The Citadel’s first African American barber recalls his journey at South Carolina’s military college

The first African American cadet graduated from The Citadel in 1970. One year later, the school hired its first black barber to groom cadets of color.

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March 16 COVID-19 Update

As The Citadel’s staff continues responding to the spread of COVID-19, we have made the decision to move all classes to online instruction beginning March 23, and we are preparing to extend the service until it is no longer needed.

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“The Fourth-Class System is no longer in effect.”

“The Fourth-Class System is no longer in effect.” On Friday, March 13, those words echoed off the walls of all five battalions on The Citadel’s campus.

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Cadets, both battalion commanders, honored with distinguished awards

February’s final parade featured the presentation of two distinguished awards, meant to recognize two cadets’ service to the Corps, The Citadel and more.

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Gen. Glenn Walters addresses campus community on COVID-19 preparations

Gen. Glenn M. Walters, USMC (Ret.), president of The Citadel, addressed the campus community on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 regarding The Citadel’s ongoing response to the global outbreak of coronavirus

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The Citadel mounts ‘Biloxi Blues’ in partnership with South of Broadway Theatre Company

It’s the first collaboration between the school and the North Charleston-based company, and is part of The Citadel’s effort to expand its fine arts program.

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Cadets bring the heat for one of The Citadel’s coldest club sports

Friday and Saturday nights are met with a new anticipation for many cadets during hockey season.

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Presidential candidate, former mayor Pete Buttigieg holds town hall at The Citadel

The Navy veteran and former mayor of South Bend, Indiana visited The Citadel just one day before the South Carolina Democratic primary election

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Upcoming News from The Citadel – March 2020

A look at some of the events happening in and around The Citadel’s campus, including the Symposium on Southern Politics, Corps Day, Recognition Day and more.

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