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Thursday
July 31, 2014
1_Wake Forest's Mike Buddie emerges as AD candidate at The Citadel

The committee searching for The Citadel's next athletic director will meet Thursday morning in Charlotte, apparently to interview candidates for the job.  Sources said Wednesday that one of the candidates to be interviewed is Mike Buddie, associate AD for administration and development at Wake Forest.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
July 31, 2014
2_Trips to Florida State, Michigan State key Citadel basketball schedule

Trips to Florida State, Virginia Tech and Michigan State, along with a 14-game home slate, highlight The Citadel's 2014-15 basketball schedule, released Wednesday.  The Bulldogs will open the season at the All-Military Classic at West Point, along with Army, Air Force and VMI, and will play at rival College of Charleston on Dec. 2.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
July 31, 2014
4_Why Govt, Security Agencies Have Failed in Tackling Insecurity

There are many accredited institutions all over the world that are already offering this course. Examples are University of Arizona, Tucson, The Citadel Military College, Charleston, South Carolina, Gardner-Webb University, North Carolina, University of Alaska, Graceland University, TAFE, Australia, Dawson College, Montreal, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Canada, Polomar College, California.

Published in: SIP Trunking - website
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Thursday
July 31, 2014
5_College football coaches, fans converge on Columbia for charity event

Wofford's Mike Ayers, Furman's Bruce Fowler, Mike Houston of The Citadel, Buddy Pough of South Carolina State, South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier and Clemson's Dabo Swinney were on hand to take part in a brief question-and-answer session as part of the fundraiser hosted by the Fisher DeBerry Foundation for the fifth straight year.

Published in: Toledo News Now - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
3_Driesell Announces 2014-15 Bulldogs Schedule

The Citadel basketball head coach Chuck Driesell announced the team’s 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday, including 14 home games and meetings with Florida State, Virginia Tech and Michigan State.  The season tips off Nov. 15 with the fourth installment of the All-Military Classic. The pairings for the tournament, which includes VMI, Army and Air Force, have not been determined.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5 (Charleston) - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
Army Major John G. Gubitosi ('01 graduates)

Army Major John G. Gubitosi has graduated from the Command and General Staff Officers Course at the Army Command and General Staff College, the Army’s senior tactical school, in Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Gubitosi, a 2001 graduate of the Citadel in Charleston, S.C., is the son of Greg Gubitosi of Wolcott, Conn., and Beverly Cox of Wilson, and the grandson of Lois and Joseph M. Cox II of Bailey.

Published in: Spring Hope Enterprise (NC) - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
Citadel astrophysics program may send students to space

Klingenberger, a Clemson University astrophysics student, and Cadet Henry Mills, a civil and environmental engineering student at The Citadel, are interning this summer with physics professor Luke Sollitt. Sollitt is helping design the Atsa Suborbital Observatory, a mounted, human-operated telescope.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
Driesell Announces 2014-15 Bulldogs Schedule

The Citadel basketball head coach Chuck Driesell announced the team’s 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday, including 14 home games and meetings with Florida State, Virginia Tech and Michigan State. The season tips off Nov. 15 with the fourth installment of the All-Military Classic. The pairings for the tournament, which includes VMI, Army and Air Force, have not been determined.

Published in: Toledo News - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
E. Lewis Gresham ('73 veteran student- obit)

E. Lewis Gresham was born in Charleston, South Carolina on February 14, 1945. He departed this life on July 27, 2014. He was the son of E. L. and Frances Gresham. Lewis was a graduate of Chicora High School, attended Clemson University and was a veteran-student graduate from The Citadel. Lewis was in the U.S. Marine Corps for 4 years, was the top graduate from his Parris Island group of recruits, and served in the Vietnam War.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
Post & Courier Report: Citadel astrophysics program may send students to space

Adam Klingenberger's folks had to know this call was coming. Send the kid to college, he gets into a summer program and all of a sudden has a chance to go somewhere that makes the hair stand up on the back of your neck. Where does he plan to go? Space.

