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Drake CBPA recognizes outstanding students and faculty at annual awards ceremony

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration hosted their annual awards ceremony Wednesday, April 6. Nearly 800 people attended the event, which honors students, faculty, and community leaders.
April 7, 2016

Saving in Solidarity

Drake MBA alumnus Eric Kinman created the Solidarity Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps Puerto Vallarta residents form community savings groups.
April 4, 2016

Alumna Spotlight: Madison Thompson

The CBPA caught up with Madison Thompson, BN'14, whose career is heating up with a job as event manager at Firewood Marketing in San Francisco.
March 29, 2016

8th annual breakfast celebrates women’s role in business and leadership

Students in the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) celebrated the role of women in business and leadership last month with a breakfast attended by faculty, staff, and community leaders.
March 25, 2016

The way to a Bulldog’s heart? Food.

Drake alumni are making Des Moines delicious and putting its restaurant scene on the map.
March 23, 2016

Students attend 8th annual Marketing Speed Networking event

Drake University hosted its eighth annual Marketing Speed Networking event on Thursday, March 3. Approximately 50 professionals from the Des Moines area made connections with 70 Drake marketing students.
March 14, 2016

Drake finance students win state CFA Challenge

A group of students studying finance at Drake University will advance to regional competition after winning the state CFA Investment Institute Research Challenge on February 19.
March 11, 2016

Drake alumna to receive Delta Sigma Pi career achievement award

Drake University alumna Julie Stackhouse will receive the 2016 Deltasig Career Achievement Award from Delta Sigma Pi in recognition of a 30-year career with the Federal Reserve System.
February 24, 2016

J-Term propels record label

Drake students dive deep into music, media, and money—bringing a live show to the Drake neighborhood while experiencing the workings of the recorded music industry.
February 24, 2016

Drake to launch M.P.A. cohort in Ames this fall

Drake University will hold information sessions this summer for students who are interested in taking courses in Ames toward a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) degree. Classes for the two-year Ames M.P.A. cohort program are held on weekends, and courses are taken one at a time to allow in-depth exploration of each topic. Applications for […]
February 16, 2016

Drake junior Eunice Chang receives Iowa AMA Scholarship

Eunice Chang, a junior marketing and accounting major, has been awarded the 2015 Iowa American Marketing Association Scholarship.
February 12, 2016

Drake University to host Mandela Washington Fellowship Institute for Young African Leaders

Drake University will host 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging leaders this summer for a six-week academic and leadership institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
February 9, 2016

Bill Nye to deliver 36th Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University

Bill Nye, renowned scientist, inventor, and host of Bill Nye the Science Guy, will deliver the 36th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University.
February 8, 2016

CBPA students design websites for 15 Iowa small businesses

Students in Alanah Mitchell's Website Design course gained real-world, client-oriented experience through work with 15 small businesses in Manning, Iowa.
February 8, 2016

Caucuses as classroom

Students study campaign communication strategies at rallies for Clinton, Carson, and other presidential candidates prior to the Iowa caucuses In a single week, Drake University sophomore Samantha Ohlson spent eight hours at a Hillary Clinton campaign rally in Council Bluffs, four hours at a Putting Families First presidential forum in Des Moines, two hours at […]
January 22, 2016