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: 

America’s Southern Tourist Towns Brace for a Covid Winter

Daniel Guttentag, director of the Office of Tourism Analysis, talks to Bloomberg News about tourism in Myrtle Beach.

Colleges need COVID-19 tests to reopen, scientists say. Some don’t have much of a plan.

USA Today reports that CofC will require students to take a COVID-19 test before they can move into residence halls.

Roads to Ruin

History professor Tammy Ingram talks to the National Review about problems with rural highways.

“It’s The Apocalypse”: How 2020 Became A Lost Year For Travel 

Daniel Guttentag, director of the Office of Tourism Analysis, predicts the future of the travel industry for Forbes Magazine.

College of Charleston returning to in-person/hybrid classes on Sept. 14

WCSC-TV reports that CofC will be returning to in-person/hybrid classes on Sept. 14.

RNC displays diversity with Scott, Haley, with Gov. McMaster, Graham off prime time

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to The State about speeches made at the recent Republican National Convention.

College of Charleston expands their opera program with a production of ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

The Charleston City Paper reports that CofC will perform Mozart’s opera “The Marriage of Figaro” in February 2021.

College of Charleston sorority placed on suspension for violating COVID-19 policies

WCSC-TV reports that a sorority was temporarily suspended after some of its members violated CofC’s COVID-19 policies.

Meeting CofC’s Class of 2024

Lowcountry Biz has a detailed look at some of the interesting facts concerning the College of Charleston freshman class.

CofC announces new partnership with MUSC to enhance student health services

WCIV-TV reports that the College and the Medical University of South Carolina have join forces to provide enhanced student health care to CofC students.

2020’s Best Real-Estate Markets

Elaine Worzala, director of the Carter Real Estate Center, talks to WalletHub about the real estate market.

Tension, unease as 2,000 students expected in downtown Charleston in next 3 weeks

The Post and Courier interviews Charleston residents about the return of CofC students to the city.

College of Charleston Named a Top School by Princeton Review

Charleston CEO reports that The Princeton Review has recognized CofC as one of the top universities in the country.

Sumter mayor candidate staying in race despite charges of staging kidnapping to win votes 

The Post and Courier talks with political science professor Gibbs Knotts about a mayoral race in Sumter, South Carolina.