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Friday
September 19, 2014
Sapakoff: Charleston Southern aims to add a rivalry building block vs. The Citadel

Here's something you don't usually see the week of a Charleston Southern home football game: phone text group chats among players scrambling for extra tickets to meet demands of friends and relatives. A Saturday night date with The Citadel at CSU Stadium is the biggest home game in the 24-year history of the Buccaneers' program. It tops the Big South Conference championship-clinching victory over Coastal Carolina in 2005.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
September 18, 2014
Applying to College: 7 Tips for First-Generation Students

Above all, know that you are not alone. There are other students who’ve been where you are, as well as admissions and guidance counselors who want to help you succeed. Treat your college application the same way you would a potential job opportunity, advises Lieutenant Colonel John Powell Jr., director of admissions at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. “Every college has an admissions representative who is eager to assist you”, he says.

Published in: Latinalista.com - website
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Thursday
September 18, 2014
Citadel's mild-mannered Jake Stenson flips switch on the field

Citadel slotback Jake Stenson got dinged up in the Bulldogs' season opener against Coastal Carolina and needed to come out of the game. But before the Bulldogs could get a substitute onto the field, the offense lined up for the next snap, running a play that required Stenson to throw the lead block.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
September 18, 2014
Former banker gets nod to join city IDA

Robert Eberle Jr., who has worked nearly 45 years in the banking industry, has been recommended for a seat on the Geneva Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors. A resident of 75 N. Main St., Eberle received an undergraduate degree in business administration from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., and has a graduate degree from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University.

Published in: Finger Lakes Times - website
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Thursday
September 18, 2014
Former College of Charleston assistant joins staff at The Citadel

Freeberg moved on in the aftermath, and on Wednesday it was announce that he’s joined Chuck Driesell’s staff at The Citadel as an assistant coach. Freeberg joins the Southern Conference program after spending two seasons at the College of Charleston, so there’s some familiarity with the conference he’ll be coaching in given the fact that last year was Charleston’s first in the CAA after leaving the SoCon.

Broadcast on: NBC Sports - website
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Thursday
September 18, 2014
Hillsboro's Big Bottom Whiskey debuts new 'flagship product,' expands to distilling

Ted Pappas said back in 2011 that he had the "distillation bug." The lighter flavor is no less boozy, however. Like almost all of Big Bottom's other whiskeys – Pappas offers many limited-run editions and an exclusive "warehouse series" only available in an on-site tasting room – the Barlow Trail will be 91 proof. The number is a tribute to Pappas' class of 1991 at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina.

Published in: Oregonian - website
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Thursday
September 18, 2014
Richard L.Zuber (former Citadel professor)

Richard L.Zuber, Professor Emeritus of History at Wake Forest University, died September 15, 2014. Dr. Zuber began his teaching career in 1961 as an assistant professor of history at the Citadel in Charleston, S.C., and was a member of the legendary South Carolina Unorganized Militia (SCUM).

Published in: Watauga Democrat - website
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Wednesday
September 17, 2014
.New income report finds that most Americans saw no gains in 2013

The latest report on American incomes shows families were just treading water amid a tepid economic recovery, with both incomes and the number of people living in poverty little changed from 2012 to 2013.  "My sense is, it's been really disappointing that, while we've had this recovery in terms of gross domestic product numbers and things like that, it hasn't translated to real income gains nationally or in South Carolina," said Donald Sparks, economics professor at The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
September 17, 2014
The Citadel’s Honor, Duty and Respect demonstrated at Fenway Park

“Hats Off to Heroes” is one of the Boston Red Sox’s most popular community programs and the President of The Citadel was recognized recently through that initiative at a sold-out game at Fenway Park. The evening was a momentous occasion for The Citadel, beginning with The Military College of South Carolina’s Color Guard presenting the colors at the historic ballpark. The Citadel Chamber Choir then sang the National Anthem before the Red Sox and the Orioles took to the field.

