CofC in the News: Week of June 25, 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: 

Charleston’s apology for slavery is just empty symbolism

A racial disparities report commissioned by the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is mentioned in a Washington Post op/ed.

Charleston, Key Port For Slaves In America, Apologizes And Meditates On Racism Today

Former CofC President Alex Sanders is quoted by NPR in a story about the City of Charleston apologizing for slavery.

Optimum Performance: How to preserve muscle mass while on a ‘cut diet

The New Orleans Times-Picayune mentions a College of Charleston Department of Health and Human Performance study in a story about diets.

Charlotte Talks: Political Fallout From Border Separation

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is interviewed by WFAE-FM (Charlotte) about politics.

NEWS: S.C. worker shortage in hospitality nears ‘crisis stage,’ experts say

Economics professor Calvin Blackwell talks with the Statehouse Report about jobs.

Investigation of lawmaker’s alleged harassment exposes gaps in policy governing S.C. House members, experts say

The City Paper quotes political science professor Claire Wofford in a story concerning a harassment policy.

The seed takes root: Program gets kids involved with agriculture

Orangeburg Times and Democrat writes about the farm-to-school food initiative program with Olivia Thompson.

Camp Rise Above kids get up close and personal with sea creatures

WCIV-TV interviews CofC marine operations manager Peter Meier about Camp Rise.

Airline Credit Card

 Hospitality and Tourism Management professor John Crotts talks with WalletHub about airline credit cards.

Charleston Forum speakers focus on data to analyze racial disparities

Avery Research Center Executive Director Patricia Williams-Lessane is quoted by The Post and Courier in a story about racial disparities.

The Associated Press and The State interview political scientist Gibbs Knotts about the South Carolina governor’s race.

Mennello Museum presents the work of Korean-American artist Jiha Moon

Arts Daily mentions the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in a story about an exhibit by artist Jiha Moon.

The Bipartisan Backlash That Spurred Trump’s Reversal on Family Separations

Gibbs Knotts talks about South Carolina politics with Governing.

New digital exhibit uncovers the memoir of Charleston slave Samuel Williams

The City Paper looks at a digital exhibited by the Avery Research Center.

Volvo to inaugurate SC plant, reveal new sedan Wednesday

WCBD-TV interviews economist Frank Hefner about the new Volvo plant.

Three CofC Grads Win Fulbright Awards

Charleston CEO looks at recent CofC graduates winning Fulbrights.

Lowcountry group holding Juneteenth celebrations

African American Studies professor Anthony Greene talks to WCIV-TV about Juneteenth.