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The Citadel in the News: Archive

May 2007

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Thursday
May 31, 2007
Academics (fourth paragraph)

Cadet Gregory Paul Van Deinse of Kennebunk, was recently honored for outstanding academic achievement at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, during the spring semester. Van Deinse is the son of Carolyn Van Deinse.

Published in: Seacoastonline.com, Seacoast NH and Southern ME - website

Thursday
May 31, 2007
Debate over guns on campus resumes today

COLUMBIA -- Debate is expected to resume this morning on controversial legislation that would allow people with concealed weapons permits to take guns to public grade school or college campuses inside their vehicles. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Thursday
May 31, 2007
Like Tears in Rain (Gibbes Museum art exihibit ifeaturing the 07 Summerall Guards)

Like Tears in Rain - ROTUNDA GALLERIES - Janet Biggs is best known for her multimedia video installations centering on the image of the horse as a means to explore the construction of gender in today’s society. She often pairs horses with images of athletes to investigate concepts of status, power and control.  Like Tears in Rain addresses these issues by pairing footage of The Citadel’s Summerall Guards with footage of a blind dressage rider. ...

Published in: Gibbes Museum of Art - website
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Wednesday
May 30, 2007
Benedict’s future hopeful after debt restructuring

Benedict College officials say the school is closer to improving its financial standing after recently refinancing and restructuring $24.9 million of short-term debt. The refinancing agreement with the National Bank of South Carolina was vital to easing the financial crunch brought on by years of borrowing and deficit spending. The debt, of which more than half would have been due next year, has been extended until 2027, said Brenda Walker, Benedict’s vice president of business and finance. ...

Published in: The State - Page B1,6
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Wednesday
May 30, 2007
DAMONTE GRAD TO SIGN WITH CITADEL (scroll down)

Nikki Mares, a 2005 Damonte Ranch High graduate, will sign a letter of intent Friday to play soccer at The Citadel.  Mares played the last two seasons at Lassen College and Yuba College. She scored 10 goals for Lassen in 2005-06, helping the Cougars to a 20-2-2 record. ...

Published in: Reno Gazette Journal, Reno, NV - website

Wednesday
May 30, 2007
Dancing Cadet (humor)

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on an Air Force Cadet and viral video star. (May 30)

Published in: CNN.com - website (video included)
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Wednesday
May 30, 2007
USC professor conquers Mount Everest

Pat Hickey reached the top of the world — literally — and the view was everything he hoped for and more. A professor of nursing at USC’s College of Nursing, Hickey Thursday completed his seven-year quest to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak at 29,028 feet. In the process, he became one of about 125 climbers to conquer the Seven Summits — the tallest elevation on each of the world’s seven continents. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,6
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Wednesday
May 30, 2007
Warm Front in the New Cold War? (07-08 Regimental Public Affairs Officer - interning at ABC News this summer)

ABC News' Ann Compton and Tara Woodside ('08) Report: The White House has announced that President George W. Bush has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to join the first family at Walker's Point, the Bush family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine, just prior to the 4th of July.

Published in: ABC News - political radar - website

Tuesday
May 29, 2007
Blackbaud releases software solution for colleges, universities (scroll down)

Blackbaud Inc. today unveiled Blackbaud’s Student Information System, a component of its integrated campus management solution designed to meet the needs of small higher education institutions. Among early adopters of the solution are Ursinus College, Providence College and Seminary, Piedmont Baptist College and Western Theological Seminary. ...

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - website
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Tuesday
May 29, 2007
CIU leader hopes to raise insular university’s profile

William “Bill” Jones has a vision for the students who come to his 400-acre Bible university and seminary tucked off Monticello Road. The newly appointed president of Columbia International University wants to turn out “velvet-covered bricks” — graduates able to explain and defend their faith without alienating those who are skeptical or disagree. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,6
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Tuesday
May 29, 2007
Lyman Ward under new leader (Col. Bill Jenrette '61)

The Board of Trustees at Lyman Ward Military Academy wasted no time in finding a new president.  A week after Dr. Chester Carroll announced his retirement after four years at the helm, the board held a special meeting Saturday and named Col. (Ret.) Bill Jenrette of Auburn the next school leader. Board chairman George Wallace Jr. called the private session "very positive." ...

Published in: Opelika-Auburn News - website

Tuesday
May 29, 2007
MUSC to end use of Social Security numbers

Identification numbers soon will replace Social Security numbers at the Medical University of South Carolina, a move school officials say will safeguard students, employees, volunteers and contractors from identity theft. ...The Citadel has issued identification numbers to students, spokeswoman Charlene Gunnells said. The school likely will make a similar change for employees in the future, she said. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Tuesday
May 29, 2007
The Final Word: Colleges offer choice of major — and headstone

Now that the college graduation season is winding down, the good news for the newest graduates is that they don't have to leave campus. Ever. There's a movement afoot at colleges and universities that allows alums to stay around for, well, centuries. It's called the campus cemetery. Notre Dame, Duke, The Citadel and the University of Virginia are among the schools that have set aside sites on campus where alumni can loll about and relax, just like they did in their good-old college days. Only this time, no classes. No rush, either. ...

