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:
Professor Emeritus of history Bernard Powers talks to USA Today about southern plantations.
African American studies professor Anthony Greene talks to CNBC about Juneteenth.
The Associated Press reports that there is a petition drive to rename CofC’s Grice Marine Laboratory.
Politico talks to political science professor Claire Wofford about Joe Biden’s visit to the Lowcountry earlier this year.
Inside Higher Ed reports that CofC rescinded an offer of admission to a student who wrote a racist social media post.
History professor Adam Domby talks to WTVT-TV (Tampa Bay), WBTV-TV (Charlotte) and The Economist about confederate monuments.
History professor Richard Bodek writes a letter to the editor to The Post and Courier concerning confederate monuments.
Professor Emeritus of history Bernard Powers writes an op/ed in The Post and Courier about a proposal to build a monument at White Point Garden to the African American heroes of the Civil War and the era of emancipation.
Harlan Greene, the special collections scholar in residence, talks to The Post and Courier about a LGBTQ collection.
Religious studies professor Matthew J. Cressler writes an article for The Religious News Service about Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
RIA Intel talks with economics professor Calvin Blackwell about investors.
WCIV reports that the College is expanding its offerings for engineering majors.
Suzette Stille, interim vice president for university marketing and enrollment planning, talks to The Post and Courier about CofC’s expected enrollment for the fall semester.