CofC in the News: Week of Nov. 6, 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:

 CofC piano program receives $1.14M

The Post and Courier has details on a gift to the College’s piano program.

The Post and Courier and WCIV-TV report on how some College of Charleston students are honoring Holocaust survivors and victims.

There Are More Black Catholics in the U.S. Than Members of the A.M.E. Church

Religion professor Matthew Cressler talks with The Atlantic about race and religion.

CofC Opens New Computer Science Center

 The Charleston Digital Corridor has more on the College’s new computer science center.

Senator Misleads on ‘Absurd’ Science

 Fact Check.Org talks to biologist Louis Burnett about research.

Charleston History Commission wrestles line by line with language for revisionist Calhoun plaque

 History professor Bernard Powers is quoted by The Post and Courier in a story about monument plaques.

Stephen Gilchrist to Host Discussion on Race and Entrepreneurship in America at CofC

Lowcountry Biz SC has a preview of a speech by Stephen Gilchrist, the chairman of the South Carolina African American Chamber of Commerce.

 No Amazon HQ a Good Thing for South Carolina

Business professor Frank Hefner is interviewed in SCETV Radio about the economy.