CofC In The News: Week of Oct. 7, 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:

The awkward questions about slavery from tourists in US South

Kameelah Martin, director of African American Studies, and historian Shannon Eaves are interviewed by the BBC in a story about slavery and tourism.

Tonight with Don Lemon

James Melville, associate dean for international and community outreach for the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, talks to CNN about foreign powers and the U.S elections.

Black men make up only 2% of teachers in the US. A group named ‘Call Me MISTER’ wants to change that

CofC student Kyle Fersner is featured in a CNN story about the Call Me MISTER program.

 Former Ambassador On Kurt Volker And Ukraine

Associate Dean James Melville is interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition.

The Newish Charleston

The Silcox Center is mentioned in a New York Times story about Charleston architecture.

Commentary: SC must ban all but legitimate medical exemptions for vaccinations

Microbial geneticist Moshe Rhodes writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about vaccinations.

National group polls in South Carolina to prove a Democrat can beat Lindsey Graham

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is interviewed by The State in a story about the upcoming U.S. Senate race in South Carolina.

Gabbard expresses presidential ideas to young voters at CofC

 WCIV-TV reports on Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard’s visit to the College’s Bully Pulpit Series.

College of Charleston MBA program celebrates 10th anniversary

Lowcountry Biz looks at the anniversary of the College’s MBA program.

Men are twice as likely as women to get an annual fee waived

WalletHub interviews accounting  professor Thomas Spade about credit trends.

College of Charleston’s students explore history with food

 The Post and Courier writes a story about a First Year Experience food class.