Published in: USA TODAY - website

Monday
May 28, 2007
Allen planning new dorms

Allen University is planning an $18 million dormitory project that would expand and transform its small in-town campus. But it might sacrifice its historic presidents home in the process unless private donations can be collected to help move it. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,7
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Sunday
May 27, 2007
Another top Citadel cadet (letter to the editor)

Congratulations to Chase Mohler for becoming "the first Beaufort native since 1848 to reach regimental commander of the Corps of Cadets at The Citadel," as reported in The Gazette on May 17. ...

Published in: The Beaufort Gazette - website

Saturday
May 26, 2007
Wofford sends Citadel to losers' bracket in SoCon

Wofford 6, The Citadel 2 - Wofford baseball coach Steve Traylor bet his ace Friday night. And it just might pay off with the most unlikely championship in Southern Conference Baseball Tournament history. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,10
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Friday
May 25, 2007
Grand slam lifts Bulldogs

A fan in a Citadel blue baseball cap pointed to the spot on the foul pole down the left-field line at Riley Park, 305 feet from home plate. That's the spot where Citadel second baseman Bryan Altman's seventh-inning grand slam landed, at least according to the Bulldogs and the umpires. If the Bulldogs go on to win the Southern Conference Tournament, they might put a plaque there some day. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,9

Friday
May 25, 2007
McNeill provides Citadel a big return

In Stephanie McNeill’s two-page biography in The Citadel’s track and field media guide, there is a quote from the recently graduated Goose Creek native’s junior year. After McNeill had become the first female Citadel athlete in history to win a Southern Conference championship last year, she mentioned her Brigadier Foundation scholarship, saying, “... People are paying for me to go to school, so I am going to do my best to see that they get their money’s worth.” ...

Published in: The State - Page C1,11

Friday
May 25, 2007
Notebook from Afghanistan

According to spokeswoman Charlene Gunnells: That total includes 18 current cadets, 44 alumni of the Corps of Cadets and four alumni of the Citadel’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Of the current cadets, six are members of the Class of '07, seven are from the Class of '08 and five are members of the Class of '09. ...

 

Published in: The State - website

Thursday
May 24, 2007
Florence man takes a spin on 'Wheel'

FLORENCE — Citadel cadet Mitchell Baroody of Florence will appear on Friday’s episode of “Wheel of Fortune.” Baroody, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Baroody of Florence, went to an audition for the popular game show during his freshman year at The Citadel. He wasn’t chosen to play during that round of auditions, but he was invited to participate in a second audition in California at a later date. ...

Published in: WBTW - TV, Florence - Website
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Wednesday
May 23, 2007
Bulldogs rout Wildcats, survive play-in game

Officially speaking, Tuesday's play-in games were part of the Southern Conference baseball tournament. They appear on the bracket sheet, and all statistics will count. But The Citadel Bulldogs did not truly believe they were in the tournament until Tuesday's 7-0 victory over Davidson, in front of 1,944 fans at Riley Park, was complete. ...

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

Wednesday
May 23, 2007
Bush Drives Without Seatbelt (byline by Tara Woodside, rising Regimental Public Affairs Officer '08)

(Cadet Woodside has an internship this summer with ABC News). 

ABC News' Tara Woodside Reports:  President George W. Bush was caught on tape Sunday driving his pick-up truck in Crawford, Texas without a seatbelt. ...

Broadcast on: ABCNews.com - website

Wednesday
May 23, 2007
Catamounts to Face No. 7 The Citadel in Wednesday's Night Cap at SoCon Baseball Tournament

Charleston, S.C. - The final pairings and game times for the first full day at the 2007 Southern Conference Baseball Championship were determined on Tuesday afternoon as the ninth-seeded Wofford Terriers and seventh-seed, The Citadel Bulldogs, both advanced from the opening round, single-elimination games. ...

Published in: CSTV.com - website

Wednesday
May 23, 2007
Colleges deal with furniture and more that students leave behind

DAVIDSON, North Carolina (AP) -- With 1,700 students, Davidson College may be small. But you'd never know it when you see the stuff students leave behind at the end of the year. In a large room at a fraternity house, stacks of clothing, furniture, lamps and electronics were already piling up days ahead of last Sunday's graduation. Mixed in were odds and ends that could only wind up together in a college trash pile: a pair of giant Homer Simpson slippers; a collection of Pokemon cards; a batch of fashion disaster dresses you can only hope were costumes from a campus theme party called the Five Dollar Prom. ...

Published in: CNN.com - website
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Wednesday
May 23, 2007
Fan with a plan (photo - not web accessible)

The cutline reads, "With a magazine on her head to shade from the sun, Cecile Register of Ruffin cheers on The Citadel baseball team Tuesday at Riley Park. 'I love them Dogs,' she said. For coverage of the SoCon Baseball Tournament, see Sports 1C."

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Wednesday
May 23, 2007
Program to facilitate transferring to USC

GREENVILLE — USC aims to boost transfers from Greenville Technical College from last fall’s 31 students to hundreds with a Bridge program university officials say will ensure a Greenville Tech student a seamless admission to the Columbia campus after one year of successful academic work. ...

