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:


 Storytime Lets Fathers Form Bonds From Behind Bars

Sociology professor Heath Hoffmann is interviewed by The New York Times about how some prison inmates are bonding with their children over books.


Army continues to honor Confederate unit histories, even as base names draw scrutiny

History professor Adam Domby talks to The Washington Post about Confederate symbolism and the military.


Incomes in gambling Biloxi and non-gambling Mobile largely have tracked each other

Economics professor Doug Walker talks to WALA-TV ( Mobile, AL) about jobs associated with the gambling industry.


The Unbreakable Virgin Islanders’ Acquires Worldwide Distribution with Passion River Films

Political science professor Hollis France comments to St. John Tradewinds about a documentary film featuring the Virgin Islands.


Major SC colleges holding in-person graduations after mass gathering rules lifted

The Post and Courier reports that CofC is giving graduates a choice of commencement ceremonies this spring.


College of Charleston plans major renovations for arts building

WCSC reports that the College is finalizing plans for major renovations to its Albert Simons Center for the Arts.



CofC team wins Raytheon’s Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

WCBD-TV reports that the College of Charleston’s Cybersecurity Club won the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.


In Charleston, Irish arts and culture are in fine fettle

Joe Kelly, director of the Irish and Irish American Studies program, talks to The Post and Courier about the study of Irish heritage.


North Charleston councilman caught in web of financial troubles

 The Post and Courier interviews political science professor Kendra Stewart about problems for a local politician.


College of Charleston documentary, to premiere March 12, examines school’s role in slavery

The Post and Courier reports on a new documentary film meant to acknowledge and pay tribute to the enslaved people who helped build CofC.