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The Citadel in the News: Archive

June 2007

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Saturday
June 30, 2007
Clemson, Citadel raise tuition

....Also this week, the Citadel's board of visitors approved an average tuition increase of 7.4 percent for all students.

Published in: Online - SCnow.com - Online

Saturday
June 30, 2007
Tuition increases at Clemson, Citadel

South Carolina residents will pay an additional 5 percent in tuition and required fees at Clemson University next fall, while Citadel cadets will see their student fees rise 7.9 percent. Trustees for the two state-assisted institutions were the last of 12 four-year campuses to set student fees for the fall.

Published in: The State - Online

Saturday
June 30, 2007
Tuition up at Citadel, Clemson

All Citadel cadets will pay more for tuition next year, but tuition for in-state students will increase by a smaller percentage than tuition rates for students from other states, said Citadel President Lt. Gen. John Rosa.

Published in: The Post and Courier - 1B

Friday
June 29, 2007
Citadel planning memorial tourney

The Citadel will honor Charleston's nine fallen firefighters next baseball season with the Charleston Firefighters Memorial Challenge at Riley Park. Bulldogs coach Fred Jordan said he plans to assemble an "elite" field for the first edition of the annual tournament, set for Feb. 29-March 2, 2008. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C8

Friday
June 29, 2007
College cash escapes Sanford ax

COLUMBIA — The state Legislature restored spending for Charleston-area colleges and universities Thursday as members moved through Gov. Mark Sanford's 243 budget line-item vetoes.  ... The Citadel also fared well in the House, which overrode a veto on the $2.5 million South Carolina National Guard Readiness Center at The Citadel in a 98-9 vote. In his 54-page veto message, Sanford contended that the majority of floor space in the readiness center would benefit The Citadel and its adjacent Johnson Hagood Stadium, including a press box and skyboxes. ...

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

Friday
June 29, 2007
Coroner sued for negligence in Trask crash investigation (deceased cadet)

The father of a Citadel cadet who died in a fiery accident is suing Beaufort County Coroner Curt Copeland and the county, claiming negligence in the death investigation and incompetence by the Coroner's Office. Leith Paul Trask III died early Nov. 22, 2005, after he lost control of the vehicle he was driving on U.S. 21 on Hunting Island, veered off the road and crashed into trees, which caused the SUV to burst into flames, according to S.C. Highway Patrol records at the time. ...

Published in: The Beaufort Gazette - website

Friday
June 29, 2007
Don Sparks ('81 - obit)

Col. Don Sparks, age 48, entered into eternal rest on June 20, 2007. He was born in Ashland, KY and was the son of Don H. and Minnie J. Driggers Sparks. Col. Sparks was a graduate of The Citadel in the class of 1981 and received his master's degree from Troy State University.  ....

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Friday
June 29, 2007
STATE NEWS IN BRIEF (Citadel mentioned in USC tuition story - scroll down)

Trustees at Clemson University and The Citadel are scheduled to meet today to vote on budgets and student fees. Clemson President James Barker has recommended a 5 percent increase to $9,870 annually, but trustees postponed a decision until the General Assembly had completed the state budget. ...

Published in: The Sun News, Myrtle Beach; The State - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
June 28, 2007
Commencement 2007: Rudy Giuliani (video clip included)

(excert from commencement address)

Published in: U.S. News & World Report
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
June 28, 2007
Democrats to debate in state

The Citadel, along with officials from Charleston and CNN, are expected to announce this morning plans for a July 23 Democratic presidential debate. The announcement is scheduled for 11 a.m. in Bond Hall on The Citadel campus. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Thursday
June 28, 2007
Dems Get Ready for Debate

With the Democratic Debate heading to Charleston on July 23, the question on everybody’s mind is how to get tickets. The answer from state party chair Carol Fowler can roughly be translated to, “Good luck.” It’s likely going to come down to who you know in the Democratic Party or at the Citadel. Fowler said she’s hopeful that there can be a drawing for some tickets, but details are far from complete. ...

Published in: Charleston City Paper (news blog) - website

Thursday
June 28, 2007
Don Williams Sparks ('81 - obit)

WALLACE — Col. Don Williams Sparks, age 48, died June 20, 2007. Born in Ashland, KY, he was the son of Don H. and Minnie J. Driggers Sparks. Don was a graduate of The Citadel in the class of 1981, and received his master’s degree from Troy State University. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force with 26 years of service. ...

Published in: The State - website

Thursday
June 28, 2007
Governor's vetoes total $167 million

... Hardest hit in the Charleston area were the College of Charleston, The Citadel and the Medical University of South Carolina. Sanford cautioned that the projects don't address the core mission of educating students. ...

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

Thursday
June 28, 2007
Heilig steps down as Lenape coach (CGPS student)

Chris Heilig, who served the past three seasons as the Lenape High School wrestling coach, announced to his team this week that he will leave that post in order to take over as a vice principal at Cherokee High School. ...They do come back. It's something that I've always enjoyed,” he said. “I was talking to Mark Thompson a few days ago. He's finishing up his master's degree at The Citadel, and he's doing an extra thesis on teamwork and team bonding — something with a sports twist to it. ...

Published in: Burlington County Times - website

Thursday
June 28, 2007
Randy Tomlinson ('68 - obit)

SYMRNA, Ga. — Mr. Ryan E. “Randy” Tomlinson, 60, died Saturday, June 16, in a private plane crash in California. Randy was born in Lake City, South Carolina, a son of the late Ryan Tomlinson and Joyce Finklea Tomlinson. He was a graduate of The Citadel, Class of 1968, where he was a member of the Summerall Guards. Randy was a pilot in the United States Air Force and served in Vietnam, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross. ...

Published in: The State - website

Thursday
June 28, 2007
Ruritan national president will visit Crossville July 6 ('81 alum)

2007 Ruritan National President Jimmy Bristow will be visiting local Ruritan clubs--including the club at Crossville--next week.
President Jimmy Bristow will visit the Crossville Ruritan Club at 6:30 Friday evening, July 6, and will present the club with a Ten Year Certificate. Several members of the Lincolnland Cabinet and Illiana Ruritan Club will also attend the Crossville meeting. ...