Published in: The State - Page B1,8

Wednesday
May 23, 2007
Trident Tech raising tuition 3.4 percent

Trident Technical College students will pay more for tuition next year after the school's Area Commission approved a 3.4 percent jump Tuesday. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Tuesday
May 22, 2007
8 inducted in S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame
Published in: The Sun News - website (AP story)

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
Class of 2007: Then and now

A lot has changed since this year’s crop of high school seniors entered kindergarten in August 1994. ...

Education:

Then: Shannon Faulkner of Powdersville was the center of a court fight to break the all-male gender barrier at The Citadel.

Now: Of the 2,017 cadets who enrolled at the public military college in August 2006, 113 were women.

Published in: The State - Page B1

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
Clemson names new dean

Clemson University has named Claude C. Lilly dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Science. Lilly comes to Clemson from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where he serves as dean of the Belk College of Business, according to a press statement from Clemson. He also serves as a Charlotte director of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Tuesday
May 22, 2007
Eight inducted in S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame (not web accessible)

... Inductees were major leaguers Bill Spiers and Jerry Martin, NBA forward Gary Gregor, NFL punter Max Runager, Clemson soccer coach I.M. Ibrahim, high school track coach and runner Catherine Lempesis,  and former Citadel quarterback Jack Douglas. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
Grissom wrestler Prince signs with Citadel

Grissom wrestler Prince signs with Citadel. Brendan Prince, the state 160-pound wrestling champion last season, has signed with The Citadel. "I wanted a military structure," Prince said. "That goes hand-in-hand with wrestling." ...

Published in: The Huntsville Times, Huntsville, AL - website

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
It's do or die for Bulldogs

Citadel junior Chris Swauger has believed all season that the Bulldogs' baseball team is destined for something special.Winning the Southern Conference Tournament from the humble position of a play-in game would certainly qualify. ...

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

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
News Makers & TV | 8 inducted into S.C. hall

Major League Baseball players, college standouts, a running coach and a horse owner and trainer were inducted Monday into the S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame. ...

Published in: Charlotte Observer - website (AP story)

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
S.C. ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
...This year’s S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame inductees are: (back row, left to right) Max Runager, Gary Gregor, Bill Spiers, (front row, left to right) I.M. Ibrahim, Jerry Martin, Cot Campbell, Catherine Lempesis and Jack Douglas. ...
Published in: The State - Page C1,6
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Tuesday
May 22, 2007
Samuel Gregg ('35 - obit)

...Mr. Gregg was born in Rock Hill, SC, to Dr. F.W. Gregg and Colie Guy Gregg. He graduated from The Citadel in 1935 as a third-generation cadet and a member of The Citadel Round Table. ...Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. at Oakwood Cemetery in Hickory, Wednesday, May 23. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at First Presbyterian Church in Hickory. ...

Published in: The State - Page B4

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
Southern Conference Base Tournament (supplement - not web accessible)

Sonny Shines - Former Stratford standout Meade now a star at The Citadel...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 5T

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
Spiers, Runager inducted into S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame

COLUMBIA -- Bill Spiers and Max Runager maintain a strong affinity towards their college colors, orange and purple and garnet and black, respectively. ...

Published in: The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg - website
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Tuesday
May 22, 2007
The Citadel Roster

RECORD: 30-25 overall, 12-15 in SoCon; NICKNAME: Bulldogs; HEAD COACH: Fred Jordan; ASSISTANT COACHES: David Beckley, Stuart Lake, Randy Carlson...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Tuesday
May 22, 2007
USC, Greenville Tech to announce partnership

University of South Carolina President Andrew Sorensen and Greenville Technical College President Thomas E. Barton Jr. are expected to announce what USC is calling a "historic partnership" today on the Greenville Tech campus. The announcement will take place at 11:15 a.m. in the Administration Boardroom on the Barton Campus, according to a statement from USC. No additional information was immediately available.

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Monday
May 21, 2007
Citadel's Douglas enters Hall of Fame

When former Citadel quarterback Jack Douglas received word that he would be inducted into the S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame, he checked out the other names in the class of 2007. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Monday
May 21, 2007
Douglas enters state hall

Former Citadel quarterback Jack Douglas, according to a man who knew him very well, was not a great football player because of his talent or his dedication although he possessed plenty of both. ...

Published in: The State - Page C1,7

Monday
May 21, 2007
GHHS grad completes The Citadel (bad quote about hazing)

John R. Schofield, a 2003 Grand Haven High School grad, enrolled at Citadel Military College "to test himself," his parents said. He made it to graduation, "and to blaze a new trail in life and do something different than anyone else," his mother, Linda Noyd of Spring Lake Township, proudly pointed out. ...

Published in: Grand Haven Tribune, Michigan - website

Saturday
May 19, 2007
Catamount Baseball Seeded Second in SoCon Tournament; Awaits Winner of The Citadel/Davidson First Round Game on Tuesday

Cullowhee, N.C. - Southern Conference regular season co-champion Western Carolina will be the No. 2 seed in next week's conference baseball tournament, which begins Tuesday, May 22 at Riley Park in Charleston, S.C. The Catamounts, which won eight-straight SoCon series and 12 of their last 14 games overall to end the season, will await the winner of the second opening round game between No. 7 seed The Citadel and the tenth-seeded Davidson at 3:30 pm.  ...

