CofC in the News: Week of May 15, 2017

College of Charleston “In the News” is a round-up of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students and alumni. Recent media coverage of CofC includes:


The Post and Courier highlights Rénard Harris being named associate vice president and chief diversity officer at the College of Charleston.

An Underground College For Undocumented Immigrants

Jon Hale is quoted in The New Yorker concerning education and undocumented immigrants.

College of Charleston’s Saturday commencement exercises

The Post and Courier has a photo essay of the recent College of Charleston Spring Commencement.

Charleston Unknown History

Adam Domby speaks with WCBD-TV about Castle Pinckney and the Grimke House.

The Charleston Wine + Food Festival is missing men

The Post and Courier interviews Melinda Patience about research concerning a popular Charleston festival.

After Death at Penn State: What Can a President Do to Change Campus Culture?

President Glenn F. McConnell talks to The Chronicle of Higher Education about changing a campus culture.

It’s official: South Carolina has a new gas tax after S.C. House and Senate overrode Gov. McMaster’s veto

Gibbs Knotts speaks with The Post and Courier about the recently passed gas tax.

At steel mill site, Georgetown might not get what it wants but could get what it needs

The Post and Courier interviews Frank Hefner about tourism and businesses.

We are teaching kids how to write all wrong — and no, Mr. Miyagi’s rote lessons won’t help a bit

John Warner is quoted in The Washington Post in a story about writing.