Published in: The Aarmi Times-News - website
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Wednesday
June 27, 2007
New MBA course examines business building using Internet

Opening a new business or supporting an existing one online no longer needs to be a hit-or-mostly-miss thing.  This fall The Citadel School of Business Administration is introducing a new MBA elective course that could lead to statewide access to learning about using the Internet for business development.  Richard Dowell, an adjunct faculty member at The Citadel, got the idea while teaching his MBA students about trends in the use of information technology in business. ...

Published in: Summerville Journal Scene - Page 3

Wednesday
June 27, 2007
Playing with the 'big boys'; The Citadel takes on many I-A powers

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Year in and year out, Citadel athletic director Les Robinson puts together one heck of a football schedule.  Some consider it the toughest in small-college football, and others say it’s the hardest in the nation, considering the school’s limited size and resources. ...

Published in: Statesboro Herald, GA - website
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Wednesday
June 27, 2007
Record-setting class: Highest number of women enter West Point as plebes (a bit old but still interesting)

... At no time since 1976 — when the first mixed-gender class counted 119 women in its ranks — have more female cadets arrived at West Point on Reception Day, Military Academy officials say.  Women are expected to account for 225, or about 17 percent, of the roughly 1,310 plebes scheduled to report for the Class of 2011. Last year, there were 181 women — 14 percent — in a class of similar size. ...

Published in: Times Herald-Record - website
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Tuesday
June 26, 2007
Boys of summer (photo - not web accessible)

The cutline reads, " 'I like the days when it's kinda cloudy and it blocks the sun,' said Matt Mrlik, 9 , playing baseball with his father, Richard Mrlik.  But on Monday, they retreated to shade created by The Citadel Marksmanship Center instead. 'Some people take fancy vacatiohns,' said Richard, adding 'We just play.' Richard's father livers in Charleston and they are visiting from San Francisco.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Tuesday
June 26, 2007
C of C to keep Cistern tradition

College of Charleston students were open to changes in the school's traditional commencement ceremony to make the event safer and more accessible for graduates and families. But they didn't want it moved from the school's Cistern, where graduations have been held since 1931, a student leader says. College officials last week announced that the 2008 spring commencement will remain at the Cistern. But instead of one ceremony, the school will hold a morning and an afternoon ceremony, breaking the graduates into two smaller groups. And instead of being held on Mother's Day, the ceremonies will be the Saturday before. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1
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Tuesday
June 26, 2007
Ravenel's star tarnished, regardless of trial outcome (BoV member quoted)

His father attempted to instill discipline in him by offering The Citadel as the only choice for college. Despite his high school rebelliousness, Ravenel took to the military college, and its rigorous curriculum, well. A member of November Company, he became a wrestler for the Bulldogs and a business administration major. "He was a darn good cadet," said Harry Dick, a member of The Citadel board of visitors and assistant commandant of cadets when Ravenel was a student. "He never got into real trouble. They all get into mischief; they all walk tours. But he was just a good cadet athlete." ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,7
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Monday
June 25, 2007
Citadel's Brown opens pro career in style

Former Citadel first baseman Zach Brown got his pro career off to a quick start this week, homering twice in just his second game with the Eugene Emeralds. Brown, a 27th-round draft pick of the Padres, belted two solo homers in an 11-1 win over Spokane on Wednesday. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Monday
June 25, 2007
Citadelknobs.com?

Graduate business students at The Citadel will have the option this fall to start a real business, albeit one that's purely online. Richard Dowell, an adjunct faculty member in the School of Business Administration, will teach an elective course in Internet business. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Monday
June 25, 2007
New MBA Course Examines Business Building Using Internet

Opening a new business or supporting an existing one online no longer needs to be a hit-or-(mostly)-miss thing. This fall The Citadel School of Business Administration is introducing a new MBA elective course that could lead to statewide access to learning about using the Internet for business development. ...

Published in: PR Web Press Release - website

Monday
June 25, 2007
SC treasurer's dad says son has drug problem
Published in: The Sun News - website

Monday
June 25, 2007
TCS Appoints Barry Dowdy ('95) as Vice President of SwiftLink(R) Deployable Communication Systems Division

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a leading provider of mission-critical wireless data solutions, today announced the company has hired Barry Dowdy as Vice President of SwiftLink® Deployable Communications Systems, a division of TCS' Government Solutions Group. In this position, Dowdy is responsible for TCS' deployable communications business unit, including management of engineering, production and SATCOM services and is responsible for the unit's Project Management Office, Partner Relations and the Product and Services Board.  ...

Published in: NewsBlaze and 2 other sources (via Meltwater News service) - website

Sunday
June 24, 2007
3 buddies share a uniform future; 2 are off to military service academies, the other to The Citadel

Now these 2007 Central Cabarrus graduates -- best friends since sixth grade -- are moving into the next stage of their lives with lofty goals. They've motivated each other to achieve admission to top military service academies and military colleges. Brad Mizell, 17, is going to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; Corey "Bubba" Plott, 18, to The Citadel in Charleston; and Luke Roberts, 18, to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. ...

Published in: Charlotte Observer - website

Sunday
June 24, 2007
A tale of two Ravenels

State Treasurer Thomas Ravenel squeezed through the crowd of party faithful, presidential hopefuls and elected officials, then began to weave and lurch as he made his way across the floor of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. ...

Published in: The State - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Sunday
June 24, 2007
Coastal Carolina raises tuition
Published in: The State - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Saturday
June 23, 2007
Bulldogs DB Vest suspended for season

The Citadel football team suffered a blow Friday when junior defensive back Jonathan Vest, third on the team in tackles last season, was suspended for the 2007 season for use of a substance banned by the NCAA. Vest, a 5-10, 185-pounder from Corpus Christi, Texas, started all 11 games at free safety for the Bulldogs last year and finished the season with 69 tackles. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Saturday
June 23, 2007
Citadel suspends defensive back for banned substance

Jonathan Vest, a junior defensive back on The Citadel football team, has been suspended for the season as the result of testing positive for an NCAA-banned substance. ...

