The Citadel maintains a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of employment.
Operating as usual
[07/26/14] July 26 is Disability Independence Day, which marks the anniversary of the 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
[07/11/14] July 11 is World Population Day, an observance established in 1989 by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme. The annual event is designed to raise awareness of global population issues.
Interesting article on SC Women Board of Directors
charlestonbusiness.com According to a recent College of Charleston study, ?20% by 2020: Women on Boards,? 20 of the 43 public companies based in South Carolina have no female board members.
The Navy's First female 4 Star Admiral
washingtontimes.com Adm. Michelle J. Howard made history Tuesday when she received her fourth star, making her the first woman in the Navy to be promoted to the rank, according to The Navy Times.
[06/29/14] June 29 marks the beginning of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting. Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, and sexual activity from dawn until sunset, in efforts to teach patience, modesty, and spirituality. This year, the observance lasts until July 29.
[06/19/14] June 19 is also Corpus Christi, a Catholic celebration in honor of the Eucharist.
[06/19/14] June 19 is Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. It is observed as a public holiday in 14 U.S. states. This celebration honors the day in 1865 when slaves in Texas and Louisiana finally heard they were free, two months after the end of the Civil War. June 19, therefore, became the day of emancipation for thousands of Blacks.
[06/16/14] On June 16, Sikhs observe the Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev. Guru Arjan Dev was the fifth Sikh guru and the first Sikh martyr.
[06/15/14] June 15 is Native American Citizenship Day. This observance commemorates the day in 1924 when the United States Congress passed legislation recognizing the citizenship of Native Americans.
[06/14/14] June 14 is Flag Day in the United States. This day is observed to celebrate the history and symbolism of the American flag.
June 12th is Loving Day
Commemorating Loving v. Virginia
content.time.com Loving Day, which commemorates the 1967 Supreme Court case and fights prejudice against mixed-race couples, is a reason to throw an awesome, inclusive party
[06/12/14] June 12 is Lailat al Bara’a, celebrated as the night of forgiveness by Muslims.
sportingnews.com An anti-Redskins ad will run during the NBA Finals.
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, established to recognize the impact that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had on the world.
A Broken Bargain: Unchecked Discrimination Against LGBT Workers paints a sobering portrait of widespread discrimination faced by LGBT people in the workplace and documents how LGBT workers continue to face unfair treatment, harassment, and discrimination.
lgbtmap.org LGBT people in the U.S. continue to face employment discrimination, yet no federal law provides explicit legal protections for LGBT workers. Learn more in the new issue brief from MAP, CAP, Freedom to Work, HRC, NCTE and Out & Equal.
indiatoday.intoday.in In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed how very white and male its workforce is - just 2 percent of its Googlers are black, 3 percent are Hispanic, and 30 percent are women.
“And while Maya’s day may be done, we take comfort in knowing that her song will continue, ‘flung up to heaven’ – and we celebrate the dawn that Maya Angelou helped bring.” ~ President Barack Obama
huffingtonpost.com "I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me." Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, was even more "phenomenal" than the words of one of her most famous poems can e...
Book Signing & Reception Celebrating
Congressman Jim Clyburn’s Memoir
Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black
Tuesday, May 27th 2014, at 5:30pm
The Medical Univ of South Carolina
James E. Clyburn Research Center-Drug Discovery Building
70 President Street, Charleston, South Carolina
Free and open to the community
RSVP to Susan Master at (843) 792-1924 or
Do You Know a College Sophomore Who Would Benefit from Career Coaching and Leadership Development?
General Mills’ commitment to supporting student achievement and minority talent development can benefit your friends and family! General Mills has been a long-time partner of MLT (www.ml4t.org), which provides the coaching, hard and soft skill development, and door-opening relationships that transform college students into high-impact future leaders. If you know a talented student of color in his/her sophomore year of college, who has strong grades and extracurricular activities, they can apply for MLT’s Career Prep program! MLT will prepare them to hit the ground running on the professional fast-track after college. Career Prep Fellows benefit from personalized one-on-one career coaching; unique access to more than 60 prestigious employers hiring for internship and full-time opportunities, including General Mills; exclusive skill development seminars; and a lifetime of door-opening relationships within the MLT alumni network of over 4,000 rising leaders.
