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The Citadel in the News: Archive

March 2014

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Monday
March 31, 2014
Houston Francis "Dick" Crater Jr. ('63 - obit)

He was a 1963 graduate of The Citadel, receiving a BS degree in Engineering. Mr. Crater was a hardworking, dedicated family man. He was devoted to his church, enjoying the many years he and his wife ran the youth group at Buford Street UMC. He was employed for 25 years at the Board of Public Works where he will be remembered for developing the Peachoid, which is a Gaffney landmark.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
March 31, 2014
Medal of Honor Bowl Selects National Board of Directors

CHARLESTON, SC -  Three generals, a famous television actor, a Hall of Fame coach and the former US Olympic executive director are among those named to the Medal of Honor Bowl Game's inaugural national board of directors, according to bowl committee chairman Tommy McQueeney.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 29, 2014
CA grad presented The Palmetto Medal by The Citadel Smith recognized for leadership and contributions

CHARLESTON, S.C. – One of the highest awards presented by The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, was bestowed on Cadet Lt. Col. Daniel Smith, Columbia Academy graduate and son of Linda and Scott Smith of Centerville on Saturday, March 15. The Palmetto Medal is bestowed to only one cadet per year who embodies the college’s definition of principled leaders.

Published in: columbiadailyhearld.com (Columbia, TN) - website
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Friday
March 28, 2014
Jones paces Elon past Citadel

Elon 6, Citadel 3 - ELON, N.C. - Casey Jones drove in five runs and Lucas Bakker worked around several Citadel threats in eight innings on the mound, giving Elon a victory over the Bulldogs in the opening game of a Southern Conference series Friday at Latham Park.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 27, 2014
Citadel Bulldogs batter Buccaneers, 10-3

After watching his team score just 10 runs in three games against Samford last weekend, Citadel baseball coach Fred Jordan gathered his players for a Sunday afternoon sermon in right field at Riley Park. "He told just that we were pressing a little bit," Bulldogs second baseman Mason Davis said. "He told us to relax and do what we know how to do - get hits, put runs on the board and play defense."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 27, 2014
Higher Education

THE CITADEL

James Argento Smith of Magnolia has been named to the Commandant's Distinguished Service List at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Smith is a Business Administration major.

Citadel cadets named to the Commandant's List are recognized for having made the most positive contributions to their platoon, company, battalion, or staff, the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and The Citadel during the previous semester.

Published in: thepress-news.com - website
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Thursday
March 27, 2014
Moulton Avery Phifer, III, 86, love of history led to a lifelong career in education ('50 - obit)

He graduated from The Citadel in June 1950 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a reserve commission in the U.S. Army Infantry. Instead of going to law school as planned, he was called to active duty. He served three and a half years on active duty, one year in Korea with the U.S. Seventh Infantry Division as a platoon leader in a heavy mortar company.

Published in: coladaily.com (Columbia, SC) - website
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Thursday
March 27, 2014
Top corporate executives connect to discuss managing critical board issues

This spring The Citadel School of Business will host the fifth annual "Citadel Directors' Institute." The continuing education program is designed exclusively for the corporate directors and executives of public and private companies. Business leaders will connect and discuss emerging issues and best practices in board oversight. The Citadel Directors' Institute is one of few programs of its caliber to be hosted in the Carolinas; most are held in much larger cities including Chicago, New York, and San Francisco.

Published in: The Digitel - website
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Thursday
March 27, 2014
Top Corporate Executives Connect to Discuss Managing Critical Board Issues

This spring The Citadel School of Business will host the fifth annual "Citadel Directors' Institute." The continuing education program is designed exclusively for the corporate directors and executives of public and private companies. Business leaders will connect and discuss emerging issues and best practices in board oversight. The Citadel Directors' Institute is one of few programs of its caliber to be hosted in the Carolinas; most are held in much larger cities including Chicago, New York, and San Francisco.

Published in: insurancenewsnet.com - website
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Wednesday
March 26, 2014
Citadel recognizes its dean’s list for 2013-’14

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, has honored the following dean’s list students for academic excellence during the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.  Dean’s list recognition is given to those students registered for 12 or more semester hours whose grade point ratio is 3.2 or higher with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work. They are listed with their major:

Published in: Anderson Independent - website
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Wednesday
March 26, 2014
Citadel turns back Coastal Carolina

Citadel 12, Coastal Carolina 4 A six-run first inning and The Citadel's first triple play in more than a decade highlighted a victory over Coastal Carolina on Tuesday afternoon at Riley Park. . The Bulldogs (11-14) jumped all over Chanticleer starter Cole Schaefer for six hits in the opening frame including a two-run single by Tyler Griffin that got the scoring started. Coastal had taken a 2-0 lead in the top of the first on a bases-loaded single by Tyler Chadwick off Nate Brecklin.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 26, 2014
Colleton natives part of Citadel engineering team headed to national competition

Aaron Crosby and Luke Guess, Colleton County natives and senior cadets at The Citadel, recently helped the college’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) win the 2014 Carolinas Conference civil engineering competition, held at the college and James Island County Park in Charleston, March 6-8.

Published in: Colleton Today - website
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Wednesday
March 26, 2014
Crazy Kim now holding court at Ichiban

"Before I got married, I used to come here two or three times a week," says Mike Reed, a former Citadel student who brought his wife and children from Nashville so Kim could cook for them. "Of course, one of the problems was you'd come in for a quick meal and it could turn into a five-hour drink fest."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 26, 2014
Ex-Citadel star Andre Roberts eager to team with Redskins' QB Robert Griffin III

Here's a list of quarterbacks Andre Roberts caught passes from during his four seasons as an Arizona Cardinal: Max Hall, Derek Anderson, Richard Bartel, Brian Hoyer, Ryan Lindley, Kevin Kolb, John Skelton and Carson Palmer. Little wonder that Roberts, an All-American receiver during his career at The Citadel, is eager to see what it's like to play with a passer such as Washington Redskins star Robert Griffin III.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 26, 2014
Top corporate executives connect to discuss managing critical board issues

This spring The Citadel School of Business will host the fifth annual "Citadel Directors' Institute." The continuing education program is designed exclusively for the corporate directors and executives of public and private companies. Business leaders will connect and discuss emerging issues and best practices in board oversight. The Citadel Directors' Institute is one of few programs of its caliber to be hosted in the Carolinas; most are held in much larger cities including Chicago, New York, and San Francisco.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Tuesday
March 25, 2014
Bulldog Beauty (videl included)

It's great to be a Georgia Bulldog, but it turns out its not too bad to be a South Carolina Bulldog either! The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina held their fourth annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest inspired by the school's mascot. The contest is sponsored by the school's football association and serves as a fundraiser both for the care of the dogs as well as for scholarships to Citadel students.

