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August 2018

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Friday
August 31, 2018
1Most distinguished cadets named to spring 2018 President’s List

Cadets have been named to the President’s List for their outstanding work during the spring 2018 semester.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Friday
August 31, 2018
2Cadets and students named to The Citadel’s spring 2018 dean’s list

Citadel cadets and students were named to the dean’s list for their work accomplished in the spring semester of 2018.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Friday
August 31, 2018
3Gold stars for spring 2018 awarded to Citadel cadets and students

Citadel cadets and students received gold stars for their work accomplished in the spring semester of 2018.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Friday
August 31, 2018
46 reasons The Citadel’s evening nursing program may be right for you

Perhaps you’ve always wanted to be a registered nurse, but life got in the way. Perhaps you embarked on some other path, but now realize the appeal of a profession that combines science and caring. Or perhaps you just never thought you could handle the course load required to become a nurse.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Friday
August 31, 2018
5The Citadel has student football fan edge over South Carolina, Clemson

The Citadel’s student body is relatively more committed to the start of football season than anywhere else in a football-mad state. The Military College of South Carolina on Saturday will transport 550 of its 2,300 cadets to the Bulldogs’ game at Wofford.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Friday
August 31, 2018
6The Citadel will delay renovation of Johnson Hagood Stadium’s east side

The Citadel will delay the planned renovation of the east side of Johnson Hagood Stadium by at least a year, a school spokesman said this week. The military school had hoped to have permanent seating for 3,000 fans on the east side of the football stadium ready for the 2019 season, bringing capacity to about 13,332. But that project will be put off by at least a year while The Citadel gets funding in place and works through state requirements, said spokesman Col. John Dorrian.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Friday
August 31, 2018
7Cross country set to begin 2018 campaign

The Citadel Cross Country teams will travel to Charleston Southern to participate in the Buccaneer Open to kick off the 2018 season. The women will run the four-kilometer course starting at 9 a.m., while the men are set to begin the six-kilometer course at 9:30 a.m.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Friday
August 31, 2018
8Citadel volleyball travels to FAU Invitational

The Citadel volleyball team will travel to Boca Raton, Florida this Friday to compete in the FAU Invitational. The two-day event will commence on Friday at 10:00 a.m. and conclude Saturday at 10 a.m.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Thursday
August 30, 2018
1A history professor and a Class of 1990 alumnus represent Citadel at U.S. Army War College

An award-winning Citadel historian and author, and a Citadel Class of 1990 alumnus have a deeper understanding of national security concerns after studying together recently at the U.S. Army War College’s Commandant’s National Security Program. Col. William “Bill” Connor V, USAR, sponsored Prof. David Preston, Ph.D., for the summer program they attended representing The Citadel together.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
August 30, 2018
2Interest Rates Need to Tell the Truth

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

In the middle of July 2018, President Donald Trump said in an interview that he was “not happy” with the Federal Reserve nudging up interest rates and threatening economic growth in the United States. At the recent Jackson Hole, Wyoming, meeting of global central bank leaders, the Federal Reserve chair, Jerome (“Jay”) Powell, said the Fed board would continue to act independently of politics and move interest rates up to ensure a stable economy with limited price inflation.

Published in: American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Thursday
August 30, 2018
3Building 'curious' leaders

National, multibillion-dollar construction giant Suffolk is beating back brain drain, one new hire at a time. The company is doing that — retaining young, local talent before they move out of the region or state — particularly well in Southwest Florida of late.

The Citadel graduate Blake Holmes, meanwhile, is beginning his second year in a local estimating rotation before completing his final round in field operations.

Published in: Business Observer - Online
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Thursday
August 30, 2018
4Citadel football on Wofford: ‘We’ve had this one circled’

The night before The Citadel football team began preseason camp, head coach Brent Thompson met with his players. Among the subjects addressed that night: Wofford.

“As I told you before, we have this one circled,” Thompson told the Bulldogs. “Not because it’s the first one, but because every game the last few years has come down to the last three or four minutes. A turnover here, a penalty there, a field goal missed or made, that’s been the difference in this game."

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Thursday
August 30, 2018
5Football 2018: Previewing S.C. colleges

Three years ago, The Citadel won nine games and a share of the Southern Conference championship, and scored a huge upset victory at South Carolina. Two years ago, the Bulldogs won 10 games, went a perfect 8-0 in the SoCon and won a second straight league championship.

Published in: The Times and Democrat - Online
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Wednesday
August 29, 2018
1Upcoming news from The Citadel – September 2018

The first CitListen session, an Intelligence and Cyber Security Conference, celebrations for Hispanic Heritage Month and more!

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Wednesday
August 29, 2018
2Charleston-area memos and distinctions

Col. Ronald Welch, dean of The Citadel School of Engineering, has been named the recipient of the Bliss Medal from the Society of American Military Engineers in recognition of superior efforts in mentoring students in engineering and related disciplines.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Wednesday
August 29, 2018
3Fired Citadel staffer charged with sexual abuse receiving support from cadets

While he's charged with serious crimes, there's a new show of support for Colonel Kenneth Boes. The former Citadel staff member is charged with sexual abuse involving a cadet, but some cadets and graduates are defending him.

Published in: WACH - Online
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Wednesday
August 29, 2018
4Device Aims to Detect Concussion Symptoms in the Blink of an Eye

A new device made by Blinktbi is hoping to use an athlete’s blink reflex to search for impairments that might indicate brain trauma or a possible concussion. The Blinktbi device administers a 20-second test that assesses neurological impairment by tracking eyelid movement and reflex time in athletes. It blasts five small puffs of air into their eyes and measures their blink reflex using high-speed cameras. The blink reflex has been used historically by doctors to detect neurological impulses of patients in a coma. Research by Dena Garner, a professor of exercise science at The Citadel, that used Blinktbi’s system suggested the blink reflex could be an immediate way to assess concussions.

Published in: Sport Techie - Online
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Wednesday
August 29, 2018
5Amy Joseph on the Importance of Leadership Training in Nursing

Amy Joseph, Department Head of the Swain Department of Nursing at the Citadel, talks to us about leadership training all nurses receive in the nursing program at the Citadel and how it helps future nurses prepare for great careers.

