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:

SC leaders virtually honor MLK’s legacy at King Day at the Dome, Charleston parade

The Post and Courier interviews Tamara Butler, director of the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, about MLK Day.

Charleston launches composting pilot program to keep food waste out of the landfill

Political science professor Matthew Nowlin talks to The Post and Courier about environmental issues.

Scholarships open the door to philosophical exploration for CofC student

Lowcountry Biz profiles CofC scholarship recipient Patrick Wohlscheid.

The Black church is an essential community pillar that has been a target over the centuries

Religion professor Matthew Cressler is interviewed by The Post and Courier about the role of Black churches in a community.

76,000 Charleston households burdened by housing costs, study finds

 Kendra Stewart, director of the Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Center for Livable Communities, talks to The Post and Courier about affordable housing.

Small earthquakes perplex scientists as SC buzzes. Will a big one occur?

The State newspaper interviews geologist Steven Jaume’ about a flurry of earthquakes in South Carolina.

College Of Charleston Host Coronavirus Vaccine, Booster Clinics Throughout The Semester

Patch News reports that CofC will host walk-up COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinics for students, faculty, staff and CofC-employee family members.

Expert Insights: Moving and Taxes

Accounting professor Thomas Spade talks to Money Geek about taxes.

New funding coming to SC organizations aims to broaden Lowcountry narratives

Historic preservation professor Jon Marcoux talks to The Post and Courier about a new funding initiative.


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