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 COVID-19 crisis didn’t just destroy businesses; it birthed some too

USA Today talks to College of Charleston students Yasmina and Nour Bizri about their recently created face mask business.

Commentary: College of Charleston made the right decision on Bishop Smith

 Bernard Powers, the director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston; Julia Eichelberger, English professor; and Harlan Greene, scholar-in-residence at Addlestone Library, write an op-ed in The Post and Courier about Bishop Robert Smith.

Inside Higher Education and The Post and Courier report on the College’s pass/fail grading system.

Congresswoman-Elect Nancy Mace Heads to Washington

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts talks to SC Public Radio about Congresswoman-elect Nancy Mace.

COVID-19 didn’t stop Charleston students from partying. Experts worry about the spring.

The Post and Courier looks at COVID-19 and college students.

Commentary: Where do we stop when it comes to which names to erase?

An op-ed writer in The Post and Courier disagrees with the College’s plan to rename student awards.

‘Southbound’ exhibit wants to blow up stereotype of southerners as slow-thinking bumpkins

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art director Mark Sloan talks to The Advocate (Baton Rouge) about the exhibit “Southbound.”

Thanksgiving travel to be slowed but not stopped by COVID despite CDC recommendation

 Daniel Guttentag, the director of CofC’s Office of Tourism Analysis, talks to The Greenville News about holiday travel.

College of Charleston Cougar Night Lights returns – Nov 23

Lowcountry Biz has a preview of Cougar Night Lights.

College of Charleston student Rides to the Rescue of Facilities Management Employee

WCIV-TV reports that after a facilities management worker’s bike was destroyed in an accident, the College of Charleston community came together to help.

Boeing Planes Return

Business professor Kent Gourdin talks to WCBD-TV about the return of a Boeing aircraft.

Doctor blames ’pandemic fatigue’ for COVID resurgence

WCSC-TV interviews College of Charleston alumna Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton about the issue of pandemic fatigue.

Booming check-ins: Airbnb seeing more bookings amid the pandemic

Daniel Guttentag, director of the Office of Tourism Analysis, talks to WCBD-TV about an increase in Airbnb bookings.

CofC hosts Women of Color Entrepreneurship Forum tonight

Charleston Regional Business Journal previews the second annual Women of Color Entrepreneurship Forum.

Expanded voting options likely to not return; SC gov does not expect changes to be renewed

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to WCSC-TV about mail-in voting.

CofC Campus Preservation Fund aims to preserve school’s historic legacy

WCIV-TV reports that the Campus Preservation Fund is seeking to raise $1.3 million to preserve and maintain CofC’s historic structures.