Published in: Charleston CEO - Online
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Wednesday
August 29, 2018
6No warm-up for Wofford

For Wofford, it’s not just football game week. It’s Southern Conference week and it’s rivalry week as well. The 10th-ranked Terriers play host 6 p.m. Saturday to The Citadel at Gibbs Stadium. For these two teams, a chance at the league title might already be at stake.

Published in: Go Upstate - Online
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Wednesday
August 29, 2018
7The Citadel’s Dugger Baucom might be the closest thing to a mad scientist in college basketball

If there’s a mad scientist in the Southern Conference, it’s probably The Citadel’s Duggar Baucom. Baucom does things a little differently at The Citadel not only because he has to in order to keep up with the Joneses in the SoCon, but also because he wants to. His exciting brand of basketball has captivated SoCon audiences at both VMI and The Citadel, while driving opponent head coaches and assistants crazy.

Published in: All Sport News - Online
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Wednesday
August 29, 2018
8Yeager Leads PC to Win Over The Citadel

he Presbyterian College women’s soccer team defeated The Citadel by a score of 4-2 on Sunday night at Martin Stadium. Senior Kelsey Yeager scored a pair of first-half goals as the Blue Hose improved to 1-1, while the Bulldogs fell to 3-1 on the season.

Published in: Presbyterian College - Online
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Tuesday
August 28, 2018
1Charleston-area hires and promotions

Alex Rosenbaum has been named an accountant at Jarrard Nowell & Russell LLC. He is based in the Charleston office. Previously, he was a staff assistant. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from The Citadel.

Natasha L. Jones has been named principal of W.B. Goodwin Elementary School. Previously, she was assistant principal at Memminger Elementary. She has more than 21 years of experience in the education field. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Johnson C. Smith University and a master’s degree in elementary leadership and supervision from The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Tuesday
August 28, 2018
2Gerald Gordon stepping down in Fairfax

After more than three decades with Fairfax County’s economic development arm, its top leader is heading south. Gerald L. Gordon is stepping down as president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA). Gordon has a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel, a military college in Charleston.

Published in: Virginia Business - Online
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Tuesday
August 28, 2018
3Joe Sokol, of Morris Sokol Furniture

Joseph Sokol, who was president and second-generation owner of the former Morris Sokol Furniture here, died Aug. 10 after a short battle with cancer. He was 86.

Published in: Furniture Today - Online
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Tuesday
August 28, 2018
4Dugger Baucom and The Citadel are sprinting towards SoCon contention

If there’s a mad scientist in the Southern Conference, it’s probably The Citadel’s Duggar Baucom. Baucom does things a little differently at The Citadel not only because he has to in order to keep up with the Joneses in the SoCon, but also because he wants to. His exciting brand of basketball has captivated SoCon audiences at both VMI and The Citadel, while driving opponent head coaches and assistants crazy.

Published in: SB Nation - Online
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Tuesday
August 28, 2018
5Weekend preview: Bulldogs travel to S.C. State Wednesday, UNC Asheville Sunday

This week, The Citadel women's soccer team will take part in two Battle of the Bulldogs, both on the road. The Citadel will first travel the short distance up I-26 to Orangeburg for a midweek game at South Carolina State on Wednesday, Aug. 29 before heading further up I-26 to Asheville, North Carolina on Sunday, Sept. 2. The game in Orangeburg is slated for a 7 p.m. first kick while Sunday's game in Asheville will feature a 2 p.m. kickoff and will be streamed live on ESPN+.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Tuesday
August 28, 2018
6Mountaineers Sweep Past The Citadel in 2018 Opener

In the first match of the 2018 season, Appalachian State volleyball posted a 3-0 sweep of The Citadel on the opening day of the UNC Asheville Tournament.

Published in: App State - Online
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Monday
August 27, 2018
1Service Before Self

“We can choose to see marginalized individuals, or we can choose to see friends and neighbors. We can choose to see hopelessness and poverty – or we can choose to see the opportunity for restoration, peace, empowerment and reconciliation.”

Sammis had a social enterprise idea, so she moved toward it. Literally. She moved to Charleston’s Eastside to live in service to her neighbors.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Monday
August 27, 2018
2Citadel employee accused of sexually assaulting former cadet resigns

A longtime Citadel employee accused of sexually assaulting a former cadet has resigned. Kenneth Boes’ resignation came in effective Friday, said Col. John Dorrian, vice president of the military college’s Office of Communications and Marketing.

“The Citadel will continue to cooperate fully with the State Law Enforcement Division and we encourage anyone who has knowledge of abuse related to this matter to contact SLED,” Dorrian said, in a statement. “The Citadel’s outside investigator will also continue the college’s Title IX investigation of these allegations.”

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
August 27, 2018
3Graduates, Aug. 26, 2018

Madyson Riegel, Schuylkill Haven, graduated from The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina, during the South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement ceremony May 5. She received a bachelor’s degree in biology.

Published in: Republican Herald - Online
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Monday
August 27, 2018
4Economic Armaments and China’s Global Ambitions

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

The world continues to move in potentially dangerous directions. A leading component of this threat is the use of economic armaments by governments to gain political and market advantages in their foreign relations with other countries. Among the leading participants in the use of such economic armaments is the government of China.

Published in: American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Monday
August 27, 2018
5The Citadel’s road back to SoCon championship contention

Three years ago, The Citadel won nine games and a share of the Southern Conference championship, and scored a huge upset victory at South Carolina. Two years ago, the Bulldogs won 10 games, went a perfect 8-0 in the SoCon and won a second straight league championship. Last year... “Last year, we kind of got away from who we are as a football team,” says quarterback Jordan Black, looking back on a 5-6 record in 2017. “We let too many outside factors influence us.”

In many ways, then, coach Brent Thompson’s third season at The Citadel is about getting back: Back to the success of 2016 and ’17, back into contention in the SoCon, back to what Thompson calls “Citadel football.”

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
August 27, 2018
6Tennis, college ball and minor league franchises deliver live sports to Charleston

College football: After making the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs in 2016, The Citadel and Charleston Southern both underwent rebuilding years in 2017. Both squads will be looking to rebound in 2018.

