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The Citadel in the News: Archive

July 2017

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Monday
July 31, 2017
1. Citadel grad now safely orbiting in space, but he made sure to say goodbye to Earth first

Col. Randy Bresnik will not have to gaze up at the stars any longer. Instead, he will be among them.Bresnik, a graduate of The Citadel, is part of an American-Russian crew bound for the International Space Station. At 11:41 a.m. Friday, he was launched into space alongside cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 31, 2017
1a. Citadel grad returns to International Space Station

One of three astronauts who took off from Kazakhstan Friday morning bound for a mission on the International Space Station is a Citadel graduate. Randy Bresnik and a Russian cosmonaut and an Italian astronaut were in a rocket that launched shortly before noon. "We'll go from zero speed on the launch pad to 17,500 miles per hour in just under nine minutes from launch," Bresnik said.

Published in: Live 5 News CBS
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Monday
July 31, 2017
1b. Citadel graduate Col Randy Bresnik launched to space

A Soyuz space capsule successfully blasted off for the International Space Station on Friday, carrying an American astronaut, a Russian cosmonaut and an Italian astronaut.NASA's Col. Randy Bresnik, Russia's Sergei Ryazansky and Italy's Paolo Nespoli lifted off from the Russia-leased launch pad in Kazakhstan shortly after sunset at 21:41 p.m. on Friday (1541 GMT, 11:41 a.m. EDT). They will travel six hours before docking at the space station.

Published in: ABC News 4 (WCIV)
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Monday
July 31, 2017
1c. Photo gallery: Citadel grad Bresnik's journey to the International Space Station

A Soyuz space ship carries U.S. astronaut Randy Bresnik, a Citadel graduate, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy and Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli to the International Space Station, ISS. The craft launched from Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Friday, July 28, 2017.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 31, 2017
2. Citadel grad to launch Friday for space station

Just before noon Friday, Citadel graduate Randy Bresnik blasts into space from Kazakhstan, pressed back into a form-fitting seat by enough gravitational force to make a novice pass out.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 31, 2017
2a. This graduate of The Citadel takes to the stars on Friday

The Citadel Class of 1989 graduate, astronaut and Marine Corps Col. Randy Bresnik will set off for the International Space Station on Friday. Bresnik, the first alumnus of The Citadel to fly in space, will command NASA’s 53rd expedition aboard the station after first serving as flight engineer during the second part of Expedition 52. It will be his second journey to space. He has been training for his mission to the ISS since last year, with his efforts chronicled in the blog of 2nd Lt. Angelica McNerny, a more recent graduate of the military college in Charleston.

Published in: Island Packet
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Monday
July 31, 2017
3. Friday Funday: Col. Tom Clark Loves Being Creative and Woodworking on the Weekends

Col. Tom Clark talks about his love for woodworking and building something with his hands.

Published in: Charleston CEO
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Monday
July 31, 2017
4. Hey, Pat Conroy fans: Don’t miss these 3 upcoming events in Beaufort

Before he was a bestselling author, Pat Conroy taught at Beaufort High School and on Daufuskie Island. He later rankled administrators at his alma mater, The Citadel, with his depiction of the Charleston military college in his books. Before the Beaufort author’s death in March 2016, he had been working on a new novel based on those years as a young teacher at Beaufort High.

Published in: Island Packet
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Monday
July 31, 2017
5. Charleston-area hires and promotions

Education- Ryan Cumback has been named principal of Moultrie Middle School in Mount Pleasant. Previously, he was the interim principal. He has a bachelor’s degree in education from Western Michigan University and a master’s degree in secondary educational administration from The Citadel...Government - Jeff Young has been named chief deputy attorney general for the state of South Carolina, effective Aug 1. Previously, he was a circuit court judge at-large and a family court judge. He has a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and a law degree from the University of South Carolina. He succeeds Robert Bolchoz, who is returning to private practice.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 31, 2017
5a. DGC kicking off new year of changes, offering free school supplies

For the last two years, the chief goal of the local Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club of Summerville has been training local young boys to become men of integrity. As a new school year approaches, the organization is also gearing up for the start of its own program, open to any male rising third- through 12th-grader...Lewis said “it’s been really cool...to see” the club receive such strong community support, including donations from The Citadel, College of Charleston and Charleston Southern University.

Published in: The Summerville Journal Scene
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Monday
July 31, 2017
5b. Four cadets excel at Leadership Academy

Four future leaders from McDowell’s NJROTC unit recently graduated from NJROTC’s Leadership Academy. The academy is a week-long intensive course where the top cadets from NJROTC units in North and South Carolina learn leadership skills and are tested in a high stress environment. The cadets spend the week at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. They start each morning with intensive physical training followed by classroom instruction, and then out into the field to practice what they have learned.

Published in: McDowell News
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Monday
July 31, 2017
6. Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame to induct R.J. Swindle, Phil Hartig, Ryan Johnson, John Couch

Three Palmetto State baseball legends and one long-time umpire will be inducted next week into the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame. The Charleston RiverDogs announced the 2017 class on Friday. The induction ceremony will take place Aug. 4 at Riley Park just before the team’s game against the Greenville Drive at 7:05 p.m. The inductees are former local college stars Phil Hartig (The Citadel), Ryan Johnson (College of Charleston), and R.J. Swindle (Charleston Southern), along with umpire John Couch.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 31, 2017
6a. Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Announced

The Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame has announced the inductees for the Class of 2017, naming umpire John Couch, former Citadel slugger Phil Hartig, CofC hurler Ryan Johnson, and Bucs pitcher R.J. Swindle, to the 15th annual Hall of Fame class.

Also published in: Live 5 News CBS

Published in: Moultrie News
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Monday
July 31, 2017
7. Citadel Notes: Bulldogs coach Brent Thompson confident in new fullback Brandon Rainey

Just a year ago, The Citadel football team appeared to have an orderly line of succession set up at fullback, a key position in the triple-option offense. All-American Tyler Renew was back for his senior season, backed up in order by junior Isiaha Smith and sophomore Evan McField. The three B-backs had combined for 1,818 yards and 15 touchdowns in 2015. But Renew has graduated after rushing for 1,096 yards and four touchdowns in 2016, and is in training camp with the Atlanta Falcons. And the line of succession has fallen apart: Smith has had to give up football after concussion issues, and McField tore his ACL toward the end of spring practice in March.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 31, 2017
8. Letter: No basketball?

I was a little shocked and disappointed to read in the July 26 sports section that the College of Charleston and The Citadel won’t be playing each other during the 2017-18 basketball season. Why? A very good question that needs a real answer for both team’s fans.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
1. Space exploration takes on a Charleston connection July 28

The city of Charleston will have the opportunity to burnish her aerospace credentials as one of her adopted sons takes to the final frontier. On July 28, Citadel alumnus Col. Randy Bresnik launches from on a Soyuz spacecraft from Russia to the International Space Station as part of the crew of Expedition 52. Bresnik and his two colleagues, Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Space Agency, will spend about five months on the ISS, returning to earth in December. Midway through the mission, a change of command ceremony will take place in space, at which time Bresnik will become the ISS Expedition 53 commander.

Published in: Charleston Business Magazine
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
2. Uncertainty on Trump's Transgender Order

On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that his administration would roll back previous guidelines that allowed transgender individuals to openly serve in the military...The Citadel, a four-year public military college in South Carolina, says cadets are expected to be “actively sensitive” to “issues related to different cultures, gender, race, lifestyle choices, sexual orientation and religious beliefs” in its Blue Book of regulations for its corps of cadets.

Published in: Inside Higher Ed
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
2a. Local man disheartened by transgender military ban

To Greg Green, the latest developments regarding transgender individuals' involvement in the U.S. Military show a lack of interest. "It hurts. It basically says, 'By the way, your government doesn't really care about trying to serve for us," he says, adding that it also says, "'You're a burden. You're a problem, and there's nothing you can do to help America.'" Green, who works with the task force at South Carolina Equality and has a military foundation, knows the struggles that come with the transition; he is a black trans man, who graduated from the Citadel as a female.

