The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Maria Aselage, MBA

Maria Aselage joined The Citadel faculty in January 2007. She currently teaches business communications in the undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition to teaching, Ms. Aselage owns and operates her own public relations company.

Ms. Aselage has 23 years experience in the communications field. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree from the University of Georgia in 1991 and an MBA from The Citadel in 2003. Ms. Aselage spent more than six years as a television news anchor and reporter. After leaving the news business in 1998, she created and worked in The Citadel's Oral Communications Lab. From 2002 – 2005, she served as communications director and media spokesperson for the Catholic Diocese of Charleston. In May 2005, Ms. Aselage moved to the Jacksonville, Florida area where she accepted the position of Executive Vice President for the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. She moved back to Charleston in January 2007, started her company and returned to The Citadel.

Ms. Aselage also serves as Chairman of the Board for Camp Rise Above, an organization that provides life changing camp experiences to children with serious illnesses, disabilities and challenges.


Contact Information:

Bond Hall #310

Telephone: 843.953.5265
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Office Hours:
Mon & Fri: 11:00am-11:30pm
and by appointment


M.B.A., The Citadel
B.A.J., University of Georgia

Vita: Maria Aselage

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