Published in: Citadel Communications and Marketing - website
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Wednesday
September 17, 2014
Volleyball

The Citadel (4-7) earned its fourth victory of the season in dramatic fashion as it rallied from a 2-1 deficit and overcame match-point in the fifth set to complete a 25-17, 25-27, 23-25, 25-12, 16-14 victory over S.C. State.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
September 17, 2014
Will Citadel fans turn out for Bulldogs' game at Charleston Southern?

As The Citadel prepares for its first game at Lowcountry rival Charleston Southern on Saturday, there is some question as to exactly how enthusiastic Bulldog fans are about making the trip to CSU Stadium, located in North Charleston off U.S. Highway 78 near Interstate 26. The Citadel ticket office sold just 170 of the 530 tickets it received from CSU for consignment, returning 360 to Charleston Southern. The Bulldogs also received 250 complimentary tickets for the 6 p.m. game.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
September 16, 2014
Bulldog Spikers Head to South Carolina State

The Citadel volleyball team returns to the court on Tuesday when it heads to Orangeburg to take on in-state rival South Carolina State at 6 p.m. The Citadel (3-7) is seeking its 16th victory in the all-time series with Bulldogs, who they have defeated in five of the last six meetings.

Published in: Citadel Athletics - website
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Tuesday
September 16, 2014
Carlyn Rex Morrow Jr. (obit - CGC alum)

Lt. Colonel Carlyn Rex Morrow, Jr., USAF (Ret), 64, of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Judy Caverly Morrow died Sunday, September 14, 2014. The relatives and friends of Rex Morrow, Jr. are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Thursday, September 18, 2014 in the J. HENRY STUHR INC., NORTHWOODS CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Road at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston/obituary.aspx?n=carlyn-rex-morrow&pid=172473279&fhid=10367#sthash.sJh7IR7U.dpuf

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
September 16, 2014
College Choice Releases First Annual Ranking of Regional Universities in the South (news roundup)

College Choice (http://www.collegechoice.net) has published their first annual ranking of regional universities in the south (http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/regional-universities-south/). These are southern universities that offer a full range of undergraduate programs, and some master's programs, but relatively few doctoral programs.

Rollins College, located in Winter Park, Florida, is at the top of the list. Mercer University in Macon, Georgia and The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina came in second and third respectively.

Here's a sampling to the media outlets:

Business Week - http://investing.businessweek.com/research/markets/news/article.asp?docKey=600-201409160845PR_NEWS_USPRX____PH13170-1

The Sacramento Bee - http://www.sacbee.com/2014/09/16/6710624/college-choice-releases-first.html#mi_rss=PR%20Newswire

Money Show - http://stocks.moneyshow.com/intershow.moneyshow/news/read?GUID=28225656

PRNewswire - http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/college-choice-releases-first-annual-ranking-of-regional-universities-in-the-south-275269701.html

Security Technology Monitor - http://markets.securitiesindustry.com/sourcemedia.securitiesindustry/news/read?GUID=28225656

Indianapolis Business Journal - http://markets.financialcontent.com/stocks/news/read?GUID=28225656

The Sun News (Myrtle Beach) - http://markets.financialcontent.com/mi.myrtlebeach/news/read?GUID=28225656

 

 

 

Published in: Bloomberg Business Week - website

Tuesday
September 16, 2014
Keith S. Wellin, philanthropist and former Wall Street executive, dies

Keith S. Wellin, a retired Wall Street executive and local philanthropist, died Sunday. He was 88.  Wellin was born on Aug. 13, 1926, in Grand Rapids, Mich., and raised in Chicago. He attended The Citadel before the Army stationed him in Seoul, Korea, and he completed his studies at Hamilton College in New York. He earned his MBA from Harvard in 1952.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
September 15, 2014
..Citadel grad shuttle astronaut turns aquanaut

