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:

13 big Christmas light shows across SC in 2022. When they start and how much they cost

The State newspaper names Cougar Night Lights one of the top light shows in the state.

Das Germanistikprogramm des CofC trägt den Namen German Centre of Excellence

Buzz Nice (Vienna, Austria) writes about the American Association of Teachers of German honoring the College of Charleston’s German Studies program. 

Promoting exports

The Post and Courier announces that Rene Dentiste Mueller, a professor of international marketing, has been named co-chair of the South Carolina International Trade Coalition.

SC Democrat Jim Clyburn views his House leadership role as a voice for the South

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts talks to The Post and Courier about Congressman Jim Clyburn.


Some SC universities see increased enrollment in elementary education programs

Frances Welch, dean of the School of Education, and Tracey Hunter-Doniger, chair of the Department of Teacher Education, talk to The Post and Courier about an increase in education majors. 

‘Cougar Night Lights’ returns for dazzling holiday show at the College of Charleston

WCBD-TV previews Cougar Night Lights.  

Jamele Wright Sr. describes a spiritual experience through abstract art

The Charleston City Paper mentions Tamara Butler, executive director of the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, in a story about artist Jamele Wright Sr.


CofC Students partner with MUSC urban farm to build connections with Gullah culture

Lowcountry Biz reports that College of Charleston students are learning about the connection between agriculture and the Gullah Geechee community.

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