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The Citadel in the News: Archive

July 2018

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Tuesday
July 31, 2018
1Greenville police chief presents scholarships to officers' children

Greenville police Chief Ken Miller will present Harold C. Jennings Foundation scholarships to current and former police officers’ children Thursday morning in Greenville. The foundation provides financial and academic assistance to children whose parent is retired, disabled, or killed in the line of duty.

One recipient is Ryan Huntington: Son of Corporal Mark Huntington, Ryan is a previous scholarship winner who will be a junior at The Citadel majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Published in: WMBF News - Online
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Tuesday
July 31, 2018
2Prepare and respond quickly to embarrassing incidents, experts say

Connie Ledoux Book, the Citadel's provost at the time and now president at Elon University in North Carolina, said that she found the “research-based decisionmaking” that she was used to in higher education wasn’t effective when the media had the images and needed a statement from the college in 10 minutes, which, she noted is often the circumstance in such situations.

Published in: Education Dive - Online
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Tuesday
July 31, 2018
3Citadel football focuses on early commitments; SoCon teams add instant replay

With an early signing day looming in December, Citadel football has sped up its recruiting calendar and already is collecting verbal commitments for the class of 2019. Traditionally, high school players commit to The Citadel in January and February, after they are able to visit the campus and just before signing day in February.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Tuesday
July 31, 2018
4Sumter's Kinney concludes Citadel baseball career with outstanding senior campaign

William Kinney was a major part of the The Citadel baseball program from the time he stepped on the Charleston military school campus as a freshman to the final game he played on May 22. He started 49 games as a freshman, played every inning as a sophomore and started all 51 of the Bulldogs' games as a junior.

Published in: The Sumter Item - Online
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Tuesday
July 31, 2018
5Emerald alum Long finds home wrestling at The Citadel

Nicholas Long always knew he wanted to go to school at The Citadel. He just didn’t know he’d be a wrestler, too. Not until his junior year at Emerald High School, which is when Long said he realized he could wrestle in college.

Published in: Index-Journal - Online
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Tuesday
July 31, 2018
6The Citadel picked 7th in Southern Conference

Five Bulldogs earned preseason honors from a Citadel team picked to finish seventh in the Southern Conference this season. East Tennessee State and VMI are the only teams slotted lower than The Citadel in the league’s coaches and media polls. Samford was the consensus choice to win the conference.

Published in: Moultrie News - Online
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Monday
July 30, 2018
1. Larry Daniel on the Zucker Family School of Education

(Video presentation) Larry Daniel, Dean of the Zucker Family School of Education at the Citadel, talks about the School and how they serve students and the community. He also talks about their relationship with the county.

Published in: Charleston CEO - Online
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Monday
July 30, 2018
2. Local cadet travels to Senegal for summer program

Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet Marcell Randall was introduced to a foreign culture this summer as he took part in the U.S. Army Cadet Command Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program. CULP is designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations. Immersion into foreign cultures exposes cadets to the realities that other countries have vastly different lifestyles, economic standing and world perspective. Randall said going to Africa and experiencing the poverty there was eye opening. Randall, a rising junior at The Citadel in South Carolina, spent three weeks in Dakar, Senegal, in West Africa. The John Hardin High School graduate said he was glad to be able to be part of the program and would definitely participate again, given the opportunity.

Published in: The News Enterprise - Online
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Monday
July 30, 2018
3. Capaccio to serve as Bulldogs interim athletic director while search continues

The Citadel athletics department will be managed by a new interim athletic director (AD), Mike Capaccio, while the college continues considering candidates to permanently fill the position. Capaccio is the vice president for athletic development with The Citadel Foundation. He began serving The Citadel in 2012 after working as chief executive officer of the Brunswick Community College Foundation in North Carolina. The college’s committee overseeing the search for a new AD is working with a search firm to complete interviews and develop a list of finalists from a pool of more than 100 qualified applicants. Their goal is to have the AD in place before the Bulldogs’ first football game Sept. 1.

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Online
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Monday
July 30, 2018
4. Paul Craig Roberts Exposes The All-Pervasive Military-Security Complex

The article is long but very important and is worth a careful read. It shows that the military/security complex has woven itself so tightly into the American social, economic, and political fabric as to be untouchable. President Trump is an extremely brave or foolhardy person to take on this most powerful and pervasive of all US institutions by trying to normalize US relations with Russia, chosen by the military/security complex as the “enemy” that justifies its enormous budget and power. In 1961 President Eisenhower in his last public address to the American people warned us about the danger to democracy and accountable government presented by the military/industrial complex.

