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School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Check out what the School of Humanities & Social Science's students and faculty have been up to in the latest edition of our newsletter for FALL 2015.


The School of Humanities & Social Science's will once again offer a study abroad award to all students who are interested in participating in one of our summer programs. This year we are offering programs in England, France, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Taiwan, 
Slovania, and Italy.


Awards will be granted up to $5,000 for students who are majoring or minoring in the departments of English, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Modern Languages, History, and Psychology.

Applications can be found here and are due by 3pm on February 15, 2016.

Please call Christina Mortti at 843-953-7477 or stop by Capers 104 if you have additional questions.



The School of Humanities & Social Sciences is proud to announce The Honorable Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. has returned to his alma mater, The Citadel, as the first occupant of the Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Endowed Chair of American Government and Public Policy. Riley, who graduated from The Military College of South Carolina in 1964 with a degree in political science, has recently retired as mayor of Charleston for 40 years.

 As part of the Riley Initiative, David McCullough, internationally acclaimed author and speaker, and Brian Hicks, author of The Mayor: Joe Riley and the Rise of Charleston, will present at The Citadel in February. 

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author David McCullough will speak at the 2016 Greater Issues Series presentation at 2:15pm on Friday, February 19th at McAlister Field House. The address will be attended by the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. For more information click here.

On Thursday, February 25th at 6:45pm Brian Hicks will discuss his book about former Mayor Joseph Riley. The discussion with Mr. Hicks and Riley provides a wonderful opportunity to gain a better understanding of one of the most remarkable chapters in American government. The event will be held at the Holiday Alumni Center; 69 Hagood Avenue, Charleston, SC. Autographed copies of The Mayor will be available for purchase at the Alumni Center before and after Mr. Hick's remarks.



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