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You don’t have to wait for Rook Recognition, Junior Ring Ceremony, or graduation to be proud. Be proud now. Less than 1% of the American population serves in the U.S. Military. Even fewer college age kids across the country would ever consider challenging themselves with something like four years in the Norwich University Corps of Cadets. That’s a sign that your Cadet has some courage and you probably did something right in raising them.
Gary Appleby '90 recently created a Facebook Page celebrating the history of the Norwich University Corps of Cadets Ring and the alumni who wear it. The page also provides Corps alumni with a central location to share pictures and stories about their Rings. I've lost count of the number of loyal Corps grads [...]
One of my non-Norwich Facebook friends recently asked me a question I've heard many times over the years. "Why do Norwich people go nuts when they hear the theme from Hogan's Heroes?" This one is tough to explain to people outside of the tribe but I'll give it a shot.
Introducing the Skull and Swords Sachem's Red. With its tantalizing bouquet and zesty finish, this red zinfandel is the perfect companion to warm your bones on a chilly fall evening...
On March 27th I sat for an hour long interview and audience Q & A for the Norwich University Expert Voices Series - sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and the Board of Fellows. The event was held at 7pm in the Sullivan Museum and History Center. The interview was conducted by Jon Allen (NU '94). The audio is posted below in two parts that you can listen to right here or download and take with you.
They don't make men like Alden Partridge any more. And nobody makes toasts like he did. Here are three toasts offered by Partridge and met with raised glasses by the corps during a Fourth of July banquet (year unknown)...
Below are a few interesting excerpts from Major General Ernest N. Harmon's address to the Newcomen Society on October 6th, 1951, in Northfield, Vermont. Harmon was introduced by the Honorable Stanley C. Wilson - former Governor of Vermont and Chairman of the Norwich University Board of Trustees. I'll scan the [...]