Published in: Peoples Trust Toronto - Onlline
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Monday
July 30, 2018
5. NJROTC sends five top cadets to Leadership Academy

Five future leaders from McDowell’s NJROTC Unit recently graduated from NJROTC’s Leadership Academy. The Academy is a week-long intensive course where top cadets from NJROTC units in North and South Carolina cadets gather to learn leadership skills and be tested in a high-stress environment. The cadets also spend a week at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. The cadets who attended were Katlyn Davis, Victoria Thomas, Seth York, Rebecca Broughton and Joseph Davidson. They start each morning with intensive physical training, followed by classroom instruction and then out into the field to practice what they have learned. Throughout the week they are constantly observed and evaluated by the instructors and their cadres.

Published in: mcdowellnews.com - Online
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Monday
July 30, 2018
6. AUG. 18 & 25 QUICKBOOKS TRAINING

The Small business Development Center, The Citadel’s Baker School of Business and Software Training Consultants hold a two-part workshop on the basics of using Quickbooks. 9 a.m.- 1 a.m. Bond Hall’s Bastin Lab, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston. $159. Go to www.citadel.edu/bastonlab for details.

Published in: South Carolina Business Calendar - Onlline
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Monday
July 30, 2018
How a rivalry led Scott Foxhall to join Chris Lemonis at Mississippi State
Rivalries usually don’t produce friendships. Those familiar with the Egg Bowl know that all too well. But one rivalry in the state of South Carolina is responsible for the nucleus of Mississippi State’s coaching staff. Head coach Chris Lemonis and newly appointed pitching coach Scott Foxhall played and coached against each other for well more than a decade at The Citadel and the College of Charleston, respectively. “I’ve known him a long time, and I trust him. We’ve always had a great relationship, and that’s not common when you have rival schools,” Lemonis said. “Being able to keep that relationship over many years has been huge.” Just a few blocks separate The Citadel and the College of Charleston. Lemonis and Foxhall’s paths crossed plenty of times during the late 1990s and early ‘00s, but it’s been a while since they’ve been on the same turf. Foxhall left to make headway at Auburn and NC State while Lemonis had success at Louisville and Indiana. Through all their seasons apart, the relationship they built in Charleston sustained well enough for a reunion — this time wearing the same jersey — in Starkville.
Published in: USA Today - Onlline
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Thursday
July 26, 2018
1Business Leaders of the Internet of Things

Technologically, the world of today is vastly different from the world of 20 years ago and even 10 years ago. Advancements and developments in technology continue to spread like wildfire and are changing the way we live our daily lives.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
July 26, 2018
2Gunfighting Over North Vietnam

By Terry M. Mays, an associate professor at the Citadel.

Despite the visions of post-Korea U.S. aircraft designers, the days of old-fashioned aerial machine guns were far from over. A brilliant sky greeted Major Durward Priester of the 366th Tactical Fighter Wing (TFW) as he led a flight of four McDonnell F-4C Phantom II jet fighters on a combat air patrol (CAP) mission over North Vietnam on June 5, 1967.

Published in: HistoryNet - Online
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Thursday
July 26, 2018
3Hometown Collegiate Spotlight

Brian Murdaugh The Citadel Football, rising junior 2017-18: Redshirt freshman: Worked with the Bulldogs’ scout team. 2016-17: Worked with the scout team while redshirting. Murdaugh is majoring in criminal justice.

Published in: Walterboro Live - Online
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Thursday
July 26, 2018
4Obituaries: Constantine George “Gus” Konstant

Constantine George “Gus” Konstant, age 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at his home in Opelika, AL. Gus graduated from Baltimore City College High School in 1946, where he was captain of the football team and finished as an all-state offensive right guard. After receiving football scholarships from several universities, he chose to attend the Citadel and the University of Charleston.

Published in: Opelika Observer - Online
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Thursday
July 26, 2018
5Five Bulldogs earn preseason All-SoCon honors

Five members of the Citadel football team have been selected to the 2018 Preseason All-Southern Conference teams that were announced Wednesday. The teams were selected by the league’s head coaches.

Published in: WCSC Live 5 News - Online
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Thursday
July 26, 2018
6With Citadel picked 7th in SoCon football, Brent Thompson faces a ‘big year’

In his first season as The Citadel’s football coach, Brent Thompson went 10-2 and led the 2016 Bulldogs to a second straight Southern Conference championship. Last year, Thompson’s team slipped to 5-6 and tied for sixth in the league. That’s why it’s tempting to view Thompson’s third season as pivotal: Does he coach a championship contender or an also-ran?

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Wednesday
July 25, 2018
18 great internships

The Citadel is celebrating interns, and the employers who provide who the opportunities (in no particular order because they are all great) with a look at 8 Great Internships for cadets and students.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Wednesday
July 25, 2018
2Commandant’s team models servant leadership with summer service project

The Citadel’s Office of the Commandant is setting an example of servant leadership with their annual civic engagement project. Capt. Geno Paluso, USN (Ret.), initiated the group projects when he became commandant of cadets in 2014. Now, every summer his department gathers to model the philosophy that before you can lead, you first have to know how to serve others.

