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:

Costly corporate tax breaks are taking away money to improve South Carolina’s schools

Political science professor Kendall Deas writes an op-ed in The State about the need to invest in traditional public schools.

CofC Chief Diversity Officer: ‘This is a year of action’

Rénard Harris, vice president of access and inclusion and chief diversity officer, talks to WCIV-TV about programs and initiatives aimed at better supporting first-generation and underrepresented minority students.

The college visit: When to go, what to ask, and how to take them during the pandemic

Will Chase, associate director of visitor services, talks to The Post and Courier about college tours.

Nancy Mace and Joe Cunningham go on the attack during first SC congressional debate

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts comments to The State about South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District race.

What’s in a name? For some clubs in the South, uneasy ties to the Confederacy

History professor Adam Domby talks to Golf World about the naming of some Southern golf courses.

The Sottile Theatre and Charleston Symphony go live again, together

The Post and Courier reports on the opening of the newly renovated Sottile Theatre.

Climate change views could be a decider in the Mace-Cunningham SC congressional race

The Post and Courier talks with political scientist Gibbs Knotts about a big issue in the 1st district congressional race.

Lindsey Graham and Jaime Harrison meet in first US Senate debate

The State talks to political science professor Jordan Ragusa about political spending in South Carolina’s U.S. Senate race.

The Associated Press and The State report that English professor Marjory Wentworth has stepped down as the South Carolina’s poet laureate after 17 years in the job.

Local Political experts weigh-in on President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis

WCBD-TV interviews political science professor Gibbs Knotts about President Trump and COVID-19.

The Smartest Money-Saving Tips Real College Students Learned on Their Own

CofC student Nick Price talks to People magazine about saving money for college.

Boeing responds to reports 787 Dreamliner production could be consolidated in Lowcountry

Economics professor Frank Hefner is interviewed by WCIV-TV about a move by Boeing to bring more production to the Lowcountry.