2022 Year in Review at Coe

January

Student in a mask and winter coat rings the Victory BellStudents beginning their journey as Kohawks rang the Victory Bell on a chilly winter day.

Economics teacher speaks in front of class with whiteboard behind herCoe announced a new partnership with the University of Iowa that will streamline the process for Kohawks to be admitted to the Master of Science in Finance program in the university’s Tippie College of Business.

George Henry holds a camera while taking a self photographKohawks celebrated the 99th birthday of legendary Kohawk and longtime college photographer George Henry '49. Watch this video to learn more about George's legacy.

Faith ZeonwehFaith Zeonweh ’23 was awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study abroad in Japan.


February

Students and faculty pose together on steps at the Iowa CapitolA group of Coe teacher education students and faculty traveled to Des Moines for the Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Day on the Hill.

Three actors perform on stage in "Fun Home"The Coe College Theatre and Music departments staged “Fun Home.”

Ally RoekerSenior Ally Roeker’s peer reviewed research essay, "To Be an Essential Worker: An Exploration of Rhetoric During Covid-19," was published in the new issue of Young Scholars in Writing.

Coe hosted Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen at the 18th Contemporary Issues Forum.

A signed steal beam is placed during constructionThe beam from September's steel signing ceremony was placed, and the steel structure of the David and Janice McInally Center for Health and Society is closer to completion.


March

Major Declaration Day 2022Kohawks declared their majors during the annual Major Declaration Day celebration on March 9.

The Restoration ProjectCoe College and The Restoration Project formed a partnership, launching an empowerment program for students.

Humanities Project GrantCoe was awarded an Iowa Humanities Project Grant, which will support a film discussion series on incarceration and community impact. These events are free and open to the public.

C3-ExternshipsC3 hosted a Spring Break Externship program where Kohawks met employers, learned about internship and job opportunities, networked with alumni and learned about life as a young professional in Cedar Rapids.

International Club held its 48th Annual International Banquet on March 27 in The U.