Published in: The State - website

Friday
June 22, 2007
Legislature OKs $7.4B budget (Citadel included in highlights at the bottom of the article)

COLUMBIA — The state Legislature approved a $7.4 billion budget Thursday that saves residents some change at the grocery store and delivers tax cuts to almost everyone who earns a paycheck. ...

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

Thursday
June 21, 2007
Conroy not among Coastal finalists

Former Clemson basketball coach Cliff Ellis is on Coastal Carolina's list of five finalists for the Chanticleers' vacant head-coaching job.  Absent from that list are Citadel coach Ed Conroy and Charleston Southern coach Barclay Radebaugh. Coastal Carolina athletic director Warren "Moose" Koegel had asked for permission to speak with Conroy, and Radebaugh was mentioned as a possible candidate in the Myrtle Beach newspaper. ...

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

Thursday
June 21, 2007
Feds joined Ravenel cocaine case in April

The call came in to SLED in September 2005: Charleston police were working on a cocaine investigation, and it was a big one. They needed help.  And from the start, Chief Robert Stewart, the veteran leader of the State Law Enforcement Division, saw a lot of promise in the case. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,11
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
June 21, 2007
Firefighters Like Family to S.C. Chief

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Rusty Thomas doesn't try to stop his hands from shaking, or his tears from showing, when he tells how his son tried to console his grief the night after nine of his firefighters perished in a furniture store blaze. The Charleston fire chief had come home from a day that began with his overseeing the removal of the bodies of men who died trapped inside a burning furniture store. His son Trey, a cadet and baseball player at The Citadel, was at home waiting for him. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Thursday
June 21, 2007
Naval Academy stepping up sexual harassment education

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AP) -- Next week, the Class of 2011 will be sworn in at the U.S. Naval Academy -- a new batch of midshipmen and a fresh chance for the institution after a tough several months.  The academy's athletes have been accused of sexual misconduct, a former medical officer was charged with taping midshipmen having sex, a link was made between an instructor and a prostitution ring, and a group of midshipmen was blamed for raunchy behavior on a spring break cruise. ...

Published in: CNN - website
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Wednesday
June 20, 2007
Many American colleges balk at U.S. News rankings

(CNN) -- If presidents of some of the nation's top liberal arts colleges get their way, they will no longer be included in the U.S. News and World Report's influential collegiate ranking system. At issue is the "reputation survey," a part of the ranking system that is filled out by the presidents of colleges included in the survey. ...

Published in: CNN - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
June 20, 2007
S.C. treasurer indicted

As he crisscrossed South Carolina campaigning for the job of state treasurer last year, Thomas Ravenel ('85) was buying cocaine and using it with friends, state and federal officials say. And, they say, it has been going on ever since. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,5

Wednesday
June 20, 2007
Thomas H. Symmes Jr. ('38 - obit)

ORANGEBURG — Thomas Henry Symmes Jr., 90, of 1000 Methodist Oak Drive, Orangeburg, died Tuesday morning, June 19, 2007, in The Regional Medical Center. ...He was a 1938 graduate of The Citadel, where he was captain of the rifle team. Upon graduation, he was assigned to the 70th Coastal Artillery Corps (a unit formed at Ft. Hamilton, NY, in 1918...

Published in: The State - website

Wednesday
June 20, 2007
William Benjamin Irby (uncle of Dick Irby, Director of Student Activities)

William Benjamin Irby, age 93, a retired oral surgeon, died June 19, 2007. Dr. Irby was born in Blackstone, Virginia, September 21, 1913, a son of the late Emma Mooreland Gray Irby and William Logan Irby. His long and varied career began with him attending Washington and Lee University and then graduating from the Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4
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Tuesday
June 19, 2007
Byrum James Blackwell Jr. ('39 - obit)

SUMTER — Byrum James Blackwell, Jr., 88, husband of Alta Priscilla Blackwell, died Monday, June 18, 2007, at his home. Born in Red Springs, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Byrum James Blackwell, Sr. and the late Lois McCaskill Blackwell. Mr. Blackwell was a member of First Presbyterian Church. He was a 1939 graduate of The Citadel and a U.S. Army World War II veteran. He served in North Africa, Sicily and France. He was a retired District Manager of C.I.T. Financial Corporation. ...

Published in: The State - website

Tuesday
June 19, 2007
CNN, YouTube Team Up to Host First-Ever Voter-Generated Presidential Debates

...The Democratic debate, the first Democratic National Committee-sanctioned presidential forum of the 2008 election cycle, will be held at the Citadel in Charleston, SC from 7:00 to 9:00 PM (ET), on Monday, July 23, and will air live on CNN. The Republican presidential forum hosted by CNN and YouTube will take place from 7:00 to 9:00 PM (PT), on Monday, Sept 17, in Florida. ...

Published in: Korea IT Times, Korea - website

Tuesday
June 19, 2007
Generation Engage Engages Its Generation (Tara Woodside, '08, rising Regimental PAO)

What came first? Young voter apathy or the cold shoulder from people in power? A grass-roots group connecting young Americans with their political leaders thinks it knows the answer. "Young people do not suffer from a lack of interest. They suffer from a lack of access," said Justin Rockefeller, the youngest son of Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va. ...

Published in: ABC News - website
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Tuesday
June 19, 2007
Greenville Tech, Clemson join in biotechnology effort

The National Science Foundation is providing $234,997 to Greenville Tech for biotechnology and biosystems technology.  Clemson University's Department of Biosystem Engineering is the lead for the three-year project to create new student pathways from high school agricultural education classes to biotechnology education at the associate degree level to the baccalaureate, creating a trained workforce for...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Tuesday
June 19, 2007
Individual at Clemson has TB

CLEMSON — Someone at Clemson University has tested positive for tuberculosis, and state health officials are contacting "dozens" of people who may have been exposed to the disease. State Department of Health and Environmental Control spokesman Thom Berry on Monday said there's no reason to panic since the strain of TB is not a drug-resistant one. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Tuesday
June 19, 2007
Senate Reauthorization Bill Would Increase Pell Grants, Federal Oversight

Senate Democrats introduced legislation on Monday that would increase federal student aid while expanding government oversight of colleges' tuition-setting and transfer-of-credit policies. ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Tuesday
June 19, 2007
William E. "Billy" Arnold Jr. (obit - attended)

William E. "Billy" Arnold Jr., an environmentalist, avid sailor and civic leader whose construction company helped change the skyline of Jacksonville, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease. He was 86.  There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mark's Episcopal Church at 4129 Oxford Ave., after a private burial in Evergreen Cemetery.  ...