Published in: WACH FOX 57
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
2b. Transgender veteran calls military ban a 'slap in the face'

Transgender vets and allies say they're circling the wagons, uniting to push back against the Trump administration and its argument that the government cannot afford to accommodate transgender troops. “My fear is that they're going to be rounded up and thrown out,” said Melissa Batson, a transgender veteran in King County. Batson served in the Army in the 1970s. She graduated from the Citadel, then served as an armor officer, commanding a tank platoon at Fort Lewis. Batson, who was then living as a man, was forced to resign after she was caught dressing as a woman off-base.

Published in: King 5 NBC
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
3. Dr. Jaye Goosby Smith on the Recipe for an Inclusive Organizational Environment

Dr. Jaye Goosby Smith of The Citadel talks about ways to have a more inclusive organization and the benefits of a strategy to do so.

Published in: Charleston CEO
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
3a. Liberal Arts in the Executive’s Office: How Studying Police Reform in a Foreign Land Can Enhance Management Acumen

Deplorable was the treatment of author Charles Murray by a mob at Middlebury College, a supposed standard-bearer for liberal arts education. Campus hooligans disrupted Murray’s talk, injured a professor, and skated free with little punishment. It is tempting for business leaders who read about such incidents to eschew liberal arts approaches to preparing a workforce. Maybe it is better for the classroom to focus on practical knowledge and technical skills.

Published in: Charleston CEO
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
4. Dental command under new leadership

Fort Hood Dental Health Command is under new leadership following a change of command ceremony with outgoing commander, Col Michael Garvin, passing the last unit guidon of his 30-year career to his successor, Col. William Greenwood, who was previously commander at Fort Benning, Georgia’s DENTAC. Garvin, a Citadel graduate and native of South Carolina, is retiring and entering the academic world to teach dentistry, which he says is his passion. “I love teaching newly minted dentists coming out of dental school to start thinking independently and learning new ways to get from A to Z,” he said after the July 21 ceremony, which was held on 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command’s Hildner Field.

Published in: Fort Hood Sentinel
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
5. Kingston's staff 'as accomplished as any in the country'

Head coach Mark Kingston has officially announced the 2017-18 University of South Carolina baseball coaching staff. Mike Current joins the Carolina baseball program as the recruiting coordinator following a stint with Kingston at USF, while longtime Gamecock Jerry Meyers has been retained as the pitching coach. Stuart Lake will return as an assistant coach and camp coordinator, Trip Couch has been named the Director of Player Development, and Tyson Lusk has been retained as the Director of Baseball Operations...Lake previously served as the Gamecocks’ volunteer assistant from 1999-2002 and logged stints as an assistant coach at The Citadel, Ole Miss and College of Charleston. He was named the Big South Coach of the Year in 2011.

Published in: The Big Spur
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Thursday
July 27, 2017
6. Robert Allen Willis III obituary

Robert Allen Willis III died peacefully in Asheville, North Carolina, on July 20, 2017, at the age of 74...Upon graduation from Marianna High School, Robert attended The Citadel and after serving in the U.S. Air Force here and on foreign soil, he graduated from San Angelo State University. Robert was assigned to the U.S. Air Force Security Service where he served in Amarillo, San Angelo and San Antonio, Texas as well as Germany and South Korea.

Published in: The Star
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
1. Citadel, College of Charleston will not meet in basketball in 2017-18

One familiar opponent was missing when College of Charleston released its non-conference basketball schedule for 2017-18 on Monday — The Citadel. For the first time since the 1981-82 season, the crosstown rivals will not play each other next season.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
2. CofC Professor Jon Hale introduces the peninsula to a literacy-focused summer program

It was the summer of 1964 in the Mississippi Delta. Although it had been more than a century since the Civil War, it had only been 10 years since the Supreme Court ruled, unanimously, that "separate but equal" public facilities were unconstitutional. Exploited black laborers were still growing the area's main crop, cotton, and the divide between the races distended dangerously in the sticky Delta heat. That summer, The Freedom Summer voter registration campaign — comprised of black Mississippians and mostly out-of-state white volunteers — established approximately 50 Freedom Schools in Mississippi. ...Working with representatives from the Coastal Community Foundation, the Library Foundation of the Lowcountry, The Citadel, the College of Charleston...Board member Veronica Vereen, assistant dean for development for the Zucker Family School of Education, says, "I was so excited that the idea was to bring one [Freedom School] to the peninsula..."

Published in: Charleston City Paper
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
3. The case for a phased US withdrawal from South Korea

The United States should consider a phased withdrawal from South Korea. The Cold War has long ended and US forces along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) are no longer necessary, despite continued missile and nuclear testing by North Korea.

Published in: Asia Times
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
3a. Clemson tops College Choice’s Best Colleges in South Carolina list

Clemson University, Presbyterian College, and the University of South Carolina top the newly released College Choice’s 2017 Best Colleges in South Carolina list.The independent online publication considered test scores, student-to-faculty ratios, student body diversity, and return on investment in coming up with its rankings...Others in the top 10 were Wofford College, Erskine College, Converse College, The Citadel, Claflin College, Furman University, and the College of Charleston. North Greenville University was ranked 13th and USC Upstate 14th.

Published in: Greenville Journal
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
4. Eisberg: No basketball game between The Citadel and College of Charleston a 'travesty'

The College of Charleston and The Citadel are not scheduled to meet each other in the much anticipated yearly college basketball rivalry. A 2017-2018 schedule released this week by the College of Charleston does not list a game with The Citadel, and if it sticks, it will be the first time the two teams have not faced off in a rumble in downtown Charleston in 35 years.

Published in: ABC News 4 (WCIV)
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
5. Dabo, Muschamp among SC coaches joining together to raise money at charity event

Before and after Wednesday, the states college football coaches have their own teams to worry about. But for one night, Clemson's Dabo Swinney, Furman's Clay Hendrix, Wofford's Mike Ayers, South Carolina State's Buddy Pough and The Citadel's Brent Thompson will be on the same side. The Gamecocks will be represented by defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson. They will gather for the seventh South Carolina Coaches for Charity event in Greenville.The idea was conceived by former Air Force Academy coach Fisher DeBerry, a Cheraw native and Wofford College graduate. Each coach raises funds for a charity of his choice, and the event includes silent and live auctions as well. DeBerry's foundation raises funds to send children from single-parent homes to summer camps.

Published in: The State
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
6. Joe Thomas Sr. to be honored by coaches

South Carolina State 2017 graduate Joe Thomas Sr. -- who received national attention at age 55 as the oldest Division I player to see game action -- will be honored Wednesday during the S.C. Coaches for Charity Banquet at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville...Thomas will be one of six individuals and couples presented the Community MVP Award, given to persons who have brought great pride to their community. He was chosen for the honor by Pough, one of seven coaches participating in the event. Other coaches are retired Air Force Academy head coach Fisher DeBerry, Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, Wofford’s Mike Ayers, Furman’s Clay Hendrix, The Citadel’s Brent Thompson and USC defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson.

Published in: The Times & Democrat
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
7. Some Grand Strand, Pee Dee football teams to have Thursdays to themselves

This prep football season, teams from the Grand Strand and Pee Dee will have Thursday nights all to themselves. WWMB-CW 21 will televise six games on Thursday nights this upcoming season. The series will debut Aug. 24 with Hartsville paying a visit to South Florence in a non-region matchup...Socastee baseball standout Wesley Lane put a bow on his recruitment last week, verbally committing to The Citadel via Twitter.

Published in: Myrtle Beach Online
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Wednesday
July 26, 2017
8. Alan Cassidy, 64

Alan T. Cassidy, 64, of River Forest, died suddenly on July 17, 2017. A proud graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1975-1981, life was full of positivity, storytelling, and pride in his family. His unexpected death is a stark reminder to enjoy every minute of life the way he did.

Published in: Oak Park
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Tuesday
July 25, 2017
1. Citadel alum heads to International Space Station

A Citadel alum is blasting off into space on Friday. Randolph "Randy" Bresnik, along with two others, will head to the International Space Station. Bresnik talked with me by phone about life at the Citadel, his mission in space, and his close relationship with a famous astronaut from South Carolina.

