Hickok Hall Rededication & Founders' Medal Ceremony


Event Description

Friday, April 21

Hickok Hall Rededication

Coe College will celebrate the completion of the Hickok Hall renovation during a building rededication and donor recognition ceremony. Join us as we dedicate the new 5,000 square foot wing addition in honor of Professor W. Kent Herron, made possible through the generosity of John Eckstein '85.

We will also recognize those who have provided funding for named classrooms, office spaces, and other recognition opportunities.

3:00 p.m.
Marv Levy book signing
​Hickok Hall classroom 224

4:00 p.m.
Reception and tours
Departing from the Hickok Hall Lobby
(Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres and beverages while touring the newly renovated building.)


5:00 p.m.
Rededication celebration
Kesler Auditorium
(Includes remarks by Professor W. Kent Herron and John Eckstein '85)

Saturday, April 22

Founders' Medal Ceremony

Coe College will celebrate the stories of one of our greatest supporters as we honor Marv Levy '50 with two of our highest distinctions, the Founders' Medal and the dedication of Marv Levy Way. As a past recipient of Coe College's Alumni Award of Merit (1972), Athletic Hall of Fame (1973) and Honorary Degree (1991), Marv will formally be awarded the Founders' Medal for "exemplifying in extraordinary degree the qualities of a liberally educated person."

9:00 a.m.
Light breakfast buffet - Gallery celebration
Stewart Memorial Library
(Celebration to showcase the improvements to the gallery spaces due to the generosity of Kim Benjamin and his family)

10:00 a.m. Founders' Medal Ceremony
Stewart Memorial Library
(Presented by the Board of Trustees to Marv Levy '50)


11:30 a.m. Dedication of Marv Levy Way
At the corner of College Drive & D Avenue
(In conjunction with the Rittgers Track Invitational)

Contact Information

Debbie Green


Coe College

1220 First Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402