Published in: Office of Communications and Marketing - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
Sertoma Football Classic sets schedule, ponders future

Sertoma Classic chairman Danny Gilbert on Tuesday announced this year's schedule, with six matchups set for Aug. 21 and six more for Aug. 22 at The Citadel's Johnson Hagood Stadium.  The first night is highlighted by matchups pitting Hanahan against Summerville, Stratford vs. Timberland and Goose Creek against West Ashley. The second night will be capped by Wando battling Bishop England in a two-quarter matchup.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
The Citadel announces new Head of the Department of Political Science

One of the most popular majors at The Citadel has a new leader. The college has named a new Head of the Department of Political Science, Dr. DuBose Kapeluck. Kapeluck, a scholar, author, researcher and educator, has been a professor at The Citadel since 2002. The department is comprised of 7 full time faculty members as well as the Governor John C. West Chair, Mallory Factor, and The Citadel Fellow, Don Fowler, former National Chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

Published in: Office of Communications and Marketing - website
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Wednesday
July 30, 2014
Woolsey beats Kernodle in Town of James Island mayoral race

Incumbent Bill Woolsey beat challenger Trent Kernodle in the Town of James Island's mayoral race Tuesday, according to unofficial results. Woolsey had 68 percent of the vote and Kernodle had 32 percent.  Woolsey, 58, an economics professor at The Citadel, has served as mayor of the current configuration of the town since 2012.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
July 29, 2014
New CDC physical activity report focuses on youth, 'complete streets'

Dr. Daniel Bornstein, assistant professor of health, exercise and sport science at The Citadel, serves as project coordinator for the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan. He sees the CDC's report as a call for action for our youth. "As indicated in the report, South Carolina is not too far off the national physical activity averages for adults," says Bornstein. "However, we're significantly below national averages for youth physical activity. For example, the percentage of South Carolina youth with access to community centers, sidewalks and parks is far below national averages."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
July 29, 2014
School news

The Citadel has announced the names of cadets honored for outstanding academic achievement during the spring 2014 semester. Dean’s List recognition is earned by those registered for 12 or more semester hours whose grade point ratio is 3.2 or higher with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work .

Published in: Moultrie News - website
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Monday
July 28, 2014
My Charleston Today: The Citadel prepares its athletic fields for new school year (video)

In today's My Charleston Today webcast, Warren Peper talks with Mike Groshon, The Citadel's assistant athletic director for facilities and equipment.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
July 28, 2014
O’Toole taps civilian to fill top SPD post

In her first major appointment since being sworn in June 23, O’Toole identified her choice as Mike Wagers, who has most recently worked for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in Alexandria, Va., as its director of Law Enforcement Operations and Support.  Wagers, who earned a doctoral degree in criminal justice at Rutgers, also served as an assistant professor at The Citadel military college in South Carolina.

Published in: The Seattle Times - website
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Monday
July 28, 2014
Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 7/28/14

I was devastated to learn that Anne “Angie” Sinkler Whaley Le Clercq died on Thursday, June 19. Angie was a lawyer, librarian, personal friend, colleague, and inspiration. We interviewed her when she had just come back to Charleston in v.8#2 ATG. How very sad. Angie is survived by  her husband, Fred,  three sons and six grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Friends of the Daniel Library, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC, 29409 or Trident United Way, 6296 Rivers Avenue, N. Charleston, SC, 29406.

Published in: Against the Grain (linking publishers, vendors and librarians) - website
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Monday
July 28, 2014
S.C. State president optimistic after turbulence

“It’s almost like we have been in a freefall and we’re trying to pull the lever back and level out,” said Elzey, who came to the university after serving as a vice president at The Citadel. “What came down on this university was akin to a perfect storm.”

