence, SC - website

Wednesday
April 11, 2007
CSU may suspend hiring
Charleston Southern University may suspend hiring and building projects in the wake of accusations that its star economist lost or stole $10.6 million of its savings, while defending the actions of the officials in charge of placing its investments. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,7

Wednesday
April 11, 2007
Pee Dee Coalition celebrates 20 years (video included)

The Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault celebrated its 20th anniversary Wednesday.  Local leaders and supporters came together at the Civic Center for a luncheon.  Lt. General John Rosa, who is the president of The Citadel, was the keynote speaker.  Rosa is renowned for identifying and addressing sexual assault concerns.  Rosa said sexual assault is an issue that many communities across the state and nation face. ...

Broadcast on: Morning News, Channel 13, Florence, SC - website

Tuesday
April 10, 2007
Berkeley closer to large industrial development
Ronald F. Green, dean of the Indiana State University School of Business and a native of the Lowcountry, has been named dean of The Citadel School of Business Administration effective July 1. ...
 
Published in: The Daily Journal - website

Tuesday
April 10, 2007
Citadel's Jones earns SoCon baseball honor

Citadel freshman Richard Jones was named Southern Conference baseball player of the week after batting .667 in four games last week. Jones, a catcher from Sumter, was 10-of-15 with four doubles, a grand slam and eight RBIs. In an 11-8 win over Wofford on Friday, he posted two career-highs as he collected five hits and four RBIs in an extra-inning victory. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C8

Tuesday
April 10, 2007
Julius F. Haley ('39 - obit)

COLUMBIA — The Reverend Julius French Haley, 90, of Columbia, South Carolina, and Highlands, North Carolina, husband of the late Cain Calmes Haley, died Saturday, April 7. ...

Published in: The State - Page B4

Tuesday
April 10, 2007
Taking On 21

John M. McCardell Jr., president emeritus of Middlebury College, is a respected Civil War scholar. His lectures on the Gettysburg Address command large audiences at alumni meetings, and his seminars on the war always attract eager undergraduates.  Recently the genteel academic threw himself into another conflict. Call it the Battle of the Binge. ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Monday
April 9, 2007
'Semper Fi' fund exceeds original goal
...A few short months ago, the NROTC Unit, The Citadel, began what we thought would be a modest campaign to raise $2,500-$5,000 for this fund. Not only did this endeavor fall in line with The Citadel and Marine Corps' missions to prepare future leaders for a life of service to their country, but it also followed the Marine Corps creed of "taking care of our own." ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A6

Monday
April 9, 2007
Author Pat Conroy says new novel will mark return to dysfunction and death
... The new novel is set in Charleston and is already nearly 700 pages, Conroy said. ''It drives me nuts. But long-windedness ... there's nothing you can do about it. I wanted to write a 250-page novel, but I realize I can't even write a prologue that's 250 pages.'' ...
Published in: Lake County News Sun, Waukegan,IL - website
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Monday
April 9, 2007
John Randall Baker ('05 - obit)
...After graduating from Greenwood (SC) High School in 1946, he attended The Citadel. He served in the Summerall Guard, graduating with the class of 1950 with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Monday
April 9, 2007
MUSC plans for new drug research building

The Medical University of South Carolina will soon break ground on a building in which researchers will expand their work in developing, patenting and licensing new drugs. In the process, university officials hope to spark economic development in Charleston. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,7
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Sunday
April 8, 2007
Azalea Festival Memories
... Humorist and newspaper columnist Celia Rivenbark had to cover her share of Azalea Festivals as a feature writer for the Star-News. Her most precious memory? “The Citadel cadets being hung over and having to chew ibuprofen druing the Azalea garden party.” Rivenbark claims that her mention of that scene in one of her articles led to her being banned from festival events, but she hopes all is forgiven. Her daughter might want to be an Azalea belle in a few years. ...

Published in: Wilmington Star, NC - website
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Sunday
April 8, 2007
Conroy returns to dark side of fiction with his new novel (not web accessible)

FRIPP ISLAND -- "The Prince of Tides" author Pat Conroy says he's finishing his first novel in more than a decade and it will mark a return to the same dysfunctional characters he's known for.

