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:


Yahoo Answers showed us how strange the Internet can be

Communication professor Ryan Milner talks to The Washington Post about the Yahoo Answers message board.


The real first Memorial Day: A holiday founded by formerly enslaved Black Americans

History professor Adam Domby is interviewed by WJLA-TV (Washington DC) about Memorial Day.


Baseball Canada lends a hand in Egypt

History professor Peter Piccione talks to the Associated Press about the history of baseball.


How Philly Shaped Edgar Allan Poe’s Pessimistic Poetry

Philadelphia Weekly interviews English professor Scott Peeples about Edgar Allan Poe.


College of Charleston hosts graduation ceremony at soccer field rather than Cistern Yard

WCBD reports of the commencement ceremony held at Patriots Point.


Charleston’s college graduates celebrate spring commencement in person

Jonathan Ray, director of events and chief concierge, talks to The Post and Courier about planning for commencement.


College of Charleston holding graduation ceremony Friday

Alicia Caudill, executive vice president for student affairs, talks to WCSC-TV about the changes to CofC commencement ceremonies this year.


College of Charleston gears up for graduation ceremonies

WCIV-TV previews CofC commencement ceremonies.