Published in: The Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL - website
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Monday
June 18, 2007
If you transfer, expect to pay more

South Carolina students who transfer to one of the state's largest four-year colleges and universities from one of its technical colleges will likely pay more out-of-pocket for tuition than students who began at the four-year schools as freshmen. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Sunday
June 17, 2007
Activities help honor seniors’ accomplishments

... Following Senior Project Night was Senior Awards Night. Scholarships were awarded to a plethora of seniors. Some of the highest scholarships were awarded to students going into armed forces. Alana Phaneuf received a full scholarship from the Air Force Academy, and Christopher Kokko, Chris Maxfield and Mike Brisebois were honored for going into the ROTC at Penn State, the University of Massachusetts and The Citadel respectively. ...

Published in: The Telegraph, Nashua, NH - website
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Sunday
June 17, 2007
Jarvis looks to lock up long-snapping role at The Citadel

Most college athletes are subjected to saliva-splattered tirades from only their coaches. That's not the case for Bobby Jarvis. During his freshman year at The Citadel, Jarvis managed school and football just fine. But there was more to contend with: heckling from the upperclassmen. ...

Published in: The Beaufort Gezette - website
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Saturday
June 16, 2007
Coastal asks to talk to Citadel's Conroy

Coastal Carolina, seeking a replacement for ex-basketball coach Buzz Peterson, may turn to one of Peterson's former assistants — Citadel head coach Ed Conroy. ...

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

Saturday
June 16, 2007
Coastal asks to talk to Citadel's Conroy
Published in: The State - website; The Sun News, Myrtle Beach

Friday
June 15, 2007
Bryan named top logistician ('95)

Each year the Department of Logistics and Resource Operations of the Command and General Staff College presents the Maj. Gen. James M. Wright Distinguished Master Logistician Award, which recognizes the top logistician in each graduating class.   Maj. Edward Lee Bryan Jr., Medical Service Corps, is the Distinguished Master Logistician for Command and General Staff Officer Course 07-01. ...

Published in: Leavenworth Lamp, Ft. Leavenworth, KS - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Friday
June 15, 2007
College Leaders Push for Carbon Neutrality

Cape Cod Community College is erecting a wind turbine and will soon install solar panels. The dining halls at Furman University in Greenville, S.C., are offering more fresh produce from local farms. Arizona State University is distributing free bus passes to every student, employee and faculty member.  ...

Published in: The New York Times - website; abbreviated portion in today's P&C page AA6
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Friday
June 15, 2007
Democratic Debate and Historic Sites Make For a Great Weekend at the Renaissance Charleston Hotel

... The Democratic national debate will be held at The Citadel, the well-known state military college, which also has a rich history. In 1861 its cadets were stationed on Morris Island and fired the first shots of the Civil War on a U.S. steamer trying to resupply Fort Sumter. "It is fitting that this presidential debate will take place on a campus with a strong tradition of military service," said Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa. "Generations of Citadel alumni have fought to preserve the free exchange of ideas that this debate represents." ...

Published in: PR Web (press release newswire) - website

Friday
June 15, 2007
Ex-Bulldogs McDonnell, Lemonis heading to Omaha

Seventeen years ago, Chris Lemonis had to stay behind when The Citadel's baseball team made its fairy-tale run to the College World Series. That's why Lemonis' trip to Omaha this week with the surprising Louisville Cardinals is twice as sweet."It's always been a dream of mine to get back to Omaha," Lemonis said. "And now I'm going." Lemonis and another ex-Bulldog, Dan McDonnell, are reprising The Citadel's 1990 Cinderella story with the baseball program at Louisville, where McDonnell is the first-year head coach and Lemonis his right-hand man as the Cardinals' hitting coach and recruiting coordinator. ...

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

Friday
June 15, 2007
Group gives Citadel president award for military leadership (not web accessible)

The National Italian American Foundation presented Citadel President Lt. Gen. John Rosa with its annual Award of Excellence on Memorial Day for outstanding military and leadership accomplishments.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Friday
June 15, 2007
High stakes for Cards in CWS opener

Louisville? The 46-22 Cardinals had played in the tournament just once in school history before this season's run through the regional at Missouri and the super regional against Oklahoma State. They come into the 1 p.m. game decided underdogs, but coach Dan McDonnell prefers not to use that word in describing his team's chances against Rice.  You see, McDonnell knows underdogs. He played for perhaps the biggest underdog team in CWS history when The Citadel ventured to Omaha in 1990. ...

Published in: Omaha.com Sports Section - website

Friday
June 15, 2007
Horry legislator is fined $500 for phone threats

A state representative pleaded no contest in Richland County magistrate court to charges he left a romantic rival threatening and sexually explicit phone messages. Rep. Thad Viers, R-Horry, did not challenge the charges in court Thursday. His attorney, fellow Rep. Todd Rutherford, said Viers was “under the influence of love” and ready to put the incident behind him. ...

Published in: The State - website
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Friday
June 15, 2007
JAMES M. HARTLEY II, 84 (attended - not a grad)

Built legacy as architect for schools, banks...

Published in: Miami Herald - website
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Friday
June 15, 2007
Port Chester native McDonnell steers Louisville into College World Series

It was moments before the biggest game in the history of University of Louisville baseball. The Cardinals were about to play Oklahoma State last Sunday in Game 3 of an NCAA super regional. The best-of-three series was tied at 1-1, and a trip to the College World Series was on the line. A win would be historic, but Dan McDonnell told his Louisville team not to look that far ahead - and to enjoy the moment. ...

Published in: The Journal News, Hudson, NY - website
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Friday
June 15, 2007
YouTube wants candidate questions

If you're Internet-savvy, or even an amateur filmmaker with the political bug, you might be able to ask a question at next month's Democratic presidential debate at The Citadel. ...

