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:


Time Magazine

‘Another Milestone in the Long, Long Road.’ Rev. Raphael Warnock’s Georgia Senate Victory Made History in Multiple Ways

Time Magazine talks to history professor Adam Domby about the recent senate race in Georgia.


Yahoo News

These Are The Oldest Universities In America

Yahoo News features CofC in a list of old universities in the United States.



First black cardinal in US history

Deutschlandfunk interviews religion professor Matthew Cressler about Wilton Gregory being named the first African American cardinal in U.S. history.




The Last Surviving Widow of a Civil War Veteran Dies at 101

History professor Adam Domby is quoted by Smithsonian Magazine in a story concerning the death of Helen Viola Jackson.


WCBD News 2

Classes begin Monday at the College of Charleston

WCBD-TV previews the upcoming spring semester.



Charleston region to continue to grow, but pandemic clouds forecast, economist says

Economic professor Frank Hefner talks to The Post and Courier about the Lowcountry’s economy.



Edward Hart named College of Charleston’s Dean of the School of the Arts

The Post and Courier reports that Edward Hart has been named the new dean of the School of the Arts.


WCIV News Channel 4 ABC Charleston

CofC’s Dr. Gibbs Knotts speaks on Capitol chaos

WCIV-TV interviews political science professor Gibbs Knotts about the attack on the U.S. capital.



College of Charleston to require mandatory COVID-19 testing for students in the spring

The Post and Courier reports that CofC will require mandatory testing for students throughout the spring semester.


Lowcountry Biz

The College of Charleston Cistern: More Than Meets the Eye

Lowcountry Biz looks at the interesting history surrounding the CofC Cistern.


WCIV News Channel 4 ABC Charleston

400-year-old King James Bible donated to College of Charleston

WCIV-TV reports that CofC has received a copy of a King James Bible that was printed in 1613.

WCBD News 2

Canceled events for the Lowcountry cause worry for business owners in upcoming fiscal year

Daniel Guttentag, the director of the Office of Tourism Analysis, talks to WCBD-TV about Lowcountry tourism figures for 2020.



Commentary: We must understand challenges to address affordable housing problem

Political science professor Maren Trochmann writes a Post and Courier op-ed concerning the lack of affordable housing in Charleston.