The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

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Citadel News Service
3 May 2017

Commencement 2017 media advisory

Media Coverage Options

  • Onsite (see parking info below)
  • Professional photos and uncut b-roll via drop box upon request
  • Livestreaming available as noted

Friday, May 5

  • 8a.m. – 1:30 p.m. America’s newest military officers to be commissioned at ceremonies at Summerall Chapel
  • 3:45p.m. – Long Gray Line Graduation Military Parade on Summerall Field. Note: National Anthem to be sung a capella by Morris Robinson, world renown opera singer and Citadel alumnus/Bulldogs football player. (Citadel Facebook Livestream)  

Saturday, May 7 (McAlister Field House)

  • 9a.m. South Carolina Corps of Cadets Commencement Ceremonies
  1. Livestream webcast link: http://www.citadel.edu/root/commencement-2017-webcast)
  2. Keynote speaker news release
  • 2p.m. Citadel Graduate College Commencement Ceremonies (Speaker: Mr. Tommy Baker)

Media parking for both graduation ceremonies:

  • Parking to the left and back of McAlister Field House. Campus can become grid-locked; early arrival suggested.
  • Please check in at media table located at back entrance of field house by media parking lot.
  • Media covering the SCCC graduation is required to be staged at one of two locations to be made known at check-in; cadet escorts provided.
  • Credentials must be provided at check in and displayed at all times.

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