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:


‘I bring an equilibrium’: Tim Scott steps into the spotlight as he tries to negotiate police reform for Republicans

Gibbs Knotts, dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, talks to USA Today about Senator Tim Scott.


Golf thrives on the ocean’s edge. What happens when the oceans rise?

Geology Professor Norman S. Levine talks to The Washington Post about rising sea levels.


The real reason American parents hate each other

VOX interviews communication professor Jenna Abetz about the conflicts between moms who work for pay and those who stay home with their kids.


US park celebrating the pro-slavery Confederacy faces a reckoning

Aljazeera interviews history professor Adam Domby about Confederate monuments.


From Ellen to Google, Twitter takedowns are more powerful than ever

Education professor Ian O’Byrne is quoted in a Business Insider story about social media.


Letter to the Editor: A Jewish site, too

Joshua Shanes, director of the Arnold Center for Israel Studies, writes a letter to The Chicago Tribune about religious sites.


Surveys give insight into Charleston’s tight hospitality job market

Daniel Guttentag, director at the Office of Tourism Analysis, talks to The Post and Courier about jobs in the hospitality industry.


College of Charleston updates COVID-19 mask requirements

WCSC-TV reports on CofC policies regarding face coverings and social distancing.


PGA Championship could have over $100M economic impact in Lowcountry

Economist Frank Hefner talks to WCBD-TV about the economic impact of the PGA Championship tournament.


College of Charleston scholarship celebrates retired professor’s passion for the written word

Lowcountry Biz reports on a new scholarship honoring retired English professor Nan Morrison.