Oct 25, 2021
“Requeening” is a collection of bee poems and a 2020 National Poetry Series winner available for sale on October 26, 2021.
Oct 21, 2021
The New Mexico native with family roots in Iowa and Minnesota turned to the Midwest for college with her sights set on strong English and world languages departments and a strong community.
Oct 20, 2021
Between a Tony Award-winning musical to the Reign of Terror in France, Coe College Theatre Arts is proud to produce true stories adapted for the stage.
Oct 18, 2021
A full slate of events will showcase Coe College talent and renowned performers as part of the Arts@Coe season. This year’s schedule features ensembles, musicals, plays, artists and speakers.
Oct 12, 2021
Year after year, national publications take notice of Coe College. With 100% of students guaranteed an internship, research program or off-campus study experience, it’s no wonder Coe stands as one of the best colleges in the nation again this fall.
Oct 12, 2021
After a competitive national search, the Coe College Board of Trustees has selected Interim President David T. Hayes ’93 as the college’s 16th president. He will assume the presidency immediately.
Oct 7, 2021
More than 120 people gathered to celebrate the ceremonial start of the construction phase of the David and Janice McInally Center for Health and Society (CHS) September 30. Members of the Coe, Cedar Rapids and local medical communities reviewed the architectural renderings of the future facility, heard about the impact the CHS will have on the region and signed their names on a steel beam that will be used in construction of the building.
Sep 29, 2021
Coe has been recognized as a leader among its peers regarding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Sep 28, 2021
Once again, Coe College is one of the nation’s best colleges according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles and recommends Coe in the 30th edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 387 Colleges.” Coe has made the best colleges list nearly every year for the past two decades.
Sep 27, 2021
Washington Monthly ranked Coe the No. 88 liberal arts college in the nation for the 2021-22 school year — an increase of 39 spots from the previous year. The Washington Monthly ranking system is unique in that it identifies the best colleges based on their contribution to the public good. The ranking methodology consists of three equally weighted categories: social mobility, research and promoting public service.
Sep 20, 2021
Katie has a lot to smile about. With less than a year until graduation, Katie is ready to make the most out of her senior year at Coe. Before this summer, questions about life after college followed her like a dark cloud. Fortunately, one of the hallmarks of Coe’s close-knit community is open communication between students and faculty.
Sep 10, 2021
Josh Conte '23 made the impossible possible. Law firm internships are already a challenge to find, but Josh managed to secure an internship...and a job. The aspiring corporate lawyer is starting a part-time role with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll as a full-time Coe student. A pinchful of perfect timing and a heavy dose of hard work led Josh to every law student’s dream.
Sep 3, 2021
While Kohawks enjoyed summer break, campus was buzzing with the launch of a new bookstore. Coe College is partnering with Akademos to provide a comprehensive online bookstore powered by TextbookX and with Sodexo to provide an on-campus spirit store.
Sep 3, 2021
Coe College students have access to a notable advantage: Coe’s powerful alumni network. In fact, The Princeton Review ranks Coe 20th in the nation for Best Alumni Network among private colleges. The Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor alone is home to over 4,000 alumni with thousands more around the world providing students internship, networking, mentorship and employment opportunities. It might sound too good to be true, but this creates real impact for students like Caroline Strauel '22.
Sep 2, 2021
The Clark Merit Scholars for the 2021-2022 academic year are Lila Dabill ’22, Natalie Hansen ’22, Zach Niemeyer ’22, Allyssa Roeker ’22 and Luke VanderSchaaff ’22. The Clark Merit Award provides a scholarship equal to one year's tuition. The recipients of this prestigious award demonstrate qualities of character, integrity, intellect, leadership and social responsibility.
Aug 30, 2021
Coe recently welcomed 438 students to the college, which is in the top 7% of four-year colleges and universities on The Princeton Review Best Value Colleges list, and ranks 10th nationally in the private college category on its list of Best Schools for Internships and 20th for Best Alumni Network. Coe is the only Iowa college or university to earn rankings in both categories.
Aug 27, 2021
Coe College is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 Thursday Forum lecture schedule. The lecture series is for older adults seeking to expand their knowledge in an academic setting. Throughout the academic year, the forums will explore topics in music, science, politics, literature and education using a blend of lecture, media and discussion.
Aug 27, 2021
On August 10, 2020, Cedar Rapids experienced a severe storm with damaging winds reaching more than 100 mph. Called a derecho, the storm left thousands without power for weeks, affecting access to food, fuel and even shelter. Coe College lost more than 200 trees alone, while Cedar Rapids lost more than 670,000 trees. With over half a million trees destroyed, ReLeaf Cedar Rapids was born to lead the reforestation of Cedar Rapids with Rachael leading the charge.
Aug 18, 2021
Ella Brazell ’25 was facing a decision typical of others her age on May 1, National College Decision Day. The then-high school senior had narrowed down her college list to two — one of the options being Coe College. But, it was time to decide where she would enroll in the fall.
Jul 26, 2021
Coe College attracts those who are bold, passionate and engaged, even if they don’t find their way to campus until later in life. Joan Lipsky is a prime example of someone who had the qualities of a Kohawk well before becoming a member of the Coe community.