Excited group of students in front of the Victory Bell

Sam Vaske

Sam Vaske

Sam Vaske

Admission Counselor

Territory: Cedar Rapids and Marion High Schools, Southeast Iowa and Northeastern United States
Hometown: Walford, Iowa
Education: B.A., Coe College ‘16, M.Ed., University of Iowa
Major: Music Education and Music Therapy

Email: svaske@coe.edu
Cell Phone: 319.540.0981
Office Phone: 319.399.8807

What I look for in a student:

Curiosity and excitement - ask questions, meet people, explore the academics, campus, city and culture.

Favorite part of my job:

I enjoy meeting people with a variety of perspectives and experiences. 

One word your best friend would use to describe you:


Favorite Cedar Rapids hot spot:

Cedar Rapids Art Museum

Favorite place on campus:

The Alumni Garden - It’s the perfect place to read and relax!

Dream job:

To sing on Broadway.

What are three things that people don’t know about you: 

  • I’ve been to eight countries outside of the United States.
  • I LOVE vacuuming!
  • I paint large wall murals and small paintings, too.