CofC In The News: Week of April 8, 2019

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:

Visitors to Charleston broke records again, exceeding 7 million last year

Tourism and hospitality professor Daniel Guttentag talks to The Post and Courier about an increase in tourism last year.

Tower Rush: Toronto To Add 80 New Skyscrapers in the Next Few Years

Carter Real Estate Center director Elaine Worzala is quoted in Point2Homes in a story about growth.

 CofC will host Michael Twitty and Marcie Cohen Ferris for Tuesday lecture on race and ethnic identity in Southern food

The City Paper has a preview of the “My Food is My Flag” event.

Virtual reality: you’ve never seen history like this before

Tourism and hospitality professor Daniel Guttentag talks to Verizon News about VR.

Let’s be honest about the roots of Confederate monuments 

Adam Domby writes an op/ed for The City Paper.

SC civil rights bus to join national historic vehicle register, be displayed in Washington

Grant Gilmore, director of the Historic Preservation and Community Planning program at the College of Charleston, talks to The Post and Courier about a new lowcountry connection to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.

The 400th Anniversary of 1619 Sparks a New Look at the New World

Coastal Virginia magazine mentions English professor Joe Kelly’s new book Marooned.

The best Charleston April Fools’ Day 2019 jokes we’ve seen so far

The City Paper praises the College’s April Fools story.