Published in: CSTV.com - website
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Saturday
May 19, 2007
Furman Knocks Off The Citadel, 7-3

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Will Stembridge went 2-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs to lead Furman to a 7-3 Southern Conference win over The Citadel Saturday afternoon in the rubber game of three-game series at Furman Stadium and regular season finale for both teams.  ...

Broadcast on: CSTV.com - website
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Friday
May 18, 2007
The Citadel Rolls Past Furman, 13-5

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Citadel belted four home runs to overpower Furman 13-5 in Southern Conference baseball action Friday evening in front of 696 fans at Furman Stadium.  ...

Published in: CSTV.com - website
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Thursday
May 17, 2007
Campus guns bill advances

COLUMBIA — In the wake of the Virginia Tech tragedy, a state House panel advanced a proposal Wednesday that would allow guns in schools and on college campuses. Meanwhile, State Law Enforcement Division Chief Robert Stewart briefed a Senate committee on resources available to help prevent school shootings. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Thursday
May 17, 2007
Citadel senior gets Harrington Award (not web accessible)

Jim Hodges, Charleston Foreign Affairs Forum president, has presented Citadel senior Douglas Schmid with the 2007 CFAF/Col. Myron C. Harrington Award. The award is given to the graduating senior who, in the eyes of the political science faculty, has achieved academic excellence in international studies and shows future promise. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
May 17, 2007
Do you know? (not web accessible)

WALT BEARD

Education - Bachelor's degree in chemistry from The Citadel and MBA from Webster University.

Unforgettable Moment in Life: The last day of my knob yeat at The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB1

Thursday
May 17, 2007
Dying to get in (letter to the editor - scroll down to the end)

Rumor has it that people are "dying" to get into The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A12

Thursday
May 17, 2007
Rising in the ranks and reaching for the stars (story on the new regimental commander)
Inscribed on Chase Mohler's gold class ring from The Citadel are three things: his name, the Bible verse Psalms 25:1 and Beaufort, S.C. Beaufort is where the senior cadet was born, where his family lives and always near to where he intends to stay. "I feel obligated to represent everybody Beaufort," said Mohler, who graduated from Beaufort High School in 2004. "I'm very proud to be from Beaufort."  Though The Citadel in Charleston is only about 70 miles from Beaufort, Mohler is the first native to reach the position of Regimental Commander of the Corps of Cadets since the first one -- J.T. Zealy in 1848. He officially took the command May 4 in a ceremony during graduation weekend. ...
Published in: The Beaufort Gazette - website

Thursday
May 17, 2007
Second Chance

Little more than a month ago, The Citadel's Chance Smith was batting .038 and had gone hitless in his last 19 at-bats. His final college baseball season was slipping away, and there seemed little he could do about it. Except that he did. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
May 16, 2007
Bulldogs power past Buccaneers

No Citadel baseball team has hit more home runs in a season than the 2007 version, and the Bulldogs added to their record total in Tuesday night's 8-2 victory over Charleston Southern at Riley Park. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
May 16, 2007
Conroy talks Citadel hoops with Sumter group

There is young and then there is the young The Citadel men's basketball team will be in the 2007-08 season. Bulldogs head coach Ed Conroy will have a freshman class of nine players on its 15-man roster next season. Only one of the other six players is a senior, Demetrius Nelson. Needless to say, Conroy is going to have a lot of work ahead of him this season, not only trying to mesh together a new group of players, but half of them are getting their first taste of collegiate basketball. ...

Published in: The Item, Sumter, SC - website

Wednesday
May 16, 2007
Harry G. Hitopoulos ('52 - obit)

Harry G. Hitopoulos, of Mount Pleasant, SC passed away May 14, 2007 in a local hospital. The funeral service will be Friday, May 18, 2007 in The Greek Orthodox Church Of The Holy Trinity, 30 Race Street, Charleston, at twelve-thirty. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Wednesday
May 16, 2007
Hitopoulos, Lowcountry boxing legand, dies at 80 (not web accessible)

When boxing used to be bigger than football in the Lowcountry, there was not bigger name in the sport than Charleston's Harry Hitopoulos.  Hitopoulos, 80, former boxing star at The Citadel, died Monday. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Wednesday
May 16, 2007
Study Finds College-Prep Courses in High School Leave Many Students Lagging

Only a quarter of high school students who take a full set of college-preparatory courses — four years of English and three each of mathematics, science and social studies — are well prepared for college, according to a study of last year’s high school graduates released yesterday by ACT, the Iowa testing organization. ...

Published in: The New York Times - website
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Tuesday
May 15, 2007
Candidates' message to graduates

... Republican Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor, on May 5 at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.  "Your family and friends are sure proud of you - you can feel that in this room here - but our nation is very, very proud...

Published in: The State - website

Tuesday
May 15, 2007
Citadel's Higgins speaks in Sumter

For the first time in a very long time, The Citadel football program had a spring practice in February and March with no turnover on the coaching staff.  While true that Bulldogs head coach Kevin Higgins was in his second season last year after his first season made him the school's third head coach in three years, the 2006 season was the first for offensive coordinator Dave Cecchini and defensive coordinator Isaac Collins. ...