Published in: CRBJ BizWire - Online
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Wednesday
July 25, 2018
3Best Way to Contain a Crisis? Practice

It takes most colleges and universities a generation or several to build their reputations. How long does it take to potentially tear one down? Less than an hour, in many cases. In the case of the Citadel, the answer was 14 minutes, which was the length of an entire event -- some of which was captured in photographs that went worldwide in a matter of moments -- in which a group of student cadets sang Christmas carols while wearing pointy white pillowcases with eyeholes on their heads, evoking the Ku Klux Klan.

Published in: Inside Higher Ed - Online
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Wednesday
July 25, 2018
4Charleston-area business calendar

AUG. 18 & 25 - QUICKBOOKS TRAINING: The Small business Development Center, The Citadel’s Baker School of Business and Software Training Consultants holds a two-part workshop of the basics of using Quickbooks. 9 a.m.- 1 a.m. Bond Hall’s Bastin Lab, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston. $159. Go to www.citadel.edu/bastonlab for details.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Wednesday
July 25, 2018
5For Dabo and state’s coaches, giving back is responsibility, opportunity

College coaches and players from around the state will begin practice for the 2018 season next week. They took some time away from preparing for the upcoming season to help raise money for charity Tuesday night in Greenville.

The coaches, which also included Wofford’s Josh Conklin, Furman’s Clay Hendrix, The Citadel’s Brent Thompson and S.C. State’s Buddy Pough, were able to choose the charity they wanted to support.

Published in: Myrtle Beach Online - Online
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Wednesday
July 25, 2018
6Citadel looks to correct last year's mistakes

A year after one of the best seasons in program history, The Citadel came back down to earth in 2017. It was the wake-up call they needed headed into this year.

Published in: Times Free Press - Online
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Wednesday
July 25, 2018
7Jaguars secondary projected to be the NFL's best unit by Pro Football Focus

Surprise! The Jaguars' secondary has received some more notable praise. On Tuesday, Pro Football Focus ranked the Jaguars' defensive backfield as the NFL's best secondary unit heading into training camp. At cornerback, journeyman Tyler Patmon had a strong offseason program. Several other players - including notable undrafted free agents Quenton Meeks and Dee Delaney - will compete for additional spots on the cornerback depth chart.

Published in: First Coast News - Online
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Tuesday
July 24, 2018
1Commandant’s team models servant leadership with summer service project

The Citadel’s Office of the Commandant is setting an example of servant leadership with their annual civic engagement project. Capt. Geno Paluso, USN (Ret.), initiated the group projects when he became commandant of cadets in 2014. Now, every summer his department gathers to model the philosophy that before you can lead, you first have to know how to serve others.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Tuesday
July 24, 2018
2Capaccio to serve as Bulldogs interim athletic director while search continues

he Citadel athletics department will be managed by a new interim athletic director (AD), Mike Capaccio, while the college continues considering candidates to permanently fill the position. Capaccio is the vice president for athletic development with The Citadel Foundation. He began serving The Citadel in 2012 after working as chief executive officer of the Brunswick Community College Foundation in North Carolina.

Published in: CRBJ BizWire - Online
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Tuesday
July 24, 2018
3Unique S.C. legacy at Army War College: Bill Connor makes history in earning degree this week

Col. William Mellard “Bill” Connor V of Orangeburg will make legacy history at the U.S. Army War College later this week when he becomes a third-generation graduate of the storied institution and a distinguished honor graduate.

Connor, a graduate of both The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law, is a U.S. Army Ranger and a Reserve infantry officer who also served in both the regular Army and the S.C. Army National Guard. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2007, serving as the senior U.S. military adviser in Helmand Province.

Published in: The Times and Democrat - Online
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Tuesday
July 24, 2018
4Scholarships for Military Children awarded

The Scholarships for Military Children program recently awarded scholarships to students in the Cape Fear region. The program recognizes the contributions of military families and celebrates the role of the commissary in the military family community. The following students each received a $2,000 grant from the program through Fort Bragg’s South Post Commissary:

Zachary Hunter of Fayetteville. He plans to attend The Citadel.

Published in: The Fayetteville Observer - Online
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Tuesday
July 24, 2018
5Some Confusions of Language in Economic Thought

By Dr. Richard M. Ebeling, the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel.

Fifty years ago, in 1968, Austrian (and Austrian school) economist Friedrich A. Hayek published a monograph called The Confusion of Language in Political Thought. Hayek argued that the words we use and the meanings we give to them greatly influence how we think about the political system and the wider social order in which we live. This is no less so, I would suggest, in the language and the meanings of words used in economics.

Published in: American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Monday
July 23, 2018
1Capaccio to serve as Bulldogs interim athletic director while search continues

The Citadel athletics department will be managed by a new interim athletic director (AD), Mike Capaccio, while the college continues considering candidates to permanently fill the position. Capaccio is the vice president for athletic development with The Citadel Foundation.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Monday
July 23, 2018
2Citadel nursing students, VA hospital form unique new partnership

Citadel nursing students are now able to get their clinical training hours at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. Emily Banks is in the evening nursing program at the Citadel. She spends her days at the VA, talking to patients, taking vitals and making sure their needs are met. But on weeknights she's in the classroom.

