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

Behre: These are historic times; museums have begun documenting them

 The Post and Courier quotes historian Jacob Steere-Williams in an editorial about the importance of remembering this pandemic. 

Breaks in the chain

Business professor Kent Gourdin is quoted in The Post and Courier in a story about the COVID-19 impacts on manufacturing supply chains.

Before coronavirus, SC tourism was tracking to beat record-breaking 2019

Wayne Smith, the chair of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, talks to The Post and Courier about the impact of COVID-19 on tourism.

WCIV, Charleston Regional Business Journal and Lowcountry Biz  announce that Suzanne Austin is the new provost at CofC.

Looking inward during troubled times: How isolation can prompt a spiritual awakening

Philosophy professor Larry Krasnoff tells The Post and Courier about disconnecting during the pandemic.

Commentary: We need science in government

Environmental microbiologist Moshe Rhodes writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about the importance of science.

The Post and Courier and WCSC report on a fake letter to CofC students about a COVID-19 vaccine trial.

Tax Expert Encourage the Public to File Online

Accounting professor Thomas Spade talks to WTAT-TV about filing federal and state taxes online.

WCBD, WCSC and The Post and Courier reports that The College will soon issue refunds on some college expenses.

SC researchers mimic plants, animals to design buildings, solve social problems

The Post and Courier interviews biology professor Deb Bidwell about biomimicry research.

For Charleston, outbreaks and epidemics are a key part of history

History professor Jacob Steere-Williams talks to The City Paper about the history of pandemics.

College of Charleston faculty, staff recommend books to read while social distancing

Lowcountry Biz reports on book recommendations from the CofC campus community.

Best Chip and PIN Credit Cards

Finance professor Jocelyn Evans talks to WalletHub about credit cards.