CofC in the News: Week of Oct. 9, 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 Associated Press  and The Post and Courier report on a $1.9 million gift to the College.

There are no good solutions to state’s pension crisis, leaving Gov. Bevin with mess

Thomas Nolan writes an op/ed in Kentucky Forward about the pension problems in that state.

Debates, protests increase over universities’ slavery ties

The Associated Press quotes Adam Domby in a story about monuments.

2nd Monday Series kicks off at CofC

The Monday music series is previewed in The Post and Courier.

On business: Money in, money out in South Carolina

Frank Hefner talks to The Post and Courier about economics.

She once voted Democratic. Meet Catherine Templeton, SC’s GOP ‘outsider’ candidate for governor

The State interviews Gibbs Knotts about the gubernatorial race.

Patrick Kennedy To Discuss Mental Health Awareness at CofC

Holy City Sinner previews a discussion featuring Patrick Joseph Kennedy II.

Avery Institute to screen lynching documentary ‘An Outrage’

The Post and Courier announces the free CofC screening of “An Outrage.”

That Flag-Burning Seattle Seahawks Photo Isn’t Fake News. It’s a Meme

Ryan Milner talks with Wired Magazine about memes.

Ease up scholarship standard Scholarships

President Glenn McConnell writes an op/ed in The Post and Courier about the South Carolina LIFE Scholarship.

Stranded cetacean? There’s an app for that

Phys.org tells the story of the new WhaleScale app developed by  Leslie Hart and undergraduate student Kerry Wischusen.