Published in: ABC News 4 - Online
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Monday
July 23, 2018
3Former umpire, mayor join high school coach in Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2018

Longtime youth umpire Lewis Elmore "Lukey" Dudley, former Citadel baseball star and Mount Pleasant mayor Dick Jones, and legendary high school baseball coach Jerry Stoots are the newest inductees for the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
July 23, 2018
4Thomas & Hutton Welcomes Summer Interns

Thomas & Hutton (T&H) is pleased to introduce our seven summer interns joining us in our Charleston office for the 2018 summer semester.

Dylan Lilly is a Civil Department Intern and a senior at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering.

Published in: CRBJ BizWire - Online
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Monday
July 23, 2018
5Frierson Named Executive Directore of the Brigadier Foundation

The Citadel Brigadier Foundation announced that Russell Frierson '04 has been named the executive director of the organization. Frierson takes over on a full-time basis after serving as the interim director since the retirement of Rob Hoak '78 earlier this year.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Monday
July 23, 2018
6Citadel's Brent Thompson to join Muschamp, Swinney at Coaches for Charity event

Citadel football coach Brent Thompson will join Clemson's Dabo Swinney and South Carolina coach Will Muschamp at the South Carolina Coaches for Charity event on Tuesday in Greenville.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
July 23, 2018
7Former Waccamaw standout named FCS All-American

When Tyler Davis was visiting schools during the recruiting process, he wasn’t just thinking about which school would give him the best shot at a successful college football career. He was also thinking about his life after football. After he had committed to The Citadel, Davis became interested in the school’s electrical engineering program. A field trip to the Boeing plant in Charleston convinced the Waccamaw High School standout to study electrical engineering.

Published in: South Strand News - Online
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Monday
July 23, 2018
8UTEP Names Robert Acunto Associate AD for Development

Director of Athletics Jim Senter announced on Thursday that Robert Acunto has been named UTEP's Associate Athletic Director for Development and Executive Director of the Miner Athletic Club. Acunto brings over 20 years of experience in all aspects of intercollegiate athletics to the Sun City. Most recently he served as Interim Director of Athletics at The Citadel since December.

Published in: UTEP Athletics - Online
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Thursday
July 19, 2018
1Undergraduate research: refuting scientific dogma to prove a cellular discovery

A living cell has thousands of internal parts. The movement of one of those parts, a naturally occurring protein, is at the center of a decade-long research effort led by Citadel biology Professor Kathy Zanin, Ph.D.

“Some cells are doomed. They are going to die due to developmental stages, mutations, stress, or other errors that they cannot correct. When a process called apoptosis helps them kill themselves off, healthy cells are better protected,” explained Zanin.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
July 19, 2018
2Garner Foods Learns Texas Pete Is Part Of Vietnam Hero’s Story

Texas Pete has always had a great relationship with the U.S. military, says Garner Foods, which has recently learned its hot sauce brand is connected to a story of heroism and brotherhood from the Vietnam War. That story and the sacrifice of Private First Class (PFC) Ralph Henry Johnson now will continue through a college scholarship to a military academy. The scholarship has been created to support a young, underprivileged candidate attending The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.

Published in: The Shelby Report - Online
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Thursday
July 19, 2018
3McMaster orders flags in SC to fly at half-staff Wednesday. Here's why

Flags across South Carolina will be flying at half-staff on Wednesday. Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered the flags to be flown that way in honor of a soldier in the U.S. Army who died in the line of duty, foxcarolina.com reported. South Carolina native Sgt. 1st Class Christopher A. Celiz was killed July 12 in combat in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

Published in: The State - Online
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Thursday
July 19, 2018
4Hundreds attend funeral for Summerville native killed in combat

The mourners showed up by the hundreds, silently lining up in front of Congregation Mickve Israel while the sounds of bagpipes filled one of the city's historic squares Wednesday afternoon.

And after more than 300 people packed the synagogue for the funeral service, those who couldn't make it inside — soldiers in uniform and civilians — crowded the open doorway and spilled onto the sidewalk.

They were there to honor Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, a 32-year-old Army Ranger and Summerville native killed in action in Afghanistan on July 12.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Thursday
July 19, 2018
52 Leesville students receive scholarships

Cassie Hayden, daughter of Eric Hayden of the Leesville division, attending Florence-Darlington Technical College and Nathan Hayden, son of Eric Hayden of the Leesville division, attending the Citadel have both been awarded scholarships for their future education or professional endeavors.

Published in: Leesville Daily Leader - Online
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Thursday
July 19, 2018
6Angelo State alum named head of LBJ Presidential Library

An Angelo State University alumnus has been named the new director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin. David S. Ferriero, archivist of the United States, announced Dr. Kyle Longley’s appointment is effective July 29. Longley joined the Arizona State University faculty in 1995 after serving as a visiting professor at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.

