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On the Eve of Matriculation Day, the atmosphere suddenly calms after the final preparations have been made for life altering events of the next day. A storm had been brewing on campus for over a week as the cadre and support staffs returned to make ready for the new cadet recruits. The barracks resounded with … Continue reading Matriculation Mania
As most of the low-country knows, the bulldog is the beloved mascot of The Citadel. The Commandant has allowed the establishment of a new program for the cadets involving the bulldogs. The new program is headed by Cadet Jennifer Pozzani, who has worked alongside Citadel administration to develop procedures for cadets to be "Caretakers of … Continue reading Citadel Launches Cadet Bulldog-Handler Program
Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated over forty books for children (of all ages) and their very fortunate parents. One of those books, written in the early 1990’s, became a national bestseller. The book, OH, The Places You’ll Go! is a compilation of rhyme verses giving advice to children on how to proceed in life when confronting the sometimes inevitable experiences of fear, loneliness and confusion.
Gen. Glenn M. Walters, Citadel class of 1979, to lead alma mater after retiring from USMC CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Citadel’s 20th president will be Gen. Glenn M. Walters, USMC, who is currently serving as the 34th Assistant Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, the Corp’s second highest ranking officer. The Citadel Board of Visitors apprised the … Continue reading Citadel Board of Visitors announces selection of college’s 20th president
During the last week of March and the first in April , The Citadel hosted the four finalists in its search for a new president. Each candidate had an interview with the Board of Visitors, lunch with the Top 9 cadets, and an opportunity to present to the Citadel community. The finalists all had approximately … Continue reading Inside The Citadel’s Presidential Search
(© all rights reserved) Chaplain Joe Molina CDR, UMSC / Chaplain to the Corps of Cadets During The dark days of the Cold War an archeological expedition headed by Soviet scientists was given a mummy by the Egyptian government. They carefully prepared it for shipping and sent it back to the Soviet Union for further study. … Continue reading CONFESSION: IT’S GOOD FOR THE SOUL!