Maria Aselage joined The Citadel faculty in January 2007. She currently teaches Principles of Marketing and is the chairperson of the BSB community service committee. In addition to teaching, Ms. Aselage owns and operates her own communications consulting company.
Ms. Aselage has more than 28 years of experience in the communications field. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree from the University of Georgia in 1991 and an MBA from The Citadel in 2003. Ms. Aselage spent more than six years as a television news anchor and reporter. After leaving the news business in 1998, she created and worked in The Citadel’s Public Speaking Lab. From 2002-2005, she served as communications director and media spokesperson for the Catholic Diocese of Charleston. In May 2005, Ms. Aselage moved to the Jacksonville, Florida area where she accepted the position of Executive Vice President for the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. She moved back to Charleston in January 2007, started her company and returned to The Citadel.
Ms. Aselage serves as Board Chair of Camp Rise Above, an organization that provides life-changing camp experiences to children with serious illnesses, disabilities and challenges. Additionally, she is the recipient of the 2020 “Faculty of the Year” award for the BSB’s degree completion program.
M.B.A., The Citadel
B.A.J., University of Georgia