The final application deadline is Sunday, April 20, 2014. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].
ml4t.org MLT is the Premier Career Development Institution that equips high potential minorities with the key ingredients - Skills, Coaching and Door-opening Relationships - that unlock their potential.
Game Changer - Interesting development in the world of college athletics.
mondaq.com 30 Mar 2014 - United States - Employment and HR - Game Changer: NLRB Approves Unionization Of Northwestern University Football Players - Pepper Hamilton LLP - On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a ruling that could potentially change the landscape of colleg...
Evening Lecture: “Forging Freedom: Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston,” Amrita Myers, Indiana University-Bloomington, McKinley-Washington Auditorium, The College of Charleston Avery Research Center, 6:30 pm.
“Military Service as a pathway to Social Equality and Black Higher Education,” Marcus Cox, The Citadel: Military College of South Carolina. Lecture held at The College of Charleston - McKinley Washington Auditorium, Avery Research Center, 6:30 pm.
cnn.com President Barack Obama honors 24 Army veterans, members of minority groups, with the Medal of Honor
shrm.org Startling numbers of women working in science, engineering and technology—the same SET industries that grade schools are urging girls to pursue—are considering leaving those fields because of gender bias.
COME OUT & CELEBRATE THE START OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH THIS SATURDAY. THERE WILL BE VENDORS, EXHIBITS, FOOD, AND LIVE MUSIC. THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
WHEN: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
WHERE: THE CITADEL - BUYER AUDITORIUM, MARK CLARK HALL
Julian Bond, Former Chairman of the NAACP, will speak in Charleston, SC on Friday, February 7th , 6:00pm at Physicians Auditorium (72 George Street) in Celebration of Black History Month.
January 27th is International Holocaust Remembrance Day
The UN General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the victims of the Nazi era and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides.
Holocaust Remembrance Day
January 4th is World Braille Day.
World Braille Day is celebrated every year on 4th January around the world to commemorate the birthday of Louis Braille. Louis Braille is credited with inventing the Braille language which helps blind people to read as well as write.
Happy New Year!!!
Kwanzaa 2013 begins on
Thursday, December 26
and ends on
Wednesday, January 1
On this date in 1985
Wilma Mankiller became the first woman to lead a major American Indian tribe as she took office as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
Read more: This Day in History: December 14 | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/dayinhistory/December-14#ixzz2nC5hAHYY
infoplease.com Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, beating an expedition led by Robert F. Scott.
On this date in 1978
The U.S. Mint began stamping the Susan B. Anthony dollar, the first U.S. coin honoring a woman.
Read more: This Day in History: December 13 | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/dayinhistory/December-13#ixzz2nC5GoeY2
On this day in 1870
Joseph Rainey took his seat as the first African American in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Read more: This Day in History: December 12 | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/dayinhistory/December-12#ixzz2nC4ufHoj
The Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Program is a 12-week summer research internship funded by the National Science Foundation.
Meeting Street Academy Kids LOVE TO RUN!!! We need volunteers to run along side our runners in local 5K races! Share the gift of running with MSA!!!
LCCS aims to provide a biblically based K-8 school which partners with a community of like-minded fa
First Baptist offers a high standard, co-educational, college preparatory program from grades K2-12. Visit us at www.fbschool.org.
Welcome to the Art Palette page! We are so happy to announce our new home with the Daniel Island Academy of Music and Arts, on Daniel Island Dr.
NSCS at College of Charleston is an honor society inviting high-achieving freshmen and sophomores. Members must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Department of Hispanic Studies at the College of Charleston
We Restore Old School BMX Bikes and Vintage Bicycles Classic.....
JumpBunch, the national leading mobile children’s sports and fitness program, provides a healthy, non- competitive introduction to sports and fitness. We offer classes for children aged 15 months to 12 years old.
The Maritime Law Society at the Charleston School of Law Member Dues: $15/semester $25/year