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Citadel News Service
13 Dec 2007

Spring Senior Scholars schedule announced

Senior Scholars will experience the marshes and beaches of South Carolina and the war zone a world away during the spring program at The Citadel.

The Senior Scholars Program, under the direction of The Citadel Graduate College, is designed for mature adults who want continued intellectual and social interaction in a scholastic setting. The group meets from 2 to 4 p.m. about every other Wednesday during the academic year in Mark Clark Hall, unless time and location are otherwise noted.

No formal education is required for membership, but participants are considered non-degree students of the Graduate College and are authorized to use the library, computer labs, and recreational facilities. They also can attend cultural events and are entitled to student rates for tickets to athletic contests.

Cost is $35 per semester. For more information call 953-5089. Here is this spring’s schedule of speakers:

Jan. 23
The Evolution of Beach Music & Shag in the South featuring John Hook, author of “How Music Freed the South.”

Feb. 6
The Orangeburg Massacre of 1968 featuring Dr. Jack Bass, history professor, College of Charleston.

Feb. 20
Victorian Charleston featuring Dr. Robert P. Stockton, history professor, College of Charleston.

March 5
South Carolina Salt Marsh Ecology with Dr. Danny Gustafson, biology professor, The Citadel.
*This session will be held in Bond Hall room 165*

March 19
The Spirit of South Carolina featuring Sarah Piwinski, education director, S.C. Maritime Foundation. 

April 2
Experiences in Iraq - Platoon Commander’s Photo Journal of the Battle of Fallujah and the Complexities of the Modern Battlefield featuring Capt. Matthew Kutilek, Junior Marine Officer Instructor, The Citadel
*This session will be held in Bond Hall room 165*

April 16
Mark Twain, Mugwump-at-Large with Dr. James Leonard, English professor, The Citadel
*This session will be held in Bond Hall room 165*

May 7
End of the year celebration
*This session will be held at The Citadel Beach House*

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