The NCAA will add three more bowl games to its schedule in 2020 and Myrtle Beach will be the site of one such postseason match-up. Johnson Hagood Stadium, home of The Citadel, is vying for one of the 2020 bowl games.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
August 27, 2018
7Citadel Volleyball Picks Up First Win of the Year

The Citadel volleyball team went 1-1 on the final day of the UNC Asheville Invitational, taking a victory against Coppin State and suffering a loss against host, UNC Asheville.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Monday
August 27, 2018
8Bulldogs Suffer First Loss of Season, 4-2 at Presbyterian

Despite pulling to within one goal, 3-2 of Presbyterian College late in the going, The Citadel women's soccer team was unable to push over the hump, falling for the first time this season, 4-2 at the hands of the Blue Hose.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Friday
August 24, 2018
1Citadel football camp used to be ‘nasty and awful.’ Now the focus is ‘efficiency and recovery’

Ruff, an All-America linebacker at The Citadel in the 1970s, recalls getting dressed out for the second of the Bulldogs’ two-a-day football practices in the heat of August training camp.

“You’d come back for the second practice, and your shoulder pads were still wet from the first one,” Ruff said. “It was nasty and awful. I don’t have any good memories of those practices, except for when the last one was over. That was a good memory.”

Sweat and shoulder pads are still a big part of football, and laundry techniques have improved a lot since Ruff’s days as a Citadel great. But much else about preseason training camp has changed over the years, evolving from a test of manhood to a focus on efficiency and recovery.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Friday
August 24, 2018
2Sumter Citadel alumni share praise for new college president

Given its military roots, proximity to Charleston and other factors, Sumter is home to more than "a few good men," who are alumni of The Citadel.

According to The Citadel Alumni Society, there are currently 226 Citadel alumni who are Sumter County residents, and some of them this week spoke highly of The Military College of South Carolina's new incoming president, Marine Corps' Gen. Glenn Walters.

Sumterites, who are Citadel alumni, also spoke well of Walters and look forward to his leadership at the college.

Published in: The Sumter Item - Online
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Friday
August 24, 2018
3Former cadet accuses Citadel Military College officer of committing sex crimes

The cadet was groggy and confused on the morning of Nov. 10, 2017. He awoke in the bed of his instructor at the grown man’s on-campus residence. When the cadet asked about what happened before he “blacked out” -- the military man allegedly told him it was “Quid Pro Quo” for granting him leave from campus and reducing his infractions.

Published in: Newsweek - Online
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Friday
August 24, 2018
4Marine general nominated to lead Central Command

The Pentagon says President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. for promotion to four-star rank and appointment as the next commander of Central Command. McKenzie currently is director of the staff that supports the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. If confirmed by the Senate, he would succeed Army Gen. Joseph Votel, who has led Central Command since March 2016.

McKenzie is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, and a graduate of the Citadel military college in South Carolina. He has commanded U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Published in: My Champlain Valley - Online
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Friday
August 24, 2018
5Meet the Bulldogs set for Saturday

The Citadel will host its annual Meet the Bulldogs on Saturday, Aug. 25 inside Johnson Hagood Stadium. The event, which is free and open to the public, is set to begin at 10 a.m. and is sponsored by Pepsi, Live 5 and Ashley Furniture. The event features an opportunity for fans to meet and get autographs from cadet-athletes and coaches from The Citadel's football, soccer and cross country programs.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Friday
August 24, 2018
6Citadel volleyball set to compete in UNC Asheville Invitational

The Citadel volleyball team begins regular-season action Friday afternoon when it competes in the UNC Asheville Invitational. The two-day event will commence on Friday at 4:30 p.m. and conclude Saturday at 4 p.m.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Thursday
August 23, 2018
1A statement to the campus community

Kenneth Boes, a member of The Citadel staff serving as a TAC officer, has been arrested. This arrest follows an investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), which began in May 2018 after The Citadel received an allegation of sexual abuse concerning Boes. The Citadel immediately notified and fully cooperated with SLED after receiving these allegations.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
August 23, 2018
2"Deeply disturbing": Citadel military college officer charged with sexual assault

An officer responsible for training cadets at The Citadel military college is under arrest, charged with sexually assaulting a student. Lt. Col. Kenneth Boes appeared in front of a South Carolina judge Wednesday after turning himself in to police. A 20-year-old male cadet accuses Boes of assaulting him multiple times.

Other media sources reporting this story include:

The Post and Courier
U.S. News and World Report
The State

Published in: CBS News - Online
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Thursday
August 23, 2018
3Marine General Nominated to Lead Central Command

The Pentagon says President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. for promotion to four-star rank and appointment as the next commander of Central Command. McKenzie currently is director of the staff that supports the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

McKenzie is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, and a graduate of the Citadel military college in South Carolina. He has commanded U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Other media sources reporting this story include:

ABC News
The Washington Post
Stars and Stripes

Published in: Military.com - Online
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Thursday
August 23, 2018
4'A fitting tribute to Pop': State names stretch of road after Emmett Davis

During the course of a 60-year engineering career that brought him work from the Carolina Lowcountry to the outskirts of Charlotte, Emmett Davis left his mark on thousands of miles worth of roadway. And after decades of helping to create some of the state’s most significant projects through his Greenwood-based Davis & Floyd firm, a quiet five-mile stretch of highway now bears his name.

He was active in various professional societies including the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Council of Engineering Companies, which awarded him the Service to the Profession award in 2008. He also has received the Presidential Medallion from Piedmont Technical College, and Palmetto Medal by The Citadel Board of Visitors.

He received an Honorary Doctor of Engineering from The Citadel and Honorary Doctor of Science from Erskine College. He graduated from The Citadel in 1950 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

Published in: Index-Journal - Online
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Thursday
August 23, 2018
5Hip-hop or classic rock, music keeps Citadel football pumped up at practice

There’s a song for every segment of practice during the Bulldogs’ preseason camp, the playlist curated by director of strength and conditioning/DJ Donnell Boucher.

“Coach D does a good job,” said senior center Tyler Davis. “He surprises me sometimes. An album comes out one day, and he’s already playing it the next day. That gets everyone hyped up.”

