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:


South Carolinians Disagree Over Extending Protections To LGBTQ Community

Political science professor Claire Wofford talks to NPR’s Morning Edition about LGBTQ rights in South Carolina.



How “A Drive Into Deep Left Field by Castellanos” Became the Perfect Meme for These Strange Times

The Ringer interviews Ryan Milner, associate chair of the Department of Communication, about a baseball meme.


‘There’s nothing to be fearful of’: Parents and activists fight to keep transgender girls in school sports

USA Today talks with Veronica Ivy, associate professor of philosophy, about sports and gender identity.


Charleston’s African American Museum has a new CEO. This is what she hopes to do

Bernard Powers, the director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, talks to The Post and Courier about the new CEO of the African American Museum.


Wildlife advocates fear Daniel Island construction could impact bald eagles nest

 Biology Professor Phillip Dustan is interviewed by WCIV-TV about eagle nesting on Daniel Island.


SC tourism looks further back to gauge recovery from the COVID-19 era

The Post and Courier talks to Daniel Guttentag, the director of the Office of Tourism Analysis, about tourism’s recovery from COVID-19.


Bridging the gap: Lowcountry female leaders discuss equal pay

Kris De Welde, director of women’s and gender studies, talks to WCBD-TV about the gender pay gap.


Commentary: Lacking leadership from McMaster, C of C president comes through on COVID

History professor Jacob Steere-Williams writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about leadership during the pandemic.


Diver finds rare American Lion fossil in Cooper River

WCIV-TV interviews paleontologist Robert Boessenecker about the discovery of a rare fossil in the Lowcountry.


Confederate monuments are coming down. What should we do with them now?

History professor Adam Domby talks to The Post and Courier about placing Confederate monuments in a museum.


CofC students build website to help local businesses

WCBD-TV reports that College of Charleston business students are trying to help local businesses keep up with the digital age.


IOP City Council to discuss SCDOT proposal that would add hundreds of new parking spots

Daniel Guttentag, director of the Office of Tourism Analysis, talks to WCBD-TV about the upcoming summer tourism season.