 

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A2

Sunday
April 8, 2007
Tall task for Jones

Reggie Jones' quest this spring is to make himself seen on the UAB football practice field.  That's a pretty tall task for someone who has been pretty much invisible for two years.  Jones is a 5-foot-9, 185-pound walk-on running back at UAB. He signed with The Citadel after graduating from Bessemer Academy. He spent a year as a redshirt at The Citadel, spending the fall on the scout team before returning home...

Published in: The Birmingham Times - website
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Saturday
April 7, 2007
Boxing comes to The Citadel
A former heavyweight champion will highlight the card as KEA Boxing Promotions brings a fight night to The Citadel's McAlister Field House at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Saturday
April 7, 2007
President of The Citadel to speak at coalition's 20th anniversary celebration

Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, president of The Citadel, is expected to provide a unique yet appropriate message about the problem of sexual assault and domestic violence to the community Wednesday during the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault 20th Anniversary Celebration.  The coalition will celebrate the milestone with a luncheon featuring Rosa as the keynote speaker Wednesday at Florence Civic Center. ...

Published in: Florence Morning News, powered by Channel 13, Florence - website

Thursday
April 5, 2007
College Officers Profited by Sale of Lender Stock

The directors of financial aid at Columbia University, the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Southern California held shares in a student loan company that each of the universities recommends to student borrowers, and in at least two cases profited handsomely.  ...

Published in: The New York Times - website
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Thursday
April 5, 2007
Cougars' Goldberg turns back Bulldogs
 Jake Goldberg, a little-used reserve on College of Charleston's last two NCAA tournament teams, may prove to be a key cog in the Cougars' drive for a fourth straight regional appearance.  Goldberg turned The Citadel's wood bats into so much dead wood Wednesday night, pitching the Cougars to a 7-0 victory before 3,321 fans at Riley Park in the baseball rivals' . ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4
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Wednesday
April 4, 2007
Bulldogs ready to take out frustrations on rival Cougs
 Tonight's game between baseball rivals The Citadel and College of Charleston is billed as the "Turn Back the Century" game.  But Citadel coach Fred Jordan might settle for turning back the calendar about two weeks. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Wednesday
April 4, 2007
Photo - not web accessible
The cutline reads, "The branches of a live oak frame Citadel cadets Tuesday as they run around Hampton Park in Charleston."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Wednesday
April 4, 2007
SCSU’s annual rivalry game may be moved to Charleston

The “Carolinas Classic” could become known as the “Lowcountry Classic” this fall. South Carolina State University has reportedly inquired with The Citadel about holding its Nov. 20 contest against North Carolina A&T at Johnson Hagood Stadium. The contest was initially scheduled to occur at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium after taking place the past four years in Charlotte, NC. ...

Published in: The Times and Democrat - website

Tuesday
April 3, 2007
Group battling change at Buist
Fight to retool admissions policy worries parents... Mark Brandenburg (Citadel general counsel), parent of a second-grader and organizer of the new group, said an amended lawsuit filed recently has heightened parents' fears that the board board will change the school to primarily serve downtown residents, which would fundamentally change its current structure. ...

 

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Tuesday
April 3, 2007
Millions to Be Repaid After College Loan Inquiry

Citibank, one of the largest providers of student loans, as well as five universities have agreed to pay $5.2 million to students and the New York State attorney general to resolve an investigation into student loan practices, Andrew M. Cuomo, the attorney general, announced yesterday.  ...

Published in: The New York Times - website

Tuesday
April 3, 2007
Readers defend Citadel's Robinson (three letters to the editor)

1.  Proper challenge;

2.  Winning legacy;

3.  Honorable cause.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A9

Tuesday
April 3, 2007
Record numbers apply to USC; some will wait
COLUMBIA - Some students applying to enter the University of South Carolina's Columbia campus this fall won't be admitted until next spring because the school has received an unprecedented number of qualified applicants, administrators said Monday. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Tuesday
April 3, 2007
USC offering 1,500 spring admission

About 1,500 would-be USC freshmen will have to wait until spring 2008 after a record number of qualified students applied for admission in the fall.  “They meet our minimum requirements for admission; we just don’t have room for them,” Dennis Pruitt, USC’s vice president for student affairs said. He emphasized that, except for space limitations, these are students who would have been admitted for the fall term. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,7
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Monday
April 2, 2007
Boxing at The Citadel (ad - not web accessible)
Boxing at The Citadel, April 11th;  To purchase tickets and ticket information visit: Citadel Boc Office (fight night) or use www.etix.com, 843-847-1986, 973-903-2907, www.roundcardmodels.com; Doors open @ 7 pm, fights begin @ 7:30 pm
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Monday
April 2, 2007
Calendar (Thursday)

