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:

College of Charleston Faculty, Students Discover Slave Badge on Campus

Yahoo News reports on the recent discovery of a slave badge on the College of Charleston campus.



How ‘Normal Country’ Became Internet Shorthand for ‘Bad Country’

Vice interviews communication professor Ryan Milner about the phrase “normal country.”


I Regret Becoming A Parent

WNPR-FM talks to Jenna Abertz, associate professor of communication, about how people communicate about parenthood.


As business owners question King Street’s future, city considers ‘improvement district’

Kendra Stewart, the director of the Riley Center for Livable Communities, talks to The Post and Courier about King Street’s future.


Post journalist hosts College of Charleston sponsored panel on monuments, memorials

Lowcountry Biz looks at a recent panel discussion hosted by the College of Charleston.


Belmond looking to sell landmark Charleston Place hotel

Economic professor Frank Hefner talks to The Charleston City Paper about the sale of a downtown hotel.


Former GOP House speaker Paul Ryan to visit Charleston alongside U.S. Sen. Tim Scott

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to The State about an upcoming visit from former House Speaker Paul Ryan.


 Events honoring victims of Mother Emanuel shooting hosted through June

WCIV-TV reports that Kameelah Martin, dean of the Graduate School, will be one of the featured speakers during a program honoring the nine victims of the 2015 Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting.



Flexibility for workers increasingly important for Charleston-area employers, study shows

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


CofC professor develops innovative medical imaging device

 WCIV-TV reports that astronomy professor Joe Carson was awarded a $400,000 grant to test the medical imaging instrument he and College of Charleston students and alumni created.