The Sesquicentennial Flag
Official logo of the 150th anniversary of
The Citadel Alumni Association
does it mean?
represents the three official names of the alumni association: Association
of Graduates (1852-1934), Association of Citadel Men (1934-1997) and The
Citadel Alumni Association (1997-present).
A traditional symbol of excellence at the college, these stars represents
the small group of alumni who gathered on Nov. 19, 1852 to form the first
Blue and white
The official colors of the college, the stripes and triangle converge
to form the flag just as the college and the alumni association have always
come together for common causes.
The triangular field is red to acknowledge the "Big Red" colors
of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and its close relationship with
the alumni association.
Source: The Citadel