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eBlue August 2007

Drake Final Four team honored as one of Iowa's Top 20 sports teams

The Drake men's basketball team recently scored the No. 2 spot on The Des Moines Register's "Iowa's Best," a list of the top 20 sports teams in Iowa's history.
August 6, 2007

Mission Statement

Drake's mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.
August 6, 2007

Book signing for Drake alum set for Aug. 12

Jay Karr, JO'50, author of "Leaving the Home Front," will appear at a book signing and reading from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at Borders Books, 4100 University Ave., West Des Moines.
August 6, 2007

Ball, Lichtenberg join Drake football staff; Jeter earns promotion

Randy Ball and Tom Lichtenberg, who have a combined 39 years of collegiate coaching experience, including 25 years as college head coaches, have joined the Drake University football staff. Matt Jeter has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
August 6, 2007

Pharmacy College seeks sponsors for white coat ceremony

Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences recently introduced what it is hoped will become a tradition with pharmacy alumni and students entering their first year of the professional program after completing two years of pre-pharmacy studies.
August 6, 2007

McCoy to Receive the Curt Gowdy Media Award

McCoy, the Phoenix Suns broadcaster, has been selected to receive the Curt Gowdy Media Award for 2007 for electronic media.
August 6, 2007

Enjoy an exciting evening with Twin Cities Drake law alumni, Sept. 5

Drake Law School alumni and friends are invited to gather for an exciting evening with Latin jazz genius Nachito Herrera on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Dakota Jazz Club, 1010 Nicollet, Minneapolis.
August 6, 2007

African lecturer visits Drake in continuing partnership

Fatima Suleman would like students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa, to get out of their comfort zone and try studying abroad at Drake University.
August 6, 2007

Hollywood Bowl tickets still available

Tickets are still available for a great night at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with Drake alumni and friends on Sunday, Sept. 16.
August 6, 2007

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Thursday, July 26, marked the conclusion of the 2007 Drake Undergraduate Science Collaborative Institute (DUSCI) Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
August 6, 2007

With pride and purpose, African-American alumni to celebrate Drake connections

The Drake University African-American Alumni Reunion on Sept. 28-30 invites alumni to return to campus to reconnect with each other, with students, faculty and staff, and with the University.
August 6, 2007

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

The College of Business and Public Administration is taking the school's career focus to the next level by creating the new CBPA Career Center.
August 6, 2007

Celebrate Paul Morrison, Sun Bowl team and exciting Bulldog football all fall

Join the Drake University National Alumni Association and Department of Athletics for an exciting season of Bulldog football with several special events.
August 6, 2007

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Drake professor Jack Gerlovich and his Science Pioneers Professional Development Program team are putting the “success” in succession this summer as the program gains a following among teachers in central Iowa.
August 6, 2007

Celebrate Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday

Drake alumni and friends will be amazed, delighted, thrilled and frightened at the curious oddities on display at the stunning all-day circus sideshow at Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 11.
August 6, 2007