Published in: Live 5 News CBS
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Tuesday
July 25, 2017
1a. Charleston RiverDogs' sports forum will feature Mike Veeck, Debbie Antonelli, Tony Skole, Matt Roberts

The Charleston RiverDogs will make use of their new $3 million club venue next week. The team announced Monday that members of the local sports community will speak Aug. 2 at the inaugural Lowcountry Sports Forum. The forum will be held at the Riley Park Club, located on the first base side of the stadium.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Tuesday
July 25, 2017
2. SC high school will act as test school for concussion study

Spartanburg High School has been chosen as the first high school in the country to begin gathering data on concussions through Blink TBI. Blink TBI is a company out of Charleston, that has created a machine to record rapid eye movement in connection to concussions...Right now the machine is being used at the college level at the Citadel. It’s also being used for the Dallas Stars and the Mavericks.

Published in: WBTV News 13
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Tuesday
July 25, 2017
3. Global Corruption and the Role of Government

The corruption of government officials seems to be as old as recorded history. For example, the ancient Roman senate passed laws against such political corruption in the first century, B.C. They defined a corrupt act as “whenever money is taken and a publicly-conferred duty is violated.”

Published in: The Future of Freedom Foundation
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Tuesday
July 25, 2017
4. Citadel Notes: Ex-Bulldog Tevin Floyd signs with NFL's Arizona Cardinals

Former Citadel linebacker Tevin Floyd's NFL dream is still alive. Floyd, who was a tryout player with the Arizona Cardinals in May, signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent over the weekend as Arizona began training camp for the 2017 season.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 24, 2017
1. Message 15: Col. Bresnik Live from Russia during final preparations for expedition 52/53

Col. Bresnik takes time out of his last days of preparations to talk with Cadet Jared Turnage, who hopes to follow in Brenik's footsteps someday. Turnage is a rising senior and physics major who is attending The Citadel on a U.S. Airforce scholarship and recently spent three weeks in pilot training learning to fly gliders.

Published in: The Citadel Cadet Blog
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Monday
July 24, 2017
2. Looking back when Charleston looked up at a solar eclipse

“Man In The Moon, Old Sol Put On Dazzling Show.”—Front page headline,Charleston Evening Post, March 7, 1970 Forty-seven years can dim many memories, but not mine of that warm early-spring afternoon. To be precise, the main event was at 1:26 p.m. plus 36.42 seconds. That nicely worded headline was an understatement...Citadel cadets John Masters and George Olney offered a research preview at the Charleston Museum’s 75-seat planetarium. More than 600 people showed up, including 200 children. The senior cadets patiently repeated their presentation over a two-week period.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 24, 2017
3. Some South Carolina communities push harder for plastic bag bans after Statehouse bill tried to shut them down

After a Statehouse bill earlier this year tried to thwart local efforts to ban plastic bags, some coastal communities in South Carolina are pushing even harder for local policies to curb consumption of single-use plastics...Single-use plastic bags are among the top contributors of plastic litter, and they often end up in the ocean, threatening aquatic ecosystems. A study by The Citadel estimated that more than 7 tons of plastics sit by the water or under tidal water around the Charleston Harbor at any given time.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 24, 2017
4. C. Weston Houck, Judge Who Ended Citadel’s Male-Only Policy, Dies at 84

Judge C. Weston Houck, whose transformative ruling in 1994 shattered the 152-year-old male-only admissions policy at The Citadel, South Carolina’s public military college, died Wednesday in Florence, S.C. He was 84. The cause was complications of pancreatic cancer, said his wife, Susan.

Published in: The New York Times
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Monday
July 24, 2017
5. Baker School of Business announces new accounting program

The Tommy and Victoria Baker School of Business at The Citadel is readying principled business leaders of tomorrow with a new accounting program. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education recently approved the Baker School of Business’s reclassification proposal to change accounting from a concentration pathway to a full-fledged academic major at the college. The Baker School of Business will begin to offer accounting as an academic major fall 2017.

Published in: Moultrie News
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Monday
July 24, 2017
5a. College Choice Releases 2017 Rankings of the 25 Best Colleges in South Carolina

College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of the 25 Best Colleges in South Carolina for 2017. The state of South Carolina can boast one of the oldest colleges in America, as well as the country's first municipal college. It is a historic state, with an old heritage of higher education. The entire ranking, listed in alphabetical order, is as follows: Anderson University, Charleston Southern University, Citadel Military College of South Carolina.

Published in: Cision PR Newswire
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Monday
July 24, 2017
6. Charleston-area hires and promotions

Education - Col. John L. Dorrian has joined The Citadel as vice president for communications and marketing. Previously, he was with the Air Force for 25 years, most recently as spokesman for the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Citadel, a master’s degree in public administration from Troy State University and a master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 24, 2017
6a. ESU announces administrative appointments

Joanne Z. Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at East Stroudsburg University announced the appointments of Robert E. Smith, Ed.D.; Denise Seigart, Ph.D.; and Jeffrey A. Weber, Ph.D. Weber earned his Bachelor of Arts in history from The Citadel Military College of South Carolina, his Master of Public Administration in public administration from Western Kentucky University and his Doctor of Philosophy in public administration from Pennsylvania State University. He also completed graduate level coursework in decision making, budgeting and finance, organizational and individual communication, military bureaucracy and processes and U.S. foreign policy at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Published in: Pocono Record
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Monday
July 24, 2017
6b. Schenectady County Airport marks Lindbergh visit in 1927

At 11:40 a.m. on Thursday morning, July 28, 1927, Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis touched down at the Schenectady County Airport. He was 10 minutes ahead of schedule..."I was a docent at the Frontiers of Flight Museum  at Love Field in Dallas, and one of the volunteers, who was already doing Jimmy Doolittle, approached me about maybe doing a living history program as Lindbergh," said Clark, a 1971 graduate of The Citadel in South Carolina and a former U.S. Air Force pilot who flew B-52s. "I gave it some thought and decided to go ahead and do it. It kind of took off after that."

Published in: The Daily Gazette
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Monday
July 24, 2017
6c. Tryon honors its first Citizens of the Year

When James Payne and Jim Jackson went to the Tryon movie theater as boys, they wouldn’t have dreamed of sitting together. Growing up during segregation, Payne would have had to sit in the balcony while Jackson could sit on the main floor. But decades later, the two men sat together in the front row of that same theater to be honored as Tryon’s first-ever Citizens of the Year. The town’s board of town commissioners created the award as a way to bring the community together...Jackson also shared his life story, from his time at the Citadel and in the Army during World War II, to his experiences at Oberlin College. He described traveling as a youth minister, and discussed working with Rosalynn Carter during her husband’s presidential campaign.

Published in: Go Upstate
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Monday
July 24, 2017
7. Bulldog Track and Field Welcomes 2017 Signing Class

The Citadel's track and field teams are excited to welcome an additional seven men and four women to the 2017 signing class, announced Thursday by head coach Jody Huddleston. Three men and three women previously signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI) during the early signing period for a total of 17 incoming cadet-athletes this season. This year's additions cover a total of seven states with South Carolina being the home to seven of the new Bulldogs.

Published in: Citadel Sports
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Monday
July 24, 2017
7a. The Citadel keeping expectations high despite key losses

Senior defensive back Kailik Williams said that expectations are "the same" for football at The Citadel this season. They've been set pretty high the past two seasons. The Bulldogs spent most of last season in the Football Championship Subdivision top 10, running undefeated through the Southern Conference regular season before falling to Wofford in the second round of the playoffs.

Published in: The Times Free Press
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Monday
July 24, 2017
7b. Arizona Cardinals sign LB Tevin Floyd, cut C Lucas Crowley

Linebacker Tevin Floyd is officially became a member of the Arizona Cardinals. The franchise announced that it signed The Citadel product on Saturday. The Cardinals also released center Lucas Crowley in a corresponding move.