Published in: Go San Angelo - Online
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Thursday
July 19, 2018
7Chamber president to retire next year

Milton “Woody” Woodside, president of the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, will leave his position after more than three decades, effective April 2019, according to a statement from the chamber. A native of Clinton, N.C., Woodside is a graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., and served 24 combined years with the Georgia Army National Guard, from which he retired as a commissioned officer.

Published in: The Brunswick News - Online
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Thursday
July 19, 2018
8BE Grad Karson Mingo To Play Football At The Citadel

Life as a knob at The Citadel is no fashion statement or a walk in the park. Just ask recent Bishop England graduate Karson Mingo, who loves football so much he will undergo a life-changing year at the school to play football.

Published in: The Daniel Island News - Online
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Wednesday
July 18, 2018
1Body of fallen soldier and Summerville native returns to Savannah

Under darkness and pelting rain, dozens of community members lined a street Monday and paid their respects to Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, a Summerville native killed in action last week in Afghanistan.

Celiz graduated from Summerville High in 2004 and then attended The Citadel until 2006. He enlisted in the Army in 2007 and had several assignments in Texas and Georgia before he was selected to serve with the 75th Ranger Regiment in 2013.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Wednesday
July 18, 2018
2How Tax Incentives Have Influenced America’s Most Popular Filming Locations

When we think of popular filming locations for movies and television, we think of California. It’s the home of Hollywood and all the major studios, and it’s a deeply ingrained association. We also often think of New York, with so many famous films taking place in that city. But the truth is, those locations are expensive and difficult to film in, and often studios seek to shoot their films elsewhere!

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Wednesday
July 18, 2018
3Grant Thornton names David Platt as Northeast Regional Managing Partner

Grant Thornton LLP has named David Platt as regional managing partner of the firm’s Northeast region, effective August 1, 2018. Platt received his bachelor’s degree from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina and his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law.

Published in: CNBC - Online
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Wednesday
July 18, 2018
4District 10 candidates seek Wilson County Commission seat

Two candidates qualified to run for the District 10 seat. They are incumbent Commissioner Dan Walker and challenger Steve Thomas. Walker and his wife, Sheila, were married 27 years ago, and they have a daughter, Kelly. He holds an associate’s degree from Trident Technical College, a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Citadel, a master’s degree in business administration from Cumberland University and attended Navy Nuclear Power School and Naval electrical and utility accounting schools.

Published in: Lebanon Democrat - Online
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Wednesday
July 18, 2018
5How Democracies Turn Tyrannical

By Richard M. Ebeling, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel

For most of the last three centuries, the ideas of liberty and democracy have been intertwined in the minds of both friends and foes of a free society. The substitution of absolute monarchies with governments representative of the voting choices of a nation’s population has been considered part and parcel with the advancement of freedom of speech and the press, the right of voluntary and peaceful association for political and numerous social, economic and cultural reasons, and the guarding of the individual from arbitrary and unrestrained power.

Published in: Activist Post - Online
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Tuesday
July 17, 2018
1Oikos, Economics, And Our Coastal Ecosystems

By John Eric Weinstein, Ph.D, professor of physiology at The Citadel

As disciplines, economics and ecology are largely thought of as distinct and separate from one another, often taught on opposite ends of campus. However, both terms are derived from the same Greek word “oikos,” which means one’s place to live, or household.

Published in: Charleston Business Magazine - Online
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Tuesday
July 17, 2018
2Ridge View graduate takes Debra W. Hamm scholarship to The Citadel

Ridge View High School graduate Victoria Jackson is heading to The Citadel this summer to begin her college education. She is the recipient of the Debra W. Hamm Scholarship that will help fund her studies. The Richland Two Education Foundation awarded her the $3,000 scholarship in May. Jackson plans to use it to help her grow as a student leader and continue to be an ambassador in the community.

Published in: Columbia Star - Online
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Tuesday
July 17, 2018
3Grant Thornton names David Platt as Northeast Regional Managing Partner

Grant Thornton LLP has named David Platt as regional managing partner of the firm’s Northeast region, effective August 1, 2018. Platt received his bachelor’s degree from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina and his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law.

Published in: Business Wire - Online
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Tuesday
July 17, 2018
4CCSD announces new leadership at two schools

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) is proud to announce Dr. Robert Perrineau as principal of Military Magnet Academy and Dale Metzger as interim principal of Garrett Academy of Technology. Metzger is a native of Charleston and earned his undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston and his master’s degree from The Citadel, according to the news release.

Published in: NBC News 2 - Online
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Tuesday
July 17, 2018
5Socialism, Like Dracula, Rises Again From the Grave

By Richard M. Ebeling, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel

Many of us grew up watching movies about Dracula — Nosferatu, the Undead. Fearful of the sunlight that could burn him into cinders, Dracula lived in a coffin filled with his native Transylvanian soil by day, only to come out at night to live off the life-giving blood of the living.