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

Thursday
June 14, 2007
A drive from where the Civil War began to where it ended

Don't miss: The Citadel. The military school still cranks out future officers, only now for the U.S. military that their forebears fought against in the Civil War. Visitors can watch the intricately choreographed close order drills at the campus during a public parade Friday afternoons. ...

Published in: Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
Anderson Cooper will moderate Charleston debate; Submit your questions now

CNN and YouTube are teaming up to host the first-ever voter-generated presidential debate.  For the first time in presidential debate history, the Democratic debate in Charleston, SC will feature video questions submitted to YouTube which will be broadcast and answered by the candidates on CNN.  CNN's Anderson Cooper will moderate the two-hour debate and pose follow-up questions. The debate will be at the Citadel in Charleston, SC, on Monday, July 23 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (ET) and will air live on CNN. ...

Published in: SC Democratic News - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
CNN and YouTube will host a Democratic debate (scroll down)

NEW YORK (AP) - CNN and YouTube will host a Democratic debate next month in which questions for the candidates will come entirely from citizens posting video clips, the latest sign of how the Internet has transformed presidential politics. ...

Published in: The State - website; The Sun News, Myrtle Beach;

Thursday
June 14, 2007
CNN, YouTube Team up to Host First-Ever Voter-Generated Presidential Debates

... The Democratic debate, the first Democratic National Committee-sanctioned presidential forum of the 2008 election cycle, will be held at the Citadel in Charleston, S.C. from 7:00 to 9:00 PM (ET), on Monday, July 23, and will air live on CNN. The Republican presidential forum hosted by CNN and YouTube will take place from 7:00 to 9:00 PM (PT), on Monday, Sept. 17, in Florida.  Starting today, YouTube users will be able to submit their questions at www.youtube.com/debates. ...

Published in: sys.Con Media - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
CNN/YouTube Debates: Why & How

How did the CNN/YouTube debates come about? And how will they work exactly? CNN DC VP David Bohrman described the debates in a conference call with reporters this morning. ...He is hoping for thousands of video questions to be submitted. "CNN will be really managing the editorial decision making as to what clips we ultimately take with us to the Citadel as clips percolate through the system." ...

Published in: mediabistro.com's Daily TVNewser Feed - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
Coaching falls into place for Weddington teacher

After working in sales for several years, Powell Williams decided he wanted to return to the profession he trained for: teaching. So Williams recently interviewed for a job teaching social studies at Weddington. When he heard that the Warriors were looking for a boys' soccer coach, he was intrigued. ...Williams coached preteens in that program, while selling pharmaceuticals for Abbott Laboratories in Charlotte for the past two years. He soon decided to focus on education. He earned his undergraduate degree in that field from The Citadel. ...

Published in: Charlotte Observer - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
College Columbaria

... The U.S. Naval Academy, which has probably the oldest college facility, created a columbarium of 2,448 niches 20 years ago. Other schools picked up the idea, including three institutions in Virginia: the University of Richmond, the University of Virginia, and Sweet Briar College; as well as Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and Centre College in Danville, Ky.  The Citadel, the University of Notre Dame and Hendrix College in Conway, Ark., all have such memorials under construction or in the planning stages.  ...

Published in: Obit Magazine - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
Democratic debate will take questions from YouTube
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN and YouTube will host a Democratic debate next month in which questions for the candidates will come entirely from citizens posting video clips, the latest sign of how the Internet has transformed presidential politics. ...
Published in: USA TODAY - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
Duke Endowment Pledges $15 Million to Eliminate Student Loans at Davidson College

The Duke Endowment in Charlotte, North Carolina, has pledged $15 million to help Davidson College eliminate loans from student financial aid packages. Davidson has raised more than $130 million for student financial assistance in its past two comprehensive campaigns. ...

Published in: Philantrophy News Digest - website
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Thursday
June 14, 2007
Legislator pleads no contest, fined for making threats

COLUMBIA � A South Carolina lawmaker pleaded no contest today to accusations he threatened to beat and sexually assault a man dating his estranged wife. He was fined $500. State Rep. Thad Viers, 29, left court immediately after waiving his right to a jury trial. He pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful communication and faced up to 30 days in jail. Viers did not comment to reporters as he left court. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Thursday
June 14, 2007
New Presidential Debate Site? Clearly, YouTube

... The candidates are to assemble on a stage in Charleston, S.C., at the Citadel (yes, the Citadel, the military school criticized by some Democrats a decade ago before it began admitting women). The questions will come via video submitted by ordinary people through YouTube. Moderating between the viewer and the candidates will be Anderson Cooper, the CNN anchor. ...

Published in: The New York Times - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
SC legislator goes on trial; charged with making threats
Published in: The State - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
SC legislator pleads no contest, fined for making threats

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina lawmaker pleaded no contest Thursday to accusations he threatened to beat and sexually assault a man dating his estranged wife. He was fined $500. State Rep. Thad Viers, 29, left court immediately after waiving his right to a jury trial, entering the plea and getting fined. If convicted of the misdemeanor charge of lawful communication, he faced 30 days in jail or a fine. ...

Published in: Island Packet, Hilton Head - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
YouTube Clips to Pose Debate Questions

CNN and YouTube will host a Democratic debate next month in which questions for the candidates will come entirely from citizens posting video clips, the latest sign of how the Internet has transformed presidential politics. ...

Published in: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Thursday
June 14, 2007
YouTube Clips to Pose Debate Questions

... The two-hour debate, scheduled for July 23 at the Citadel in South Carolina, will be hosted by CNN anchor Anderson Cooper. But in a conference call with reporters Thursday, executives from CNN and YouTube said the traditional debate format, in which a panel of reporters grill the candidates, had been scrapped in favor of a more democratic approach. ...

Published in: Washington Post - website

Thursday
June 14, 2007
YouTube Passes Debates to a New Generation

A guy in a suit asks mostly predictable questions of other suits. The voter is a fixture in the audience, motionless until he or she gets to address the candidate, briefly and respectfully. Everything is choreographed. ...