LEADERSHIP: The Citadel School of Business Administration presents a lecture in its spring leadership forum series. Speaker: Tandy Rice, Top Billing International. Topic: Pushing, Puffing, Placing Precocious People. 5:45 p. m. Duckett Hall Auditorium. Free.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Preview, page E5

Monday
April 2, 2007
Citadel's Navy ROTC to collect food (scroll down)
The Citadel's Navy ROTC Battalion will set food on the tables of the needy on Easter Sunday. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Monday
April 2, 2007
Furman wins Rugby South title
After last year's absence from the South's premier rugby event, Furman's return proved to be successful. The Paladins defeated rival The Citadel 24-10 Sunday to win the USA Rugby South 2007 Collegiate Championship for Division III. ...
Published in: Greenville News - website

Monday
April 2, 2007
Hollings to give law school's first commencement address
... "From the time he left The Citadel in 1942 to become a soldier in World War II, to the 38 years of service in the United States Senate, Fritz Hollings has proved what can be done in the public sector to help people. We can think of no more fitting lifetime public servant to energize our first graduating class," Gershon said. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Monday
April 2, 2007
Marines toughen policy on tattoos

The decision to join the Marines is permanent. Once a Marine, always a Marine, said Sgt. Jonathan Gilmore, of the U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Command. "Being in the Marine Corps is tattooed in your heart," he said. Starting today, Marines can no longer wear that sentiment as an inky sleeve. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Monday
April 2, 2007
R. Payson Dana ('08 - obit)
R. Payson Dana, age 22, died Friday, March 30, 2007. Funeral services will be 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at First Baptist Church with an Episcopal service. The committal will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery directed by Belk Funeral Home. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4; The State, pate B4

Sunday
April 1, 2007
Citadel's McNeill qualifies forNCAA Regionals
LEXINGTON, VA. - Senior Stephanie McNeill highlighted The Citadel's showing in the Military Track and Field Championships on Saturday by qualifying for the NCAA Regionals in the shot put and also winning the hammer with a school-record throw. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page

Sunday
April 1, 2007
Darlington County man’s death ruled accidental ('08 - scroll down)

Investigators said Sunday that the death of a Darlington County man early Friday has been determined to be accidental.  Richard Payson Dana ('08), 22, died as a result of injuries sustained in a fall at his Orange Street home, according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee.

Published in: Florence Morning News - website

Sunday
April 1, 2007
Footlight to stage British farce (directed by Sam Evans '78, Citadel alumni publications director)
 The Footlight Players continues its 75th anniversary celebration with the presentation of the comedy "Out of Order" by prolific British playwright Ray Cooney.  Directed by Sam Evans, the classic British farce opens Friday. With a plethora of twists and turns, the story is a mix of farce and mystery and involves a melange of secret meetings, misidentifications and a group of oddball employees at London's Westminster Hotel. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Arts & Travel section
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Sunday
April 1, 2007
photo (not web accissible)
The cutline reads, "Sgt. Spanky Gibson (left), currently stationed at the Brook Army Medical Center in San Antonion, Texas, as an outpatient, and Col. Kevin Frederick, with Tie Citadel's Navy TOTC, make their way across the Ravenel Bridge."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Sunday
April 1, 2007
Semper Fi and Seeen in the Crowd (scroll down)
  • A lot of us know what it feels like to lug around a few extra pounds. But a group of about 20 active-duty Marines at The Citadel strapped 55-pound packs to their backs and ran the bridge in fatigues and boots, an effort that raised about $83,000 for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, which helps care for Marines injured in Iraq. ...
  • Sotted in various tates of sweatinesss at the finish line: Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer, and Citadel football coach Kevin Higgins.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C18

Sunday
April 1, 2007
Western Carolina Completes Series Sweep of The Citadel with 18-3 Drubbing on Sunday

Cullowhee, N.C. - Western Carolina posted seven runs in the home half of the first inning while starting pitcher Corey Martin allowed just one hit in six scoreless innings as the Catamounts routed The Citadel, 18-3, to outlast the rain and complete the series sweep of the Bulldogs Sunday afternoon at Childress Field/Hennon Stadium. ...

Published in: CSTV.com - website
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