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Benard Wabukala to present “Business Opportunities in Emerging Africa”

On Oct. 30, Benard Wabukala, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Drake University, will present “Business Opportunities in Emerging Africa.” This event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7 p.m. in the Sussman Theater of the Olmsted Center. The lecture is part of the Fall 2013 Speaker and Film Series co-sponsored by […]
October 24, 2013

2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Awards at Drake University

Drake University recently hosted the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition Awards Luncheon for the third year in a row. The five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Centers located in Iowa collaborated for this competition, which aims to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and create a greater awareness of resources available for startup businesses in Iowa. The 2013 […]
October 24, 2013

Health care in 2014, a roundtable discussion

As the Affordable Care Act begins to take its course, many Americans are left with unanswered questions. In an effort to help educate Iowans on the new program, the Drake College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Rahul Parsa, Principal Financial Group Distinguished Professor and professor of actuarial science and statistics, hosted a roundtable discussion […]
October 17, 2013

Iowa Certified Public Manager Program receives national accreditation

The College of Business and Public Administration is pleased to announce the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program was granted national accreditation in September. “The Center for Professional Studies is pleased to be the State of Iowa’s educational partner of this nationally accepted public sector leadership credential,” says Lance Noe, director of the Center for Professional […]
October 8, 2013

Drake graduate Julie Stackhouse to give annual accounting lecture

Julie Stackhouse, senior vice president and managing officer of banking supervision, credit, community development, and learning innovation for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, will deliver the Financial Executives International (FEI) and Drake School of Accounting’s annual lecture on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave. Stackhouse’s lecture, “After the […]
October 3, 2013

Drake to host round-table on health care costs

On Oct. 7, Drake University’s actuarial science program and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will host a round-table discussion on health care costs in collaboration with Aviva USA, EMC Insurance, Principal Financial Group, and PwC. This event is free and open to the public. “Health care costs are increasing at an alarming pace […]
September 25, 2013

Drake M.B.A. Program Voted Best in the Metro for Seventh Year

Business Record readers voted Drake’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program as best in the metro area for the seventh year in a row in the publication’s Best of Des Moines survey. Because of Drake’s commitment to excellence, students graduate ready to be leaders and overcome the challenges of today’s dynamic, global economy. Students in […]
September 20, 2013

Eugene Meyer receives 2013 Distinguished Master of Public Administration Alumnus Award

Eugene Meyer, president of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, was presented the 2013 Distinguished Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) Alumnus Award at Drake University. A committee of faculty members in the Drake College of Business and Public Administration selected Meyer as this year’s award recipient. The Distinguished M.P.A. Alumnus Award has been awarded each year […]
April 25, 2013

Drake instructor Timothy Johnson to host professional leadership workshop

Professionals seeking leadership tips and strategies can learn the skills they need to effectively influence others through a new workshop offered by the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) on Friday, May 10. Timothy Johnson, Extreme Leadership Institute Certified Facilitator, will lead the one-day program. Johnson, an adjunct instructor in management and […]
April 9, 2013

Students and faculty recognized at awards ceremony

Drake College of Business and Public Administration students and faculty were honored along with GuideOne Insurance CEO Jim Wallace, BN'77.
April 20, 2012

Drake University offers new professional course in effective communication

New Center for Professional Studies course begins Jan. 27.
January 10, 2012

Finance professor receives Fulbright grant to teach, conduct research in Uganda

Jimmy Senteza leaves today on a Drake travel seminar to Uganda, where he will remain as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2011-12 academic year.
May 18, 2011