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: 

Commentary: What are the chances of repealing SC’s ban on K-12 mask mandates?

Political science professor Jordan Ragusa writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about mask mandates.


Here’s how SC could change law banning school mask mandates. But will lawmakers do it?

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to The State about the politics behind mask mandates.


Study says South Carolina ranks 42nd in COVID recovery speed

Economics professor Frank Hefner talks to WCIV-TV about the pandemic recovery in South Carolina.


College of Charleston starts off school year with COVID-19 protocols

WCSC-TV looks at the start of the College’s fall semester.


College of Charleston welcomes students back for Fall semester

WCBD-TV reports on students returning to classes for the fall semester.


College of Charleston, Trident Tech to require masks in wake of SC Supreme Court ruling

The Post and Courier reports on CofC’s new masking policy for the fall semester.


College of Charleston announces four new fall academic programs, including MUSC partnership

WCBD-TV reports on four new academic programs at CofC for the fall 2021 semester.


College of Charleston named academic partner of 2021 Charleston Literary Festival

WCIV-TV reports that the Charleston Literacy Festival has named the College of Charleston as its academic partner for this year’s festival.


Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton: Blazing Trails While Standing on the Shoulders of Ancestors profiles CofC alumna Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton Buchholz ’04.