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:

Reopening Too Soon? Lowcountry Mayor and Charleston Historian Reflect on the Spanish Flu

Historian Jacob Steere-Williams is interviewed by SC Public Radio about past pandemics.

Opinion: College students grapple with pandemic fallout

CofC student Charlotte Townsend is quoted in the Detroit News in a story about the pandemic.

Colleges Make Plans for Safe On-Campus Student Move Out

Melantha Ardrey, director of residence life, talks to Diversity in Higher Education about moving students out of residence halls.

Hicks column: Charles Town endured hardship with the rise of rice and men

The Post and Courier talks to history professor Hayden Smith about rice plantations.

Charleston private school builds ‘confidence pipeline’ to empower girls in social media age

Education professor Keonya Booker is interviewed by The Post and Courier about challenges facing young girls.

CofC announces phased return to campus

WCBD reports on the College’s comprehensive plan for reopening campus.

Charleston faces an existential choice: Wall off the rising ocean or retreat to high ground

Norm Levine, director of the Lowcountry Hazards Center, talks to The Post and Courier about flooding in the Lowcountry.

New Call Me MISTER Scholarship Honors CofC Interim Provost Frances Welch

Lowcountry Biz reports on a new scholarship for the Call Me MISTER program that honors interim Provost Frances Welch.

Get your crayons ready for these Charleston coloring pages

The Post and Courier reports on  coloring book pages featuring the College.

Experience College of Charleston with new virtual visitor center

WCIV reports on a new way to tour CofC.