Published in: The Item, Sumter, SC - website

Tuesday
May 15, 2007
Colleges pushing computing profession

South Carolina students are leaving money on the table by avoiding studies in computing, one of the highest-paying and most in-demand degrees for new college graduates, USC’s computing department chairman says. Enrollment in computing studies has been shrinking at the University of South Carolina, to 265 undergraduates in 2006 from 688 in 2000, a 61 percent decline. ...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5
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Tuesday
May 15, 2007
DNA test may show if body is missing kayaker's ('01 )

The state Department of Natural Resources on Monday scaled back its search for missing kayaker Stephen Lee, pending the identification of a body that washed ashore Friday at Hunting Island State Park in Beaufort County. Authorities are comparing DNA samples taken from the body against DNA samples given by Lee's parents, who live in Mount Pleasant. Capt. Bob Bromage of the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said test results won't be complete until later this week. "We want to get the DNA testing done as soon as possible because we know the family is grieving," he said. ...

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

Tuesday
May 15, 2007
Harry G. Hitopoulous ('52 - death notice - obit to be published - not web accessible)

Hitopoulos, Harry G., of Mount Pleasant, owner of H. G. Hitopoulos Contracting, Inc., died Monday.  Arrangements by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel of Charleston.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Tuesday
May 15, 2007
Military pulls plug on MySpace, YouTube

Soldiers serving overseas are losing some of their online links to friends and family back home under a Department of Defense policy that an Army official said formally took effect Monday. The Defense Department is blocking access “worldwide” to YouTube, MySpace and 11 other popular Web sites on its computers and networks, according to a memo sent Friday by Gen. B.B. Bell, the U.S. Forces Korea commander. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,10
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Tuesday
May 15, 2007
Propane was cause of deadly explosion (attended The Citadel - not a grad)

Officials have determined that a gas problem caused an explosion at a Horry County home that killed two people early Sunday morning. ... June Harder, 46, grew up in Conway and was a secretary, Hughes said. Ray Harder, 47, was working as an engineer for Time Warner in Charlotte, N.C. Born in San Francisco, he was raised in Charleston and attended The Citadel, said his mother, Sadie Harder. He also served in the Air Force for 10 years and was stationed in Germany. ...

Published in: The Sun News - website

Tuesday
May 15, 2007
Sheehan takes job as CCU provost

It didn't take long for Robert Sheehan to decide to take the provost job at Coastal Carolina University. He said he decided to accept Friday while he was visiting the area with his wife. "I'm very, very pleased and excited," Sheehan said.He and his wife have already purchased a house in Myrtle Beach, he said. CCU confirmed his acceptance Monday. Sheehan, interim provost for academic affairs at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, got the job offer May 6. ...

Published in: The Sun News - website
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Tuesday
May 15, 2007
The Honorable John Tarrant Black ('50 - obit)

The Honorable John Tarrant Black, 79, died Monday, May 14, 2007. Judge Black was born in Beaufort, South Carolina on January 13, 1928. He was the husband of Betty Padgett Black and the son of Benjamin Otis and Pickens Tarrant Black. Judge Black graduated from the Citadel in 1950, and served in the Office of Special Investigations of the United States Air Force before attending and graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1956.  ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Monday
May 14, 2007
Claflin, Benedict celebrate graduates

This first will be remembered for the faces, arms and legs stunned by the sun’s prickly spring tentacles. Benedict College’s 137th commencement convocation Saturday — the first held in Charlie W. Johnson Stadium — was a burner, indeed. U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn gave the commencement address, urging graduates to make careful decisions. ...

Published in: The State - website
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Monday
May 14, 2007
Dogs deop series finale to Eagles (not web accessible)

Georgia Southern 17, The Citadel 4

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Monday
May 14, 2007
Rudi and the Anti-Clinton Correction (blogger's response on Townhall.com)

Is it just me, or is it hard to imagine a Clinton making this correction? When Rudy was introduced to a class of Citadel graduates this weekend before giving his commencement speech, his bio included a mention of his "magna cum laude" graduation from New York University Law School. Here was Rudy's opening: ...

Broadcast on: Townhall.com - website
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Monday
May 14, 2007
Staying way after school
Some colleges, including Chapman, cater to alums who want a final resting place on campus. The practice isn't new, but it can prove profitable. ...
Published in: Los Angeles Times - website

Monday
May 14, 2007
Stephen Edward Lee ('01 - obit)

Stephen Edward Lee, 27, of Powder Springs, GA, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta GA, at 11:00am, with visitation following. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Friday
May 11, 2007
Bulldogs get rare Friday night win

The Citadel's Wes Wrenn was walking into Riley Park on Friday afternoon when a bird flying overhead made an unwanted deposit on his shirt. "The guys told me, 'That means you'll have good luck,'" Wrenn said. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Friday
May 11, 2007
Bulldogs take aim at top-six finish

Citadel baseball coach Fred Jordan has always aimed his team toward "four days in May," hoping the Bulldogs would reach their peak just in time for the Southern Conference tournament. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Friday
May 11, 2007
Graduation ceremony can be a hot ticket (not web accessible)

