Kohawks around the world:
- Contemporary Issues Forum with Sir Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Sir Salman Rushdie asserted that literature has a place in bringing the truths of the world to light. He also encouraged Coe students to write if they feel their stories must be told.
- Retired Korir champions hometown health clinic
After 32 years in management, Kip Korir '74 could have chosen to retire in urban Kenya, where essential amenities are readily available. Instead, the Kohawk Athletic Hall of Famer stayed in rural Kericho and has worked to improve the lives of 10,000 people served by the Kebeneti Health Center.
- Orphanage business knows no recession
Entrepreneur and businessman Kevin McGuire '89 has endured the Great Recession and struggling economy of recent years even as his orphan rescue efforts have thrived in Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
- Educating Afghanistan now full-time work for Kharoti
A decade after first realizing his dream to educate girls and boys in his native Afghanistan village, the quest continues for Mohammad Khan Kharoti '75.
- Coe service in Swaziland grows
Groundwork laid in in 2006 has resulted in biennial opportunities for Coe students to lend a hand in impoverished Swaziland.
- Photos from study abroad
From 72 photos submitted by 18 students in the annual Coe off-campus study photo contest, 10 were entered in the 2012-13 ACM study abroad photo contest.
The correct address for Coe off-campus study photo contest entries is http://coestudyabroad.weebly.com/.
- Faculty Profile: Terry Heller
Howard Hall Professor of English Terry Heller feels lucky to have found his teaching career at Coe College. Now, as he prepares for retirement 38 years later, he is glad he was able to serve this small liberal arts college and the many students he has helped discover a bigger world.
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