5 April 2006
Save The Date -- Friday, April 21
On Friday, April 21, the man who led the Air Force Academy through a major cultural change will be installed as the 19th president of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carollina. Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa has returned to his alma mater and during his inauguration will unveil his vision about The Citadel's relevance in the 21st century.
You are invited to the cover this significant point in The Citadel's history, to attend the installation ceremony and to speak with Lt. Gen. Rosa during media availabilities.
Contact the Public Affairs Office for more information by calling 843.953.6779.
Events of interest to the media:
Thursday, April 20
10 a.m. - Pre-inaugural symposium: Marching Through Time: The Citadel 1842-2006
Since its founding, The Citadel has been a mirror of major issues in American society. Three Southern historians will discuss The Citadel, its colorful history and the relevance of the military college in today's society.
Friday, April 21
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Installation ceremony, McAlister Field House.
12:15 p.m. - Brief media availability with Lt. Gen. Rosa
2:30 - 3:15 p.m. - Military dress parade in honor of Lt. Gen. Rosa
For more information
about Lt. Gen. and Mrs. Rosa, the inauguration, information about alumni
and cadets in your coverage area and other opportunities, contact the
Public Affairs Office at 843.953.6779 or visit inauguration.citadel.edu.
Also be sure to visit the inauguration