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eBlue February 2009

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION NEWS

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication's Junior National Advisory Council recently developed a new vehicle for networking between students and alumni -- the DrakeMediaGigs blog.
February 2, 2009

ALUMNI EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4 "Let's DU Lunch" featuring Des Moines Airport General Manager Craig Smith and Marketing Director Roy Criss, 11:30 a.m., AllPlay, 615 Third St., Des Moines. Cost: $17. For reservations, contact Betty See at betty.see@drake.edu. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11 Greater Kansas City Young Alumni Event at the Boulevard Brewery (Tasting Room), 2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, […]
February 2, 2009

ATHLETICS NEWS

Former Drake star Pulliam to be inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame; Initial list of top Drake Relays athletes of century announced; and College Soccer News recognizes Drake men's soccer team.
February 2, 2009

CAMPUS NEWS

Drake offers seminars to help people weather economic storm; Library series to feature Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer; Drake Law Review again ranks among top 30 nationwide; and Journalism students honored for radio stories.
February 2, 2009

ALUMNI NEWS

Blake Campbell named director of alumni, parent programs; Plan to attend Des Moines Winter Bulldog Bash; Game watch party set for men's basketball game Feb. 18; Five outstanding alumni honored with Alumni Awards; and Join alumni for the Relays Half Marathon.
February 2, 2009

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Instead of setting her sights on a relaxing winter break, Kashmira Chawla, a junior in Drake's College of Arts and Sciences, recently fulfilled her vision of volunteering in India for a non-profit organization dedicated to eye health.
February 2, 2009

Fitzgerald, Holliday, Scullen honored with Double D Award

Sandy Hatfield Clubb, Jenni Fitzgerald, Bob Holliday and Steve Scullen. Former Drake athletes Jenni Fitzgerald, Bob Holliday and Steve Scullen recently received the Drake Double D Award during halftime of the Drake vs. Northern Iowa men's basketball game at the Drake Knapp Center. The award is presented annually to Drake letterwinners for achievements in their […]
February 2, 2009

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.  
February 2, 2009

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

Darla Eastman, Sally Haack and Lori Schirmer recently became board certified and joined eight pharmacy faculty members who have achieved board certification.
February 2, 2009

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

Joan Lamm-Tennant, global chief economist and risk strategist for Guy Carpenter & Co. LLC, will present a lecture on "Enterprise Risk Management and the Current Financial Crisis" as part of Drake's new Allstate Risk Management Lecture Series.
February 2, 2009

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Allan W. Vestal, professor of law and former dean of the University of Kentucky College of Law, has been named dean of Drake Law School.
February 2, 2009

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Three outstanding educators -- Nancy Sebring, Judith Cunningham and Scott Raecker -- will be honored at the school's annual dinner for alumni and seniors.
February 2, 2009