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Coe News & Features

2018-2019 Coe College Clark Merit Scholars

Nov 15, 2018

Five Coe students have been chosen as Clark Merit Scholars for the 2018-2019 school year. This prestigious award carries a prize equal to one year's tuition.
45th Annual Culture Show highlights Coe’s globally diverse student population

Nov 9, 2018

The Coe College International Club hosted their annual culture show Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. Performers showcased music, dance, fashion, cuisine and theatrical pieces from their native culture.
Coe vice president recognized as Corridor’s chief marketing officer of the year

Nov 8, 2018

Falling in love with Coe is easy to do. Julie Kleis Staker ’93 fell in love as a student, then even more so as an admission counselor and assistant director of admissions from 1994-1998. And, true to the adage — Once a Kohawk, Always a Kohawk — she returned to her roots as Senior Associate Director of Operations at Coe in 2006.
Dr. Bruce Spivey ’56 recently was presented with Coe’s highest honor — the Founders’ Medal

Oct 29, 2018

The Founders’ Medal is granted by the board of trustees to people of rare and exceptional distinction, both in their profession and in their service to Coe.
Coe Thursday Forum explores pictorial art from Ancient Greece to Renaissance Europe

Oct 29, 2018

Delve into the shifting aesthetic philosophies of pictorial art with Howard Hall Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey Hoover. This Thursday Forum series begins in Ancient Greece with the study of Plato and Pythagoras who located beauty in ideal form.
Coe theatrical production blends comedy and tragedy with a sprinkling of farce

Oct 24, 2018

Written by Anton Chekhov and directed by Dennis Barnett, “The Cherry Orchard” sows the story of Madame Ranevskaya, an aristocratic woman grieving the ultimate loss — the loss of a child. Leaving her family behind, she flees to Paris in an attempt to escape her heartbreak.
Marquis Series showcases comic book exhibit that propagates gender equality

Oct 24, 2018

Protests ran rampant throughout India as the outcry against gender-based violence evolved. All of this sparked by the gang-rape and murder of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi.
Career fair and elevator pitch practice prepares Kohawks for success

Oct 16, 2018

The Center for Creativity and Careers hosted a Career and Internship Fair for all current students on Oct. 2 in Eby gym. A total of 53 employers were on campus to make connections with Kohawks.
A Coe ghost story — 100 years in the making

Oct 16, 2018

In 1918, a young woman passed away just three weeks after beginning her education at Coe. It’s now been 100 years and some are convinced her spirit never left campus.
Coe College Theatre presents a tragicomedy, arranged marriage and award-winning musical in its 2018-19 lineup

Oct 8, 2018

This theatrical season is truly an intercontinental experience — beginning with the auction of a cherry orchard in Russia, weaving through escape from arranged marriages in Italy and concluding in America among a family dealing with mental illness and its accompaniments.
Exceptional grade leads to national recognition for Coe

Sep 21, 2018

Coe makes it possible. You make it happen. Student body President Fatima Elsheikh used a pun on Coe’s slogan as she told the second largest incoming class in history, “Coe makes it possible. You’ve just gotta be down to make it happen.”
Coe Thursday Forum Explores Tragedy and Heroism

Sep 21, 2018

B.D. Silliman Professor of Physics Steve Feller offers a close examination of three of the late American author Leon Uris’s best selling novels: “Mila 18,” “Exodus” and “Armageddon.” Forum participants will take a critical look at the historical accuracy of Uris’s works while acknowledging the fictional nature of his novels.
Coe Continues Enrollment Surge

Sep 14, 2018

An uncompromising focus on academic excellence and strategic initiatives propelled Coe’s most recent success — back-to-back record classes and the largest student body in its history.
Coe Marquis Series presents harpist and solo artist Lara Somogyi

Sep 13, 2018

Coe College Marquis Series presents harpist and solo artist Lara Somogyi at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. The concert will be held in the Daehler-Kitchin Auditorium in Marquis Hall on Coe’s campus.
Coe professor attends selective seminar on digital technology in liberal arts

Aug 30, 2018

Professors from thirteen nationally ranked liberal arts colleges attended a seminar in Lexington, KY to discuss the role of digital technology in a liberal arts education. The Transylvania Seminar focuses on how liberal arts institutions can prepare students for the challenges, pitfalls and opportunities of the digital era.
Thursday Forum to include valuable brain health activities

Aug 30, 2018

Are you looking for ways to maintain your brain health? Curious about activities to prevent cognitive decline? The 30th annual Coe College Thursday Forum series kicks off September 6 with an in-depth look at maintaining cognitive brain health through the ages. Coe College invites all who are looking to expand their knowledge to attend this Thursday Forum series.
Coe alumna described as one of the brightest minds in the public relations industry

Aug 29, 2018

Erin Salisbury ’12 (public relations and sociology major) is a trailblazer in her field. She was recently awarded two top honors — Young Professional of the Year by PRmoment and 30 Under 30 by PRWeek UK — both distinguished accolades within the public relations world.
Coe College celebrates 30th year of Thursday Forum with eclectic lineup of speakers

Aug 17, 2018

Coe invites all who are looking to expand their knowledge to attend its 2018-2019 Thursday Forum series. This is the thirtieth anniversary season of the program. In thirty years, thousands of community members have attended and more than 150 people have presented at Thursday Forum.
Coe alum publishes book recounting international student experience

Aug 16, 2018

Manish Khadka ’14 (accounting major) — originally from Kathmandu, Nepal — was looking for a liberal arts experience with the ideal combination of academics and social activities. Once he discovered the small class sizes, highly regarded academic programs and cultural diversity at Coe, he knew he found his home away from home. Khadka’s four years at Coe were filled with such positivity that he decided to write a book to help other international students have a similar experience.
Coe College garners recognition among The Princeton Review's "The Best 384 Colleges"

Aug 8, 2018

According to The Princeton Review, Coe College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education. Coe is featured in the 2019 edition of its flagship college guide, "The Best 384 Colleges."