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:


If New York City Gets Las Vegas-Style Casinos, What Else Will It Get?

Economics professor Douglas Walker is quoted in a New York Times story about casinos.


College of Charleston Adds New Majors in Software Engineering, Statistic

 The Associated Press reports that the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education has approved two new majors for the College of Charleston.



70 churches move to leave the North Ga. Conference of the UMC 

Religious studies professor Lenny Lowe talks to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the United Methodist Church.


How great white sharks probably hastened the demise of megalodon

Paleontologist Robert Boessenecker talks to Popular Science about sharks.


Appointment of Charleston Diocese’s first Black bishop could mark turning point for SC

The Post and Courier talks with religious studies professor Matthew Cressler about Catholic history in South Carolina.


New majors to debut at CofC in the Fall

WCBD-TV reports that  the College of Charleston will offer degrees in software engineering and statistics starting in fall 2022.



Mace campaign asks ‘can we trust Katie Arrington?’ in attack ad about security clearance 

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to The Post and Courier about negative campaigning.


Marbles, pencils, Matchbox cars unearthed at historic Black schoolhouse site

The Post and Courier has an update on the College’s field excavation of the historic 1904 Long Point Schoolhouse.


Humbled by honor

John Winthrop writes a letter to The Post and Courier about his recent honorary degree.


Daily Digest: Life is short, and Nutella is amazing

The Post and Courier talks with senior instructor of Hispanic studies Devon Wray Hanahan about food.


Commentary: Marine protected areas are good for fishermen and nature, in SC and elsewhere

Marine biology professor Gorka Sancho writes an opinion piece in The Post and Courier about marine protected areas.


Tuberculosis, other potential human pathogens in Charleston waterways, CofC study finds

The Post and Courier reports on biology professor Michael Janech‘s research concerning Charleston area waterways.


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