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:


CofC students create platform to help Lowcountry businesses compete with online shopping

The Post and Courier reports that four College of Charleston students have developed a platform to drive up e-commerce in the city.


Charleston expert believes Venus’ flytrap, unique to NC and SC, could soon become extinct

Biology professor Jean Everett is interviewed by The Post and Courier about the dwindling number of venus’ flytraps found in the Carolinas.


College of Charleston spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies set for May

WCIV-TV announces that CofC will hold multiple commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2021.


College of Charleston to belt it out of Stono Preserve with opera, dance and more

The Post and Courier reports that the School of the Arts Festival “Arts under the Oaks” will be held at Stono Preserve this month.


Target taking over King Street, how experts say this can benefit the downtown area

Economics professor Mark Witte is interviewed by WCBD-TV about a Target store opening on King Street.


Charleston removed the monument, but John C. Calhoun is ‘living large’ in City Hall

History professor Adam Domby talks to The State about John C. Calhoun’s presence in Charleston.


SC governor’s return to work order leaves CofC staff with just weeks to find child care

The Post and Courier reports some CofC staff members are struggling to find child care after an executive order by the South Carolina governor gives them just weeks to return to the office.


CofC ‘strongly encourages’ students to get COVID-19 vaccine

WCSC-TV reports that CofC plans to host several COVID-19 vaccine clinics on campus.