Published in: United Press International
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Monday
July 24, 2017
8. Obituary: Doris Baxter Jeter

Doris Baxter Jeter SUMMERVILLE - Doris Baxter Jeter, age 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, 22 July, 2017 at the Presbyterian Community of Summerville, South Carolina, surrounded by caring and loving family, friends and staff. She and her twin sister Betty were born January 14, 1930 in Montgomery, Alabama, to Jessie and Britton "B.B" Baxter. Doris came to Charleston with her family for the War effort. Doris and her twin Betty had a wonderful time growing up in North Charleston, often confounding teachers, boyfriends and the community at large...After Scotty's retirement from the Army, Doris worked as an Administrative Assistant for Physical Education Department at the Citadel. After her retirement, Doris' love of travel and good food continued when her son and his family joined the Air Force and saw the world.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 24, 2017
Global Corruption and the Role of Government

The corruption of government officials seems to be as old as recorded history. For example, the ancient Roman senate passed laws against such political corruption in the first century, B.C. They defined a corrupt act as “whenever money is taken and a publicly-conferred duty is violated.”

Published in: The Future of Freedom Foundation
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Thursday
July 20, 2017
1. Federal judge Charles Weston Houck dies; opened door for women in The Citadel

U.S. District Judge C. Weston Houck, who erased a 152-year-old gender barrier and allowed Shannon Faulkner to become the first female to join The Citadel's Corps of Cadets, passed away Wednesday. He was 84.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Thursday
July 20, 2017
2. Federal Judge Who Cleared Way for Women at the Citadel Dies

U.S. District Judge C. Weston Houck, the jurist whose ruling opened the door for women to join The Citadel's Corps of Cadets, has died. He was 84.

Published in: U.S. News & World Report
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Thursday
July 20, 2017
3. The Military College of South Carolina Awards Dining Contract to Sodexo for The Citadel

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, was awarded a new dining contract to provide The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina with catering, residential and retail dining operations. Sodexo will offer the campus community an innovative dining services program through a professionally directed, energized and collaborative effort.

Published in: Charleston CEO
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Thursday
July 20, 2017
4. Jane Davis retires after 49 years

Heading off to Columbia College for an education degree is what was expected of "good little Methodist girls" in the late 1960s. And that is exactly what retiring Mount Pleasant Academy (MPA) principal Jane Davis did. It was all thanks to her Latin teacher that she decided early on to go into education. That decision led to a 49-year career in education. "She was just so good," Davis said. "She made everyone feel good and gave them the confidence to achieve." ...She had already earned her Masters in Elementary Education so off she went to The Citadel for a Masters in Administration.

Published in: Moultrie News
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Thursday
July 20, 2017
5. Sandler's 73, nabs golf tournament lead

It’s been a long time, five years to be precise, since Lori Horan didn’t finish a round of the St. Joseph County Women’s Metro Golf tournament leading the field. Yet, after round one of the 90th edition of the tournament, the 20-time champion is looking up. Recent Penn High School graduate Andi Sandler shot a 1-over-par, 73 Wednesday at Morris Park Country Club to take a four-shot lead into Saturday’s second round, scheduled for Blackthorn. Horan shot a 77 and didn’t record a birdie. “Morris Park is in great shape and it’s a short course,” said Sandler, who will join the golf program at The Citadel next month. “I wanted to hit it down the middle, get it on the green and putt out. I did that, for the most part.”

Published in: South Bend Tribune
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Thursday
July 20, 2017
6. Wofford picked as favorite in Southern Conference

Wofford has been chosen as the preseason favorite in Southern Conference football by both the league’s coaches and media members...The Citadel, the two-time reigning league champion, was picked to finish second, with Samford third, Chattanooga fourth and Mercer fifth in both polls, which were announced Tuesday.

Published in: The Times-News
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Wednesday
July 19, 2017
1. Citadel Board of Visitors member, Robert Nuttall, ’62, to be long remembered

The Citadel community is mourning the loss of Robert “Bob” Nuttall, Sr., a member of the Board of The Citadel Visitors (BOV) who passed away July 16 at the age of 76. A highly engaged alumnus appointed to the BOV in 2013, Nuttall served on and made valuable contributions to the Operations and Risk Management, and Strategy, Vision and Goverence Committees, and provided immeasurable advice on real estate matters. He was also an Army veteran, a successful commercial real estate executive, and a dedicated community leader, husband, father and grandfather.

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Wednesday
July 19, 2017
1b. Robert Hucks Nuttall

Robert Hucks Nuttall, a commercial real estate specialist, died on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Bob was born on October 15, 1940, the son of Norman H. Nuttall, a native of England, and Ora Belle Hucks Nuttall of Georgetown, SC. Bob attended Moultrie High School in Mt. Pleasant with the class of 1958, graduated from The Citadel in 1962, and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the US Army. After five years in industrial sales in New York City, Syracuse and Houston, Bob moved to Charlotte and entered the business of commercial real estate, forming Nuttall Associates, Ltd. in 1974 to offer leasing and property management services to owners and developers of office buildings and shopping centers in the Carolinas.

Published in: J. Henry Stuhr
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Wednesday
July 19, 2017
2. The Military College of South Carolina Awards Dining Contract to Sodexo for The Citadel

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, was awarded a new dining contract to provide The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina with catering, residential and retail dining operations. Sodexo will offer the campus community an innovative dining services program through a professionally directed, energized and collaborative effort.

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Wednesday
July 19, 2017
3. Young will be chief deputy attorney general

Sumter resident and former Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey "Jeff" Young has been named chief deputy attorney general, effective Aug. 1, according to a Monday news release from South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson.

Published in: THe Sumter Item
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Wednesday
July 19, 2017
4. Breakthrough - Summer 2017 - Rosalyn Keels

Welcome Rosalyn Keels, account executive in the brand leadership department. Rosalyn is a South Carolina native who graduated from the University of South Carolina and is currently pursuing her MBA at the Citadel’s Graduate College. She has experience in commercial real estate, health care and retail marketing. Rosalyn resides on James Island with her husband. When not at work she enjoys traveling, cooking and eating at all of the delicious restaurants Charleston’s food scene has to offer. On a sunny day you can most likely find her either on the boat or on the beach exploring Charleston’s great outdoors.

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Wednesday
July 19, 2017
5. Missed Opportunities – Four Battles That Might Have Ended the U.S. Civil War Long Before 1865

What if the South had marched on Washington D.C. in 1861 after the First Battle of Bull Run? Suppose General George McClellan had been bolder during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. Picture General George Meade pursuing and destroying Robert E. Lee’s army once and for all after Gettysburg. Could any of these scenarios have led to an early conclusion to the U.S. Civil War?

Published in: Military History Now
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Wednesday
July 19, 2017
6. Aiming for third straight SoCon title, Citadel confident despite unexpected departures

Brent Thompson's first off-season as The Citadel's head football coach included the usual: Summer camps, the banquet circuit and a little bit of golf. "Got rained out yesterday," Thompson said Tuesday at the Southern Conference's media day. But Thompson's off-season also included some unexpected headlines — the early departure of a couple of All-America players in cornerback Dee Delaney and offensive lineman Isaiah Pinson, and the dismissal of three other starter-level players.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Wednesday
July 19, 2017
7. SoCon Notes: League's move to instant replay 'overdue', coaches say

Twelve years after the NCAA began allowing conferences to use instant replay as an officiating tool in football, the Southern Conference is easing into the replay era. Two of the SoCon's nine member schools — The Citadel and Mercer — will have instant-replay capability at home games this season.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Tuesday
July 18, 2017
1. Growing educational programs to meet mounting needs for national security experts

Since the attacks of 9/11, the Department of Homeland Security and the United States intelligence community have grown dramatically. For example, protective service jobs are projected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to increase by 153,900 from 2014-2024. The market for intelligence analysts within private corporations such as BAE, SAIC, SRA, SPAWAR, and Northrup Grumman is also robust. Each of these companies has a presence in South Carolina. Other industries hiring graduates include peacekeeping and humanitarian operations support, cybersecurity companies, management consultant firms, and state and local law enforcement agencies.

