Enhance the region’s social, educational, and economic development through meaningful community and corporate collaborations.
Grow a strategic and innovative portfolio of executive and continuing education programs.
Define areas of expertise by partnering with local economic advisory boards and faculty in each college to identify opportunities for The Citadel to align with continuing education programs who have capacity and faculty expertise to deliver regular programming.
Articulate a mission statement and establish infrastructure for executive education, continuing education and economic development training opportunities.
Establish a structure to support continuing and executive education programming.
Develop portfolio of continuing and executive education offerings, which build upon The Citadel’s strength, aligns with the mission, which includes, but is not limited to, Criminal Justice, Business, Leadership, and Tactical Performance and Resilience.
Develop a marketing plan for continuing and executive education.
Create funding models for shared revenue based on the type of activity. (Complete)
Expand outreach efforts to educators.
Create the Anita Zucker Institute for Entrepreneurial Educational Leadership to support strategic initiatives focused on workforce development through high quality education.
Expand our outreach efforts to broader geographic locations to strengthen our impact across the Lowcountry and South Carolina.
Develop the workforce necessary to fill the current teacher, counselor, and educational leader voids and high-needs areas in South Carolina.
Increase access to career and professional development opportunities through the Zucker Family School of Education (ZFSOE).
Engage school leaders in scholarship (e.g., research, grants, and publications) and other academic collaborations that impact K-12 communities (e.g., Teacher Cadet, Summer Reading Camp).
Develop, maintain, and enhance community and organizational partnerships that elevate education proficiency levels in the Lowcountry.
Develop The Citadel Lowcountry Climate Studies Center.
Enhance research in climate studies.
Develop a symposium series on relevant climate topics.
Develop a teacher workshop on infusing climate into the K-12 curriculum (partnering with The Citadel’s STEM Center of Excellence and Kids Teaching Flood Resilience).
Develop a summer camp on climate information and communication.
Increase operational support.
Develop a minor around Climate Studies.
Establish an endowment for The Citadel Lowcountry Climate Studies Center. (Complete)
Hire a Director for The Citadel Lowcountry Climate Studies Center. (Complete)
Develop and submit a center proposal for SC CHE. (Complete)
Expand business model to include local veteran and minority held companies.
Expand to include local veteran and minority owned contractors in less than $10K jobs.
Expand to include local veteran and minority owned contractors in $10K – $100K jobs.
Develop program to educate veteran and minority contractors on how to work with The Citadel and how to become certified.
Host a minimum of one veteran and minority supplier event per year in conjunction with other contractor agencies (Federal and State Government).