Broadcast on: WJBF-TV 6 - website
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Tuesday
March 25, 2014
Citadel Alumni promoted to rank of U.S. Army two-star general (not web accessible)

Glenn A. Bramhall, a 1979 Graduate of The Citadel  was promoted to the rank of Major General, US Army, in a ceremony held March 9, 2014, in Anderson, SC.  Bramhall, a member of the SC Army National Guard, has resided in Spartanburg with his wife, the former Faith Cox, since 1982. 

Published in: S. C. National Guard - website

Tuesday
March 25, 2014
David Huguenin Maybank ('65 - obit)

David Huguenin Maybank, 71, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Ann English Maybank, went to be with his Lord and Saviour on the morning of Monday, March 24, 2014. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, March 25, at the residence between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 25, 2014
Klyde Robinson ('44 - obit)

Klyde Robinson, 92, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Claire Zuckernik Robinson, entered into eternal rest Monday, March 24, 2014. His Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Brith Shalom Beth Israel Cemetery, "Maryville," Sycamore Avenue, at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL. Klyde was born on March 13, 1922, in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Mitchel Robinson and Eva Dora Karesh Robinson. A World War II veteran, Klyde served in the U.S. Army and was awarded five campaign battle stars. After the war, he graduated from the Citadel and earned his law degree from Harvard Law School.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
March 24, 2014
Active Shooter Workshop at The Citadel

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Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Monday
March 24, 2014
Citadel Rally Falls Short as Samford Takes Opening Game of SoCon Series

The Citadel scored twice in the ninth and brought the tying run to the plate before Samford was able escape with a 5-3 victory in the opening game of a Southern Conference series at Riley Park.  The Citadel dropped to 0-4 in league play for the first time since starting the 2005 conference schedule with five losses. The Bulldogs (9-13 overall) will look to snap that skid in the middle game of the set which is scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Monday
March 24, 2014
The Citadel prepares for crisis with active shooter workshop

Situations like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, in Massachusetts, and the Aurora theater shooting, in Colorado, remind us, the we always have to be alert.  That's why the Citadel hosted an active shooter workshop Monday.  The school's Criminal Justice Department worked with the Department of Homeland Security and SLED to offer a free day long session aimed at reacting to a crisis situation.

Broadcast on: WTOC-TV 11 (Beaufort) - website
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Monday
March 24, 2014
The Citadel prepares for crisis with active shooter workshop (video included)

Situations like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, in Massachusetts, and the Aurora theater shooting, in Colorado, remind us, the we always have to be alert.  That's why the Citadel hosted an active shooter workshop Monday.  The school's Criminal Justice Department worked with the Department of Homeland Security and SLED to offer a free day long session aimed at reacting to a crisis situation.

Broadcast on: WSCS-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Sunday
March 23, 2014
Citadel falls to 1-5 in SoCon baseball after 8-3 loss to Samford

Say this about The Citadel baseball team's 1-5 start in Southern Conference play: It's been a team effort.  As in an 8-3 loss to Samford on Sunday at Riley Park, the Bulldogs aren't doing anything quite well enough yet to live up to their preseason billing as the No. 2 team in the SoCon.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 23, 2014
Citadel Tennis Drops Weekend Matches To Elon and South Carolina

The Citadel tennis team dropped two tough matches 7-0, 7-0, on Sunday against No. 39 Elon and No. 48 South Carolina to open up Spring Break action at the Earle Tennis Center. The Bulldogs slip to 2-20 overall and 0-3 in the conference after Sunday's action.

Published in: Citadel Sports - website
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Sunday
March 23, 2014
Tony Kent Bowick ('77 - obit)

Mr. Tony Kent Bowick, 65, of Charleston, SC a retired High School principal, entered into eternal rest March 20, 2014. The relatives and friends of Mr. Tony Bowick are invited to attend his funeral services on Monday March 24, 2014 at 12 Noon at CAROLINA MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 7113 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC 29406 (843)797-2222. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park, the family will receive friends Monday one hour prior at the funeral home. He graduated from Chicora High School in 1966 and attended college at The Baptist College and The Citadel, earning multiple degrees in Psychology and Education Administration.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 22, 2014
Citadel All-American Turtog Luvsandorj finishes sixth at NCAA wrestling championship

Citadel wrestler Turtogtokh Luvsandorj finished off his college career with a sixth-place finish at 165 pounds in the NCAA championships in Oklahoma City, becoming the fourth All-American in program history and the third in the last two years.  The redshirt senior joins Ugi Khishignyam (2013, fourth place), Odie Delaney (2013, seventh) and Dan Thompson (2006, sixth) as the only four Bulldogs to earn All-American status at The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 22, 2014
Wrestling: St. Benedicts' Turtogtokh Luvsandorj finishes sixth at 165 pounds for The Citadel at the NCAA tournament

Turtogtokh Luvsandorj will graduate from The Citadel in the spring having left his mark on the school's wrestling program.  Luvsandorj, a redshirt senior originally from Mongolia, finished sixth at the NCAA Division 1 wrestling tournament at 165 pounds on Saturday in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It was his fourth trip to the NCAA tournament and first time placing. 