Published in: Charleston Business Magazine
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Tuesday
July 18, 2017
2. Top S. Carolina prosecutor hires new second-in-command

South Carolina is getting a new second-in-command at its top prosecutor's office.Attorney General Alan Wilson says Jeff Young has been named as his chief deputy. Young replaces Robert Bolchoz, who has been Wilson's chief deputy since October and also served in the same role under Attorney General Charlie Condon in the 1990s. Bolchoz is returning to private practice. He has been mentioned as a possible nominee to serve as South Carolina's U.S. Attorney.Young has served as a state representative, and circuit court and family court judge. The graduate of The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law is also a retired lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve.

Published in: The State
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Tuesday
July 18, 2017
3. Society Is Not a Family, Government Is Not a Parent

Few things are as clear as the bankruptcy of the political “left.” Ranting and raving about Donald Trump and “anti-democratic” trends in the United States and other parts of the world, their own vision and vista for a “progressive” and “renewed” America is nothing but the same old statist and collectivist songs they have been singing for more than a century, now.

Published in: The Future of Freedom Foundation
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Tuesday
July 18, 2017
4a. Bulldogs picked 2nd in SoCon preseason poll

The Citadel football program placed six members on the Preseason All-Southern Conference teams, led by the preseason Defensive Player of the Year Kailik Williams, it was announced Tuesday at SoCon Media Day.

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Tuesday
July 18, 2017
5. William Jennings Strohecker

William Jennings Strohecker died peacefully on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Still Hopes Episcopal Retirement Community. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, he will be missed dearly by his devoted family. He was the son of the late Permelia Jennings and Scott Carson Strohecker. Bill was born on April 29, 1926 in Columbia, South Carolina. After graduating from Dreher High School, he entered The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. He left school to join the Navy as a pharmacist mate during World War II. While stationed on Long Island, he met his wife of 72 years, Betty Jane Savage, of Framingham, Massachusetts. He returned to The Citadel and graduated in 1949. Bill entered the Medical College of South Carolina, where he earned a medical degree in 1953.

Published in: Cola Daily
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Monday
July 17, 2017
1. Space cadet: Citadel grad astronaut Randy Bresnik preps to lift off from Russia

Randy Bresnik will get a closer look at the August eclipse than anyone back on Earth — from 250 miles above the Lowcountry. Bresnik, a graduate of The Citadel, is scheduled to launch July 28 for the International Space Station, where he'll take over on Sept. 1 as commander of an American-Russian crew. The spacecraft will be positioned just north of Charleston when a relatively rare total solar eclipse occurs Aug. 21.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 17, 2017
2. Citadel grad Col. Randy Bresnik speaks about upcoming mission in space, solar eclipse

Citadel graduate turned astronaut Col. Randy Bresnik spoke with ABC News 4's Jon Bruce Friday morning about his upcoming mission on the International Space Station and the upcoming solar eclipse.

Published in: ABC News 4
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Monday
July 17, 2017
4. The Education Writer Gospel of 'Academically Adrift'

As one becomes deeply involved in an issue – becomes expert, if you will – it’s hard not to see all the ways that the broader public discussion of this issue with which one has become conversant gets distorted and developed in unproductive ways...If performance on the CLA+ is evidence that college is broken, the Citadel, which scores in the bottom 2% on the “value added” metric, is just about the most broken institution of them all, something no one seems to believe.

Published in: Inside Higher Ed
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Monday
July 17, 2017
5. Grapevine: The Citadel's business curriculum gets major enhancement

Call it a bachelor's in bean-counting: The Citadel has been approved to offer students accounting as a new major for its undergraduates.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 17, 2017
6. Clemson raises tuition; hike is lowest in 20 years

The bad news: Clemson University is the latest public college in South Carolina to raise tuition for the 2017-18 school year. The good news: it’s the smallest percentage increase in two decades...The University of South Carolina, USC Upstate, College of Charleston, Winthrop University, and The Citadel have already approved tuition increases. Students at The Citadel will pay 3.25 percent more in tuition and fees.

Published in: Greenville Journal
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Monday
July 17, 2017
6a. South Carolina colleges, like their students, are increasingly in debt

South Carolina college students graduate with the highest loan debts in the South, averaging more than $30,000, and one factor driving students' need to borrow is all the debt taken on by colleges they attend...How much tuition goes toward college's debt? The Citadel: $421

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Monday
July 17, 2017
7. Coding movement sweeping the world, nation and state

All the way from the board rooms of tech executives in Silicon Valley to the kindergarten class at Voyager Charter School in Charleston, the coding movement is sweeping the country...The good news is there is beginning to be some (though not nearly enough) institutional and legislative support for coding and computer education. The Citadel is listed as a regional partner for Code.org. More significantly, a bill was passed by the House in the last legislative session to “create new standards for computer science education in grades 9-12, set up summer training for new teachers in the field and require that every high school in the state offer at least one computer science course.”

Published in: The Chronicle-Independent
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Monday
July 17, 2017
8. President Donald J. Trump Announces Fifth Wave of Judicial Candidates

 The President today announced his intent to nominate these eleven individuals to the following Federal judgeships... If confirmed, Tilman Eugene (“Tripp”) Self, III, of Georgia will serve as a District Judge on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Judge Tripp Self currently serves on the Georgia Court of Appeals. Before his appointment to the Court of Appeals, Judge Self served for ten years as a Superior Court Judge on the Macon Judicial Circuit. Before ascending to the bench, Judge Self was an attorney with the Macon, Georgia, law firm of Sell & Melton, LLP Before attending law school, Judge Self served as a Field Artillery Officer in the United States Army. Judge Self received his B.S. from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law.

Published in: The White House
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Monday
July 17, 2017
9. Charleston-area hires and promotions

Education- Michelle Conner has been named principal of Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School in West Ashley. Previously, she was the assistant principal. She has a bachelor’s degree in language and international trade with an emphasis in Spanish and global marketing from Clemson University and master’s degrees in early childhood education and elementary educational administration from the College of Charleston and The Citadel, respectively. Real estate - Jackie O’Rourke has joined Beresford Realty as an agent. She has more than 37 years of experience as a math educator. She has a bachelor's degree from Slippery Rock University and a master's degree in education from The Citadel.

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Monday
July 17, 2017
9a. Gardner to be new principal at MPES

During its meeting Tuesday night, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees selected Britt Gardner to serve as the principal for Mt. Pisgah Elementary School (MPES)...He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Citadel and a Master of Science degree in educational administration from Grand Canyon University.

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Monday
July 17, 2017
9b. Business Newsmakers

Harris Corp. recently named retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Chris Tucker as vice president and manager director of the company’s Middle East Operations, based in Abu Dhabi...Tucker holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Citadel Military College and master’s degrees in Military Operational Art and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the School of Advanced Military Studies.

Published in: Florida Today
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Monday
July 17, 2017
9c. JBPHH welcomes a new deputy commander

Col. Richard Smith relinquished his command of the 647th Air Base Group (ABG) and as deputy commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) to Col. Douglas Pierce during the 647th ABG change of command ceremony July 13 at the Missing Man Formation Memorial...A South Carolina native, Pierce graduated from the Citadel in 1995 where he received his commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

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Monday
July 17, 2017
9d. Former Rebels star Smith chooses health over football

Isiaha Smith has lived with a running back’s mentality for practically his entire life. Don’t go down easy. Fight for one more yard, first down and touchdown. Run hard and look for a hole. Smith made it tough for defenses to bring him down. They won’t have that problem anymore. The South Hagerstown graduate’s football career came to an abrupt end when he elected to quit playing after suffering four concussions over the last two years at The Citadel.

