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:
Geology professor Scott Persons talks to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) about the discovery of baby tyrannosaur fossils in Canada.
The Associated Press quoted psychology professor Jen Wright in a story about climate change impacts on Charleston.
Inside Higher Ed reports that College of Charleston and other schools are expanding their test optional policies for incoming freshmen.
History professor Jacob Steere-Williams writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about CofC and COVID-19 cases.
Political science professor Jordan Ragusa in quoted in a Post and Courier column about non-partisan elections.
WCBD-TV talks to economics professor Mark Witte about the financial battle over Game Stop stock.
Bernard Powers, director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, is quoted in a Post and Courier story about a new historical marker that notes a former slave auction house in Charleston.
Political science professor Maren Trochmann talks to The State about housing problems in South Carolina.
WCSC-TV reports on COVID-19 cases at the College.
The Post and Courier reports that the Charleston County School District and CofC will create a high school scholars program for students.
WCIV-TV highlights that CofC will extend its test-optional policy for freshmen who apply for admission for fall 2022 and fall 2023.
The City Paper reports that the annual “Yes! I’m a Feminist” event moved online this year.
Katie Houser, director of the N.E. Miles Early Childhood Development Center, talks to The Post and Courier about helping children develop empathy.
WCBD-TV covers the second annual CofC Day.
History professor Adam Domby comments to The Post and Courier about objects found inside the John C. Calhoun Monument time capsule.
Lowcountry Biz reports that the Charleston Preservation Society has awarded the Carolopolis Interior Award to CofC’s Sottile Theatre.