1995 – The Citadel is steeped in tradition — a tradition that included a men-only admissions policy until a court order forced the school to admit a woman.
1996 – Nancy Mace entered The Citadel and after three years became the first female graduate of the South Carolina military college.
1999 – Credits transferred from another institution enabled her to graduate. Nancy Mace became the first woman to graduate from The Citadel, a military academy in Charleston, South Carolina.
2001 – She has written a book about her Citadel experience. In the Company of Men: A Woman at The Citadel, by Nancy Mace, with Mary Jane Ross.