Published in: Herald-Mail Sports
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Thursday
July 13, 2017
1. S.C. Court of Appeals sides with The Citadel in lawsuit involving counselor who molested children

A lawsuit against The Citadel by a mother whose teen son was molested by former summer camp counselor Louis "Skip" ReVille hit a roadblock Wednesday after the S.C. Court of Appeals sided with the military academy.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Thursday
July 13, 2017
2. Citadel program tackles summer reading loss for Lowcountry students

When books across Lowcountry schools close for the summer, the literacy education department at The Citadel opens them. For 40 years, The Citadel Summer Reading Program has been helping boost the reading skills of local school children. The annual program, founded by Zucker Family School of Education Professor Dan Ouzts, Ph.D., pairs students in the literacy education program with local school children for one-on-one sessions for two weeks during the month of June. Literacy Education Professor Robin Jocius, Ph.D., currently directs the program.

Published in: Citadel Campus Newsroom
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Thursday
July 13, 2017
3a. Citadel hires VP for communications and marketing

The Citadel has chosen Col. John L. Dorrian as its new vice president for communications and marketing. Dorrian, who graduated from the school in 1990 with a degree in business administration, most recently served as spokesman for the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, an effort by more than 50 countries against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal
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Thursday
July 13, 2017
3a. Lowcountry Author Angela W. Williams to Speak to National Educators on “Coming of Age” Memoirs

At the July 22, 2017 DKG Southeastern Regional Conference, Lowcountry author and retired Citadel instructor Angela W. Williams uses her coming-of-age memoir to encourage public discourse on race, civil rights, alcoholism, abuse, philandering, and dysfunctional families. Williams own memoir, Hush Now, Baby (Texas Review Press) garnered a prestigious prepublication review from Kirkus Reviews.

Published in: Moultrie News
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Thursday
July 13, 2017
4. Former Gamecocks star Blake Cooper joins Citadel baseball staff as pitching coach

The Citadel has added former professional pitcher Blake Cooper to its baseball staff as pitching coach, head coach Tony Skole announced Wednesday. Cooper was a pitcher at South Carolina before being selected in the 12th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Thursday
July 13, 2017
5. The Citadel hires former Gamecock World Series star as pitching coach

Former South Carolina star pitcher Blake Cooper has been named pitching coach at The Citadel, head coach Tony Skole announced Wednesday.

Published in: The State
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Wednesday
July 12, 2017
1. Small businesses can repel malicious attacks by being cyber-shrewd

Whisper a name like Alexa, Cortana, or Siri and gadgets start chattering. Even refrigerators and cars talk now. From smart TVs, conference touch-tables, kitchen countertops, school desks, and watches, to regional utilities and life-supporting power grids, connections to cyberspace are difficult to avoid.

Published in: Charleston Business Magazine
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Wednesday
July 12, 2017
2. Letter: Citadel pride

With each passing day, my trust in the media is eroding. Freedom of the press is being abused on so many levels. One can blame the current administration if they choose. However, it’s long past time for the media to take a look in the mirror. The most recent article to raise my ire is the one announcing Lt. Gen. John Rosa’s retirement as president of The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Wednesday
July 12, 2017
3. 16 MHS students attend Citadel leadership course

Sixteen Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Manning High School attended a seven-day Cadet Leadership Course at The Citadel in Charleston in June.

Published in: Manning Live
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Wednesday
July 12, 2017
4. Travis Cunningham named athletic director at Fleming Island High School

Travis Cunningham has been hired as the new athletic director at Fleming Island High School, replacing Randy Warren, who retired on June 20. Cunningham was a student/athlete in high school and college, a teacher and a coach before taking his first athletic director job...Cunningham graduated from Orange Park High in 1997. He played football and studied sports and fitness administration/management at The Citadel from 1997-2001. He spent a year as a defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Tomcats in the Arena league. After graduating from college, he substitute taught at Orange Park High, then he went to Fleming Island when it opened in 2003.

Published in: The Florida Times-Union
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Wednesday
July 12, 2017
4a. iRevive opens Apple device-repair center in Greenville

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce recently helped celebrate the opening of iRevive, an Apple-product repair shop, with a ribbon-cutting...iRevive's founder Esteban Millard has several years of experience servicing Apple products and has offered services to a number of businesses in the area, such as BlackBaud, SPARC and MUSC, plus schools such as College of Charleston, The Citadel and Charleston Day School.

Published in: Palmetto Business Daily
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Wednesday
July 12, 2017
6. Allen, Williams To Represent Bulldogs At Media Day

 The Citadel football program will be represented at Southern Conference Media Day by senior quarterback Dominique Allen and senior d The Citadel football program will be represented at Southern Conference Media Day by senior quarterback Dominique Allen and senior defensive back Kailik Williams, head coach Brent Thompson announced Tuesday.efensive back Kailik Williams, head coach Brent Thompson announced Tuesday.

Published in: Citadel Sports
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Wednesday
July 12, 2017
7. NFL wideout to host camp at Campbell

Andre Roberts, wide receiver for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, is set to host a two-day camp from 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Fort Campbell. Boys and girls in first through eighth grades will get hands-on instruction, including contests, non-contact games, skills stations and lectures. Each child will be placed by age group. Each camper will also receive an autographed souvenir and T-shirt. The Fort Campbell trip is one of several installation stops for Roberts, who graduated from The Citadel, South Carolina’s military college.

Published in: The Eagle Post
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Wednesday
July 12, 2017
8. Michael Arthur Connor

Michael Arthur Connor, formerly of Hooks-town, Pennsylvania, passed away at his residence in Goose Creek, S.C., on July 6, 2017...After his military service, he worked in Public Safety at the Citadel until his retirement in July 2016. He was always proud of how many tickets he issued as well as how many boots he put on. Michael enjoyed his model trains (various scales), his collection of Monopoly games from all over the world, and watching movies from his private library. He loved the quiet times at home with Janice and spending time with his children when they would come home for visits. A visit home for them was never complete without a visit to the Citadel.

Published in: The Beaver County Times
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
2. The Citadel to offer accounting as full-fledged major this year

The Citadel has been approved to offer students accounting as a new major for undergraduates, the Charleston military college announced today. The Tommy and Victoria Baker School of Business plans to start offering the four-year degree to the Corps of Cadets this fall.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
3. Baker School of Business announces new accounting program

The Tommy and Victoria Baker School of Business at The Citadel is readying principled business leaders of tomorrow with a new accounting program. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education recently approved the Baker School of Business’s reclassification proposal to change accounting from a concentration pathway to a full-fledged academic major at the college. The Baker School of Business will begin to offer accounting as an academic major fall 2017.

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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
4. Getting a global view of engineering by studying abroad with The Citadel

Each year cadets and students studying with The Citadel School of Engineering can apply their course knowledge globally by examining ancient structures in Italy. The See It, Believe It, Experience It engineering study abroad experience takes the future engineers to Italy for three weeks during each summer furlough. The dean of The Citadel School of Engineering led the 2017 experience, which included cadets and veteran students from all three engineering disciplines offered by the college—civil and environmental, electrical and computer, and mechanical.

Published in: Citadel Campus Newsroom
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
5. See It, Believe It, Experience It Engineering Study Abroad Experience

Journal entries by Prof. Ronald Welch, Dean for The Citadel School of Engineering, May 7 – 28, 2017. 7 May, The day after graduation for the Class of 2017, we met at check in, cleared TSA inspections and waited at the gate. I handed each an envelope with their U.S. funds converted to euros. Everyone got food, and then we set the conditions for the engineering work to be accomplished, outlined by my favorite acronym, SWEAT-T Plus.

Published in: Citadel Campus Newsroom
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
6. Economic Ideas: The Ancient Incas and the Collectivist State

Examples of government control over social and economic life are as old as recorded history, and they always have features that are universal in their perverse effects regardless of time or place. One of the most famous of these collectivist episodes was that of the Incas and their empire in South America.

Published in: The Future of Freedom Foundation
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
6a. West Lincoln High cadets complete leadership program

Four cadets with the West Lincoln High School “Rebel Navy” Junior ROTC have graduated from the NJROTC Area SIX Leadership Academy this summer. Cadets Cameron Allen, Valerie Hoyle, Harley Heavner, and Bailey Hedgpeth participated in the program at The Citadel, Charleston, S.C. in June.