Published in: nj.com (New Jersey) - website
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Friday
March 21, 2014
Citadel's Turtog Luvsandorj one win from All-America status at NCAA wrestling championship

The Citadel's Turtog Luvsandorj is one win from qualifying as an All-American after the first day of the NCAA wrestling championships in Oklahoma City. Luvsandorj, a redshirt senior from Mongolia, is seeded No. 11 at 165 pounds and defeated No. 6 Corey Mock of Chattanooga, 4-3, in the second round Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals. A victory there against No. 3 Nicholas Sulzer of Virginia would make Luvsandorj the Bulldogs' third All-American in two years.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 21, 2014
Riley Park making baseball games bigger, brighter experience

Baseball fans will notice a big difference in Riley Park this season. The ballpark has added a new video board and new scoreboard that will be on display for the first time Friday when The Citadel faces Samford at 6 p.m. The main video board in right field is one of the largest in minor league baseball, measuring 23 feet high and 42 feet wide.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 20, 2014
Citadel gets past Winthrop

ROCK HILL - Johnathan Stokes drove in the tie-breaking run in the third inning and The Citadel pitching staff blanked Winthrop over the final eight innings in a victory Wednesday night. The Bulldogs snapped a three-game losing streak and improved to 9-12 heading into their first Southern Conference home series of the season against Samford beginning at 6 p.m. Friday. Winthrop dropped to 9-12 on the year.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 20, 2014
Citadel wrestlers Ugi, Turtog aim to go out on top at NCAA Championships

By now, Ugi and Turtog are used to it. "People get confused all the time," says Turtog. "They don't know which one is Ugi and which one is me." The confusion is understandable. Both Ugi Khishignyam (ka-SHING-um) and Turtogtokh Luvsandorj (loov-SAN-dorj) are accomplished wrestlers for The Citadel. Both are from the city of Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia, the Central Asian country of 2.9 million people that is bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south.

Published in: The State - website
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Thursday
March 20, 2014
Solid Pitching Backs Early Offense in Bulldog Victory at Winthrop

ROCK HILL, SC - Johnathan Stokes drove in the tiebreaking run in the third and The Citadel pitching staff blanked Winthrop over the final eight innings in a 3-2 victory Wednesday night in Rock Hill.  The Bulldogs snapped a three-game losing streak and improved to 9-12 heading into their first Southern Conference home series of the season against Samford beginning Friday at 6 p.m. Winthrop dropped to 9-12 on the year.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Wednesday
March 19, 2014
Citadel welcomes speaker

The World Affairs Council of Charleston will present its fifth speaker of the season on Monday, March 31, at 6 p.m. at the Citadel Alumni Center. The subject is “The Vote for Scotland's Independence: What it means to for the United States.” The speaker is Dr. Katherine Grenier, Head of the History Department at The Citadel. Her 6 p.m. talk will be preceded by refreshments and a social reception beginning at 5:15 p.m.

Published in: Moultrie News (Mt. Pleasant) - website
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Wednesday
March 19, 2014
Who's schmoozing the General Assembly today (scroll down)

S.C. Forestry Association in Blatt 112, 8-10 a.m. ... National Guard Association of South Carolina on State House grounds, noon-2 p.m. ... The Citadel Alumni Association barbecue at the State Fairgrounds, 6 -10 p.m.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/03/19/3334458/morning-buzz.html#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Tuesday
March 18, 2014
Lindsey Graham opens Charleston office, defends government's role

Graham drew several prominent former officials to his announcement, including former U.S. Rep. Henry Brown, former U.S. Attorney General Bart Daniel, former Charleston City Councilman Henry Fishburne and retired Lt. Gen. Claudius "Bud" Watts, former president of The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 18, 2014
Seminary campus building named after Greer native

The new Hall of Mission at the Charlotte campus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary was named after Greer native David Rogers, founder of Joshua’s Way. Rogers was 55 years old when he died July 25, 2010, of a heart attack while vacationing with his extended family at Isle of Palms, The Greenville News reported at the time.  He was a graduate of The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law. Rogers settled into law practice at the Carter, Smith Law Firm in Greer.

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Tuesday
March 18, 2014
Upcoming News at The Citadel through April 2

The First Women Graduates of The Citadel – An evening with Maxine Hudson and Nancy Mace

March 18

6:30 p.m.

Museum Reading Room of Daniel Library

Free and open to the public

Intelligent Design: Is this the End of Evolution?

March 18

6:30 p.m.

Grimsley Hall, Room 117

Free and open to the public

Open House: You, too, can rent the stunning Colonel Robert R. McCormick Beach Club of The Citadel

March 20

6:30-9 p.m.

4700 Palm Boulevard

Isle of Palms, SC, 29451

Free and open to the public

Meet the Author of The Monuments Men and help support the Fine Arts at The Citadel

April 3

McAlister Field House

5:30 p.m. VIP Cocktail reception with author Robert Edsel 

6:30 p.m. presentation & book signing: Free and open to the public

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Tuesday
March 18, 2014
USC at Citadel baseball game postponed because of rain

The South Carolina-Citadel baseball game scheduled for Tuesday night in Charleston has been postponed due to inclement weather. It has been rescheduled for April 16 at 7 p.m. at Riley Park. Tickets that have already been purchased for the game will be honored on April 16. Fans can buy tickets by going to etix.com, stopping by McAlister Field House between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or calling (843)953-DOGS.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
March 17, 2014
Beautiful Bulldog Contest at The Citadel (photo gallery included)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Johnson Hagood Stadium was filled with bulldogs Saturday afternoon. But it wasn't the bulldog mascots getting all of the attention. It was bulldogs dressed as an airplane and Marilyn Monroe. It was part of the fourth annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest.

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4 (Charleston) - website
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Monday
March 17, 2014
Cadet Dominick Frank Calderone of Bound Brook earns position on 2015 Summerall Guards

Cadet Dominick Frank Calderone of Bound Brook, has earned a position on the 2015 Summerall Guards, a silent drill platoon at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina.Cadet Calderone is among 61 rising seniors that have gone through rigorous drill and physical training to be selected as members of the Summerall Guards.

Published in: newjersey.com - website
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Monday
March 17, 2014
Cadet Dominick Frank Calderone of Bound Brook earns position on 2015 Summerall Guards

Cadet Dominick Frank Calderone of Bound Brook, has earned a position on the 2015 Summerall Guards, a silent drill platoon at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Cadet Calderone is among 61 rising seniors that have gone through rigorous drill and physical training to be selected as members of the Summerall Guards. Cadets are chosen for their ability to precisely execute selected portions of the drill series they will perform as Summerall Guards, as well as, their demonstrated level of physical fitness and stamina.

