Student Success & Persistence

The Office of Student Success & Persistence provides an inclusive, welcoming environment to empower students to successfully transition to Coe and through graduation.

The Office of Student Success & Persistence helps first-year students with their transition to college. Success Coaches provide proactive outreach to ensure that students are aware of important information, as well as connected to resources on campus and in the Cedar Rapids community. The staff in the Office of Student Success & Persistence are available to help first-year students navigate Coe and connect with the people, tools and resources to be successful.

Our team is available by appointment but welcomes drop-in appointments as well. We are centrally located in Stewart Memorial Library with staff available from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

The Office of Student Success & Persistence plans the orientation events at Coe to ensure you have a smooth transition to college and are introduced to campus resources that will be invaluable during your time at Coe. 

We know new students are provided with a lot of information that may be hard to remember. The benefit of attending a place like Coe is there is an abundance of resources available to help you succeed.


Cedar Rapids Resources:

 BARBERS AND SALONS  CULTURAL RESOURCES  EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS  OTHER RESOURCES 

 RELIGION  WELLNESS  WOMEN AND MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES 

 WOMEN AND MINORITY-OWNED RESTAURANTS 

 


Lauren Garcia-PastorekLauren Garcia-Pastorek

Dean of Student Success & Persistence

Office Phone: 319.399.8242
Email: lgarciapastorek@coe.edu

Topher CartonTopher Carton

Success Coach

Office Phone: 319.399.8336
Email: ccarton@coe.edu

Jaylah Roberts-ColemanJaylah Roberts-Coleman

Success Coach


Office Phone: 319.399.8493
Email: jnroberts@coe.edu

Alexis WhiteLexie White

Success Coach

Office Phone: 319.399.8496  Email: awhite@coe.edu

Josh KiteJosh Kite

Associate Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admission

Julie Staker.jpgJulie Staker

Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing & Institutional Effectiveness