October 2004


22 October
       Ring ceremony

22-24 October
       Parents' Weekend

26 October
       Greater Issues Address
       Dr. Roger Ferguson, vice chair,
       The Federal Reserve

5-7 November

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News from the Citadel Public Affairs Office
October 2004

PT dedication inspires Hollings to reminisce
One of Padgett-Thomas Barracks' most famous residents returned for its dedication on September 24th. Click here to view clips from General Grinalds and Senator Fritz Hollings '42 who came back to celebrate the completion of a barracks he helped rebuild.

The new Zoo
Changes are underway in 4th Battalion as the commander tries to shed the Zoo's unruly reputation.

General's Journal
Essentials and amenities - In the scramble to attract new students, colleges are adding unconventional amenities. But it is the essentials that make the difference in the long run.

Brigadier Foundation announces new Hall of Fame inductees
Five people noted for their contributions to Citadel Athletics will be inducted into The Citadel's Athletic Hall of Fame at homecoming.

Long lost ring reunited with owner
On the eve of the date members of the Class of 2005 received their rings, a discovery in the woods of North Carolina brings a ring back to a member of the Class of 1993.

Alabama reporter gives heartwarming tribute to The Citadel
Reprinted with permission is Mike Szvetitz’s heartwarming article that appeared in the Opelika-Auburn News Saturday before the Auburn/Citadel football game.

Board of Visitors tackles stadium, building issues
The Citadel Board of Visitors' decision to focus on Stoney Field for a new football stadium topped a full agenda at its September meeting.

Wachovia grant boosts reading program
A grant from the Wachovia Foundation will expand a vital community outreach within the School of Education.

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Dawgs lead the good life

General and Boo V, The Citadel's live mascots, provide morale for the Corps of Cadets, faculty and staff, and all of the Bulldog athletic teams. Their main responsibility at athletic events is to bark at the opposing team.

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