It's definitely not space - not with barracuda in a feeding frenzy right outside the porthole. But the view on his latest mission kept NASA astronaut and space shuttle veteran Randy Bresnik peering out enthralled. Bresnik, a 1989 graduate of The Citadel, was scheduled to "splash up" Sunday after spending a week more than 60 feet deep, nearly six miles off Key Largo, Fla. He has been aboard and diving around the Aquarius Reef Base, an underwater research laboratory run by Florida International University.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
September 15, 2014
.The crop that changed a coast

EDITOR'S NOTE: Richard Porcher, an emeritus professor of botany at The Citadel, recently completed, "The Market Preparation of Carolina Rice: An Illustrated History of Innovations in the Lowcountry Rice Kingdom." As a Lowcountry native and resident, he got access to many plantations where remnants of this culture still survive, and he recently talked to reporter Robert Behre about what he learned researching the crop that changed a coastline.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
September 15, 2014
Did Jameis Winston take a swing at a Citadel player?

Late in the first half, with the Seminoles up by 21-0, Winston hands off to FSU running back Karlos Williams. A Citadel player -- it's hard to tell which one on the video -- comes up and gives Winston a shove after the handoff. 

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
September 15, 2014
Major national announcement at 43rd Annual Scottish Games

The popular Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering gets underway in mid-September for its 43rd year. The four-day festival is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. This fall’s event will include an unexpected highlight: a performance by members of The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, accompanied by an announcement about a 2015 event that will again put Charleston on the world stage. The performance and announcement will take place at approximately 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Games Boone Hall Plantation center stage.

Published in: Citadel Communications and Marketing - website
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Monday
September 15, 2014
SoCon Panic Poll: Of purple fortune cookies and Sparky Woods

2. The Citadel (0-2, 0-0, at Charleston Southern) -  "Cut-BlockGate" and its aftermath obscured the strides the Bulldogs made from a week one loss to Coastal Carolina to their 37-12 loss at No. 1 Florida State in week two. The Bulldogs had no turnovers and no three-and-outs against the mighty Seminoles, and even threw two (2) touchdown passes.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
September 14, 2014
Obituary Summary

Barbara Jean Anderson (taught English)- Barbara Jean Anderson, 61, of Charleston, SC, widow of James Stallworth, entered into eternal rest Monday, September 8, 2014. A Memorial service will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Barbara taught English at The Citadel and also Trident Technical College. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston/obituary.aspx?n=barbara-jean-anderson&pid=172442513&fhid=23129#sthash.B82HSKWi.dpuf

Charles Charlie Driggers ('59) - Charles Driggers "Charlie" N. CHESTERFIELD, VA - DRIGGERS, Charles "Charlie," 80, of North Chesterfield, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Carolyn Strange Driggers; his children, Ken (Sally), Kay (Jeff), Lynn (Steve) and Scott (Dana); six grandchildren, Kenny, Jenny, Amanda, Keegan, Simone and Skylar; two great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.  - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston/obituary.aspx?n=charles-charlie-driggers&pid=172452745&fhid=4652#sthash.z4SqdKB6.dpuf

John "Jack" Ashley Gable (CGC alum) - John "Jack" Ashley Gable, 72, of Hanahan, South Carolina, husband of Dhani Tjoa-Taniawati Gable passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014. His Funeral Service be held at the graveside at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 14, 2014 in the Live Oak Memorial Gardens, 3093 Ashley River Road. The family will receive friends Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in J. HENRY STUHR, INC. NORTHWOODS CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Road, North Charleston. Jack was born August 22, 1942 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Carl I. Gable and Charlotte Kersey Gable. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston/obituary.aspx?n=john-ashley-gable-jack&pid=172443023&fhid=10367#sthash.irJ1JpFe.dpuf

Keith S. Wellin (attended) - Noted Charleston philanthropist and retired Wall Street executive Keith S. Wellin died Sunday at age 88, following a long illness, surrounded by his beloved wife Wendy, loving family and friends. Wellin was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on August 13, 1926 and was raised in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, he attended the Citadel and was stationed as an officer in Seoul, Korea. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston/obituary.aspx?n=keith-s-wellin&pid=172462167#sthash.24jjxkdB.dpuf

