The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

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Multicultural Student Services

At MSSIS, we work to provide minority students with academic, social, and personal support while at The Citadel. Check out our calendar for events that celebrate the history, traditions, and cultures of all members of The Citadel family and around the world. Here you will also find out how you can reach clubs and organizations celebrating diversity at The Citadel. Students who require support may also reach out to Ombudsman Col. Robert Pickering or visit our office at 135 Thompson Hall.

Honoring the 150th Anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation

former slave views emancipationPhoto: Former Slave Sally Fickland views the Emancipation Proclamation in 1947. The National Archives (Washington, D.C.) will honor the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation this year with free, special display of the original document and other programs throughout 2013.

Watch to learn more about the history of the Emancipation Proclamation document from The National Archives:




The Citadel celebrates 2013 Black History Month!


Looking to join a culture club? Email these groups for more information!

International Club


African-American Society


Hispanic Honor Society


Gay-Straight Alliance


Women in Science & Engineering




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