... At The Citadel, where seniors graduated Saturday, officials are much clearer about their position on selling commencement tichets. A memo to cadets about where, when and how to pick up commencement tickets stated, "Do not sell or attempt to sell your extra tickets.  You are cheating your classmates if you even think about selling tickets to them! And you are subject to punichments." ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,13

Thursday
May 10, 2007
Alumni can stay at Citadel forever
Published in: The Sun News - website

Thursday
May 10, 2007
Cisco makes most of return pitches USC past The Citadel (not web accessible)

No. 12 USC 12, The Citadel 3

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

Thursday
May 10, 2007
Citadel tower to include columbarium

CHARLESTON (AP) -- The Citadel alumni will soon get the chance to make an eternal connection with the military college by having their cremated remains placed in the campus bell tower. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Thursday
May 10, 2007
Guns in schools topic of debate

University of South Carolina professor Patrick Nolan knows exactly what he would want to do if a gun-wielding assailant burst into his classroom: He'd blow him away. "I would have no hesitation," said Nolan, who holds a state-issued concealed weapons permit and has taught sociology at USC for 15 years. "I would tell my students to get down, and I would stop the attack." ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Thursday
May 10, 2007
USC routs The Citadel in baseball

COLUMBIA ó Reese Havens had four hits and drove in three runs to lead the University of South Carolina baseball team to a 12-3 win against The Citadel on Wednesday night. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Wednesday
May 9, 2007
Cisco’s aim: Prove he is on target

Mike Cisco grew up a few miles from The Citadel, so when he takes the mound against the Bulldogs tonight, familiar faces will abound. A former high school teammate will be in the bullpen, and the starting lineup could include as many as three others he played with or against in high school. ...

Published in: The State - Page C7

Wednesday
May 9, 2007
Citadel bell tower final resting place

 Many Citadel cadets forge lifelong connections to the military college. Beginning this fall, more than 400 alumni will have the opportunity to make the connection eternal by having their cremated remains stored in the school's bell tower.  The college is building a columbarium, a place in the lower part of the tower with niches for urns that contain the remains of deceased alumni who have been cremated, said Col. David Golden, the school's chaplain. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,5
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Wednesday
May 9, 2007
Commander Michael D. Sheahan ('89 - obit)

Commander Michael Sheahan was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia. He graduated from The Citadel in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a commission from The Citadel NROTC program. Following flight training at NAS Pensacola, FL and NAS Whiting Field in Milton FL, CDR Sheahan was designated a Naval Aviator in September 1990. He completed flight training in the SH-3H model helicopter at HS-1 and reported to HS-11 at NAS Jacksonville, FL in April 1991 where he served as the Public Affairs, Line Division, Schedules, CSAR and NATOPS Officer. ...

Published in: U.S. Navy website
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Wednesday
May 9, 2007
Demand grows for graduation tickets

Jason Hughes, a senior at the College of Charleston, decided to skip his May 13 commencement ceremony. Instead, he sold one of his three tickets to a friend for $40 in gas money and auctioned off the other two for a combined $192.50 on eBay. “I’m taking what I learned about capitalism and applying it to life,” Hughes says. Exchanging tickets to graduation ceremonies has long been a tradition among students at universities and colleges that limit the number of guests. ...

Published in: The State - Page C11
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Wednesday
May 9, 2007
Ex-professor filessuit against Clemson (scroll down)

GREENVILLE - A former Clemson University Spanish professor has sued the school in federal court, alleging a pattern of discrimination and harassment taken against Hispanic members of the languages department. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
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Wednesday
May 9, 2007
Former Berea High standout Brown blossoms as senior at The Citadel

COLUMBIA -- Zach Brown loved playing football at Berea High School. Nothing, he says, can replace those Friday nights under the lights, especially the hitting.  An outside linebacker, Brown loved to hit. He still does. Only now Brown hits baseballs.And this year, The Citadel's first baseman has looked nothing like a player who hit .281 in his first three years as the Bulldogs enter tonight's game against the University of South Carolina at Sarge Frye Field. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Wednesday
May 9, 2007
Limehouse named DOT chief

Former highway commissioner H.B. "Buck" Limehouse was named executive director of the South Carolina Department of Transportation on May 1 by the DOT commission. The commission took this action despite active proposals in the General Assembly to restructure the department in light of findings of the Legislative Audit Council late last year. ...

Published in: The Summerville Journal Scene - Page 11
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Wednesday
May 9, 2007
McKissick awarded honorary degree

Rudy Giuliani wasn't the only big name at Saturday's commencement at The Citadel in Charleston.  Summerville's football icon, Coach John McKissick, shared the stage with the former New York mayor and presidential hopeful, as The Citadel presented diplomas to 438 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and 20 active duty students. ...

