Coe College receives Business 380 Excellence Award

Extra: Rod Pritchard, Secretary of the College
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2017-11-15 10:34:24 - General

2017 Business 380 Excellence Award and ProgramCoe College was recently recognized at the 2017 Business 380 Excellence Awards ceremony, hosted by The Gazette. The awards banquet included recognition of several Creative Corridor business and community organizations, with categories related to industry, public-private partnerships and overall excellence.

Coe was presented with an award of excellence in the commercial real estate category, in recognition of the college's new and renovated facilities. These included the Hickok Hall and Athletics and Recreation Complex projects, all part of the $24 million Make Your Move campaign. These major capital investments, coupled with other improvements in the near-northeast area of the city, are helping to enhance the overall appearance of the College District.

In addition, the award was given in recognition of Coe's active participation in the College District Planning Process and the college's commitment to working with other organizations to improve the neighborhood. The Uptown District and Mount Mercy University were also recognized during the awards ceremony for their contributions to the betterment of the College District.

"We are pleased to receive this recognition for our efforts to enhance the Coe campus and our neighborhood," said Coe President David McInally. "Over the past few years, Coe and other organizations have made significant investments to advance our area of the city. We are committed to continuing to work closely with other stakeholders to help improve the overall attractiveness and quality of life in the College District."

Coe College offers superb academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. Coe's vibrant Cedar Rapids location provides an abundance of internships for students and career opportunities for graduates.