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Achievement Meets Opportunity

March 2, 2015

The Drake community has a lot to celebrate—and a lot to look forward to—as the University’s largest campaign in its history passes a momentous mile marker.

The amounts vary: $20 to strengthen the annual fund; $1,500 to advance scholarship support; $1 million to renovate campus learning spaces.

The goal does not: to propel Drake into a new age of innovation and opportunity.

Since its launch in 2010, distinctlyDrake has been supported by more than 22,000 donors. In January the campaign surpassed its $200-million financial target— a full six months ahead of schedule.

Progress is in motion: scholarship funding, new faculty positions, interdisciplinary centers, construction and renovation of learning and activity spaces, and the ambitious new STEM@DRAKE initiative.

Promise lies ahead: There’s more work to do as we build on our powerful momentum.

“There is no limit to what the Drake community can accomplish when we unite for common purpose,” says President David Maxwell. “The success of distinctlyDrake confirms that we should have limitless aspirations for this wonderful institution.”

Learn more about distinctlyDrake.