NASA astronaut and '89 Citadel alumnus, Col. Randy Bresnik, is to speak at two public events in Charleston for The Citadel's 175th Anniversary. Bresnik recently commanded the International Space Station.
1) 11:15 a.m., March 22, 2018
Free and open to the public
The Citadel's Principled Leadership Symposium is an annual event held in conjunction with Corps Day Weekend each year for the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, The Citadel Graduate College students, visiting student delegates, the campus community and the Charleston community.
The 2018 symposium held March 22 -23, will feature speakers, panels and cadet presentations in support of The Citadel's 175th Anniversary which is Tuesday March 20, but will be celebrated all week.
The first Principled Leadership Symposium was held in 2008. It has become a signature event for the college and The Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics. The center is the college organization focused on enhancing leadership development and ethical growth at The Citadel.
Some highlights of the symposium include:
--Col. Randy Bresnik, NASA astronaut, U.S. Marine Corps aviator, Citadel alumnus, and recent commander of the International Space Station.
--Greater Issues address keynote speake Sean Naylor, author and journalist
--Panels with leading influencers in the areas of business, education, engineering, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics.
--Presentation of the Krause Center Award
Full details available at www.citadel.edu
2. The Post and Courier luncheon honoring The Citadel's 175 years of leadership and service;
12:30p.m., March 22
Holliday Alumni Center
Open to public; ticket required
The Post and Courier is sponsoring a luncheon to recognize The Citadel's 175 years of leadership and service to Charleston and to the nation. Speakers at the ticketed event include The Citadel President, Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, NASA astronaut and Class of '89 alumnus, Col. Randy Bresnik, and the Regimental Commander of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets, Dillon Graham. Bresnik's presentation will include an opportunity for attendees to ask him questions about recently commanding the International Space Station. The luncheon will be followed by a coffee and dessert meet and greet and photo opportunity with Rosa, Bresnik, and Graham.
Tickets can be purchased through The Post and Courier for $50 per person, by calling (843) 958-7395, or by emailing email@example.com.