2021 Year in Review at Coe


Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at CoeKohawks celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a variety of virtual offerings including a keynote speaker, prayer and slam poetry.

The 2021 presidential inauguration plays on a TVKohawks were invited to an online Inauguration Day Watch Party with Director of Community and Civic Engagement Joe Demarest.

Safe Campus InitiativeStudents, faculty and staff completed COVID-19 testing as Kohawks returned to campus and began the spring term.

Board of Trustees UpdateThe Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution addressing diversity, equity and inclusion. Board of Trustees Chair Ken Golder ’82 provided the Coe community with an update which can be found at www.coe.edu/why-coe/discover-coe/trustees/update-chair.


Black History Month 2021The Coe community celebrated Black History Month with a book and movie display in Stewart Memorial Library, visits to the African American Museum of Iowa, panel discussions, soul food and more.

Fulbright StudentsOnce again Coe was named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. students.

Angelina RamirezAngelina Ramirez ’22 was named a finalist for the prestigious Truman Scholarship.


Kohawks declared their majors during the annual Major Declaration Day celebration on March 10.

Pi-DayMath Club celebrated Pi Day with mini pies and virtual pi-related activities.

Wrestling TrioKohawk wrestlers Alex Friddle, Brock Henderson and Josh Gerke topped the podium in their respective weight classes at the NWCA Division III National Championships.

Admitted Student DayFuture Kohawks registered for fall classes during a Virtual Admitted Student Day.

A new scoreboard dedicated to the memory of Coach Steve Staker was installed on Clark Field.