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:


College of Charleston Athletics Receives $1.5 Million Gift in Support of Tennis Center

Associated Press reports that CofC receives a $1.5 million gift to fund the renovation of and new construction at the current tennis facility.


College of Charleston Student Entrepreneur of the Year Breaks the Mold with FlipRings

Yahoo! News reports that Student Entrepreneur of the Year Nicole Birnbaum has found success with her small business.


Only 4 of the 10 oldest colleges in America are Ivy League schools. Can you name them?

MSN features the College of Charleston in an article about the oldest colleges in the United States.


With primaries over, here’s what to expect from the SC governor candidates

WSPA-TV (Spartanburg) talks to political science professor Gibbs Knotts about the South Carolina gubernatorial race.


Oral history project aims to connect recent activism to larger civil rights movement

Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Director Tamara Butler, archivist Erica Veal and Daron Calhoun, coordinator of public programming and the Race and Social Justice Initiative, are featured in a Post and Courier story concerning the film project Documenting the Arc.


 CofC hosts inaugural Juneteenth event

WCIV-TV reports that the College of Charleston hosted its first event in remembrance of Juneteenth.


Republican Nancy Mace defeats Trump-endorsed challenger Katie Arrington in SC primary

 The State interviews political science professor Gibbs Knotts about a South Carolina primary race.


Job market bursting with openings but thirsty for workers

Economics professor Frank Hefner talks to the Charleston City Paper about jobs.


In-state tuition costs stay the same for College of Charleston 2022-23 school year 

WCIV-TV reports that CofC will not increase tuition for South Carolina residents.



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