Published in: newjersey.com - website
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Monday
March 17, 2014
Davidson Uses the Long Ball to Power Past The Citadel in SoCon Opener

Davidson, NC -  Davidson pounded out 19 hits including four home runs in a 13-3 victory over The Citadel in the Southern Conference opener for both teams Friday night at Wilson Field. The Wildcats won their fifth in a row to improve to 8-6 while the Bulldogs dropped to 8-10. The teams will finish the series with a doubleheader on Saturday at 1 p.m. due to a near certainty of rain in the area on Sunday.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Monday
March 17, 2014
HGTC, Columbia College partner for baccalaureate completion program in Myrtle Beach

HGTC and the college also have a bridge agreement, which will make it easier for students to transfer to Columbia. HGTC already has various types of transfer agreements in place with Francis Marion University, Coastal Carolina University, The Citadel, Limestone College, Norwich University and the University of Phoenix.


Read more here: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2014/03/17/4095228/hgtc-columbia-college-partner.html#storylink=cpy
Published in: The Sun News (Myrtle Beach) - website
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Monday
March 17, 2014
The Citadel's 4th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest (21 sources)

(To view the news clip, click on "view article" below and open a thumbnail). 

 

Outlet

 TV Market  Title
 WTVT-TB (FOX)  Tampa Bay  FL  Good Day Tampa Bay @ 4:30AM
 WLTX - COL (CBS)  Columbia  SC  News 19 @ 4:30am
 WATE (ABC)  Knoxville  TN  Good Morning Tennessee at 4:30am
 WRDW (CBS)  Augusta  GA  News 12 This Morning
 WBTW (CBS)  Myrtle Beach  SC  News 13 First Morning
 WLOS (ABC)  Greenville  SC  News 13 Early Edition 5am
 WJBK-DET (FOX)  Detroit  MI  Fox 2 News Morning
 WKYT(CBS)  Lexington  KY  WKYT This Morning at 5:30 AM
 WDRB-LOU (FOX)  Louisville  KY  WDRB Morning News @ 5
 KLTV (ABC)  Tyler  TX  Good Morning East Texas @ 5:30am
 WJHL (CBS)  Tri-Cities  TN  WJHL 6:00am News
 WTAE-PIT (ABC)  Pittsburgh  PA  Pittsburgh's Action News 4
 KSPR (ABC)  Springfield  MO  KSPR News This Morning
 KHOG (ABC)  Fort Smith  AR  40/29 News Sunrise
 WXMI-GR (FOX)  Grand Rapids  MI  Fox 17 Morning News
 KTNV-LV (ABC)  Las Vegas  NV  Good Morning Las Vegas @ 5AM
 WBRE (NBC)  Wilkes-Barre  PA  WBRE Eyewitness News at 11AM
 WCFT-BIRM (ABC)  Birmingham  AL  ABC 33/40 News
 KTVI-STL (FOX)  St. Louis  MO  Fox 2 News Mid-Day
 KOTV (CBS)  Tulsa  OK  News on 6 at Noon
 KRDO (ABC)  Colorado Springs  CO  NEWSCHANNEL 13 @ Noon

Broadcast on: Local, state and national TV coverage - via TVEyes News Monitoring Service
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Sunday
March 16, 2014
Backup QB Cam Jackson, DT Mitchell Jeter standout performers at Citadel spring football game

The standout offensive performer at The Citadel's spring football game Saturday was backup quarterback Cam Jackson, who led both touchdown drives in the two-hour scrimmage at Johnson Hagood Stadium.  But that might have been because Jackson and the No. 2 offense did not have to block Bulldogs defensive tackle Mitchell Jeter.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 16, 2014
Charles ("Ched") Edgar Staats, Jr. (obit)

Charles ("Ched") Edgar Staats, Jr., 74, of Charleston, SC died on Friday, March 14th, 2014, at his home on James Island with his wife Mary Ellis Staats and children, Susannah, Amy and Charles Staats, in attendance. He was an artist and college professor who earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard and an MFA from Boston University. He went on to teach at Thayer Academy in Boston, MA, and at the College of Charleston, The Citadel, and Charleston Southern University in Charleston, SC.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 16, 2014
Mace on women at The Citadel (not web accessible)

Mace on women at The Citadel - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Nancy Mace will take part in a Celebrating Women’s History at The Citadel event Tuesday.  The discussion will feature the first two women to graduate from The Citadel. Maxine Hudson graduated with a master’s degree in 1970, and Mace graduated from the Corps of Cadets in 1999.  The event is free and begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Daniel Library on campus.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 16, 2014
Survey shows more young adults leaving religious institutions as gay rights become a factor

Instead, the move is away from adhering to the specific denominations they grew up in, says Citadel Chaplain Joel Harris, a Southern Baptist and retired lieutenant colonel who serves as director of religious activities.  Cadets increasingly favor nondenominational churches and campus religious activities, but overall they are as spiritual as ever, Harris says.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 15, 2014
Bulldog Beauty Contest (photo gallery)

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Saturday
March 15, 2014
For The Citadel's Maurice Drayton, spring football game a homecoming

When The Citadel football team takes the field at Johnson Hagood Stadium for its spring game on Saturday, Maurice Drayton will be back at the place that played a central role in most of his adult life.  Drayton, hired by new Citadel coach Mike Houston as the Bulldogs' defensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach, previously spent 12 years at The Citadel as a player and assistant coach, the last in 2005.

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Friday
March 14, 2014
Changing of the Guards underway at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. −The Citadel introduces the 2015 Summerall Guards on Sat., March 15, 2014, during Corps Day, the 171st birthday of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. For the rising seniors selected, being a member of the Summerall Guards will be one of the greatest achievements in their educational career. The free, public, event will be marked by a ceremonial exchange of rifles. It occurs at 9a.m. at The Citadel's Summerall Field.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Friday
March 14, 2014
Citadel baseball opens SoCon slate at Davidson

The Citadel baseball team, picked to finish second in the Southern Conference this season, opens league play this weekend with a series at Davidson. The Bulldogs are 8-9 in pre-conference play, coming off a 9-8 victory over USC Upstate on Wednesday.  Second baseman Mason Davis and centerfielder Hughston Armstrong, the top two hitters in the order, are batting .338 and .355, respectively.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 14, 2014
Citadel football spring practice update: DT Mitchell Jeter has been 'fantastic'

With The Citadel's spring football game set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Hagood Stadium, new coach Mike Houston talks about how his defense has progressed in spring practice.The Bulldogs will shift to a 4-2-5 look on defense next season with a "bandit" safety.

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Friday
March 14, 2014
Citadel to offer college admissions workshop for disabled learners

 

The Learning Disabilities Association of South Carolina and The Citadel School of Education are cosponsoring a Transition Workshop at The Citadel on April 5 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The workshop is about those with ADHD or learning disabilities making the transition from high school to college. It is a free event.

