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: 


Professor aims to boost Vonnegut’s stature in US literature

The Associated Press reports on English professor Susan Farrell’s efforts to boost the profile of writer Kurt Vonnegut.


Letters: Remembering Lucille Whipper, a Charleston trailblazer

CofC President Andrew T. Hsu writes a letter to The Post and Courier concerning the death of former South Carolina state lawmaker Lucille Whipper.


Charleston Literary Festival Returns with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Authors, Multi-Disciplinary Academics, Thought Leaders, and Scholars

The Associated Press reports the College of Charleston and the CofC Alumni Association are the exclusive academic partners of the Charleston Literary Festival.


Historic Charleston synagogue remembers enslaved Blacks who built the sanctuary

The Post and Courier mentions a journal by architectural history professor Barry Stiefel in a story about enslaved workers.


Nominations are open for top SC arts awards. Here’s how hopefuls can stand out.

Karen Chandler, associate professor of arts management, talks to The Post and Courier about the South Carolina Governor’s Award for the Arts.


Second half of summer outperforms pre-pandemic tourism numbers, says expert

Hospitality and tourism professor Daniel Guttentag talks to WCBD-TV about summer tourism figures


McMaster honors first Black woman lawmaker from Charleston’s death by lowering flags

The State writes about former South Carolina Rep. Lucille Whipper and her ties to the College of Charleston.


College of Charleston once again named among top schools in Princeton Review

WCIV-TV reports that CofC has received top honors from The Princeton Review.


Charleston a top destination in US for flights, short-term rentals this Labor Day

The Post and Courier interviews Daniel Guttentag, director of the College of Charleston’s Office of Tourism Analysis, about COVID and Lowcountry tourism.


College of Charleston arts building set for multimillion-dollar overhaul

The Post and Courier reports on plans to renovate the Albert Simons Center for the Arts.