Published in: The Gaston Gazette
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
7. Perdue Farms names first Inclusion Officer

Kelly Fladger, vice president of Human Resources Services at Perdue Farms, has assumed additional responsibility as the company’s first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Fladger will oversee a range of services, policies and procedures related to diversity and inclusion across the company. Fladger has been with Perdue since September 2016...Fladger is a graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Published in: Meat+Poultry
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
7a. New senior vice president named for Kaiser in Central Valley

Corwin Harper, a health-care leader with more than 30 years of experience in healthcare operations and multiple senior leadership roles, has been named Senior Vice President and Area Manager for Kaiser Permanente’s Central Valley Area. Harper will be responsible for the medical centers in Modesto and Manteca, as well as health plan services, hospital operations, and services provided to members outside of the hospital setting including continuing care, pharmacy, and health plan regulatory services...Harper is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, has a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University and received his undergraduate degree from The Citadel, in Charleston, South Carolina.

Published in: Manteca Bulletin
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
7b. Clemson Extension taps Shaw as 4-H agent

Justin Shaw has recently joined the Clemson Extension Service as the 4-H agent for Kershaw County. Shaw will coordinate various programs and activities associated with 4-H. Shaw earned his bachelors degree from the Citadel in 2007 and recently graduated with a Masters in Educational Leadership from Lamar University.

Published in: The Chronicle-Independent
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
9. Ivan Eugene Hilton Jr

Ivan Eugene Hilton Jr, known to many as "Ike," passed away June 30th, 2017 in Ocala, Florida. He had battled dementia for the past years and went peacefully. He was 80 years old. He was a retired plumbing, heat and air businessman and a breeder of many puppies that made families happy. He served six years in the U.S. Coast Guard, attended The Citadel and Erskine colleges.

Published in: The Berkeley Independent
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Tuesday
July 11, 2017
9a. Dixon Jones Goodwin

Dixon Jones Goodwin, 68, of Gilbert, South Carolina passed away July 10, 2017 at Agape Hospice House in Lexington, South Carolina . He was born on October 11, 1948 in Spartanburg, South Carolina to Dixon and Lou Enid (Jones ) Goodwin. He graduated from The Citadel and then married his wife of 46 years Sandra Jane Broome. Mr. Goodwin received his commission from The Citadel and went directly into the United States Air Force where he served during the Vietnam War era. Dixon lived in the Columbia area for over 44 years.

Published in: Cola Daily
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Monday
July 10, 2017
1. NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, who is making final preparations for his launch to the International Space Station later this month, will be available for live satellite interviews from 9 to 10 a.m. EDT Friday, July 14, at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia.

Published in: NASA
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Monday
July 10, 2017
2. Citadel recruits K-12 STEM teacher candidates

To meet the critical need for highly trained K-12 teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines (STEM), The Citadel Graduate College is accepting applications for full, master’s-level scholarships. Applications will be accepted through July 25 for the college’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships which are intended to support students and professionals who want to become STEM teachers.

Published in: The Gazette
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Monday
July 10, 2017
2A. Friday Funday: Carl Jensen of The Citadel Loves Being with Family and Exploring Charleston in His Spare Time

Carl talks about being new to the Charleston area and how they have enjoyed the area.

Published in: Charleston CEO
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Monday
July 10, 2017
3. Student teams showcase entrepreneurial prowess at NGAL pitch competition

A group of international students and recent graduates will be a lot more savvy about how to develop and pitch a business plan as they move forward along their career paths. Students from The Citadel, the College of Charleston and Nebraska Wesleyan University joined students and faculty from two Estonian institutions, the University of Tartu and Tallinn University of Technology, for the 2017 Network Globally, Act Locally (NGAL) program.

Published in: The Citadel Newsroom
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Monday
July 10, 2017
4. Local NJROTC cadets graduate from elite Leadership Academy

Carolina Forest High School NJROTC graduated three cadets from the Area 6 (North and South Carolina) Leadership Academy held June 19-24 at The Citadel.

Published in: My Horry News
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Monday
July 10, 2017
5. Dr. Richard Ebeling on the State of the Austrian School

Our old friend Richard Ebeling joins Mises Weekends to discuss the health of—and future prospects for—the Austrian school. There are far more Austrian and Austrian-friendly thinkers in academia, business, and the financial industry than ever before. Richard attended the famous South Royalton conference, so he knows just how far we've come. But are Austrians making real progress against the dominant neo-Keynesian orthodoxy? Are we growing on a per-capita basis? And what would Hayek, Rothbard, and Margit von Mises—all of whom Dr. Ebeling knew and spent time with—think of Austrian economics today?

Published in: Mises Institute
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Monday
July 10, 2017
6. Smith awarded Joint Service Commendation Medal

Petty Officer First Class Andrew “Steven” Smith of Newton County was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal recently for his efforts in Afghanistan since November 2016. Navy Commander Maldonado, who presented the medal to Smith, is the head of all Scan Eagle operations in Afghanistan and presented the medal to him. Also present was the Scan Eagle Site Commander, Lt Cmdr Blaine. Smith is serving with Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Scan Eagle, Afghanistan. Smith is a 2009 honors graduate from Newton County High School where he was a member of the JROTC unit. Smith graduated Cum Laude with Honors from The Citadel in 2014 and immediately went into service of his country with the Navy.

Published in: The Citizens
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Monday
July 10, 2017
7. Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Announces Finalists for 2017 Class

The Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame’s advisory committee has released its candidates for the Class of 2017, and enshrinement will be conducted by voting from local fans. The Committee also announced that fans will select the three that collect the most votes. Ballots may now be cast in person at all remaining RiverDogs home game’s leading up to the induction pregame on Sunday, August 20. Ballots can also be cast online at riverdogs.com. Philip A. “Phil” Hartig (Citadel Class of 2000) - The most prolific hitter in Citadel baseball history, Hartig established 14 offensive records and earned first team All-Southern Conference honors all four years.

Published in: Live 5 News CBS
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Monday
July 10, 2017
7A. Abbott banking on latest life experience to carry him through FDTC and, beyond

Not all the lessons you learn in life are gleamed from a book or, come from within the walls of the classroom. Some must come the hard way. Even better are those which you learn from and can pass along to others.When Will Abbott announced his commitment and then signed his national Letter of Intent with The Citadel in 2015, the then-Camden High senior seemed to have the world at his fingertips or, at least, on his strong right pitching arm. In his first season with the Bulldogs, Abbott made a quick impression and was rewarded for his effort by being named as the team’s regular Saturday pitcher, following J.P. Sears, an 11th round selection by the Seattle Mariners, in the Citadel’s weekend rotation.

Published in: The Chronicle-Independent
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Monday
July 10, 2017
8. Deaths Summary for Monday, July 10, 2017

CONNOR, Michael Arthur, 62, of Goose Creek, a retired Navy machinist mate chief, public safety retiree with The Citadel and husband of Janice Connor, died Thursday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith's Goose Creek Chapel.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Thursday
July 6, 2017
1. Operation Inherent Resolve communications leader to be newest vice president

One of the most accomplished communications strategists in the U.S. Air Force will join The Citadel’s leadership team as the new vice president for communications and marketing. Col. John L. Dorrian, who graduated from The Citadel in 1990, will return to help lead his alma mater on July 24 after recently retiring from 25 years of distinguished military service. He was awarded the Legion of Merit upon retiring in June.

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Published in: Citadel Campus Newsroom
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Thursday
July 6, 2017
2. Citadel historian explains how Revolutionary War was unique down South

The Revolutionary War not only led to the founding of the United States but also thrust South Carolina into turmoil — a part of state history often overshadowed by the Civil War decades later. The fighting unfolded uniquely down South and still holds lessons for the nation today. David Preston, a Citadel history professor, joined several other leading Revolutionary War historians to pen the new book “Theaters of the American Revolution.” Here's an abridged version of his recent talk with a Post and Courier reporter.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Thursday
July 6, 2017
3. President of The Citadel announces retirement date

The president of The Citadel, Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, USAF (Ret.), who led the college to unprecedented levels of achievement in academic distinction, civic engagement, fundraising and diversity, announced that he will retire at the end of the next academic year. Rosa informed the campus community that he will retire as the 19th president of The Citadel on June 30, 2018.

