CofC In the News: Week of Aug. 6, 2018

College of Charleston “In the News” is a weekly round-up of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage of the College includes:

Latest hotel reports show strong tourism market in South Carolina and Charleston

The Post and Courier quotes tourism and hospitality department chair Wayne Smith in a story about the tourism market.

What will a new hotel tower at FireKeepers mean for Calhoun County?

Economist Doug Walker talks to the Battle Creek Enquirer about a hotel casino in Michigan.

‘Sick of living in old housing’: The rise of luxury apartments for Charleston students

Amy Orr, director of Business and Auxiliary Services, is quoted in a Post and Courier story about student housing.

Risky Waters

Ecologist Phil Dustan talks with Governing about flooding.

Jeff Sessions deeply wrong about ‘snowflake’ college students

Provost Brian McGee writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about college students.

Thanks to DNA research, 80 Charlestonians of African descent may learn more about their roots

College of Charleston student Adeyemi Oduwole and assistant admissions director Kenyatta Grimmage are featured in a Post and Courier story about research.

Ancient walrus tusk a rare South Carolina find

Mace Brown Museum collections manager Sarah Boessenecker is interviewed by The Post and Courier in a story about a rare fossil.