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 US Rep. Jim Clyburn, after 3 decades in office, shows no signs of slowing down

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts talks with The Post and Courier about Congressman Jim Clyburn’s longevity in the D.C. political system.


In coastal South Carolina district, environmental issues recede from campaign trail

Political science professors Matthew Nowlin and Jordan Ragusa talk with The State about the lack of environmental issues in recent congressional debates.


The Avery Center looks for community submissions for new project

The Charleston City Paper reports that the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston is currently asking for submissions for a new project.


What is the lag BaOmer Pilgrimage?

Jewish Studies professor Joshua Shanes writes an opinion piece in Haaretz about the Lag BaOmer pilgrimage


College of Charleston Offers STEM 360 summer program to high school students

The Moultrie News reports that CofC will offer a STEM pre-college program this summer.


Meet history-making South African golfer Kieron van Wyk

Yahoo News has a profile of CofC golfer Kieron van Wyk.


CofC archaeology team excavating historic African American school

WCBD-TV reports that professors Richard Grant Gilmore and Joanna Gilmore are leading a three-week excavation of the 1904 Long Point Schoolhouse site.



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