Published in: The Summerville Journal Scene - Page 1
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Wednesday
May 9, 2007
Moore School site up in air

USC’s Moore School of Business is looking to the Innovista for a new home.  The business school has moved away from plans to renovate its existing building at Pendleton and Barnwell streets, and toward a plan for two new buildings — one for graduate students and one for undergraduates. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,5
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Tuesday
May 8, 2007
Bill would allow concealed weapons on S.C. campuses

 COLUMBIA - Some South Carolina lawmakers believe allowing people to carry concealed weapons on school campuses could prevent massacres like last month's slayings at Virginia Tech.  Nearly 20 lawmakers have signed on to a measure that would allow concealed weapons on public school and college campuses. If signed in to law, South Carolina would join Utah as the only states that have laws allowing people to carry hidden weapons on campuses. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Tuesday
May 8, 2007
Finding a college

According to a study for Student Prospector (www.studentprospector.com):

--High school students shopping for colleges will visit an average of 3.5 schools.

--Two in three parents say they are "extremely" (28 percent) or "very" (38 percent) involved in the college search. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page E1
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Tuesday
May 8, 2007
USC gets business school dean

The only major university business school named for a woman will be led by a woman. Hildy Teegen, 41, has been named dean of USC’s Moore School of Business. Teegen is director of the Center for International Business Education and Research at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,5
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Monday
May 7, 2007
Army needs more troops, Giuliani says

 The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 shattered young people's innocence, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani told The Citadel's Class of 2007 on Saturday. Most of the graduates were in the early days of their senior year in high school when the world changed, he said. It's hard to believe "there are people in this world with totally evil intentions," he said. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,9

Monday
May 7, 2007
Clemson students devise rising sea level responses

 Imagine the historic Charleston peninsula becoming a Lowcountry version of Venice, Italy, with canals replacing major streets in response to rising sea levels.  Clemson School of Architecture students devised that concept and other thought-provoking scenarios while examining how global warming could affect Charleston and how the city could respond if money were no object. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Sunday
May 6, 2007
Beef up military - Rudy

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Rudy Giuliani called for a major buildup of the stretched-thin armed forces yesterday before an audience of military cadets whose families had mixed reviews of the former mayor's credentials as a commander in chief. "President Bush has increased our military strength, but I believe we need to do more, much more," the Republican presidential hopeful said in calling for a troop boost of about 35,000. ...

Published in: NY Daily News - website

Sunday
May 6, 2007
Big changes define Massey presidency

 ATLANTA - Walter Massey was a shy black boy from Hattiesburg, Miss., unsure of his place in the world, when he arrived as a 16-year-old freshman at Morehouse College.  Nearly 40 years later, he returned to change the school that changed him. His legacy as Morehouse's ninth president includes a fundraising campaign that brought in $119 million in three years - almost $15 million more than he set out to raise - and helping the school land the coveted collection of more than 7,000 handwritten notes, letters and sermons by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the school's most famous alumnus. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Sunday
May 6, 2007
Citadel grads join long line of tradition

 It was a graduation packed with tradition at The Citadel, where tradition is the institution's life-blood. More than 5,000 family members and friends poured into the McAlister Field House Saturday to cheer on the school's 458 graduates, 438 of whom were cadets and 20 active duty students. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,7

Sunday
May 6, 2007
Giuliani, Speaking at the Citadel, Calls for a Bigger Army

... In a speech before the graduating class at the Citadel, Mr. Giuliani, who has stressed an aggressive and muscular foreign policy in his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, said that he would like to see the Army grow to 582,000 troops from its current 512,000, an even larger increase than President Bush has advocated. ...

Published in: The New York Times - website
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Sunday
May 6, 2007
Major milestone marked

While most of the Charleston Southern University graduating students were lined up in the North Charleston Coliseum's long corridor waiting for the procession to begin, a space between last names Henderson and Hillsman remained vacant. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Sunday
May 6, 2007
Rudy: Boost the army; In speech at historic military college, GOP contender calls for expansion of troops to fight wars, terrori

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Playing to an audience steeped in military tradition, Rudolph Giuliani yesterday called for the U.S. Army to be expanded by at least 10 new combat brigades, or about 35,000 soldiers, to fight wars and terrorism around the world.
Giuliani, the Republican presidential front-runner, offered the massive expansion as he blasted the post-Cold War "peace dividend" that sharply reduced military forces, largely under the Clinton administration in the 1990s, as "one of our country's worst mistakes." ...

Published in: Newsday (New York) - website via LexisNexis

Sunday
May 6, 2007
The Citadel rained out

 Greensboro, N.C. - Rain forced the postponement Saturday of The Citadel's Southern Conference baseball game at UNC Greensboro.  The teams will wrap up their series today with a doubleheader beginning at noon. .,.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Saturday
May 5, 2007
Giuliani gives commencement speech to Citadel grads

The Citadel today presented diplomas to 438 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and 20 active duty students. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, whose leadership following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks has been nationally hailed, delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2007.  ...

Broadcast on: WIS-TV, Columbia - website

Saturday
May 5, 2007
Giuliani supports Army buildup nearing 600,000
Published in: The State - website only

Saturday
May 5, 2007
Giuliani supports Army buildup nearing 600,000

Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani on Saturday called for boosting the Army by another 35,000 troops, saying the nation must project strength and better handle the aftermath of war.  "I believe America needs at least 10 new combat brigades above the additions that are already proposed by President Bush and are already in the budget," the former New York City mayor told a class of 438 cadets during a commencement speech at The Citadel, a public military college. ...

