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:

The Future of Work

Philosophy professor Jennifer Baker discusses the ideas of work ethic with NPR’s The Pulse.

What the Polls Say About Lindsey Graham vs. Jaime Harrison

Newsweek interviews political science professor Jordan Ragusa about the U.S. Senate race in South Carolina.

The environmental racism threatening South Carolina’s Black communities

Bernie Powers, director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, and Todd LeVasseur, professor of environmental and sustainability studies, comment to Quartz about environmental issues facing the African American community in South Carolina.

SC’s suburban women voters crucial for the GOP. Now, Democrats are aiming for them too

The Post and Courier interviews political science professor Gibbs Knotts about voters in suburban areas.

Was Hilton Head tourism a boom or a bust due to the pandemic? What the numbers show

A Hilton Head Island economic study by the Office of Tourism Analysis at College of Charleston is featured in an Island Packet story.

A new method needed to combat Cyber-bullying

Education professor Anne Gutshall talks to WCBD-TV about  the problem of cyberbullying.

CofC siblings turn disappointment into success with mask business

WCIV-TV reports that three CofC siblings have launched a successful face mask business.

College of Charleston preparing for worst, hoping for best as students return to classes

President Andrew T. Hsu talks to the Charleston City Paper about students returning to campus next week.

How can school officials stop cheating on virtual tests?

Computer science professor Lancie Affonso tells WCIV-TV of ways to prevent student cheating in online classes.

Charleston’s pandemic history- a moment of science

WCBD-TV interviews history professor Jacob Steere-Williams about past pandemics.

Will the 4th Quarter Show a Significant Economic Rebound?

Economics professor Frank Hefner talks to South Carolina Public Radio about the South Carolina economy.

College of Charleston to expand diversity training for students, faculty and staff

Lowcountry Biz reports that CofC is expanding its diversity efforts this fall with the launch of the online program Diversity EDU.