CofC in the News: Week of Sept. 4, 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:

South Carolina ranks high in job growth, hiring in hospitality

Frank Hefner is interviewed by WCBD-TV about economic growth.

Halsey Institute Announces Arts Matter Day Participation and Incentive Benefits

The Charleston Chronicle reports that the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art will participate in “Arts Matter Day.”

Harvey flooding shuts down oil refineries, pushing up gas prices

WCBD-TV speaks with Calvin Blackwell about Hurricane Harvey’s impact on gasoline prices.

Charleston mayor’s idea to amend Confederate markers, monuments receives mixed reviews

Bernard Powers is interviewed by The Post and Courier about confederate markers.

The Post and Courier and Lowcountry Biz report on the College’s new degree in commercial real estate finance.

If a Hurricane Harvey hit South Carolina it ‘would be like the 2015 flood on steroids’

Lee Lindner talks to The Post and Courier about a effects of a powerful storm hitting the state.

Hero or monster? Doctor calls for removal of J. Marion Sims statue from SC State House

 Adam Domby is interviewed by WIS-TV about a statue in Columbia, S.C.

Earning a Degree to Go to Camp

Quinn Burke and James Bowring write an op/ed in Inside Higher Ed about coding boot camps.