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Welcome to our new dean, Dr. Darin T. Zimmerman

Dr. Darin Zimmerman has accepted the position of Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics and Traubert Chair. Dr. Zimmerman is currently serving in two leadership roles at Penn State Altoona, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean for Research. In these roles he is responsible for the college’s academic programming, planning and evaluation, as well as the advocacy for research, grant activity and administration. Dr. Zimmerman is also responsible for ensuring the academic integrity of Altoona’s honors program and high-impact practice areas.

Dr. Zimmerman is a physicist and holds degrees from the University of California, Irvine and Texas A&M. He has a strong record of publication, embraces the teacher-scholar model and will have an academic home in the Department of Physics. Dr. Zimmerman will begin work on July 1, 2018, but will be on campus in the coming months periodically to work with faculty and staff on strategic planning.

Please feel free to welcome Dr. Zimmerman via email at


"Innovation at the Intersection of Science and Technology"

The Principled Leadership Symposium hosts college student delegates from regional institutions of higher learning, senior military colleges, and the federal service academies.  Participants are exposed to "The Citadel Experience" while interacting with many top cadets on campus.  The goal of the symposium is to explore principled leadership across a range of vocations and professional organizations.  Participants ehar world-class speakers, engage in focused roundtable sessions, and attend diverse forums where prominent leaders from military, sports, academic, political, corporate, and other arenas share their experiences.

Please click here to explore our 2018 School of Science and Mathematics Distinguished Leader Panel

service learning 

Citadel Graduate College student Lt. Andrew Tye and Dr. Shankar Banik traveled to Cambridge, United Kingdom, together to present three research papers to attendees at the World Congress on Internet Security (WorldCIS-2017) in mid-December.
langley and banik                               

Citadel student teams are preparing for competitions in cyber defense and ethics.  On February 24th, the Citadel Cyber Defense Team competed in the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Contest at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. 
The Citadel Cyber Defense Team consists of cadets: James Andrus, Tai Lum, Michael Gerba, John Delpizzo, Richard Honeycutt, Charles Deaver, Brendon Michell, Thitiphop Phucharoen and Jordan Anderson.

cyber defense team

 2018 Bowers Research Presentation Awardees

Dillon and John have been working in Dr. Kathy Zanin's laboratory investigating the presence of histone H3 in mitochondria.  They will be traveling with Dr. Zanin to attend the 79th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists at the end of March where their most recent findings will be presented.
destefano and graham

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