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:


Why Michael Che’s ‘SNL’ joke about Israeli vaccinations sparked a debate about anti-Semitism

Jewish studies professor Joshua Shanes is quoted by Yahoo News concerning a recent controversial joke on Saturday Night Live.


3 New Albums Retell the History of Black Composers

Paul Sánchez, director of piano studies, is praised by the New York Times for his work on a new album.


College of Charleston electrical engineering major to focus on autonomous vehicles

The Charleston Regional Business Journal reports that the College is launching an electrical engineering degree with a focus on autonomous electrical vehicles.


SC tourism hopes PGA event will spark COVID recovery, even with fewer spectators

Daniel Guttentag, the director at the Office of Tourism Analysis, talks to The Post and Courier about tourism surrounding the PGA Championship on Kiawah Island in May.

Spoleto Festival USA Postpones World Premiere of ‘Omar’

Opera Wire reports that Tamara Butler, executive director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, will be the moderator of a Spoleto program called “Justice for Omar.”


Good Governance Symposium launched by League of Women Voters

The Post and Courier reports that the College of Charleston political science department is part of a group participating in the Good Governance Symposium Series.


Despite setbacks, Charleston businesses ‘optimistic’ for tourist season

WCSC-TV interviews Daniel Guttentag, director of the Office of Tourism Analysis, about the summer tourism season.


FOX 24 News Now: Top Tax Time Tips with Thomas Spade

Accounting professor Thomas Spade provides WTAT-TV with tips for the upcoming tax season.