Published in: Journal Scene (Summerville) - website
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Friday
March 14, 2014
Henry Mazyck "Hank" Walker ('71 - obit)

Henry Mazyck "Hank" Walker, 65, of Peas Island, Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Linda Oltmann Walker, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Hank was born May 27, 1948 in Queens, New York, son of the late King Walker and Kathleen Hart Walker. He graduated from James Island High School, where he played football. He also graduated from The Citadel in 1971, where he progressed through the ranks of CPL, SGT, & 2nd Lt in Romeo Company. Hank was an avid sports fan, especially of The Citadel football team.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 14, 2014
Ryan Davalos receives Gold Star accreditation

Ryan Parker Davalos was recently honored for outstanding academic achievement at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. During the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year, Davalos earned one of the college’s top academic honors — a Gold Star. Gold Star honors are presented to students who achieve a 3.7 grade point average or higher during a semester’s course work. Students that achieve Gold Star recognition are also placed on The Citadel’s Dean’s List.

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Friday
March 14, 2014
William “Bill” Sansom selected to receive prestigious Krause Center Award

A man who has played a major role in The Citadel’s history; who has dedicated countless hours toward supporting the school; and who continues to lead and serve, is being honored as the recipient of one of the college’s most prestigious awards. Read More

 

 

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Thursday
March 13, 2014
Bulldogs rally past Spartans

Citadel 9, USC Upstate 8 - Freshmen Barrett Charpia and Austin Mapes came through with clutch hits to drive in the tying and winning runs as The Citadel rallied from six runs down for a victory over USC Upstate on Tuesday at Riley Park.  The Bulldogs (8-9) gained a split of their home-and-home series with the Spartans (8-11) and avenged a 6-2 loss in Spartanburg on Feb. 18. The game was the final one before opening Southern Conference play this weekend at Davidson.

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Thursday
March 13, 2014
Citadel basketball coach Chuck Driesell still believes he can win with Bulldogs

Despite a 31-94 record in four years and a school-record losing streak this season, Citadel basketball coach Chuck Driesell still believes he can win at the military school. And he'll get a fifth year to try to prove it. Citadel athletic director Larry Leckonby said Wednesday that Driesell will return for a fifth season in 2014-15. It will be the final season on Driesell's current contract. He currently earns a reported base salary of $185,000 per year.

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Thursday
March 13, 2014
ELECTION 2014: Nancy Mace ('99) launches TV ad in bid to unseat Lindsey Graham

— Charleston PR executive Nancy Mace announced the launching of her first television ad in her bid to oust U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham.   Mace's campaign shared no details about the ad -- where or for how long it will run or how much it will cost.  The 30-second spot, called "Change Washington," begins by panning pictures of a very young Mace saluting and Mace as a cadet at the Citadel, where she became the first woman to graduate from the military college.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/03/13/3323713/election-2014-nancy-mace-launches.html#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/03/13/3323713/election-2014-nancy-mace-launches.html#storylink=cpy
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Thursday
March 13, 2014
How important are test scores in college admissions process?

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – The SAT college entrance exam has been a hot topic nationally as College Board officials announced the test would be updated for the first time since 2005. The changes include making the essay optional, eliminating penalties Admissions officials at the College of Charleston, Charleston Southern University and The Citadel all agree the test scores are just one part of a larger formula used to determine if a student is right for the school.

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4 (Charleston) - website
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Thursday
March 13, 2014
Men's Tennis Tops The Citadel for First Road Win of the Season

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 12, 2014 - James Madison won four singles matches and clinched the doubles point with a pair of victories in a 5-2 win at The Citadel in non-conference men's tennis action Wednesday. The Dukes improved to 4-6 overall with their first road win of the season. They are a perfect 3-0 in neutral site matches, and will look to keep that streak alive when they take on Liberty in Hilton Head, S.C. on Thursday at 10 a.m.

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Thursday
March 13, 2014
Presidential primaries a bargain for South Carolina

In the Democratic debate at The Citadel on July 23, 2007 (for the 2008 election), Seneca native and ex-Clemson freshman football player John Edwards proclaimed, "I believe that on the issues that directly affect women's lives, I have the strongest, boldest ideas and can bring about the change that needs to be brought."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 13, 2014
Scott scounds the charge for school choice (editorial mentions Citadel grad)

Last week's Conservative Political Action Conference predictably generated considerable coverage of Republican divisions and their implications for not just this year's congressional elections but the 2016 White House race.In his speech, Sen. Scott said of Mr. Moniz: "That Citadel graduate taught me that if you really want to escape poverty, it comes through the power of education."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 13, 2014
The Poetry of Andre Roberts

“I remember where I came from,” Roberts told the Cardinals blog. ““Going to The Citadel, I learned to work hard and be disciplined. Hard work always pays off. If it wasn’t for The Citadel, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”Roberts included a #SALUTE hashtag on his introductory Tweet to Redskins fans.

Published in: blog.redskins.com - website
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Wednesday
March 12, 2014
Citadel spring football practice update: QB Aaron Miller has been 'dynamic'

With The Citadel's spring football game set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Hagood Stadium, new coach Mike Houston said the Bulldogs "have improved steadily every day in spring practice."  "We are not where we want to be, but we are better than we were three weeks ago," he said. "We are learning how to practice, how to play physical and to play fast. And, we're learning new schemes, so we're getting there."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 12, 2014
The Citadel's Moore Named Second Team All-Tournament

CHARLESTON, SC - The Citadel's Ashton Moore was named second team all-tournament following the completion of the 2014 Southern Conference championship.  Moore, who averaged 24 points, four assists and 2.5 rebounds in guiding the Bulldogs to an appearance in the quarterfinals against eventual champion Wofford, became the first Citadel player since J'Mel Everhart to earn all-tournament honors.

Published in: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
Citadel students join movement to stop the using 'r-word' (video included)

CHARLESTON, S. C. (WCIV) -- All around the country Tuesday, thousands of people pledged to stop using the word ‘retarded.' The national organization Spread the Word to End the Word has taken on the fight against a word that offends disabled people. Students at The Citadel joined the national fight against the R-word.

