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:

Avery Research Center at CofC awarded $2M grant

The Associated Press announces that the Mellon Foundation has awarded the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture a grant to support the collection and preservation of the Lowcountry’s social and cultural history.


Avery Research Center gets biggest-ever boost of $2M to enhance archives, mount exhibits

The Post and Courtier reports that the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture received a $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation.


How Edgar Allan Poe became the darling of the maligned and misunderstood

English professor Scott Peeples writes an article in The Conversation about Edgar Allan Poe.


CBP One app gives cash-strapped asylum-seekers interviews hundreds of miles away

Will McCorkle, professor of educational foundations and social studies education, talks to BorderReport about asylum-seekers in northern Mexico.


3 Dinosaurs That Lived in South Carolina (And Where To See Fossils Today)

A-Z Animals writes about the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History.


Harlan Greene’s ‘The Real Rainbow Row’ unfolds evidence of Charleston’s LGBTQ history

Historian Harlan Greene talks to The Post and Courier about his new book.


College of Charleston School of Business Offers Certification Prep Course for HR Professionals

Charleston Regional Business Journal reports that the School of Business is offering exam preparation courses for local professionals.


Charleston mayoral candidates report 2022 fundraising numbers, gear up for election year

The Post and Courier talks to political science professor Gibbs Knotts about fundraising.


CofC Students Learning to Preserve Lowcountry History

Grant Gilmore, director of the Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program, talks to WTAT-TV about the many ways that CofC students are helping to preserve history.


College of Charleston Libraries receive grant to launch new Lowcountry Oral History Initiative

Lowcountry Biz announces that the College of Charleston Libraries will launch a program to preserve the oral traditions and memories of Lowcountry residents.


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