Published in: The Herald, Rock Hill - website

Saturday
May 5, 2007
South Carolina Corps of Cadets Graduates

The Citadel today presented diplomas to 438 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and 20 active duty students. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, whose leadership following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks has been nationally hailed, delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2007.  ...

Broadcast on: WCBD Channel 2, Charleston - website

Saturday
May 5, 2007
Two players leaving Bulldogs

 Sophomore guards Vytautas Valiulis and Chris Diasparra are leaving The Citadel basketball team and will transfer to other schools, coach Ed Conroy said Friday.  'I don't know where they will end up, but they are both looking to continue playing somewhere,' Conroy said. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Friday
May 4, 2007
The Long Gray Line

Behind the Spartan elegance of The Citadel’s main gate, an on-campus military museum modestly displays a photo of Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from the once all-male Corps of Cadets. That simple picture, perched under an image of Charles Foster, the first African American to earn a degree from the military college, serves as a Rorschach test of sorts, an abstract that evokes opinions on the transition of women at The Citadel over the past 11 years. Perhaps no one person knows more about the promise and the pitfalls of being a female cadet at The Citadel. ...

Published in: Charleston Magazine - website
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Friday
May 4, 2007
Wando's Turner has eyes on double state crowns

..."If things go my way, the way I expect them to, I can win two state titles," said Turner, who will attend The Citadel on a track scholarship. "I worked for this, set my goals and now it's time to achieve them." ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Thursday
May 3, 2007
Dad to miss cadet's proud moments

1 active-duty father will be in Iraq, but another will get to witness milestones...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Thursday
May 3, 2007
Ed Marxen Named as Regional President of Piedmont Bank, a Division of Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company

Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company names Ed Marxen ('64) as Regional President of Piedmont Bank, a Division of Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company. Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company ("the Bank") is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Thursday
May 3, 2007
Knobs ready to open new doors (photo - not web accessible)

The cutline reads, "Citadel senior cadet Allan Laggui holds his hand and new class ring on the head of freshman cadet Shaun Hornilla as they listen to an announcement freeing the knobs of their fourth-class status Wednesday during Recognition Day at The Citadel. The school year came to an end as the freshman cadets were required to complete two hours of rigorous physical drilling befire being recognized."

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
May 3, 2007
Limehouse named to lead DOT (BoV member)

COLUMBIA - The state's highway commissioners have chosen a former Department of Transportation commissioner to serve as the agency's new executive director. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
May 3, 2007
On campus (not web acessible - two articles)

1.  Commencement speaker - Bobby Harrell, speaker of the S.C. House of Representatives, will deliver the commencement address to The Citadel's College of Graduate and Profesional Studies on May 6.

2.  Mentor partnership - The Citadel's African-American studies program has adopted its second mentor school, the Charleston Development Academy, a Chalreston County public elementary charter school for children in kindergarten through the sixth grade.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
May 3, 2007
The right stuff - Astronaut wows students with tales of space training

... Bresnik ('89) was selected as an astronaut in 2004. He said out of 4,000 applicants, only 11 were chosen to be astronauts.
Since being selected, Bresnik has been involved in continuing intensive training in hopes of piloting the international space station by 2009.  Joint U.S. and Russian construction on the space station began in 2002 and is expected to be finished by 2010. As of June 2006, 116 crewmembers and visitors have traveled to the space station from 10 nations. ...

Published in: Mt. Olive Chronicle - website
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Wednesday
May 2, 2007
Clemson may hire diversity officer

CLEMSON -- Clemson University President Jim Barker is considering the addition of a chief diversity officer to spur greater minority presence and inclusiveness on the campus. The job description, exact title and other details haven't been fully defined yet, he said. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Wednesday
May 2, 2007
Gift to USC will fund coal studies

Santee Cooper and the state's 24 electric cooperatives announced a $5 million gift to bankroll research at the University of South Carolina to make coal a cleaner and more efficient fuel. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B9
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Wednesday
May 2, 2007
Sorensen ticketed after fender-bender

USC president Andrew Sorensen was involved in a traffic accident last week but didn’t wait around for police. ...

Published in: The State - Page B1

Tuesday
May 1, 2007
Claflin lands Hillary Clinton as commencement speaker

Democratic candidates for president just can't get enough of Orangeburg. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.), one of the eight participants in last week's Democratic presidential primary debate, will make a return trip here this month as she acts as keynote speaker for Claflin University's May 12 Commencement Convocation. ...

Published in: The Times and Democrat - website
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Tuesday
May 1, 2007
Clinton to speak to Claflin grads; Keynote speakers for other state colleges include Giuliani, Clyburn

... Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will make the commencement address to The Citadel’s Corps of Cadets. The Class of 2007 will graduate at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in McAlister Field House. ...

Published in: The State - Page B5

Tuesday
May 1, 2007
ISU business dean takes Citadel position

TERRE HAUTE Ronald F. Green, dean of Indiana State University’s College of Business, has accepted a new position as dean of the school of business at The Citadel, the military college of South Carolina. ...

Published in: Star Tribune, Terre Haute, IN - website

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