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4 (Charleston) - website
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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
Col. Larry Montrose Permenter (obit)

Colonel (Ret.) Larry Montrose Permenter, 81, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Heritage Nursing Home in Florence after an illness. Colonel Permenter was born August 16, 1932 in Mullins, a son of the late Jennings Leon Permenter and the late Thelma O'Neal Permenter. He was a graduate of Mullins High School and attended The Citadel and Appalachian State.

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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
College of Charleston pitcher Bailey Ober stifles Citadel, 8-0, as Cougars clinch series

Bailey Ober grew up in Huntersville, N.C., just north of Charlotte and in the heart of ACC baseball country.  So why isn't College of Charleston's 6-8 freshman pitching for the Wolfpack or the Tar Heels? "I don't know - you'll have to ask them," Ober said after throwing a two-hit shutout at The Citadel on Monday night at Riley Park, lifting the Cougars to an 8-0 victory and a series win against the rival Bulldogs.

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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
Ex-Citadel star Andre Roberts agrees to free-agent deal with NFL's Washington Redskins

The NFL's free-agency period doesn't even start until Wednesday, but former Citadel standout receiver Andre Roberts already has locked up his next job. Roberts, a 2009 graduate of The Citadel, has agreed to a four-year contract worth $16 million with the Washington Redskins, multiple reports said Tuesday. Half of that money is guaranteed, according to CBSSports.com

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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
Former Patch wrestler Haas wins conference title, advances to NCAA tournament

The Patch Panthers have a well-deserved reputation for producing European champion wrestlers. But the program isn’t stopping there. Marshall Haas, a 2011 Patch graduate and sophomore grappler at The Citadel, won the 197-pound bracket at the Southern Conference wrestling championship on Saturday. A newly-crowned conference champion, Haas will now compete at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships set for March 20-22 at Oklahoma City.

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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
Mace opens Senate campaign headquarters

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Nancy Mace opened her state campaign headquarters Monday on Daniel Island by accusing GOP incumbent Lindsey Graham of being too liberal to represent South Carolina. "The only way we're going to change Washington is if we change who we send to Washington," Mace said. "And that's why I'm in this race."  

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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
Presentation of Palmetto Medal Awards a highlight of Corps Day Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. – One of the highest awards presented by The Citadel will be bestowed on three people who embody the college's definition of principled leaders. The Palmetto Medal Awards will be given to the following leaders on March 15, 2014, during the 3:35p.m. dress parade as part of the festivities for this year's Corps Day Weekend:

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
Presentation of Palmetto Medal Awards a highlight of Corps Day Weekend

Bauer, Mercado and Smith recognized for exceptional leadership and contributions -- CHARLESTON, SC - March 11, 2014 - One of the highest awards presented by The Citadel will be bestowed on three people who embody the college’s definition of principled leaders. The Palmetto Medal Awards will be given to the following leaders on March 15, 2014, during the 3:35p.m. dress parade as part of the festivities for this year’s Corps Day Weekend:

Published in: LowcoutrybizSC - website
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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
The Citadel honors service men and women (video included)

FLORENCE, S.C .(WBTW) - A group from the Citadel honored our country's service men and women in the Pee Dee Sunday.   Wreaths were laid by the Citadel Historical Society Sunday at Florence National Cemetery and Mount Hope Cemetery.  The group promotes the Citadel's tradition outside of Charleston.  At the end of this year, the Historical Society celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Tulifinny Creek.

Broadcast on: WBTW-TV 13 (Florence) - website
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Tuesday
March 11, 2014
William “Bill” Sansom selected to receive prestigious Krause Center Award

CHARLESTON, S.C.− A man who has played a major role in The Citadel's history; who has dedicated countless hours toward supporting the school; and who continues to lead and serve, is being honored as the recipient of one of the college's most prestigious awards. William B. Sansom, Class of 1964, has been selected to receive the 2014 Krause Center Award for Distinguished Service, Leadership, and Ethics.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Monday
March 10, 2014
American Society of Civil Engineers Conference Hosted by The Citadel (news roundup)

 

Local, state and regional news coverage:

 

(video) WCBD-TV Charleston: http://www.counton2.com/story/24918185/the-concrete-canoe-brings-some-spirited-competition

 

 

MSNBC: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54610431/ns/local_news-charleston_sc/t/concrete-canoe-brings-some-spirited-competition/#.Ux3_OfldWSo

 

 

The State (Columbia) : http://www.thestate.com/2014/03/07/3310675/sc-engineering-students-try-concrete.html

 

 

Charlotte Observer: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/03/07/4747976/sc-engineering-students-try-concrete.html

 

 

Aiken Standard: https://www.facebook.com/aikenstandard/posts/606269172796296?stream_ref=10

 

 

Sc.edu http://www.sc.edu/uofsc/stories/2014/03_engineering_students_build_concrete_canoe_for_competition.php#.Ux4AZPldWSo

 

 

NC News and Record: http://www.news-record.com/news/local_news/article_cec437ec-a4eb-11e3-8e7c-001a4bcf6878.html

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Monday
March 10, 2014
Arthur Ray Heatley ('51 - obit)

He was born November 22, 1926 in Charleston, son of the late Violet Heatley McLain and Authur Heatley. Ray was born on King Street and lived there until the age of 6 when his family moved to North Charleston. He graduated from Chicora in1945. He joined the Army Air Corps for two years in Germany. Upon returning, he attended the Citadel and graduated with a business degree on 1951.

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Monday
March 10, 2014
ASCE Carolinas Conference Competition Results

The Citadel's student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) hosted the 2014 ASCE Carolinas Conference, March 6 – 8, on The Citadel campus and at James Island County Park. ASCE holds an annual regional conference that rotates from college to college. During the conference students networked, learned and put their technical knowledge to the test during a series of competitions held throughout the three-day gathering. Civil engineering students and faculty from ten institutions in the region participated, including:

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Monday
March 10, 2014
Bills would make it easier for veterans to qualify for in-state tuition

COLUMBIA - When retired veteran Jonathan Lubecky decided to make South Carolina his home, he figured he could continue his education as soon as he arrived in the Palmetto State.He moved just after the fall semester of 2012 in hopes that he could continue his education at The Citadel in the spring. But it took the 37-year-old nearly two months to prove he intended to stay in South Carolina, a step necessary to receive in-state tuition rates.