Published in: Lowcountry Biz SC
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Thursday
July 6, 2017
4. Letter: Rosa retirement

Your article and time line in the June 29 Post and Courier on the retirement of Citadel president and three-star general John Rosa was nothing but a hatchet job. You are trying to tarnish a brilliant military career and a stellar career of an education leader at the Air Force Academy and at The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Thursday
July 6, 2017
4a. Coach's Corner: William Smith

This summer The Citadel Athletic Department is highlighting a number of our coaches in a series titled Coach's Corner. The videos will post each Wednesday morning throughout the summer and are intended to help Bulldog fans and supporters get to know our coaches away from competition. Each Coach's Corner episode features the coach reflecting on his or her background, goals and experiences, in addition to their attraction to The Citadel and coaching our cadet-athletes. Links to previous Coach's Corner posts can be found at the bottom of this article. This week we feature William Smith.

Published in: Citadel Sports
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Thursday
July 6, 2017
5. A quiz for the FCS season ahead

For the first time in six years, the FCS season will begin with a national champion other than North Dakota State. If you knew last year at this time that James Madison would win it all, then you grasp the FCS quite well. The fast-approaching 2017 season promises to be just as thrilling.Take our 10-question quiz to see how much you know about the national landscape. The answers follow, so don't scroll to them before it's time. An FCS program is playing the defending FBS champion for the eighth time in nine seasons. The honor this year falls to which team: The Citadel, Mercer or Delaware State?

Published in: Yahoo!
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
1. Seasonal Harbor Worker Rescues Two From Burning Van

Christopher Woods, 21, has plenty to learn before he begins his planned career in naval aviation. But he's already got one thing going for him: he knows how to keep his head in an emergency. A rising senior at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., Woods is a summer resident of Chatham and a seasonal employee of the harbormaster's department. His grandparents, James and Barbara Woods, are summer residents in Chatham. On March 2, Cadet Woods was driving home to Atlanta on I-26 to catch his sister's soccer game when he saw a chilling sight.

Published in: The Cape Cod Chronicle
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
2. Strategic leadership is the Rosa legacy

On Wednesday, Lt. Gen. John Rosa announced this would be his last year as president of The Citadel. To The Citadel family, this will be a tremendous loss, but we can only be thankful for his foresight and strategic leadership. As a college president, John Rosa ranks at the top because he was willing to make tough decisions. Indeed, The Citadel owes a debt of gratitude to John Rosa for his leadership and contributions which have distinguished the college academically.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
3. CONTINUED COVERAGE: Citadel president Rosa announces retirement

Coverage on Lt. Gen. Rosa's retirement continues in the following publications:

Published in: Various
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
5. Summer Reading Books: The Ties That Bind Colleges

Ohio State, the football-mad university of more than 60,000 students, could hardly be more different from Williams College, the prestigious liberal arts school in the Berkshires, or Loyola University Maryland, a Catholic college in Baltimore. But this summer, all of their incoming students received the same reading assignment: “Just Mercy,” a memoir by the lawyer Bryan Stevenson of his work defending the poor and the forsaken, and a call for criminal justice reform. At least 70 colleges over the past three years have asked their first-year students to read the book, making it one of the most popular summer reading picks for American colleges...Some colleges tailor their selections to their audiences. For several years, the Citadel, a military college in South Carolina, has assigned Aaron Sorkin’s 1989 play, “A Few Good Men,” about a hazing death and cover-up in the Marines, which was adapted into a 1992 film.

Also seen in: The Bend Bulletin

Published in: The New York Times
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
6. Citadel Club awards scholarships

The Colleton County Citadel Club hosted its annual Cadet Send-off on Saturday June 24 at the Dogwood Hills Golf Club in Walterboro. The Cadet Send-off is traditionally the last event hosted by the Citadel Club before the cadets move back into the barracks at The Citadel for the beginning of their school year. Alumni, family and friends come together to offer the cadets a fun afternoon and to award them scholarships from money earned by the Citadel Club during its annual scholarship fundraiser oyster roast in the spring. The cadets wanted to play golf before the event. The Citadel Club reserved the golf course and created a golf tournament around them.

Published in: Walterboro Live
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
7. Face of Defense: Airman's Commitment to Service Runs in the Family

Service to others is what makes this country great,” said Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder, the public affairs superintendent for the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base here. His 31 years of service is a testament to his commitment to serve his country...“I knew that I wanted to be a pilot, and my father encouraged me to join the National Guard. They helped me pay for some of my college at the Citadel and led me to become a pilot,” Michael said.

Also seen in: The Fort Campbell Courier

Published in: U.S. Department of Defense
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
7a. Atkinson part of 100-year Mullins farming tradition

Atkinson’s Farms along Sandy Bluff RD in Mullins continues to operating through the hands of three generations of farmers. Like many father and son relationships, DuPree Atkinson maintains a 100-year old tradition operating the family farm and its diverse production of tobacco, sweet corn, strawberries, soy beans and more. The Citadel graduate was accepted to pharmacy school at the Medical University of South Carolina nearly 40 years ago before he decided to farm his first 10 acres of tobacco. He’s been partners with his father William DuPree Atkinson Sr. ever since.

Published in: SC Now Morning News
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
8. Charleston-area hires and promotions

Bill Anderson has joined Regions Mortgage as a mortgage loan officer based in Two Island Court office in Mount Pleasant. He has 38 years of mortgage industry experience. Previously, he was with Park Sterling Bank. He has a bachelor's degree from the College of Charleston and a master's degree in business administration from The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
8a. School District names new principals

The Georgetown County School Board approved the hiring of four new principals, and the transfer of a fifth, at its board meeting on June 27. The new hires are: Mack Burgess at McDonald Elementary, Ashley Cameron at Waccamaw Elementary, Maurice Cobb at Kensington Elementary and Kimberly Nesmith at Browns Ferry Elementary. Nesmith takes over for Bethany Giles, who now becomes the principal at Carvers Bay High School. A graduate of South Carolina State, Giles earned master’s degrees from The Citadel and South Carolina. She taught at Rosemary Middle School and was also assistant principal there before becoming principal at Browns Ferry Elementary.

Published in: South Strand News
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
8b. NWRA Names Darrell K. Smith as New President and CEO

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has appointed Dr. Darrell K. Smith as its new president and CEO.The NWRA’s board of trustees announced Smith’s selection after an extensive search and cited his selection as giving the group “a leader who understands the invaluable contributions the waste and recycling industry makes for America, who can position the organization as an advocacy powerhouse on the national, state and local stage, and who can provide direction, motivation and new energy to the mission of the trade group.”...Smith has a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and a master’s degree in environmental science from the University of South Carolina and a doctoral degree from George Mason University in environmental conflict and public policy.

Published in: Waste 360
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
9. CLEMSON FOOTBALL: Citadel coming off banner year

With the football season less than 10 weeks away, it is never too soon to begin to look at the opponents that will try to derail the Clemson Tigers’ quest for a second-consecutive national championship and their third appearance in the College Football Playoff in as many years. Today, we continue our series with the Tigers' penultimate opponent. The Citadel Bulldogs will be the Tigers’ final home game before making the trek down I-26 to face the South Carolina Gamecocks the following week.

Published in: The Times & Democrat
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
9a. Blakely pitches with heavy heart as father recovers

Austin Blakely earned a baseball scholarship to The Citadel by stepping to the mound and delivering. He recently stepped forward, holding his mother and sister’s hand, with another goal: To pray while Blakely’s father, Andy, is in the Carolinas Hospital System intensive care unit battling complications from colon surgery. After having that surgery June 6, Andy had three more surgeries during the next 10 days and his recovery continues.

Published in: SC Now
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Wednesday
July 5, 2017
9d. Ramon Schwartz Jr.

The honorable Ramon Schwartz Jr., former Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, died peacefully on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey, in Sumter, after a brief illness...He received honorary Doctors of Laws degrees from the University of South Carolina, The Citadel and Newberry College.

Published in: The Sumter Item
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