Published in: American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
1Army soldier from Summerville killed in action in Afghanistan was a 'national treasure'

A 32-year-old Army Ranger from Summerville who was killed in Afghanistan after coming under small arms enemy fire Thursday is being remembered as a passionate and skilled leader. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz was wounded while conducting operations in support of a medical evacuation landing zone in Afghanistan's eastern Paktia province, according to the Department of Defense. He was treated and evacuated to the nearest medical facility, where he died.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
2Citadel history professor compiles book documenting Charleston during the Great Depression

A Citadel history professor has turned a class project into a new book of documents about the Great Depression in Charleston. Dr. Kieran “Kerry” Taylor just released Charleston and the Great Depression A Documentary History 1929-1941 compiled from work he did with his Historical Methods Class for sophomore history majors.

Published in: South Carolina Radio Network - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
3South Carolina Army Ranger killed in Afghanistan by enemy forces

A U.S. Army soldier from South Carolina has been killed in action. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, 32, died Thursday after a fight with enemy combatants in the Paktiya province of Afghanistan, Army officials confirm.

Published in: ABC News 4 - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
4Three complete leadership course

Cadet Ensigns Jon McClendon, Zahara Ellison and James Jennings of the Colleton County High School Naval Junior ROTC Unit graduated from the NJROTC Area Six Leadership Academy on June 30th at the Citadel Military College, Charleston.

Published in: Walterboro Live - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
5Walter Carol Wright Jr. Obituary

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Walter Carol Wright Jr., 77, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018. He was born Oct. 2, 1940, in Waycross, Georgia, a son of Walter Carol Wright Sr. and Effie Lee McDaniel Wright. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from The Citadel (Company “N”) in Charleston, South Carolina, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Published in: Port City Daily - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
6Paul Richard Robinson Obituary

Paul Richard Robinson, 97, of Asheville, NC, passed away at the Four Seasons Hospice in Flat Rock, NC, on Friday, 13 July 2018. He graduated from St Johns High School in Darlington, and The Citadel Military College, in Charleston, SC, where he earned a degree in Civil Engineering in 1943.

Published in: Legacy - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
7Hjerling Announces Hiring of Cody Cleveland as Assistant Wrestling Coach

Head Citadel wrestling coach Rob Hjerling has announced the hiring of Cody Cleveland as the Bulldogs' new assistant coach. Cleveland comes to Charleston after spending the last three seasons at the United States Naval Academy.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
8Minor league playoff races heat up with familiar South Carolina names

Other South Carolina natives and college stars are looking help their teams reach the playoffs this year. Here’s a few of those familiar faces:

Austin Mason: A Greer native and former pitcher at The Citadel, Mason plays Class A-Advanced ball for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
July 16, 2018
9Clemson men's basketball nonconference schedule includes Citadel, CSU

Four months after the Clemson men's basketball team capped off its Sweet 16 run and its best season under coach Brad Brownell, thoughts have already turned to the future and the Tigers are back at it for the 2018-19 season.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Thursday
July 12, 2018
1Citadel graduate involved in Thai cave rescue describes dramatic operation

As the final moments of an 18-day ordeal unfolded before him, Citadel graduate and Air Force Maj. Charles Hodges felt a sense of relief, the same one felt the world over. Twelve boys and their soccer coach, stranded in a cave in northern Thailand, had been rescued and were safe.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Thursday
July 12, 2018
2Nursing students working with VA patients under new partnership

The second fastest growing Veterans medical center in America is just a mile from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.

Cherie Doney and Emily Banks, Citadel nursing students, work at the Ralph H. Johnson Medical Center helping care for patients like Jose Atkinson. He served in the Army and Marines for 18 years and comes for treatment from Georgia.

A partnership between the VA and The Citadel means Banks and Doney can work as paid nursing assistants at the center, in addition to doing their clinical training there.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
July 12, 2018
3SC native, Citadel grad helped in effort to rescue boys from Thai cave

The 18-day ordeal which ended Tuesday morning with all 12 boys and their soccer coach has a tie to the Lowcountry. U.S. Air Force Maj. Charles Hodges was stationed at the command center just outside the cave and is also the U.S. Mission Commander for the 353rd special operations unit. Hodges was a member of The Citadel class of 2000 and is a native of Blair, South Carolina which is a small town to the west of Newberry.

Other media sources reporting this story include:

NBC News 2 in Charleston, S.C.
Fox 29 in San Antonio, TX
WSPA in Spartanburg, S.C.
ABC News 4 in Charleston, S.C.