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Thursday
August 23, 2018
6Weekend preview: Soccer hosts Francis Marion, travels to Presbyterian

After opening the 2018 campaign last weekend with a 2-0 mark, The Citadel women's soccer team will play host to Francis Marion on Friday, Aug. 24 before opening up a three-game road trek that begins at Presbyterian on Sunday, Aug. 26. Both games will be streamed on ESPN+ with kickoff against the FMU Patriots slated for 4 p.m. and the tilt with the Blue Hose of PC scheduled for 7 p.m.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Tuesday
August 21, 2018
1The Lure of Bagpipes

With his nearly trimmed hair and slightly oversized glasses, Cadet Connor Fuhrman, an electrical engineering major from Austin, Texas, gives off a bookish appearance that does not match the unkempt party-loving lacrosse player of his high school days who played hooky and caused his parents sleepless nights.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Tuesday
August 21, 2018
2Charleston-area hires and promotions

Mark Connors has been named principal of Harbor View Elementary School on James Island. Previously, he was interim principal since December and assistant principal since 2015. He has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in elementary education from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in educational administration from The Citadel.

Emmett Smith has joined Weston & Sampson’s municipal infrastructure design group in Charleston and Columbia. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Tuesday
August 21, 2018
2Meet the Bulldogs set for Saturday

The Citadel will host its annual Meet the Bulldogs on Saturday, Aug. 25 inside Johnson Hagood Stadium. The event, which is free and open to the public, is set to begin at 10 a.m. and is sponsored by Pepsi, Live 5 and Ashley Furniture.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Tuesday
August 21, 2018
36 Networking Opportunities for Young Professionals

Networking is a vital part of career advancement for several reasons. For starters, it offers more contacts, each of which comes with their own unique skill set. It also gives you a larger pool of resources to pull from and more people to exchange ideas or knowledge with.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Tuesday
August 21, 2018
4Physicians' assistant thrives of patient transformations

James Harrell, a physician assistant for Optim Orthopedics, has always had a heart for service. After finishing high school, he attended college at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.

Published in: The Brunswick News - Online
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Tuesday
August 21, 2018
5One-Hit Wonders and Childhood Splendor in Store as Dogs Return for Penultimate Homestand

The RiverDogs return to Charleston starting Thursday as they look to close out the final two weeks of their "175th season in dog years" in style. The famed Summerall Guards and the corps of Citadel cadets will also take Riley Park by storm.

Published in: Our Sports Central - Online
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Tuesday
August 21, 2018
6Two earn cyber scholarships and internships from DoD

The University of North Georgia (UNG) has been awarded $96,138 from the Department of Defense (DoD) through the Cybersecurity Scholarship Program (CySP) to fund one-year, full-ride scholarships for two students. The next step, Hamilton said, is UNG will work with senior military colleges Texas A&M, the Citadel and Norwich University on an appropriations strategy to request to fund the cyber institutes, with a focus on student scholarships, additional cyber faculty and necessary equipment for cyber study and research.

Published in: University of North Georgia - Online
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Tuesday
August 21, 2018
Bulldogs Knock Off Ospreys for First Time in Program History

The list of program firsts continued to grow Sunday afternoon as The Citadel women's soccer team knocked off North Florida 3-2 at Washington Light Infantry Field. It was the first time in program history that the Bulldogs defeated the Ospreys with freshman Mel Mikoy leading the charge with two assists.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Monday
August 20, 2018
1Faculty additions and promotions for the 2018-19 academic year

Each fall The Citadel welcomes new scholars to our faculty and celebrates the promotions of our current faculty. The 2018-19 academic year faculty additions include 20 new tenured or tenure-track professors, one visiting assistant professor, one instructor, one visiting instructor and 12 ROTC military science professors and experts. Promotions to full professor, tenured assistant professor, professor or assistant professor were awarded to 18 faculty.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Monday
August 20, 2018
2Former Wando football player helps construct new District 2 Stadium

Upon graduating from any institution of education, former pupils are sometimes able to seek ways to give back to their school or personnel who made their learning experience memorable. As a token of gratitude, by happenstance, Citadel rising junior and 2016 Wando graduate James Jennings seized the opportunity to show his thankfulness toward his high school's alma mater by helping construct the newly built Charleston County District 2 Stadium on the campus of Wando High School.

Published in: Moultrie News - Online
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Monday
August 20, 2018
3Citadel names Mike Capaccio new athletic director

The Citadel Athletics Department will be directed by Mike Capaccio, who is currently serving as the interim athletic director (AD). The college announced Capaccio’s selection after an extensive search that included more than 100 qualified applicants from around the country.

Published in: Moultrie News - Online
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Monday
August 20, 2018
4Defense Bill OKs Cyber Institute for Georgia College

On Monday, Aug. 13, President Donald Trump signed a $717 billion military bill that authorizes the U.S. Department of Defense to establish a cyber institute at the University of North Georgia and other senior military colleges with Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. America’s senior military colleges include UNG, The Citadel, Norwich University in Vermont, Texas A&M, Virginia Tech and Virginia Military Institute.

Published in: Govtech - Online
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Monday
August 20, 2018
5Johnson-Hagood Stadium renovations on track for 2019

Temporary seating is in place on the east side of the Johnson Hagood Stadium for the upcoming football season. Although the Citadel’s stadium is down 3,000 seats because of the construction of the new bleachers, 1,000 temporary seats are in place for fans. The other side of the stadium still has all its seating. The new permanent bleachers are scheduled to be completed before the start of the 2019 season. This will bring the total stadium capacity to 14,000.

Published in: WCSC Live 5 News - Online
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Monday
August 20, 2018
6At The Citadel, transfers find a football home that’s a bit different

New Citadel linebacker Isaac Stewart was making his way to the Bulldogs’ football facility at 6 a.m. on a recent morning when he saw a strange sight — strange to him, at least.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
August 20, 2018
7Weekend preview: Bulldogs open season with pair of games

The Citadel women's soccer team opens the 2018 campaign with a neutral-site game against Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 17 at 3 p.m. The game will be played in Macon, Georgia on the campus of Mercer. The Bulldogs will then play host to North Florida at WLI Field on Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. The game against the Ospreys will be carried on ESPN+.

Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Thursday
August 16, 2018
1. The Citadel hires Mike Capaccio as athletic director
The Citadel Athletics Department will be directed by Mike Capaccio, who is currently serving as the interim athletic director (AD). The college announced Capaccio's selection after an extensive search that included more than 100 qualified applicants from around the country. "Mike Capaccio knows our program inside and out. His passion, energy and commitment to The Citadel make him ideal to fill this key leadership position," said Lt. Gen. John B. Sams, Jr., USAF (Ret.), interim president of The Citadel. "Mike has already served The Citadel well, is a former AD, knows our coaches, players and staff and believes in our mission to develop principled leaders. We are grateful he has agreed to let us remove the title 'interim' to take on the AD role fulltime."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Thursday
August 16, 2018
1.1 Mike Capaccio Named Athletic Director at The Citadel

he Citadel Athletics Department will be directed by Mike Capaccio, who is currently serving as the interim athletic director (AD). The college announced Capaccio's selection after an extensive search that included more than 100 qualified applicants from around the country. "Mike Capaccio knows our program inside and out. His passion, energy and commitment to The Citadel make him ideal to fill this key leadership position," said Lt. Gen. John B. Sams, Jr., USAF (Ret.), interim president of The Citadel. "Mike has already served The Citadel well, is a former AD, knows our coaches, players and staff and believes in our mission to develop principled leaders. We are grateful he has agreed to let us remove the title 'interim' to take on the AD role fulltime."

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Thursday
August 16, 2018
Defense bill OKs cyber institute for UNG

Defense bill OKs cyber institute for UNG Would prepare active-duty personnel to defend against cyber attacks Joshua Silavent On Monday, Aug. 13, President Donald Trump signed a $717 billion military bill that authorizes the U.S. Department of Defense to establish a cyber institute at the University of North Georgia and other SENIOR MILITARY COLLEGES with Reserve Officers Training Corps. We are very pleased with this recent step in the process, UNG spokeswoman Sylvia Carson told The Times in an email. UNG offers a bachelors degree in cybersecurity and a graduate-level certificate. View against evolving threats around the globe, U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in a press release. Americas SENIOR MILITARY COLLEGES include UNG, The CITADEL, Norwich University in Vermont, Texas A&M, Virginia Tech and Virginia Military Institute. The annual defense bill sets policies and a budget outline for the Pentagon and will be followed later by an appropriations bill. Carson said its important to note that the cyber institute component is a multi-step process, but UNG is excited by the progress the initiative is making so far.

Published in: Gainesvilletimes.com - Online
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Thursday
August 16, 2018
Democrats, young voters favor socialism over capitalism, but what does that mean?
Youve got student debt, youve got the high cost of health insurance, youve got low wage jobs. All that adds up to a condition that young people want an alternative to. William Trumbull, a professor of economics at the BAKER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS at The CITADEL who studies socialist and post-socialist economies, also pointed to the financial crisis as a formative experience for young adults who saw it as an inevitable consequence of unbridled capitalism, but he added they may not fully. grasp the ramifications of socialism. I think theres this romantic image among people who are young before theyve had a whole lot of experience in life that theres something inherently good about socialism, Trumbull said.
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Thursday
August 16, 2018
UAF spiker named to GNAC Preseason team
The Nanooks are back on the road in January for conference and nonconference matches. The Nanooks meet the Citadel Bulldogs on Jan. 9 in Charleston, South Carolina, before heading to Columbus, Ohio, for two matches against four teams. The Nanooks meet the Mississippi Rebels and host and Patriot rival Ohio State on Jan. 12, and shoot against the Rebels and the Akron (Ohio) Zips the next day.
Published in: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Online
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Wednesday
August 15, 2018
1The Citadel’s pipe band director in world competitions

The director of The Citadel Pipe Band is leading by example by competing in the World Pipe Band Championships. The finals take place Saturday, Aug. 18 in Glasgow, Scotland. Samuel “Jim” Dillahey, IV, who is one of the most respected pipers and pipe instructors in the U.S., is competing with the City of Dunedin Pipe Band from his home state of Florida.

Published in: https://today.citadel.edu/the-citadels-pipe-band-director-in-world-competitions/ - Online
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Wednesday
August 15, 2018
2Students develop compounds in the search for a new pain relief drug

Citadel undergraduate students studying chemistry are creating and studying compounds that could be used to produce a new pain relief drug or could contain new biological activities.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Wednesday
August 15, 2018
3Democrats, young voters favor socialism over capitalism, but what does that mean?

A new poll indicates a widening disparity between Democrats and Republicans and young voters and the rest of the electorate on the virtues of socialism, but experts say different age groups and political factions have vastly different ideas of what socialism is and what impact socialist policies may have.

William Trumbull, a professor of economics at the Baker School of Business at The Citadel who studies socialist and post-socialist economies, also pointed to the financial crisis as a formative experience for young adults who saw it as an inevitable consequence of unbridled capitalism, but he added they may not fully grasp the ramifications of socialism.

Published in: Fox 26 - Online
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Wednesday
August 15, 2018
4The Walter Lippmann Colloquium and the Meaning of Liberalism

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

The world has always been an uncertain place, and this is no less true today. After the collapse of communism in the 1990s, there was confidence that democracy had won and the market economy had shown its superiority to government planning. This is no longer the case, with the rise of populism, a rebirth of nationalism, and a reawakened interest in socialism. Many seem to think liberalism has failed again and needs to be replaced.

Published in: American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Tuesday
August 14, 2018
1The Citadel draws record-setting freshman class

The Citadel continued its record of strong enrollment, welcoming one of its largest classes, with record numbers of female and Hispanic cadet recruits on Saturday, Aug. 11.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Tuesday
August 14, 2018
2Concussions ended Josh Massey’s Citadel football career, but not his drive to succeed

Josh Massey awoke in the training room at The Citadel, unsure of where he was or who was staring down at him. It was August of 2015, the start of Massey’s sophomore season at The Citadel. The 5-11, 190-pound defensive back from Rock Hill had collapsed on the sideline after making a tackle during a drill. It was his second concussion in two seasons with the Bulldogs.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Tuesday
August 14, 2018
3The Hardest Moments

For as long as she can remember, Catherine Hill wanted to be a nurse, just like her mother. And when her dad, Maj. Ruston Hill, ’90, an Army chaplain who teaches ethics at the JAG School at the University of Virginia, told her that The Citadel had started a nursing program, she saw an opportunity to follow in both her parents’ footsteps—pursuing a nursing career as an Army contract cadet at The Citadel.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Tuesday
August 14, 2018
4Does US presidential rhetoric affect asymmetric political violence?

