McDougal-Rigney gift establishes scholarship and endowed professorship in honor of Citadel graduate and internationally best-selling “Wheel of Time” author

James Rigney, perhaps better known by his pen name Robert Jordan, will be memorialized at The Citadel with an endowed professorship and scholarship in his name.

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Amazon Web Services Education Champions program welcomes The Citadel’s Dean of Engineering

AWS Education Champions program is community-led, made possible through the work of others who look at the bigger picture when it comes to improving education and accelerating research. Among those recognized at the conference were Andrew Williams, Ph.D., dean for the School of Engineering.

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The Citadel is the newest KEEN Partner Campus, bringing new entrepreneurial engineering opportunities

The Citadel is officially a KEEN Partner Campus, making it the first senior military college or academy to be given that distinction. Along with more than 50 other schools, this program will bring new collaboration, faculty development, and funding opportunities for The Citadel’s faculty, cadets and students.

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My Ring Story: “Leading a successful life starts with your character and who you are”

“It is up to men and women graduating from this school, who truly care about it, to continue its lasting legacy and remember those who have come before us. The ring connects us in this special way as a class and with our distinguished alumni. It’s the best way to wrap the prestigious history of this institution into one meaningful object, ” said Blake Giles.

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Citadel School of Engineering recognizes current and future leaders in profession

By Melissa West, with The Citadel School of Engineering Five alumni — servant leaders in their field — are the newest members of The Citadel Academy of Engineers. At the

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Vertical flying vehicle airfield project earns cadets $10,000 award and skills for new roles as engineering professionals

A “vertiport,” for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles, could be inspired by designs developed by engineering cadets and students from The Citadel.

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Dr. Mary K. Watson named Civil Engineer Educator of the Year and Clemson Outstanding Young Alumni

“Dr. Watson is performing at the very highest level of scholarly achievement and contributing immensely to the
success of The Citadel.”

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Jared W. Perdue, P.E., The Citadel Class of 2003, appointed as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation

“To ascend to Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation 18-years after graduating from college is an amazing accomplishment.”

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The Charleston Engineers Joint Council selects Citadel professor Gafar Elamin as their 2022 Engineer of the Year

“Whether, serving students as a caring advisor and extraordinary teacher… Dr. Elamin has demonstrated a lifetime of exceptional service to STEM education in his local community and beyond.”

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