Upcoming News from The Citadel – March 2024

A look at some of the events happening on campus, including Recognition Day, Corps Day, the Symposium on Southern Politics and more.

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A preview of Recognition Day and Corps Day, two of The Citadel’s most important events

After Friday, March 22, the members of the Class of 2027 will no longer be called “knobs” and will immediately begin training and preparing to lead in their sophomore year.

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Introducing The Citadel Class of 2024 Summerall Guards

The Citadel has announced the 61 rising-senior cadets who are now officially members of the elite military drill troupe.

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“You chose to be different”

Members of the Class of 2026 are now officially recognized as part of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets.

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Looking ahead to Corps Day and Recognition Day, two of the most important events for The Citadel

On Friday, March 24, freshmen – called knobs – from the Class of 2026 will begin one of the most important and highly anticipated events for a cadet. Recognition Day signals the end of the fourth-class system and the months of rules and restrictions that go with it.

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Upcoming News from The Citadel – March 2023

A look at some of the events happening on campus, including the final round of the Baker Business Bowl, Women’s History Month events, Recognition Day and more.

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Members of the Class of 2023 take their place as Summerall Guards

The Class of 2022 Summerall Guards performed their last precision drills as a unit before passing their rifles to the new platoon earlier this spring.

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“Remember, the journey does not stop here. In fact, it is just the beginning.”

Having completed the challenges of the fourth-class system, members of the Class of 2025 now begin a new phase of their journey through The Citadel’s four-year system of leadership development.

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Ready for Recognition: looking ahead to one of The Citadel’s most important weekends

On Friday, March 25, cadets will leave their battalions as knobs for the final time to begin the Gauntlet. The next day, they will march together to Marion Square and renew their cadet oath.

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Top principled leaders honored with Palmetto Awards, despite closure due to COVID-19

The Palmetto Medal Award, one of the highest awards presented by The Citadel, would normally be presented during the 2020 Corps Day Weekend.

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