Published in: The New York Times - website

Wednesday
June 13, 2007
Affidavit of Adam Hastings regarding Tracy norman ('05 alum's affidavit)

... 4. I am a 2005 honor graduate of The Military College of South Carolina (“The Citadel“), in Charleston, South Carolina. When I was at The Citadel, I was bound by a strict code of ethics (“the code“). That code prohibited me from lying, cheating or stealing and also prohibited me from tolerating those persons that lie, cheat or steal. That code required that I report to appropriate authorities those persons that lie, cheat or steal. I adhered to those principles of honor and duty embodied in The Citadel’s code before I arrived at The Citadel and I adhere to those principles of honor and duty, as embodied in the code, even to this day. ...

Published in: The News Herald, Morganton, NC - website

Wednesday
June 13, 2007
DOT chief to make $146,000

The State Budget and Control Board approved the salary of the newly hired Transportation Department executive director Tuesday. The agency’s commission chose Buck Limehouse to fill the vacant position in May, hiring him at a salary of $146,000 a year, with the Budget and Control Board giving final approval. The board took the vote with no debate. ...

Published in: The State - website
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Wednesday
June 13, 2007
Four straight titles for hometown ace ('08)

GRIFFITH tennis star Danny Dossetor swept to his fourth consecutive MIA Open on Monday after a straight sets win over Melbourne’s Justin Robinson at the Jack Shannon courts. ... Dossetor, who is in his last year studying at The Citadel College in South Carolina, said the tenacity and temperament he has developed playing on the college circuit helped him through the tight second set. ...

Published in: Riverina Media Group - website
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Wednesday
June 13, 2007
Webster named to Citadel list

Submitted by Cynthia Webster - William Smith Webster, III has been selected as a member of the 2008 Summerall Guards at The Citadel.  The Summerall Guards are a silent precision drill platoon of seniors who have completed a rigorous physical training and initiation process chosen for their physical stamina and drill proficiency. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Tuesday
June 12, 2007
Citadel chosen as site of presidential debate

After considering several sites throughout the cities of Charleston and North Charleston, organizers of the upcoming Democratic presidential debate have chosen The Citadel to host the July 23 event, the S.C. Democratic Party has announced. CNN will be the broadcast partner for the debate in conjunction with Google and YouTube. ...

 

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - E-Daily Newsletter

Monday
June 11, 2007
An Insightful Book That Will Help You to Win the Super Bowl of Life -- Author Amanda Barron Shares Inspiring Words, Insights and

(Amanda Barron, CGPS grad '00) GEORGETOWN, S.C., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Super Bowl Sunday has become an annual ritual that is watched by nearly half of United States television households and televised in over 150 other countries. How does one get to the Super Bowl? Doing the right things will get you to the Super Bowl. Author Amanda Barron shows you how to win the Super Bowl of Life through her insightful book, MAN, YE ARE CIRCUMCISED. ...

Published in: YAHOO! Finance - website

Monday
June 11, 2007
Charleston prosecutor dies after cancer battle

CHARLESTON — Ralph Hoisington, solicitor for Charleston and Berkeley counties, died Saturday night after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said Bobbi Jo O’Neal, a deputy coroner for Charleston County. Hoisington was 59. ...Visitation for Hoisington is scheduled to be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Charleston County Courthouse. A funeral is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday on the campus of The Citadel. ...

Published in: The State - website
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Monday
June 11, 2007
Colleges, tech schools team up to transition students

As freshman admissions to South Carolina's largest colleges and universities becomes more competitive, the schools are working with technical colleges to help students make successful transitions from two-year to four-year institutions. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Monday
June 11, 2007
Democrats set July 23 debate for The Citadel

The next Democratic presidential debate to be held in South Carolina will take place at The Citadel military college, state party officials said Friday. ... The debate, slated for July 23, is being sponsored by CNN and Google Inc.'s YouTube and is to be simulcast on CNN's Spanish-language channel. ...

Published in: The Ledger, Lakeland, FL - website

Monday
June 11, 2007
Democrats to Debate at The Citadel

COLUMBIA - State Democrats say the next Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina will take place in Charleston at The Citadel on July 23rd.  State Democratic Party Chairwoman Carol Fowler says the party is proud to be able to use the state's military college for the debate. ...

Published in: WLTX - TV, Columbia, SC - website

Monday
June 11, 2007
Ninth circuit solicitor, 59, dies (funeral at Summerall Chapel on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.)

Ninth Circuit Solicitor Ralph E. Hoisington, the top-elected prosecutor for Charleston and Berkeley counties, lost his six-month battle with pancreatic cancer late Saturday night, dying at home in Mount Pleasant surrounded by his family. He turned 59 last month. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,9
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Saturday
June 9, 2007
Citadel to host Dems

The Citadel will host the next Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina, on July 23. The debate is being sponsored by CNN and Google Inc.'s YouTube and is to be simulcast on CNN's Spanish-language channel. It is the first time Charleston has hosted a modern presidential showdown involving the candidates from either of the two major parties. Columbia, Greenville and Orangeburg all have had recent turns. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,5

Saturday
June 9, 2007
Citadel will host debate for Democrats

Columbia, S.c. | The next Democratic presidential debate to be held in South Carolina will take place at The Citadel military college, state party officials said Friday. ...

Published in: Wilmington Star, Wilmington, NC - website

Thursday
June 7, 2007
Google Strikes Deal With 12 Universities to Digitize 10 Million Books

Google will greatly expand its Google Library Project through a deal it has made to digitize 10 million books in the libraries of 12 universities. The 12 universities are members of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, a consortium of the 11 universities in the Big Ten Conference and the University of Chicago. The deal expands the number of agreements Google has made with universities from 15 to 25. ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Thursday
June 7, 2007
Lake Zurich Marine gets hero's welcome ('05 alum)

Never during his six-month stint as a military policeman patrolling the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan, did Christopher Lindahl think of himself as a hero. ... Lindahl graduated from Lake Zurich High School and completed his military education at The Citadel military college in South Carolina. ... One person inspired by Lindahl is his soon-to-be brother-in-law, Luke Kurowska, 19, a cadet sergeant with the Lincolnshire Police Department's Explorer program. He will be attending The Citadel next fall. ...

