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ALUMNI EVENTS

October 5, 2010
FRIDAY, OCT. 15 -- CONNECT 2010 "“ CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY, MINNEAPOLIS "¨

Set aside time this fall to network with Drake students in the College of Business and Public Administration. Alumni are invited to meet with the new generation of business professionals in a fast-paced, speed-networking event. "¨"¨

Friday, Oct. 15 00 2 to 4 p.m. "¨

  • The Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143"¨"¨
  • Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 66211"¨"¨ 
  • Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis, 35 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Please click here for additional information, directions and to RSVP for this event. "¨"¨

FRIDAY, OCT. 15 "“ CONNECT 2010 BULLDOG BASHES "“ CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY, MINNEAPOLIS "¨

Join us after Connect 2010 for a Bulldog Bash"”an opportunity to connect with former classmates and alumni in your area. All alumni in the area are welcome to attend, no RSVP necessary. "¨"¨

Friday, Oct. 15 -- 4:30 to 7 p.m."¨"¨ "¨

  • Shula's No Name Lounge, The Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca, IL 60143"¨"¨
  • Paddy O'Quigleys, 11851 Roe Avenue, Leawood, KS 66211 
  • Newsroom, 990 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Please contact Ashley Nichols at ashley.nichols@drake.edu or 515-271-1947 if you have any questions. "¨"¨

SATURDAY, OCT. 16 "“ DRAKE WOMEN'S CONNECTION OF CHICAGO BRUNCH

"¨Every relationship has a beginning and all connections can be traced to a single starting point. For the Drake Women's Connection, this point is Drake"”the relationships begin with you. 

"¨"¨Drake Women's Connection of Chicago , Inaugural Brunch

"¨Saturday, Oct. 16 "“ 10:30 a.m. "¨

East Bank Club , 500 North Kingsbury Street, Chicago

"¨$35 includes brunch and a program "¨

"¨$25 for recent graduates (2006-10) "¨"¨

Pat Rizzoli Aguglia, FA'75, GR'81, Global Diversity & Employee Rights Specialist at The Boeing Company, will lead us in our conversation about the power of women's connections. "¨"¨

The Drake Women's Connection"”a new group bringing Drake women together for networking, mentoring, socializing and sharing information. Don't miss the opportunity to be part of this special group from the very beginning. "¨"¨

RSVP by Wednesday, Oct. 6, at by clicking here or by calling 515-271-3147. For additional information and directions, visit drake.edu/alumni. "¨"¨

FRIDAY, OCT. 22 - SATURDAY, OCT. 23 -- ALL THEATRE REUNION

Des Moines "¨Alumni who participated in theatre at Drake are invited to return to campus for a two-day reunion on Friday, Oct. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 23. "¨"¨

Graduates who participated in and alumni who majored in theatre will gather Friday for a master class, a welcome reception and a cast party and dinner at the home of Bill "Doc" Coleman, professor emeritus of theatre arts, and composer Linda Robbins Coleman, FA'76.

"¨"¨"Through hundreds of e-mails, telephone calls and Facebook postings, many Drake theatre arts alums say they are planning to attend the reunion," Bill Coleman said. "Response has been great, including six alumni from my first year at Drake in 1966."

"¨"¨Saturday will include small group and panel discussions, with opportunities to interact with current theatre students and a reunion reception in Studio 55 of the Harmon Fine Arts Center in the evening.

"¨"¨"Linda and I believe that it will be a memorable weekend, filled with good friends, great memories and valuable networking," he added. "Join Linda and me, along with other faculty and alumni, in this wonderful weekend of reconnection, rejuvenation and recreation!"

"¨"¨For more information, visit www.drake.edu/alumni or contact John Brown at "¨john.brown@drake.edu or 515-271-3378. "¨"¨


FRIDAY, APRIL 29 - SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2011 -- ALL PHARMACY REUNION -- DES MOINES

The Drake University All Pharmacy Reunion will include a tent event, tours of campus, a reception and continuing education events. For more information, visit www.drake.edu/alumni or contact John Brown at john.brown@drake.edu or 515-271-3378.