Published in: WCSC Live 5 News - Online
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Thursday
July 12, 2018
4Graduates earn 1,025 degrees, certificates from Citadel Military College of South Carolina

About 29.4 percent of the 1,025 degrees and certificates handed out by the Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Published in: Palmetto Business Daily - Online
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Thursday
July 12, 2018
5JPSO sergeant's wife now charged with 2nd-degree murder

People who knew a Jefferson Parish sheriff's sergeant, whose shooting death was first labeled a suicide, say they had their doubts. Deputies arrested the wife of Sgt. Troy Smith and booked her with second-degree murder.

Smith was a graduate of St. Augustine High School and also attended the Citadel in South Carolina.

Published in: Fox 8 - Online
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Thursday
July 12, 2018
6Citadel athletic director search has 67 candidates, 50 more considering

The search for The Citadel's next athletic director is "picking up momentum" and should meet the school's goal of landing a new AD by the time football season begins on Sept. 1. That's what officials from the search firm hired by The Citadel, Parker Executive Search, told the military school's search committee during a meeting on Wednesday morning.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Wednesday
July 11, 2018
1Video: Commander explains how final group was pulled from Thai cave just in time

Maj. Charles Hodges, Citadel graduate and U.S. mission commander for the 353rd Special Operations unit for the Air Force, was a part of the operation to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand. Hodges joins "CBS This Morning" from Chiang Rai, Thailand to describe the tense moments leading up to the final rescue.

Published in: Youtube - Online
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Wednesday
July 11, 2018
2Thai cave rescue almost ended in disaster, after main pump reportedly failed

Maj. Charles Hodges, Citadel graduate and U.S. mission commander for the 353rd Special Operations unit for the Air Force, told "CBS This Morning" as three of the SEALS made their way into chamber three of the cave they were told the pumps shut off for an "unknown reason," and that the water levels suddenly started rising. Hodges said that would have cut access off to chambers two, one, and eventually access to get out of the cave.

Published in: FOX News - Online
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Wednesday
July 11, 2018
2Video: 'We were fully expecting casualties': Thai soccer team rescuers describe harrowing mission

Citadel graduate Maj. Charles Hodges and Master Sgt. Derek Anderson, two members of the U.S. Air Force involved in retrieving the youth soccer players from a Thailand cave, join TODAY to detail the rescue operation. Cold water, depleting oxygen levels and little visibility made the mission extremely dangerous. “We knew if we didn’t act when we acted, there was not going to be a successful rescue,” Hodges said, who added “we were fully expecting casualties.”

Published in: Today - Online
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Wednesday
July 11, 2018
3Colleges Announce Graduation of Somers Residents

The following local residents received their degrees in May as part of the Class of 2018. Congratulations to the following students: Benjamin Carminucci of Somers, NY (10589) graduated from The Citadel during the South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5. Carminucci received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Published in: Somers' Hamlethub - Online
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Wednesday
July 11, 2018
4Convicted child molester Skip ReVille files motion to reconsider his 50-year sentence

Confessed child molester Louis "Skip" ReVille, who was sentenced to 50 years for sexually assaulting and molesting 22 young boys across the Lowcountry, wants his sentence to be reconsidered.

Published in: ABC News 4 - Online
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Wednesday
July 11, 2018
5Educator and Community Activist Mrs. Ernestine J. Jones Passes

Mrs. Ernestine J. Jones, 84, transitioned on Friday, July 6, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 11:00 AM, Second African Baptist Church, 123 Houston Street, Savannah, GA. Ernestine J. Jones - an educator and community activist - was born in Savannah, GA, on December 21, 1933.

She graduated in 1952 from Woodville High School (now Woodville - Tompkins Career Institute) and earned her B.S. Degree from Savannah State College (University) in Social Studies/English. She furthered her education at Armstrong State College (University), the University of South Carolina and the Citadel, where she earned her Advancement Placement Certificate in English.

Published in: Savannah Herald - Online
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Wednesday
July 11, 2018
6SoCon Academic Honor Roll Features 163 Bulldogs

The Citadel was represented by 163 cadet-athletes on the 2017-18 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll announced Tuesday. The Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll consists of student-athletes at member institutions who achieve at least a 3.0 grade-point average for the academic year while being a member of the final squad list during their sport's traditional season. Recipients must have been eligible to compete throughout the entire academic year.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Wednesday
July 11, 2018
7Spring 2018 Academic All-Conference Team Announced

A school record 58 cadet-athletes from The Citadel were named to the Spring 2018 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, it was announced Monday. Baseball led the way for the Bulldogs with 12 representatives on the team.

To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average at the conclusion of the spring semester and were required to compete in at least one-half of their teams' competitions. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least three semesters at their institutions, making true freshmen and first-year transfers ineligible for inclusion.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Tuesday
July 10, 2018
1Excelling in leadership

Five Summerville High Navy JROTC Cadets attended the Navy JROTC Area SIX Navy JROTC Leadership Academy held at The Citadel in Charleston during the week of June 25-30. The Leadership Academy is designed to train 200 of the top Navy JROTC cadets in Area SIX which includes the states of North and South Carolina.

