On April Fools’ Day, the College of Charleston had a bit of fun with its social media followers. The College Today released the article “CofC Announces Big Changes for 2020 Commencement” at 8 a.m. to let everyone know that the Commencement ceremony would be moved to the North Charleston Coliseum. In the end, it was revealed as a joke, but Cougars were really passionate in their shock and laughter at the prank. Here are a few of our favorite reactions:



Caps and gowns and it’s inside…yuck.

Posted by Karla Dunlap on Monday, April 1, 2019


My heart skipped a beat for a moment! Happy April Fools’ from the college with the best sense of humor!

Posted by Gracie Daughtry on Monday, April 1, 2019