CofC in the News: Week of Jan. 22, 2018

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:

What the ‘s**thole’ debate gets wrong about Africa

Political science professor Christopher Day writes an op/ed in The Washington Post about recent comments from President Trump. 

Oil campaign contributions went to S.C. lawmakers who support offshore drilling, data shows

The Post and Courier talks with political science professor Jordan Ragusa about offshore drilling.

In building influence with Trump, key South Carolina Republicans walk a delicate line

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is interviewed by The Post and Courier in a story about politics.

CofC Ranked Nationally for Classical Education

Charleston CEO writes about CofC’s high ranking in classical education.

Automotive education — College of Charleston students hear from experts in auto preservation, classic car stories

Architectural history professor Barry Steifel is quoted in a Post and Courier story about auto preservation.

College of Charleston to Host German-American Business Summit

SCETV Radio interviews Morgan Marcell Koerner, chair of the Department of German and Russian Studies, about the upcoming German-American Business Summit.

Nancy Mace gives South Carolina Legislature its first state lawmaker with clear ties to Trump

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to The Post and Courier about the election of Nancy Mace to the South Carolina House.

Boeing funds College of Charleston farm-to-school initiative for sixth year

Lowcountry Biz reports on a $125,000 grant from Boeing to support CofC’s Food Systems Change Initiative.

Why ‘Replacement’ Governors Often Get Replaced Themselves

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts talks about governors with Governing Magazine.

Artist Roberto Diago risks everything to depict racism in Cuba

The City Paper previews a new show at The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.