 

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
September 13, 2014
...Correction (U.S. News and World Report Rankings - scroll down to the end)

A Friday editorial incorrectly reported some of U.S. News & World Report's new college rankings. In the South region, The Citadel is ranked No. 1 and the College of Charleston is No. 4 among public colleges offering up to master's degrees

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
September 12, 2014
..Citadel ranked top public school in South in U.S. News’ Best Colleges guide

U.S. News and World Report’s annual America’s Best Colleges guide for 2015 puts The Citadel at No. 1 in public schools for the fourth straight year and at fourth among Southern universities. It was also a best value, ranking No. 15 on that list.  Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa said he is proud of The Citadel’s cadets, students, faculty and staff for the honor

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - website
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Friday
September 12, 2014
.Applying to College: 7 Tips for First-Generation Students

Treat your college application the same way you would a potential job opportunity, advises Lieutenant Colonel John Powell Jr., director of admissions at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. “Every college has an admissions representative who is eager to assist you”, he says.

Published in: NerdScholar - website
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Friday
September 12, 2014
Andre Roberts embraces returns as way to be in middle of action

Though Roberts was first brought to Washington as a candidate to start at wide receiver opposite Pierre Garcon, he has always welcomed opportunities as a returner. He returned punts during his time at The Citadel, a small military college in his home state of South Carolina, and as a rookie in Arizona, where he spent the first four seasons of his NFL career.

Published in: Washington Times - website
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Friday
September 12, 2014
Charleston Southern adding seats for Citadel game next week

Charleston Southern is adding about 700 seats at Buccaneer Field for next Saturday's 6 p.m. football game against The Citadel.  "We are anticipating a record crowd for the game," CSU athletic director Hank Small said Friday. "Since there is a demand for tickets, CSU has decided to expand seating to the visitors section from 900 seats to 1,628 for the game."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
September 12, 2014
New Greek life adviser to uphold traditions (CGC grad)

Latrisha “Trish” Robinson dedicates her new position at USI to improving Greek Life and preserving its past traditions. The new addition to the university is fresh out of graduate school at The Citadel Military College in Charleston, South Carolina. Robinson also attended the College of Charleston, where she was involved in Greek life and majored in college counseling and student life affairs.

Published in: The Shield (University of Southern Indiana Student Newspaper) - website
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Friday
September 12, 2014
SPORTS BRIEFS: The Citadel volleyball team tops SSU Tigers

The Citadel held off the Savannah State women’s volleyball team Thursday at the ISTAP Collegiate Cup 2 hosted by Alabama State. The Citadel won 25-21, 22-25, 25-15, 15-13 over SSU.  SSU, which lost to Alabama State later Thursday 25-13, 25-16, 26-24, was led by Zariya Thomas (13 kills), Lynae Bryant (20 assists), Justice Dilworth (12 digs, seven kills), Gabrielle Nathaniel (seven kills) and Caitlynn Masoe (seven assists).

Published in: Savannah Now - website
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Thursday
September 11, 2014
.ISIS has mastered high-end video production in its new propaganda wing

"It's actually surprising how contemporary and hip-looking some of these things are, especially considering the fact that the messages that they are promoting are essentially medieval," says Sean Heuston, a professor of English and film studies at The Citadel, who's written about extremist video propaganda.

Published in: PRI (Public Radio International) - website
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Thursday
September 11, 2014
1. (photo - not web accessible) 9/11 Recognition - Cadets prepare to place flags along the Avenue of Remembrance.

The caption reads, "Cadet Davie Moll (right) and Cadet Robert Imhoff place flags Wednesday along the Avenue of Rebembrance in memory of those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.  Members of The Citadel Republican Society placed a flag to represent each person killed on 9/11 as part of the Never Forget Project at The Citadel."

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

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