Published in: Daily Herald, Cook County, IL - website
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Thursday
June 7, 2007
LeBron James, Michelle Wie and Al Parish

Sporting notes compiled while making my checklist for the NBA Finals:

... OK, one more: Congrats to Citadel athletic director Les Robinson for being named the AD of the Year for the Southeast Region of the Football Championship Subdivison. That's NCAA-speak for I-AA. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Thursday
June 7, 2007
Once a Marine, always a Marine ('86 alum)

Navy chaplain Ray Rivers began his military career in 1986 as a Marine infantry officer trained to kill and to lead men to war.  In 2007, as the Protestant minister for the decommissioned aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy at Mayport Naval Station, Lt. Rivers' job is to heal and to lead men and women to spiritual peace. The transition from killer to healer - with a 12-year stint as a civilian and church pastor in between - was part of God's plan to replace his worship of the military with compassion for the suffering, Rivers said. ...

Published in: Times Union - Jacksonville.com (website)
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Thursday
June 7, 2007
Washington and Lee U. to Get $100-Million in 4th Major Gift to Higher Education in 8 Days

Washington and Lee University plans to announce during its commencement exercises today a $100-million donation from an anonymous benefactor -- the fourth nine-figure gift to higher education in the last eight days. ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Thursday
June 7, 2007
Your Lowcountry (not web accessible - two Citadel mentions)

1.  Do you know? - Manoli Davani Grayson - Bachelor's in science at the College of Charleston; master's degree in English at The Citadel.

2.  Voices - Q. What are you most looking forward to doing this summer? John Wright, West Ashley, self employed, "Purchasing my own business, and finally getting to use my business degree from The Citadel."

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB1

Wednesday
June 6, 2007
Kendrick Hubbard Richmond ('59 - obit)

COLUMBIA — Service for Kendrick Hubbard Richmond, 70, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Shandon United Methodist Church, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. ...Memorials may be made to The Citadel Foundation, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210 or a charity of one’s choice.  ...

Published in: The State - website

Wednesday
June 6, 2007
NCAA Baseball: Coach changing Louisville's outlook ('92 alum)

So what made Louisville coach Dan McConnell think that his first-year program was capable of doing some special things in 2007? Maybe it was because, as a player, McDonnell was part of another unlikely group that wound up playing in the College World Series.  McDonnell played second base for The Citadel, which in 1990 upset powerhouse Miami in the regionals and advanced to the school's only trip to Omaha. The Bulldogs went 1-2 that season, and the experience ignited a passion in McDonnell that has carried him to the brink of a return trip to the CWS. ...

Published in: Omaha.com - website

Wednesday
June 6, 2007
South Carolina State decides not to raise tuition

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina State University has decided not to raise tuition for the next academic year. The university is the only public college in South Carolina to keep tuition rates the same, school officials said Tuesday. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5
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Wednesday
June 6, 2007
Study May Fuel Debate Over Title IX’s Effect on Men’s Sports

As Title IX commemorates its 35th anniversary this month, a study released yesterday will further agitate the debate over whether it has damaged men’s college athletics and caused the elimination of dozens of men’s teams.  ...

Published in: The New York Times - website
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Wednesday
June 6, 2007
Summer reading

GMLc's list of beach books will be out next week just before GMLc hops across the pond for a holiday. It will consist of books we and our friends, relatives and colleagues are reading and recommend. ...The Citadel's knobs-to-be always read Michael Shaara's "The Killer Angels," a Civil War-era novel about the principles of leadership. Speaking of The Citadel, the Wachovia Reading Program there begins June 11 and runs through June 21. Started 30 years ago by Citadel education professor Col. Dan Ouzts, it is a summer tutoring program to improve the reading skills of Lowcountry children. ...

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

Wednesday
June 6, 2007
U.S. House Votes to Help Colleges Expand Study-Abroad Efforts

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would greatly increase the number of American students studying abroad. The bill has bipartisan support in Congress, and a sponsor of the Senate version said he would work to secure its passage in that chamber. ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
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Wednesday
June 6, 2007
University of South Carolina dean dies at 75

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- James Kane, a former University of South Carolina business school dean who built its renowned international business program, has died. He was 75. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
June 6, 2007
Walter Hatch Lee ('48 - obit)

Asheville - Walter Hatch Lee, died Sunday at age 85. He was the son of the late L. Lyons Lee and Virginia Griffith Miller. A native of Asheville, he graduated from Lee H. Edwards High School and attended The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., for two years before enlisting in the 82nd Airborne Division. After serving as a paratrooper during World War II, he returned home and married Margaret Hairston of Raleigh, then returned to the Citadel, graduating in 1948. ...

Published in: Citizens-Times.com, Asheville, NC - website
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Tuesday
June 5, 2007
C of C approves 7.5 percent tuition hike for in-state students

— College of Charleston students will pay 7.5 percent more in tuition and fees next year after the school’s Board of Trustees today approved the jump. ...The Citadel, the University of South Carolina in Columbia and Clemson University will announce next year’s tuition at meetings later this month. ...

 

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1

Tuesday
June 5, 2007
Southern Conference baseball tournament awarded to Charleston, Greenville

 

SPARTANBURG, SC (AP) - The Southern Conference baseball tournament will take place in Charleston next year and in 2010. The conference says Greenville will host the tourney in 2009. ...
Published in: WIS-TV, Columbia, SC - website

Tuesday
June 5, 2007
The Village Wordsmith: Rules are there for a reason (scroll down)

The English language, we are told, is a living thing, and subject to change. Hidebound rules, some writers insist, can be hopelessly old-fashioned and highly restrictive.  ... during a commencement speech at The Citadel, a public military college. (May 6, Page 6A)  Public is almost redundant here. The Citadel, more formally known as the Military College of South Carolinia, in Charleston; Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.; and Texas A&M University are all public military colleges, that is...

