The Citadel

Founded in 1842, The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, offers a classic military colle

The story of The Citadel is one of compelling vision and rich tradition. Since its founding in 1842, The Citadel has sought to prepare its graduates intellectually, physically and morally to be productive citizens in all walks of life. Remaining true to this vision, The Citadel strives to instill in students the core values of Honor, Duty and Respect in a disciplined academic environment and to pr

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Photos from The Citadel's post 05/08/2024

The Citadel Board of Visitors presented five honorary degrees during the commencement celebrations for the Class of 2024. Read more about those who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the college during their lifetimes here: https://bit.ly/3JUaygG

Photos from The Citadel's post 05/07/2024

The Citadel honored three of its most outstanding cadets during the South Carolina Corps of Cadets Commencement ceremony on Saturday. Read more about their accomplishments here: https://bit.ly/3ULxncy

05/06/2024

"You came from all walks of life, many with full-time jobs or families to care for. You balanced these responsibilities and completed a challenging, academic program."
Congratulations to those who graduated with a master's or bachelor's degree from The Citadel Graduate College on Saturday!

05/04/2024

Class of 2024...dismissed!

05/03/2024

Welcome to the Long Gray Line, Class of 2024!

Photos from The Citadel's post 05/03/2024

The country’s newest military officers accepted commissions this morning into the Army, Air Force, Space Force, Navy and Marines Corps. Approximately 30% of the Class of 2024 will join the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. To read more about these cadets, use this link: https://bit.ly/4bhEezG

Photos from The Citadel's post 05/03/2024

The Citadel's Swain Department of Nursing recognized its newest graduates with their nursing pins during a traditional pinning ceremony. At The Citadel, the pin is presented after a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is earned. Read more about the pinning ceremony here: https://bit.ly/3Qv48rV

Livestream 05/03/2024

You can watch the Long Gray Line parade this afternoon at 3:45 p.m. using the Summerall Field Livestream. You can view the feed from our website www.citadel.edu/livestream or our YouTube Channel.

Livestream View The Citadel Summerall Field Livestream. The camera streams 24/7 at The, to view parades or campus activity

05/02/2024

The Citadel will livestream the Joint Military Commissioning ceremony on Friday and both Commencement ceremonies on Saturday on our YouTube channel. Use this link to find all three live streams: www.youtube.com//streams

Photos from The Citadel's post 05/01/2024

Cadet Kyle Hopkins won The Citadel’s annual Star of the West competition. Hopkins outperformed 34 other cadets to be recognized as the best at military drills.
Click here to read more:https://bit.ly/3UFZny3

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/30/2024

Citadel cadets trained relentlessly for the Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition, where their hard work paid off. They won the Hack Warz potion of the competition and placed second overall. Congratulations to these cadets on their outstanding achievements in the cyber field. https://bit.ly/4dmNEfa

Upcoming News from The Citadel – May and summer 2024 - The Citadel Today 04/30/2024

Read about some of the events happening on campus in May and over the summer, including commencement celebrations, registration for The Citadel Success Institute, STEM camps and more.

Upcoming News from The Citadel – May and summer 2024 - The Citadel Today A look at some events happening on campus, including commencement celebrations, registration for The Citadel Success Institute, and more.

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/29/2024

Six cadets embarked on a journey to the Kigali region in Rwanda to build trail routes, meet with military officers and diplomats of the Rwandan Defense Force and learn more about children’s educational practices and resources. Read Cadet Lucy McArthur’s experience as she and her fellow cadets sought to embody and spread The Citadel’s core values of honor, duty and respect to East Africa. https://bit.ly/4dwZcgf

04/27/2024

The Combat Shooting Team competed in the Sig Sauer Relentless Warrior Championship. Seven cadets competed against teams from other senior military colleges and service academies. Cadet Matt Guerriero was awarded Top Gun of The Citadel.

04/26/2024

This year’s Regimental Public Affairs Officer, Cadet Vivienne Johnson, sat down with Sgt. Maj. Andrew Yagle, USMC (Ret.), to discuss his leadership style, his Marine Corps background and what he wants others to know about working at The Citadel. To watch the full interview, click here: https://youtu.be/fEXGJuZ-zyY

04/25/2024

Cadet Richard Parker proudly accepts the Krause Center’s Seniors of Distinction award, recognizing his dedication with over 200 hours of community service during his four years at The Citadel.

