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The Military College of South Carolina

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Paul Prosper

Corps Grad ’01


After graduating from the Corps in 2001 with a degree in business administration, Prosper joined the U.S. Air Force. He is currently an assistant professor of management at the U.S. Air Force Academy and he owns his own investment business.

What are your top three career achievements to date?
My top three career achievements to date are becoming a combat mission ready air battle manager, becoming a certified Senior Professional Human Resources professional (SPHR), and starting my own business, Prosperous Investments, LLC.

What are your top three personal achievements to date?
My top three personal achievements to date are starting my own business, starting my own annual scholarship, and completing my doctorate in management.

What are your top three bucket list goals?
My top three bucket list goals are to go to Antarctica (the only continent I have not visited), to expand and grow my business, and to continue to enjoy life and live it to the fullest.

How did attending The Citadel help position you for success?
The Citadel taught me how to persevere through adversity. My years here each had a unique set of challenges that I had to conquer in order to graduate. The tenacity I used to overcome challenges at The Citadel is the same tenacity I apply to the challenges I face today. The Citadel prepared me to reach my goals despite any hurdles or obstacles. Attending The Citadel taught me that where there is a will, there is a way!

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