Published in: The Summerville Journal Scene - Online
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Tuesday
July 10, 2018
2The Beautiful Philosophy of Liberalism

By Dr. Richard M. Ebeling, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel.

There has been a great paradox in the modern world. On the one hand, freedom and prosperity have replaced tyranny and poverty for tens, indeed for hundreds of millions of people around the world over the last two centuries. Yet the political and economic system that historically has made this possible has been criticized and condemned. That political and economic system is liberalism.

Published in: American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Tuesday
July 10, 2018
3Local students named to dean's list

Following is a list of local students that made the dean's list for spring, summer and fall 2017. The Citadel South Carolina Corps of Cadets: Brandon Ranchero

Published in: The Herald-News - Online
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Tuesday
July 10, 2018
4Obituary: Franklin Seth Settlemyer

Franklin Seth Settlemyer, 26, of Marietta, Georgia, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, July 6, 2018. Seth attended Mt. Paran Christian School and graduated from Riverside Military Academy, where he played baseball. Seth went on to pitch at The Military College of South Carolina (The Citadel).

Published in: Marietta Daily Journal - Online
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Tuesday
July 10, 2018
5JMU Football Position Group Preview: Special Teams

Roy Tesh, special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach, took over special teams in June of 2017. JMU became the fourth institution working in the same staff as head coach Mike Houston, most recently as defensive line coach at The Citadel. During his time with the Bulldogs, The Citadel went 24-13 and made it to the second round of the FCS playoffs in 2015 and 2016.

Published in: Frontiersman - Online
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Monday
July 9, 2018
1Alumnus uses Citadel values, baseball experience to coach children in Africa

Connor Walsh’s goal is to change the lives of children living in challenging, even destitute, environments. He is working to do this more than 7,500 miles away from where he says he developed a foundational set of principles as a servant leader.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Monday
July 9, 2018
2Meet Thomas Clark, Executive Director of the Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics

Thomas Clark, executive director of the Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics, served in the Marine Corps for 30 years. Clark discusses the leadership skills he gained in the Marine Corps and how they reinforced what he was taught as a student at The Citadel.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Monday
July 9, 2018
3Top U.S. intelligence official to visit The Citadel in September

The nation's top intelligence official and the deputy director of the FBI are coming to Charleston in September to talk about cybersecurity. The Citadel says Daniel Coats, the U.S. director of national intelligence, and David Bowdich, the FBI deputy director, are headlining its annual Intelligence and Cybersecurity Conference. The chairwoman of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, Maria Kaljurand, will also be speaking.

Other media sources reporting this story include:

My San Antonio
Houston Chronicle

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
July 9, 2018
4Charleston sailing teachers join grassroots efforts to cut down on plastic pollution

Charleston Sailing School's boats all have nets aboard in case students and instructors spot a piece of trash on their way around the harbor. They're already a step ahead of the American Sailing Association, an affiliation of sailing schools that creates a standardized curriculum for its roughly 400 worldwide members. This week, the ASA is kicking off "Operation Plastic Pollution Purge," an initiative to encourage its members to remove plastic from the water wherever they see it.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
July 9, 2018
4When “Democracy” Becomes a Threat to Liberty

By Richard M. Ebeling, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel.

For most of the last three centuries, the ideas of liberty and democracy have been intertwined in the minds of both friends and foes of a free society. The substitution of absolute monarchies with governments representative of the voting choices of a nation’s population has been considered part and parcel with the advancement of freedom of speech and the press, the right of voluntary and peaceful association for political and numerous social, economic, and cultural reasons, and the guarding of the individual from arbitrary and unrestrained power.

Published in: American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Monday
July 9, 2018
5Joseph Staley graduates from The Citadel

Joseph Staley of Lexington graduated from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, during the South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Staley received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Published in: The Augusta Chronicle - Online
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Monday
July 9, 2018
6Ryan Rawl Memorial Event Kicks-off Independence Day in S.C.

Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) Deputy and S.C. Army National Guard (SCARNG) officer Ryan Rawl will “never be forgotten,” says Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott. It’s a pledge that has been realized publicly every year since Ryan’s death in Afghanistan in 2012 through the Ryan Rawl Memorial Event, this year a station-to-station running-and-exercise event based on the Crossfit model and various military/law enforcement physical fitness regimens.

Published in: OpsLens - Online
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Monday
July 9, 2018
7Louisville coach Dan McDonnell to lead USA Baseball collegiate team

University of Louisville baseball coach Dan McDonnell was picked to lead the 2019 USA Baseball Collegiate Team next summer, the university announced Friday.

“Coaching college baseball for the past 26 years has been a blessing for me and a major highlight on that journey was serving on the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team staff in 2009,” McDonnell said in a news release. “Having played and coached for 12 years at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, enhanced my appreciation for the freedom we have in the United States of America, the greatest country in the world."

Published in: Courier Journal - Online
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