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/24/2024

Cadets M**h Ranaweera and Ryan Duffelmeyer competed in the Army’s Best Sapper Competition against other senior military colleges and active-duty teams. While 50 teams competed, The Citadel’s was one of only 28 to finish the strenuous three-day competition which tests strategic knowledge, physical prowess and mental fortitude.

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/23/2024

The Citadel Rifle team recently sent five cadet athletes to compete in the Junior Olympics in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Read more about challenges they faced during the event, which included adjusting to the altitude and dealing with the mental pressure of the competition, here: https://bit.ly/3QiacE9

04/23/2024

Meet the South Carolina Corps of Cadets leadership for the next academic year.

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/22/2024

Each year, The Citadel honors one team and one employee for their outstanding efforts and performance that goes above and beyond. The Team of the Year and Employee of the Year for the 2023-24 academic year are The Citadel Daniel Library Technical Services Team and Assistant Commandant for Operations and Training Col. Charles Dunne, USMC (Ret.), ’90. To read more about each of these well-deserved honorees, click here: https://bit.ly/3Urv52a

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/20/2024

Cadet Sean Kelly, a member of the S.C. Air National Guard, was awarded Drill-Status Guard Airman of the Year for his unit. Kelly is a great example of what a member of the Corps of Cadets can achieve. Through the utilization of resources available to him, such as studying with The Citadel in D.C., Kelly excels not only in his cadet life but also ensures success for his future.

04/19/2024

For the last twelve weeks, rising drill masters and cadre members have been training in drill and ceremony ex*****on. This training will prepare them to teach the incoming class and their company to march in parade and other events next school year.

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/18/2024

Cadet Bayleigh Gentieu, '24, won the 13th Annual Henry Dale Smith Public Speaking Competition with her speech titled “Heart.” Not only did Gentieu win the overall competition, but she also won the Viewer’s Choice award. Seven finalists competed after spending all semester working on their speeches.

04/17/2024

Last night, The Citadel Volleyball team received their rings for being the 2023 Southern Conference Regular Season Champions. Congratulations Bulldogs!

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Photos from The Citadel's post 04/16/2024

Congratulations to Dr. James Bezjian and Cadet Taylor Merrell for competing in the Charleston Boxing Foundation’s “Battle on the Bricks” fundraiser on Saturday. Bezjian raised $20,000 for charity and Cadet Merrell won his bout as an amateur boxer.

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/15/2024

Having recently returned from Sanremo, Italy, Cadet Kyle Bernier, ’24, shared his experiences competing in the Law of Armed Conflict Competition for Military Academies. Read more about the opportunity and the lessons he’ll carry forward into his career here: https://bit.ly/441X2Ax

Photos from The Citadel's post 04/13/2024

Cadets with the Inn of Court pre-law club traveled to Columbia to hear from a panel of Citadel graduates attending USC Law School. These alumni talked about the application process and transition to law school. Justice George C. James Jr., ’82, met with cadets and gave them a tour of the South Carolina State Supreme Court.

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Our Mighty Citadel

The decision to attend The Citadel is a commitment to be challenged. As a member of the Corps of Cadets, you will join an extraordinary group of young individuals driven by a strong moral code and a desire to make a difference. You are strong, but when you join your classmates, you become part of a team. Together you become resilient. You form lifelong bonds that define who you are. You learn to uphold standards and learn the value of accountability and integrity. And in this process, you realize that you are capable of more than you ever thought.

Choose something different… and you’ll never be the same.

Videos (show all)

CGC Commencement 2024
SCCC Commencement 2024
Long Gray Line 2024
An interview with Sgt. Maj. Andrew Yagle, USMC (Ret.)
The Krause Center Spring Awards
Drill master training at The Citadel
Col. Gordon's Thought of the Day
Col. Gordon's Thought of the Day
Intramurals at The Citadel
The Citadel Giving Day 2024
Recognition Day 2024
Last PT before Recognition Day

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