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:

Coal plant pollution has led to fish consumption warnings around SC

Geology professor Vijay Vulava talks to The Post and Courier about pollution.

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is interviewed by The Financial Times and Courthouse News Service about the U.S. Senate race in South Carolina.

CofC tackles social justice issues with new programming

WCIV-TV interviews Rénard Harris, vice president of access and inclusion and chief diversity officer, about CofC programs designed to expand diversity training.

WCIV-TV, WCBD-TV and The Post and Courier report on the College’s plan to cancel spring break.

7 Intriguing Fall Classes at the College of Charleston

Charleston CEO looks at CofC’s roster of classes for fall semester.

Why highways were designed to run through Black communities. SC faces historic dilemma again.

Political science professor Maren Trochmann talks to The Post and Courier about road projects that have impacted Black neighborhoods.

College of Charleston pact to aid real estate students

The Post and Courier reports a new partnership for the School of Business.

Lowcountry Biz and WCIV-TV report that two dinosaurs are the newest members of the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History.

New College of Charleston organization urges students to get out and vote

WCIV-TV talks with two College of Charleston students about voting.

Haunted History: Edgar Allan Poe & the Lowcountry

WCBD-TV interviews English professor Scott Peeples about the legends surrounding the mysterious life of Edgar Allan Poe.

CofC announces Everbridge as new Cougar Alert System

WCIV-TV reports that the College will use a new system to send out Cougar Alert emergency notifications.

Space Trivia: How well do you know the universe?

MSN quotes Astrophysics professor Jon Hakkila about the Hercules-Corona Borealis Great Wall supercluster.

Avery Research Center to name new group of social justice scholarship recipients

The Post and Courier reports that the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is growing its Race and Social Justice Initiative by distributing more scholarships this school year.

College of Charleston hosts Bully Pulpit Series with Nancy Mace

WCBD-TV has a preview of the College’s town hall meeting with U.S. Congressional candidate Nancy Mace.