By Laura Dugan, Erica Chenoweth and Daren Fisher, Ph.D., assistant professor in criminal justice at The Citadel

Although political violence has proven to be difficult for governments to manage, predict or control, previous research on the impact of relevant federal government actions and US presidential rhetoric on terrorist attacks and hate crimes demonstrates that what the US government does matters in ways that are both expected and unexpected.

Published in: Critical Studies on Terrorism - Online
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Tuesday
August 14, 2018
5College News & Notes: Aug. 9, 2018

Joshua Roides of Caledonia was one of 163 Citadel cadet-athletes named to the 2017-18 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll. Roides was a member of the 2017-18 Citadel football team.

Published in: Livingston County News - Online
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Tuesday
August 14, 2018
6College Notes

Shona Sulzbach of Spotsylvania County was named to the 2017-18 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll at The Citadel, Charleston, S.C. Sulzbach was a member of the 2017-18 Citadel women’s cross country team.

Published in: Fredericksburg.com - Online
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Tuesday
August 14, 2018
7Military Salute

The Citadel was represented by 163 cadet-athletes on the 2017-18 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll. Area cadet-athletes named to the list included Brandon Rainey and Raleigh Webb, both of Acworth, and Philip Davis of Marietta for football; Thomas Simrill of Acworth for rifle; and Steven Buffington of Marietta for baseball.

Published in: Marietta Daily Journal - Online
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Tuesday
August 14, 2018
8Joe Sokol, of former Morris Sokol, dies

Joseph Sokol, who was president and second-generation owner of the former Morris Sokol Furniture here, died Friday after a short battle with cancer. He was 86. The son of Ida and Morris Sokol, Joe Sokol graduated from the Citadel, attended Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia and served in the Army before going to work for his father at the furniture store on King Street in Charleston, S.C.

Published in: Furniture Today - Online
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Monday
August 13, 2018
1Veterans '1,000 Mile Walk of America' arrives in SC

Six wounded veterans from the US and UK will arrive in South Carolina as part of their 1,000-mile walk across the U.S. The walk is to raise awareness of mental health among veterans and raise funds to support British and American wounded veterans. The South Carolina leg of the expedition includes a stop at the Citadel in Charleston, stepping aboard the USS Yorktown and a visit to Fort Jackson. Walkers will also meet with trainee service personnel at the McCrady Training Center in Eastover during their time in SC.

Published in: WISTV - Online
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Monday
August 13, 2018
2South Pointe grad talks about the ‘terrifying’ injury that ended his college football career

Josh Massey can’t let that one “B” go. The Rock Hill native and former South Pointe football and baseball standout graduated from The Citadel with a 3.99 grade point average. He received an “A” grade in every college class he took. Except one.

He lives in Charlotte now, working as a risk analyst at Ernst and Young. The Herald caught up with Massey recently to talk about the injuries that forced him to stop playing football, and what’s happened since.

Published in: Herald Online - Online
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Monday
August 13, 2018
3The best college in every state to help graduates find a job

Recent graduates are entering one of the best job markets , but economists say that cheery circumstance. Almost all graduates of these 50 colleges across the country find jobs.

South Carolina College: The Citadel

Placement rate: 93.7%

Published in: Northfield Review - Online
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Monday
August 13, 2018
4Retired U.S. Army Colonel Andy Gignilliat Joins Tyonek Services Group

Tyonek Services Group, Inc. (TSG), a subsidiary of Tyonek Native Corporation, announced today that Colonel (Retired) Andy Gignilliat will join the company as Senior Aviation Program Manager. Andy is a certified aviation Maintenance Test Pilot (MTP) and Maintenance Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from The Citadel Military College of South Carolina and a Master Degree in Aeronautical Science, Aviation Operations and Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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Monday
August 13, 2018
5Student loan debt: Worse than you’ve heard

You’ve probably heard some recent college graduate lamenting the financial pressures of high student loan debt along with stagnant wages. Perhaps you rolled your eyes or considered that it couldn’t possibly be as bad as all that. The data show that in South Carolina it is as bad as all that — and worse than in many states.

At more than $38,000, college graduates at Coastal Carolina University were saddled with the most debt among public and private colleges across the Palmetto State in 2016. The College of Charleston ranks fourth-lowest in student debt, while The Citadel ranks sixth-lowest out of 17 colleges reporting data.*

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Online
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Monday
August 13, 2018
6Citadel football fans must fork over $4.99 per month to watch Bulldogs on ESPN+

Citadel fans hoping to watch the Bulldogs on their TV or streaming device will have to fork over $4.99 per month to catch most of their football games.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
August 13, 2018
7Football Holds First Full Pad Practice

The Citadel football team continued to work through preseason camp as it held its first practice in full pads Tuesday morning. The nearly two hour practice continued to follow the structure that has been put forth through the first four practices.

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Thursday
August 9, 2018
1Analysis: Citadel has $3M impact on Charleston County

An economic impact analysis released by The Citadel found that the military college generated an estimated $3 million per year in net local government revenue for Charleston County between 2014 and 2016.

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Online
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Thursday
August 9, 2018
2Professional development helps teachers incorporate computing in the classroom

This summer, South Carolina teachers entered The Citadel campus as students and left as better-prepared science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
August 9, 2018
3Local students earn scholarships

The Tuscarawas County YMCA announced five local students have received scholarships totaling $10,000 from the Thomas J. Patton/YMCA Scholarship Fund.

Tyler Nathan was awarded a second-year scholarship from the Patton Scholarship. He is the son of Mark and Kim Nathan and a 2017 graduate of Dover High School. He attends The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina and is majoring in mechanical engineering.