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Sunday
March 9, 2014
James promoted to major general

Thomas S. James Jr., who grew up in Greenville and graduated from J.L. Mann High School, became a major general in the Army in a promotion ceremony earlier this year at the Frontier Conference Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. James is the director of the Mission Command Center of Excellence.

James is the son of Hessie and Tom James of Greenville. He was born in Munich, Germany, in 1963 when his dad was serving in the military, and he moved to Greenville shortly before he was 2 years old. He went to Sara Collins Elementary, Beck Middle and Mann High School. He also graduated from The Citadel in 1985 and followed in the footsteps of his father, his uncle Hugh Graham and his great-uncle P. Bradley Morrah.

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Sunday
March 9, 2014
Martha Geathers Mickel Taylor (obit)

Martha Geathers Mickel Taylor, 85, a retired school teacher, died on March 6, 2014 at her residence in the North Santee community of Georgetown, South Carolina. Funeral services for Mrs. Taylor will be held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Bethel A.M.E Church in Georgetown, conducted by Rev. Dr. Charmaine Ragin. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church cemetery in North Santee. In 1957 she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC. Further studies were pursued at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and The Citadel, Charleston, SC.

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Saturday
March 8, 2014
Citadel wins series opener against C of C

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Cougars and Bulldogs met in a non-conference weekend series for the first time after CofC's departure to the CAA, but the fireworks with College of Charleston baseball's oldest rival continued to shine. The Citadel won a walk-off thriller in the bottom of the 11th inning on a two-out single from Bo Thompson that scored Hughston Armstrong for a 5-4 victory.

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Friday
March 7, 2014
(ASCE Conf hosted by The Citadel) SC engineering students try concrete canoes

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP/WCIV) -- Civil engineering students from around the Southeast are heading to Charleston with hopes of making their concrete canoes float.  The American Society of Civil Engineers' contest is scheduled for this weekend with canoe races slated for Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ASCE holds an annual regional conference that rotates from college to college.

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4 (Charleston) - website

Friday
March 7, 2014
Candice Bates-Quinn (obit)

Candy also served as a member of the ACT State Advisory Board, the Citadel Counselor Education Advisory Board, the Mental Health Association of the Low Country Board, and the Charleston County Substance Abuse Commission Advisory Board. She was the CCSD liaison to the Dee Norton Low Country Children's Center, Darkness to Light, Coast Crisis Chaplaincy, and the Charleston County Department of Social Services.

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Friday
March 7, 2014
Upcoming News at The Citadel: March 11 - 17

Joining in to end the "R" word

March 11

9a.m.-2p.m.

Concussions in Sports: The Science Behind It

March 12

6:30-7:30p.m.

Copeland Auditorium, The Citadel

Free and open to the public

7th Annual Principled Leadership Symposium*

March 13 – 14

Key presentations free and open to the public

Register for summer courses at The Citadel Graduate College

Beginning March 17

 

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Thursday
March 6, 2014
Citadel hosting ASEC 2014 Conference

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Broadcast on: WCBD-TV 2 (Charleston) - website
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Thursday
March 6, 2014
Free agent wish list: The case for Andre Roberts

No doubt this guy is on the list of players that will be covered by our illustrious regular contributors ... but with all do respect, you don't wear The Ring. What ring? No, that isn't some Lord of the Twilight Potter Werewolves thing. It's a reference to the class ring handed out to Citadel cadets in their senior year. Every school has a class ring, but very few put the same emphasis on it that the Citadel does. Why is that important? Because both Andre Roberts and myself wear The Ring.

Published in: Arrowheadpride - website
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Thursday
March 6, 2014
JROTC off to a good start in HamCo-97 cadets enrolled in program

Jasper — Lieutenant Colonel Darrell Davis, who oversees the ROTC program at Hamilton County High School, offered an annual briefing to the school board at their Feb. 10 meeting.  Some of the programs they participate in are FL-943 Summer Camp, Cadet Officer School at the Citadel, leadership conferences and Academy summer schools.

Published in: Suwannee Democrat (Florida) - website
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Thursday
March 6, 2014
S.C. State president: School's accreditation in jeopardy

Elzey, formerly The Citadel's vice president for finance, said when he took the helm of S.C. State last June he realized cash flow would be a problem, since the school borrowed money in 2013-14 to pay bills, but existing staff wasn't capable of determining the extent.

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Thursday
March 6, 2014
The Citadel Drops Decision to Toledo
Toledo won for the second time in its trip to Charleston, getting six innings of four-hit shutout pitching from Sam Shutes in an 8-1 victory over The Citadel on a cold, rainy day at Riley Park. The Citadel (6-7) avoided consecutive shutouts at home for the first time since Riley Park opened in 1997 when Bo Thompson singled in Bret Hines with two outs in the bottom of the eighth.
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Thursday
March 6, 2014
The Citadel's Turtogtokh Luvsandorj named SoCon wrestler of the year

The Citadel's Turtogtokh Luvsandorj has been named the Southern Conference wrestler of the year, the first Bulldog to win the award twice. Luvsandorj was joined on the all-SoCon team by fellow Mongolian Ugi Khishignyam and Aaron Walker, who also made the league's all-freshman team.

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Thursday
March 6, 2014
Tim Scott boosts school choice in CPAC appearance

Scott Buchanan, a political scientist at The Citadel, described the event as a place to hear the "rock stars" of the GOP, putting Scott in good company among the conservative base, he said. "He gets some national exposure and that never hurts you as a politician," Buchanan said.

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Wednesday
March 5, 2014
Ashley bridge bike lane will ease traffic, improve air quality (letter to the editor)

This is especially true for countless people who'll be able to make the short hop over the Ashley by bike or on foot from their homes in West Ashley to their jobs on the peninsula. This includes hundreds of MUSC employees and students, as well as Citadel students and Wagener Terrace residents who will now have safe, easy access to grocery stores and businesses a short distance away over the Ashley River.

