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Graduate students and faculty recognized at CBPA awards ceremony

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration held its Graduate Student of the Year awards ceremony at West End Architectural Salvage on May 7, 2015. The college recognized four graduate students and a faculty member at the event. The awards were given to the following: • Darcie Berry, Master of Accounting Student of the Year • Kara Smith, Master […]
May 20, 2015

Homesteaders partners with Drake students to reduce environmental footprint

Homesteaders Life Company, in consultation with students at Drake University, announced today that Homesteaders will begin phasing out plastic water bottle use at their West Des Moines office in favor of a more environmentally-sound, cost-effective alternative.
May 7, 2015

Jim Wallace, BN'77, honored at Actuarial Science Alumni Evening

About 50 Drake University alumni, faculty members, and students of Drake's actuarial science program gathered yesterday for an evening of networking and celebration. The annual Actuarial Science Alumni Evening was held in Levitt Hall of Drake's Old Main.
May 1, 2015

CBPA recognizes outstanding students and faculty at awards ceremony

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration honored students, faculty, and community leaders for their contributions to Drake and the business community at the college’s annual awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 8.
April 17, 2015

Pi Alpha Alpha to honor members at awards ceremony

Drake University’s chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, a global honor society for Public Affairs and Administration, inducted new members and recognized a few with special honors at an awards ceremony Monday, April 13 in Parents Hall.
April 14, 2015

Professor's work inspires major changes at Fortune 500 company, featured in Harvard Business Review

The key findings of research by Prof. Steve Scullen inspired changes in the way Deloittte, a Fortune 500 company, conducts performance reviews.
April 6, 2015

Brooks Competition Participants Take on The Interview

On the surface, it was a tangle of international intrigue, corporate hacking, and Hollywood politics. Underneath, the situation played out in charts and graphs, spreadsheets and data analysis, and cold hard cash.
March 17, 2015

Murphy Cup Brings Millennial Readers to Better Homes and Gardens

Among the potted plants, the decorating tips, the slow cooker recipes, and the DIY crafts, is there a place for Millennials in the world of Better Homes and Gardens?
March 17, 2015

Drake hosts 7th annual Women's Leadership Breakfast

Students in the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) met with faculty, staff, and community leaders last month to celebrate and support the role of women in leadership.
March 10, 2015

Senior marketing major receives Iowa AMA Scholarship

Maryna Rath, a senior marketing major at Drake University, has been awarded the selective Iowa American Marketing Association Scholarship.
March 6, 2015

CBPA alumni invited to Drake Relays tailgate reunion

CBPA alumni are invited to a free tailgate party during Drake Relays on Saturday, April 25.
March 5, 2015

Drake, Principal, DuPont experts to discuss “Doing Business Across Cultures”

The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) will host “Doing Business Across Cultures” on Thursday, March 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Aliber Hall 101.
March 2, 2015

Soccer Teams Travel to Mexico

Forty-two members of the men's and women's soccer teams traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico, for a January Term course on Mexico and the Global Economy.
March 2, 2015

Nine honorees have Drake ties in Business Record’s “Forty Under 40” list

Congratulations to nine members of the Drake community who were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s “Forty Under 40” class for 2015.
February 13, 2015

STEM Explorers Program Benefits Des Moines High School Students

Three major Des Moines institutions will kick off an innovative pilot program today designed to give talented high school students a pipeline to higher education and employment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
February 12, 2015