Published in: The Bargain Hunter - Online
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Thursday
August 9, 2018
3Veterans helping family of fellow vet fatally shot by police after protecting family from intruder

Veterans in Colorado are stepping up to help the family of a fellow vet who was fatally shot by police last week after he shot dead an intruder who was strangling his grandson at home. American Legion Post 22 in Northglenn is collecting donations for the family of Richard “Gary” Black, who was a Vietnam veteran, KCNC-TV reported.

Even though Black wasn’t from Colorado — an additional service will be held in South Carolina — Post 22 wanted to help his family since Black spent time in the state after his military service, the station said.

Published in: The Blaze - Online
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Thursday
August 9, 2018
4Hampton County mourns loss of two local leaders

Two Hampton County icons—leaders of finance and local government—passed away last week after long and successful lives. Hampton County mourns the loss of Anna Sue Rivers and Ralph “Monk” Laffitte.

Ralph Montague “Monk” Laffitte of Estill, died peacefully at his home on, Friday, Aug. 3.After graduating from Estill High School, he attended The Citadel until it was closed for World War II. At that time, he entered the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of Captain. Mr. Laffitte graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1949 and married Elizabeth Ann Usher, formerly of Columbia, in 1950.

Published in: The Augusta Chronicle - Online
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Wednesday
August 8, 2018
1South Carolina hires and promotions

Justin Mahon has joined Constantine Engineering Associates LLC as an engineering associate. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Wednesday
August 8, 2018
2Citadel QB Jordan Black ‘a different guy’ after rigorous Air Force training program

During an intense 15-day training period this summer, Citadel quarterback Jordan Black found himself doing push-ups and sit-ups at dawn, crawling over obstacle courses and learning the details of hand-to-hand combat.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Wednesday
August 8, 2018
3Senior Page: Retirement Means Giving Back For Orleans Brigadier General

Brigadier General Jimmy Gordon Dishner, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), of Orleans goes by “Jimmy” much like another famous Jimmy, President Jimmy Carter. The plaques and commendations on what he jokingly dubs his “I love me” wall in his home all say “Jimmy,” as do his Virginia birth certificate and his Massachusetts driver’s license. Yet when he goes for his morning take-out coffee at the Hot Chocolate Sparrow near his home, one of the baristas invariably shouts out, “General!”

Dishner graduated from the Citadel in South Carolina and later earned an engineering degree at Texas A&M University. Through the years he served in California, Texas, Vietnam and, for many years, at the Pentagon. After retiring from the Air Force, Dishner became a deputy assistant secretary at the Pentagon.

Published in: Cape Cod Chronicle - Online
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Wednesday
August 8, 2018
4$1 Trillion Deficits and the Crisis of the Entitlement State

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

In case you have missed them since the early years of the Obama administration, the $1 trillion-a-year federal budget deficits are coming back, beginning with Uncle Sam’s new fiscal year for 2019, which starts on October 1, 2018. And they might not be going away anytime soon. Is it something to be worried about? Yes, it is.

Published in: Economic Policy Journal - Online
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Wednesday
August 8, 2018
5Dr. Mary Morton Gibson Obituary

Dr. Mary Morton Gib- son, 78, of Falmouth, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Villaspring of Erlanger Healthcare Center. Mary worked as a college professor, teaching computer science and pre-engineering classes at Trident Technical College and The Citadel, both in Charleston, SC.

Published in: Falmouth Outlook - Online
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Tuesday
August 7, 2018
1Military respond as rising seas threaten installations

Military leaders in South Carolina are preparing for rising sea levels while partisans dispute whether it's the effect of global warming.

The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the Marine Corps training grounds on Parris Island need a sea wall, roads near Charleston's Coast Guard stations are swamped when heavy rain adds to high tides and stone reinforcements were installed to protect a runway from erosion at the Marine Corp Air Station in Beaufort.

Former military leaders gather Tuesday at a conference on sea level rise and security at The Citadel.

Published in: WRAL - Online
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Tuesday
August 7, 2018
2RichmondCC, The Citadel collaborate on transfer program

Richmond Community College and The Citadel have signed an articulation agreement enabling RichmondCC students to enroll online at The Citadel’s Tommy and Victoria Baker School of Business, a division of The Citadel Graduate College.

Published in: The Laurinburg Exchange - Online
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Tuesday
August 7, 2018
3Wicker, Ham Join South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions

Two longtime bankers began terms on the South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions on Aug. 1. Wayne Wicker, chairman and chief executive officer of Myrtle Beach-based South Atlantic Bank, and Barry Ham, president of Manning-headquartered Bank of Clarendon, officially commenced their four-year terms on June 30, but Wednesday marked the first meeting of the fiscal year for the 11-member board.

Wicker has nearly 30 years of banking experience. He earned a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and is also a graduate of The Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University and the South Carolina Bankers School.

Published in: Office of the State Treasurer South Carolina - Online
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Tuesday
August 7, 2018
4Citadel Football: Louisville linebacker joins Bulldogs, and 5 questions as practice opens

The Citadel began preseason football practice Friday dodging rainshowers, with a splash of late-breaking good news. The Bulldogs have added a graduate-student transfer from ACC school Louisville. He’s Isaac Stewart, a 6-2, 247-pound linebacker who made 50 tackles over the last two seasons for the Cardinals. Last year, he started in a road win at Florida State and racked up a career-best 10 tackles.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Tuesday
August 7, 2018
5The Citadel Narrows AD Search to 12

From a pool of more than 100 candidates, The Citadel has narrowed its search for a new athletic director to a field of 12. Those 12 candidates will meet with The Citadel's search committee for interviews Aug. 7 and 8 in Atlanta, at the headquarters of Parker Executive Search in Atlanta.

Published in: Athletic Business - Online
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Monday
August 6, 2018
1College’s latest brand campaign focuses on The Citadel experience

As cadets and students return to campus and a new school year begins, The Citadel is launching a new brand campaign designed to capitalize on the college’s distinctive ethos. “Our Mighty Citadel,” a theme derived from the college’s alma mater, kicked off on Wednesday, Aug. 1.

Published in: CRBJ BizWire - Online
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Monday
August 6, 2018
2Military respond as rising seas threaten installations

Former military leaders gather Tuesday at a conference on sea level rise and security at The Citadel.