Published in: The Times and Democrat - website
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Monday
July 28, 2014
William Chandler Beacham III

 Memorials may be made to the Creighton Andrew Lewis Memorial Scholarship, c/o The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409. The scholarship was established in memory of Chandler's nephew, Creighton Andrew Lewis. Memorials may also be made to Seacoast Church, 750 Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
July 27, 2014
Woody: Roberts found everything he wanted at The Citadel

The easy way has no appeal to Andre Roberts. He chose to attend The Citadel and play football. The Citadel bills itself as “The Military College of South Carolina.”  You don’t go there for the parties or the football.  Middle Tennessee State University, which plays major college football, and Coastal Carolina, which, like The Citadel, plays a level below the FBS schools, offered Roberts scholarships.

 
Published in: Richmond Times-Dispatch - website
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Saturday
July 26, 2014
John William Ledbetter Jr. ('50 - obit)

John William Ledbetter, Jr. (Bill), scientist and outdoorsman, age 76, died Thursday, July 24, 2014. Bill was born in Aiken, SC and grew up in Greenwood, SC where he earned his Eagle Scout. He graduated from The Citadel Class of 1959 and went on to earn his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Duke University in 1962. While at The Citadel, Bill was the Regimental Commander in Band Company and was a member of the Summerall Guard.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
July 25, 2014
Citadel unveils changes in football uniforms for 2014 season

The Citadel unveiled some changes to its football uniform for the 2014 season at the Southern Conference media day this week in Spartanburg.  Perhaps the most noteworthy change is to the back of the helmet, where the name of each player's company at the military school now will be displayed in red letters, the idea of equipment manager Kevin Yeager. Each cadet at The Citadel is assigned to one of 21 companies, named Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and so on.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
July 24, 2014
Citadel coach Mike Houston shrugs off SoCon preseason poll

"To me, preseason polls are meaningless," said Houston, who takes over a Citadel team that finished 5-7 overall and 4-4 in the league last season under former coach Kevin Higgins. "The only one that matters is the standings at the end of the year. But it's obviously a motivating item for our team, and I might mention it to them once or twice during preseason camp."

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
July 24, 2014
Dean Lok is referred to as The Father of Silicene? (Dean and head of the school of science and math)

Dr. Lok C. Lew Yan Voon is a world-renowned, solid state physicist, who has published 96 peer-reviewed papers, and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER award. Together with his student, Gian Guzmán-Verri, he was the first to prove that silicene has the same unique properties as graphene; and, in fact, Dr. Lok coined the term ‘silicene.’ Dr. Lok currently serves as the Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics at The Citadel in Charleston, SC

Published in: Silience.com - website
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Thursday
July 24, 2014
Expeditionary Operations School welcomes new commander ('92)

Members of the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst community joined students, faculty, staff and special guests as the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center's Expeditionary Operations School welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony July 25, 2014.

Col. Jay Junkins ('92) officially took command of the EOS from Col. Patrick Owens and will lead the school in its mission to train Airmen in combat support roles and prepare them for various missions throughout the world.

Published in: U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center - website
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Thursday
July 24, 2014
Lowcountry sports round-up

The elder lady interviewed (at about one minute in) is the mother of board member Pete McCoy.

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4 (Charleston) - website
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Thursday
July 24, 2014
McConnell gives $120k in campaign funds to College of Charleston

Expenditures from Glenn McConnell’s lieutenant governor contributions account, as of July 10 -- The Citadel Foundation, Charitable donation for the Civil War Society Re-enactor Fund to close account, $10,000

Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - website
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Thursday
July 24, 2014
New Citadel website to offer free live broadcasts

Live broadcasts of The Citadel home games will be available for free through the new CitadelSports.com website and video portal. The Citadel athletic ...

Published in: The Moultrie News - website
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Thursday
July 24, 2014
RIsing Stars – An Interview with Morris Robinson ('91)

Obviously, there are lots of men singing opera who didn’t play football, But what qualities come from team sports that helped made you an opera singer?

MR: If you play Division One football, as I did, and are a Cadet at the Citadel, you do not have the option of resting to deal with pain and fatigue. You have to ready for football practice, for the game, and for cadet’s classes, and for military drills. You have to do what is expected of you.

Published in: Opera Warhorses - website
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