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Winning the ITA National Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for NCAA Division III Men's Tennis is the crowning achievement on Brady Anderson’s already stellar career at Coe.

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Jaimee Rindy didn’t come to Coe College thinking she would create her own major, but now, three years later, that's exactly what she's done. Following her own advice to "explore what your heart wants," Rindy is Coe's first media studies major.

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We usually stick to crimson and gold, but for Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month we're sporting purple — that's what the signs outside Sinclair Auditorium and Marquis Hall tell passersby.

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The hoard of 119 ancient coins was found mere inches beneath the surface, yet it took almost 1,500 years for a team of archaeologists, including Coe students, to uncover the treasure.

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Coe College junior Kelly May is one of only 59 students nationwide chosen to receive a 2018 Truman Scholarship. Created in honor of the nation's 33rd president, the Truman award is one of the most prestigious national scholarships in the United States.

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Coe College's nursing program recently was named the No. 1 BSN and No. 2 overall nursing program in the state of Iowa by RegisteredNursing.org. Extensive hands-on training, small class sizes and a prime location in Cedar Rapids’ medical district contribute to Coe’s exceptional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

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Coe senior Juan Gomez spent a semester documenting his experiences.

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Coe College senior Anne Atkins recently had the opportunity to gain real-world international experience by observing the 68th session of Working Group II of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) at U.N. headquarters in New York City. The externship was provided by the Forum for International Conciliation and Arbitration (FICA), and facilitated by Coe alumnus and trustee Alan M. Anderson, who has been one of FICA’s representatives at sessions of the Working Group for the past three years.

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Coe made it possible — Greg made it happen!

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Coe College is among the elite as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. students, with 20 in the last five years.

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Students and alumni know Coe College's superb education, urban setting and stellar internship opportunities offer a tremendous bang for your buck. The Princeton Review knows it, too.

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Hired to start an archeology program in 2012, Assistant Professor of History Angela Ziskowski could not have imagined the opportunities her skills and connections would bring for Coe students.

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Building upon record-setting enrollments over the past few years, Coe College has welcomed 446 new full-time students this fall—the largest incoming class in its history. The academically talented and highly diverse class of 2021 has contributed to a record number of full-time students at the college, with 1,348 enrolled for fall term.

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In the Fall of 2015, Coe College launched the Learning Commons, a holistic learning environment that provides support for academics, life and career planning, community engagement, teaching and learning.

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A lot happened at Coe in 2017. View a video recap here.

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Alumni Profile: Alexandria Muldrew

This May, graduating Coe psychology and public relations major Alexandria Muldrew was awarded one of two R.J. McElroy Trust fellowships for graduate study, marking the sixth time in the past nine years that a Coe senior was awarded one of these prestigious grants. Now, as a Coe alumna headed to the University of Minnesota to get her Ph.D. in school psychology, she's continuing the course of study she developed a passion for at Coe — and has her sights set on giving back to a new generation of students.

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Alumni Profile: Ossama Abu-Halawa '17

The college experience is about so much more than midterms and textbooks — it’s an opportunity to grow. Nobody knows that better than Coe alumnus Ossama Abu-Halawa. He describes himself as a “citizen of the world” and credits Coe with helping him come to appreciate the diversity he experienced on campus — and beyond.

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Three years ago, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Matt Walter got the chance of a lifetime — the opportunity to design a brand-new weight room from the ground up, as a part of planned renovations to Coe’s Eby Fieldhouse. "These opportunities in this profession are pretty much once in a lifetime," said Walter. "Being able to design my own weight room is something I may never get to do again in my career."

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