“The greatest benefit to being a veteran here is the community”: Meet Army veteran student Samuel Erickson

Samuel Erickson is a veteran and an undergraduate student at The Citadel majoring in Intelligence and Security Studies and focusing on Chinese language studies. He served for six years in the military before attending a college in Chicago, eventually enrolling into The Citadel. After graduating, Erickson plans continue serving his country and work at the Defense Intelligence Agency.

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“The Citadel is a great place to transition into from the military”: Meet Navy veteran student Aurel Edyvean

Aurel Edyvean is a veteran day student at The Citadel studying Political Science with a concentration in International Politics and Military Affairs. He is the current president of the Student Veterans Association at The Citadel. Edyvean still serves in the U.S. Navy Reserves and plans to pursue a career in either government work or law school after graduation.

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From American Idol to The Citadel: Meet Air Force veteran student Nalani Quintello

Nalani Quintello is a veteran day student at The Citadel studying Business and Project Management. During her service, Quintello used her talents to become lead vocalist in the Premier Rock Band of the Air Force. She is an ambassador for the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program and hopes to combine her passions for service and music into a business venture.

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Five teams move on to the final round in the Baker Business Bowl IX

Eleven teams competed in the semi-final round of the Baker Business Bowl IX on Thursday, Nov. 3. Business ideas ranged from hockey gear, bait casters, delivery drones and more. By the end of the day, only five teams advanced to the final round.

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My Ring Story: “Make an impact on the people around you”

Damirelys Perez is a Psychology major. She was born in Pennsylvania and has lived in Japan and Germany. She is captain for the women’s rifle team and has been named

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What led a Citadel professor to the “Origins of The Wheel of Time”

Citadel professor Michael Livingston, Ph.D., is set to release a companion book on the best-selling “Wheel of Time” series. His book, titled “Origins of The Wheel of Time: The Legends and Mythologies that Inspired Robert Jordan” will debut on Nov. 8.

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The Zucker Family School of Education receives Frank Murray Leadership Recognition for Continuous Improvement

The Zucker Family School of Education was a selected recipient of the 2022 Frank Murray Leadership Recognition for Continuous Improvement. They are ranked as one of the best master’s and bachelor’s programs for education in South Carolina.

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My Ring Story: Navigating the uncomfortable

Mason Hand is a political science major from Greenville, South Carolina. He is a Dean’s List and Gold Stars recipient and is in the Honors Program. Hand is an editor for the Gold Star Journal, Vice Chairman of the Hollings Society and member of the Political Honors Society. He serves as the Regimental Adjutant for the 2022-23 school year. Hand is also a legacy cadet whose father, Michael Hand, ’90, served as First Battalion adjutant.

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My Ring Story: “Getting this ring means I have changed for the better”

“No matter what struggles I faced or what adversity came my way, The Citadel has taught me how to put one foot in front of the other and carry on. A common phrase on campus cadets say is “Embrace the suck” and this is something I have certainly felt on some of those tougher days,” said Jeremy Anyim.

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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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