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Wednesday
March 5, 2014
Cement Canoes coming back to Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. −The Citadel's student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is hosting the 2014 Carolinas Conference, March 6 – 8, on The Citadel campus and at James Island County Park. ASCE holds an annual regional conference that rotates from college to college. During the conference students network, learn and put their technical knowledge to the test during a series of competitions held throughout the three-day gathering. Civil engineering students and faculty from ten institutions in the region will participate, including:

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Wednesday
March 5, 2014
Citadel basketball's Brian White makes SoCon's all-freshman team

Citadel forward Brian White was named to the Southern Conference's all-freshman basketball team by the league's coaches and media Tuesday. White, a 6-8, 195-pounder from Richmond, Va., averaged 11.5 points and 5.7 rebounds for the 6-25 Bulldogs this season, starting 28 of 31 games. He shot 53.8 percent from the field and 78.3 percent from the foul line and was named SoCon freshman of the week three times during the season.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 5, 2014
State ethics commission recommendations (not web accessible)

Senate recommends new members A Senate panel recommended three people Tuesday appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley to serve on the state ethics commission.  The Senate Judiciary Committee recommended Regina H. Lewis, a former assistant attorney general in Maryland and now a partner at a Columbia law firm; James H. Burns, a Citadel graduate and Columbia-based attorney; and Clisby “Sandy” P. Templeton, a retired S.C. Law Enforcement Division investigator to serve on the ethics commission.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Wednesday
March 5, 2014
The Citadel's White Garners All-Freshman Team Honors
After earning three Southern Conference Freshman of the Week honors over the course of the season, The Citadel's Brian White was named to SoCon All-Freshman team by both the league's coaches and media.  White joins Cameron Wells, Harrison Dupont and Matt Van Scyoc as the only freshmen to be named to both teams. White also owns the distinction of being the first Citadel player ever to win a SoCon weekly award three times in the same season.
Broadcast on: Atlanta Journal-Constitution - website
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Tuesday
March 4, 2014
Citadel baseball changes game times for Tuesday and Wednesday

The Citadel has changed the start times for its baseball games against Coastal Carolina on Tuesday and Toledo on Wednesday at Riley Park due to forecasted inclement weather. Both games will start at 4 p.m.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 4, 2014
Citadel steps in to help pay employees from inaugural Medal of Honor Bowl

Months after the Lowcountry's first major college football game, organizers from The Medal of Honor Bowl are ready to hand down a grade.  "We gave ourselves an A this year, but if we were to do next year what we did this year, we would've given ourselves a C," said Andy Solomon of the Bowl's Media Relations team.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Tuesday
March 4, 2014
Summerall Guards in Mardi Gras Parade 2014 (video included)

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Broadcast on: FOX News via TVEyes New Monitoring Service - website
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Monday
March 3, 2014
60 years later, Citadel finds a basketball victory

Sixty years later," Al Fralinger says now, "things kind of get mixed up." Boy, that's the truth.  The Citadel's basketball team this season lost a school-record 17 straight games, sending media types scurrying through the record book to find out the last time the Bulldogs lost so many games in a row.  The apparent answer was 1953-54 season, when The Citadel's record book says Fralinger and his teammates lost 16 straight games.  Only problem is, The Citadel's record book is wrong.

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Monday
March 3, 2014
Grapevine: Charleston hackathon challenges developers to create an app for that

While there will be hacking involved and cash to be made, HACKCharleston isn't for gangs of cyber-thieves. The event, sponsored by the Citadel Graduate College and the annual Dig South Festival, is a challenge for software developers to code the best smartphone app in 24 hours.

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Monday
March 3, 2014
Showcasing outstanding achievements in science and mathematics

CHARLESTON, S.C. − The Citadel School of Science and Mathematics will be hosting the inaugural Citadel Academy of Science and Mathematics awards banquet on March 13, 2014 at the Charleston Marriott. The event will be a celebration of science and mathematics and a showcase of outstanding science and mathematics individuals from The Citadel and the affiliated community. The event will also highlight the creative work of our students and their faculty advisors, and major new initiatives within the School of Science and Mathematics. This year's honorees will include The Honorable Senator Fritz Hollings, Dr. Henry Cross, Dr. Edward Bray and Dr. Chuck Groetsch. Student awardees will also be recognized.

Published in: The Digitel - website
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Sunday
March 2, 2014
Lowcountry Graduate Center gearing up to move and expand

The center is a collaboration between the College of Charleston, the Medical University of South Carolina and The Citadel. It was created at the urging of the Charleston legislative delegation to offer advanced education opportunities for adults in the workforce. The University of South Carolina also has offered some programs there.

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Sunday
March 2, 2014
Malcolm M. Brennan Sr., PhD (retired Citadel professor - obit)

Malcolm M. Brennan Sr., PhD, died at his home on Friday, February 28, 2014. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm M. Brennan Sr. are invited to attend the Requiem Mass for the former at 11:00 AM Tuesday, March 4, 2014, from Stella Maris Catholic Church on Sullivan's Island. The Rite of Committal will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery on James Island. The family will receive friends between 5:00 & 7:00 PM Monday, March 3, 2014, at the James A. McAlister Funeral Home, 1620 Savannah Highway, Charleston, with the Rosary at 5:00 PM. He was educated in the Catholic schools of Savannah, and then received academic degrees from Georgetown University, Catholic University, and the University of South Carolina. He was a professor of English at The Citadel for 30 years.

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Saturday
March 1, 2014
Citadel basketball posts second straight win, 80-63, over Georgia Southern

Citadel players made the quiet six-hour bus ride back from Cullowhee, N.C., a week ago, having lost their school-record 17th straight game in a desultory 18-point defeat at Western Carolina. As the Bulldogs' basketball team gathered in the locker room near midnight that Saturday, junior guard Ashton Moore spoke up.

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Saturday
March 1, 2014
Lt. Col. Raymond Marsh Jr. ('49 - obit)

Lt. Col. Raymond Marsh Jr., USA, Retired, died February 23,2014 at his home in Mt. Pleasant, SC. He was ninety years old. He was the son of the late Col. Raymond Marsh, USA, and Miriam Parran Marsh. His devoted wife Beth, two daughters, Cynthia and Elizabeth, five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren survive him. He graduated from the Citadel in 1949 as a veteran student, later obtaining a masters degree in Personnel Management from George Washington University in Washington DC.

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Saturday
March 1, 2014
William Buchanan Moore ('54 - obit)

William Buchanan Moore, 83, widower of Annelle Ward Moore, died Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at the Heritage Home of Florence. Mr. Moore was born in McClellanville on February 15, 1930, a son of the late William Buchanan Moore and Gertrude Leland Moore Miles. He was a 1954 graduate of The Citadel and completed his post-graduate work at the University of Syracuse, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Florida State University.

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