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:

Living outside lockdown: Barbers, beauty shops still open

The Associated Press talks with public health professor Brian Bossak about responses to the COVID-19 virus.

What It’s Like to Quarantine With Kids

Early childhood education professor W. Ian O’Byrne talks to Bloomberg News about using technology with children.

Commentary: Start remembering this pandemic now

History professor Jacob Steere-Williams writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about past epidemics.

Nearly a quarter of Charleston-area hotels have temporarily closed due to COVID-19

Hospitality and tourism management Professor Wayne Smith talks to The Post and Courier about the impact COVID-19 is having on hotels.

Finding a way to vote safely, another challenge in the age of COVID-19

WCIV-TV talks to political science professor Gibbs Knotts about upcoming elections.

South Carolina unemployment insurance claims increase approximately 1600% for instate workers

WCBD-TV interviews hospitality and tourism management Professor Wayne Smith about unemployment in the tourism industry .

CofC professor talks about leaning into new norm of learning

WCIV-TV reports on teacher education professor Margaret Hagood’s tips to parents during the COVID-19 shutdown.

The Post and Courier and Charleston Chronicle report on a new service from the School of Business that will provide pro bono consultations to Charleston-area businesses affected by the spread of the coronavirus.