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:

WCSC and WCBD report on the first day of in-person classes at the College.

Senate 2020: In South Carolina, a Political Newcomer Gives Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham a Run for His Money

Inside Climate News talks to political science professor Gibbs Knotts about politics and climate change.

How COVID-19 turned 2020 into a lost year for the travel industry | Travel Troubleshooter

The Seattle Times reports on tourism predictions from Daniel Guttentag, the director of the Office of Tourism Analysis at the College of Charleston.

Multiple reports of virtual bombing across Berkeley and Charleston school districts

Computer science professor Lancie Affonso talks to WCIV about cyber security concerns.

College of Charleston reports 103 active student COVID-19 cases, launches online dashboard

The Post and Courier reports on the College’s COVID-19 dashboard.

Fragile Presented Governor’s Award for Excellence in Scientific Research

Charleston CEO announces that astrophysics professor Chris Fragile has been awarded the South Carolina Governor’s Award for Excellence in Scientific Research at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution.

Credit Cards

Finance professor James Malm talks to Wallet Hub about credit cards

Expert Advice on How to Get the Best Car Insurance

Money Geek interviews accounting professor Thomas Mark Spade about searching for the best car insurance.

Blue Dog Joe Cunningham is trying to keep his seat in a conservative district

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to Jewish Insider about a South Carolina congressional race.

Geoinformatics minor among new academic programs launching at CofC

WCIV looks at new academic programs at CofC.

WCSC and WCBD interview students moving back to campus.