Published in: My SA.com (San Antonio, TX) - website

Monday
June 4, 2007
A Civil War road trip

They were just boys, really, cadets at the nearby Citadel military academy chosen to fire the first rebel cannon on a ship trying to reach federal troops at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor.  Their volley ignited a rebellion that would ravage the nation. It ended quietly four bloody years later in the parlor of a country house in Appomattox, Va. ...

Published in: Orange County Register - website
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Monday
June 4, 2007
Clemson's ICAR fuses higher ed, private industry

GREENVILLE — Compared to Clemson University's new high-tech automotive research campus in Greenville, other university research parks are in the horse-and-buggy days, Clemson officials say. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
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Monday
June 4, 2007
In demand | Helping home buyers seal the deal

Bill Oliver is the owner of Palmetto Mortgage Processing. He spoke with the Columbia Business Journal about the job of a mortgage processor. ...HOW DID YOU GET STARTED? Oliver was a Citadel graduate with a bachelors degree in criminal justice. He began his career in mortgage processing in 1998, working for Wells Fargo for eight years before starting his own company this year. ...

Published in: The State - website
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Monday
June 4, 2007
Students called to global service

WASHINGTON -- The number of graduates from US master's degree programs in international health has grown by 69 percent in the last decade as a part of an overall boom among students interested in saving lives in the poorest parts of the world. The trend is also seen in heightened interest among undergraduates and medical school students in global health issues, particularly at Boston's two major centers of public health teaching -- Boston University and Harvard University. ...

Published in: The Boston Globe - website
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Sunday
June 3, 2007
Citadel cadets achieve academic excellence

The Citadel, the military college of South Carolina, honored cadets for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2006-07 academic year. ...

Published in: Anderson Independent - website

Saturday
June 2, 2007
City's first Public Works chief (James English '51 - story of his legacy before his death)

... Mr. English was an established city employee when the consolidation occurred in 1968. Before heading the public works department, he worked his way through the ranks.  Former Jacksonville Mayor Hans Tanzler credited Mr. English with modernizing the city's sewer system. He said Mr. English was an outstanding city employee. "I considered myself not only his boss but his friend and I always enjoyed his company," Tanzler said. Mr. English served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, then worked as a surveyor before enrolling at The Citadel and earning an bachelor's degree in civil engineering. ...

Published in: Jacksonville.com, FL - website

Saturday
June 2, 2007
Discovering Gullah culture

"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." There was a children's TV show called Gullah, Gullah Island in the mid-'90s on Nickelodeon, but there is no real place with that name. ...

Published in: The Baltimore Sun - website

Saturday
June 2, 2007
Robert Olin Carlisle ('50 - obit)

Dr. Robert Olin Carlisle, Jr., 82, husband of Cora Clamp Carlisle, of 1 Carlisle Drive died Friday, June 01, 2007 at Richard Campbell Veterans Nursing Home in Anderson. Born in Carteret, New Jersey, he was a son of the late Robert Olin Carlisle, Sr. and Olive Adams Carlisle. He was educated in the Carteret, N.J. and Ware Shoals, S.C. schools, a graduate of the Citadel, and the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery - University of Maryland. He practiced Dentistry in Honea Path, S.C. from 1954 until 2003. ...

Published in: Anderson Independent - website

Friday
June 1, 2007
A real college homecoming: schools set aside burial sites for alumni

... 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: The Journal News, Weschester and White Plains, NY area - website

Friday
June 1, 2007
College students accept Speaker's apology; await test results
Published in: The State - website
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Friday
June 1, 2007
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® Baseball Team Announced

... Rounding out the University Division Academic All-America® team were third team members Nick Hill (U.S. Military Academy), Jesse Craig (Brigham Young), Ryan Schreiter (Towson), Jeff Hehr (Eastern Michigan), Brian Friday (Rice), Brendon Hitchcock (Binghamton), Brett Scott (Kansas State), Matt Nohelty (Minnesota), James Conrad (Lafayette), Chris Swauger (The Citadel) and Jacob Howell (Ohio State).  ...

Published in: SECsports.com - ESPN - website

Friday
June 1, 2007
Financial Aid Group Adopts Conduct Code After Loan Scandal

The trade group for university financial aid officers said yesterday that it would no longer allow student loan companies to court its members with gifts or sponsor its conferences, responding to a spate of revelations of conflicts of interest in the $85 billion-a-year industry. The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, a D.C.-based group of 12,000 aid officials from 3,000 schools, also pledged to follow a code of conduct developed by New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo (D) and agreed to be monitored by his office. ...

Published in: Washington Post - website
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Friday
June 1, 2007
Local students graduate from The Citadel (reader submitted story - includes Gold Star and Dean's List recipients also)

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, graduated the following Greenville-area residents during commencement ceremonies May 5: Gary Wayne Adams, Six Mile, Gold Star; Blaine Evan Babb, Fountain Inn, Dean's List; Rainer Benjamin Cooke...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Friday
June 1, 2007
SoCon picks Greenville for baseball tournament (breaking news)

The Southern Conference this morning selected West End Field as the site for its 2009 baseball tournament.  The tournament has been held in Charleston since 1990. It will move to Greenville in 2009 with Furman University as the host team, then return to Charleston in 2010, conference commissioner John Iamarino announced. ...

Published in: Greenville News - website

Friday
June 1, 2007
Some College Graduates are Deciding to Spend an Eternity on Campus (audio of this article included)

College graduates may think some of their classes seemed like they lasted an eternity. Now, some graduates are deciding to spend eternity on campus.  ...   Skola says it costs a bit more to add the logo, but not much. Some colleges like The Citadel and Duke are taking school spirit to the next level and letting alumni be buried on school grounds. Skola says this is news to him. He says, "I've never heard of it." ...

Published in: WKSL, Channel 5, Salt Lake, UT - website
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Friday
June 1, 2007
Wilson was health care 'visionary' (John M. Wilson '39)

DARLINGTON — The late Dr. John M. Wilson was lauded for his many accomplishments before a portrait/sculpture was unveiled in his memory Friday at McLeod Medical Center-Darlington.  Wilson built the facility, and it was called Wilson Hospital before it was purchased by McLeod in the 1990s and later renamed McLeod Medical Center-Darlington. ...

Published in: Florence Morning News - website
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