Published in: Washington Posts - Online
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Monday
August 6, 2018
3Cost of college went up for all students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina

In-state tuition and fees rose 2.7 percent for 2017-18 at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Published in: Palmetto Business Daily - Online
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Monday
August 6, 2018
4SC has some of the highest student debt in the country, no matter how you count it

Does South Carolina have the highest amount of student debt in the country, as one study says? Or is it 14th, according to a WalletHub study released Wednesday?

Those are among dozens of studies that attempt to determine how the nation’s $1.5 trillion in student-loan debt affects individual areas. Though the studies use different methods and reach slightly different results, a clear pattern emerges among them: South Carolina has some of the highest student-loan debt in the country.

Published in: The State - Online
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Monday
August 6, 2018
5Former Shades Valley Gridiron Star Makes The Grade At The Citadel

Former Shades Valley High School football standout and defensive back for The Citadel Tyus Carter is making a good name for himself on and off the football field.

Published in: The Patch - Online
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Monday
August 6, 2018
6The Citadel narrows field of athletic director candidates to 12

From a pool of more than 100 candidates, The Citadel has narrowed its search for a new athletic director to a field of 12. Those 12 candidates will meet with The Citadel’s search committee for interviews Aug. 7 and 8 in Atlanta, at the headquarters of Parker Executive Search in Atlanta.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
August 6, 2018
7The Citadel releases 2018-19 basketball schedule

The 2018-19 Citadel men’s basketball schedule has been finalized and will feature 29 games split up between 15 home dates and 14 road tilts. The slate includes marquee games at Clemson, Texas and South Florida, and also features the likes of High Point, Southeast Missouri State and Longwood in the non-conference portion.

Published in: WCSC Live 5 News - Online
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Thursday
August 2, 2018
1College’s latest brand campaign focuses on The Citadel experience

As cadets and students return to campus and a new school year begins, The Citadel is launching a new brand campaign designed to capitalize on the college’s distinctive ethos. “Our Mighty Citadel,” a theme derived from the college’s alma mater, kicked off on Wednesday, Aug. 1.

Other sources reporting this story include:

Charleston CEO
LowcountryBizSC

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
August 2, 2018
2Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes welcomes national caliber trumpeter

Incoming Citadel freshman Brian Gooch will wrap up an 80-day tour around the U.S. just in time for Matriculation Day at The Citadel. That is the day members of the Class of 2022 check in and begin their intensive, months-long training to become members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
August 2, 2018
3Decorated Vietnam vet was protecting grandson before being shot by Colo. police

The man shot and killed by Aurora police was defending his family from a naked stranger who had burst through the front door of their Colorado home in the wee hours of Monday morning, grabbing an 11-year-old boy who was sleeping on a couch and attacking him.

Black was a South Carolina native who graduated from The Citadel, a military college in Charleston, S.C., in 1966 and was in Hotel Company, said Kim Keelor, a spokeswoman for the school.

Published in: Stars and Stripes - Online
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Thursday
August 2, 2018
4The Economics of College Sports: How Does College Football Make Money?

Many people love watching college football on the weekends or going to support their team during big games. What few fans realize, though, is how lucrative college football can be for their respective university. The top football teams in the US are some of the most profitable collegiate entities in the world today. So, the real question remains: how profitable can college football teams be?

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Wednesday
August 1, 2018
1Meet Michael Brady, Citadel Fellow of Intelligence and Security Studies

Michael Brady, a 1990 Citadel graduate and current fellow of Intelligence and Security Studies, served in the Army for 20 years. Brady discusses what inspired him to join the military and what leadership skills he gained over the years.

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Wednesday
August 1, 2018
2Upcoming news from The Citadel – August 2018

Matriculation Day, Meet the Bulldogs, Summerall Chapel activities and services, the first dress parade of the semester and more!

Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Wednesday
August 1, 2018
3A guide to 28 college open houses in the Carolinas

North and South Carolina schools are preparing for high school students to visit for open house events. Use this guide to plan your tour of college campuses this fall. Here are 28 schools with open houses over the next few months.

Published in: The Charlotte Observer - Online
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Wednesday
August 1, 2018
4ASCE 2018 award winners

Ronald W. Welch, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE is the winner of the 2018 Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award for his exemplary contributions to advancing the civil engineering profession, advancing new concepts in education, promoting professionalism, and developing civil engineering leaders.

Published in: American Society of Civil Engineers - Online
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Wednesday
August 1, 2018
5“This is a horror movie scenario”: Man killed naked intruder before being shot by Aurora police

The man shot and killed by Aurora police was defending his family from a naked stranger who had burst through the front door of their East Montview Boulevard home in the wee hours of Monday morning, grabbing an 11-year-old boy who was sleeping on a couch and attacking him.

The 73-year-old man, who has been identified as Richard “Gary” Black and was the boy’s grandfather, shot the intruder with a 9-mm pistol while the stranger was choking and trying to drown the boy in a bathtub, said Siddhartha Rathod, an attorney representing Black’s family. The intruder died. Black was a South Carolina native who graduated from The Citadel, a military college in Charleston, S.C., in 1966 and was in Hotel Company, said Kim Keelor, a spokeswoman for the school.

 

Published in: Denver Post - Online
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Wednesday
August 1, 2018
6The Dangers of Totalitarian Planning, Past and Present

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

Liberty is a delicate idea and institution. While people say they want freedom, fight under the banner of freedom, and even sometimes die for its preservation and advancement, determining what it actually means to be free and to live in a free society seems often elusive and controversial.

Published in: American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Wednesday
August 1, 2018
7Hawks Prep For New Season Under Head Football Coach David Morbitzer

David Morbitzer takes over as the Hawks’ main man, replacing Charlie Patterson. Morbitzer played football at Lexington High School and graduated in 2004.  He matriculated to Charleston to play for the Citadel Bulldogs. He graduated in 2008 and has been at Hanahan ever since. Morbitzer is in his 11th year as a coach and teacher at the Berkeley County school. He said his heart was racing like never before when the Hawks held their first practice last Friday.

Published in: The Daniel Island News - Online
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