How The Citadel became a political bastion in its own right

The Citadel’s unintentional political tradition began with Gen. Johnson Hagood, for whom The Citadel’s football stadium is named.

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Campus Life In The News

Governor presents Order of the Palmetto award to Citadel President

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster presented the president of The Citadel with the state’s highest civilian honor Saturday.

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2018 Palmetto Medal Awards given to Donna Rosa; Regimental Commander

Two individuals received the Palmetto Medal Award in recognition of their exemplary leadership and service.

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Governor to present Order of the Palmetto award to Citadel President

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster presents the Order of the Palmetto to Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, USAF (Ret.) during the college’s Corps Day dress parade on Summerall Field.

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Lt. Gen. Michael Steele accepts 2018 Krause Center Award for Leadership

Lt. Gen. W. Michael Steele, U.S. Army (Ret.), is the recipient of the 2018 Krause Center Award for Distinguished Service, Leadership and Ethics.

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NASA Col. Randy Bresnik featured speaker at 11th Annual Principled Leadership Symposium

Col. Randy Bresnik will join The Citadel for a Greater Issues address as the keynote speaker of the 2018 Principled Leadership Symposium.

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Citadel Board of Visitors announces finalists in presidential search

Four highly decorated military leaders have been named finalists in The Citadel’s search for its 20th president. The Citadel Board of Visitors released the names of the three- and four-star generals as a prelude to interviews with the candidates in late March and early April.

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The Citadel to Host its Inaugural Giving Day on March 20

As Corps Day approaches, all members of The Citadel family will get a chance to showcase their Citadel pride at The Citadel’s first-ever giving day.

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Cadet Blog: Exploring the Civil Rights Movement

Citadel cadets are spending part of their Spring Furlough on a four-day trip to locations important to the Civil Rights Movement. From March 8 – 11, the cadets will visit historical sites, museums and colleges in Orangeburg, South Carolina; Greensboro, North Carolina; and Washington D.C. 

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