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eBlue January 2010

Drake business certificate program begins soon

Professionals seeking to advance their careers are invited to explore the Certificate in Business Management program.
January 6, 2010

Drake program designated as Center of Actuarial Excellence in North America

Drake is one of 12 universities in North America that received the designation from the Society of Actuaries.
January 4, 2010

Pharmacy student gets taste of community pharmacy, shares medication tips with senior citizens

Karen McManus shared her education on adverse drug interactions and possible symptoms with a group of Red Hat Ladies in Camanche, Iowa.
January 4, 2010

Law student elected to Des Moines City Council

Halley Griess will be sworn in on Monday, Jan. 11, and will face issues such as balancing the city's budget.
January 4, 2010

Education students present research on teaching students with diverse backgrounds

Students shared research and findings with Assistant Professor of Counseling Bengu Ergener-Tekinalp at the Iowa School Counseling Association conference.
January 4, 2010

Journalism grad promoted to executive editor of Advertising Age magazine

Abbey Klaassen, JO'02, credits her Drake experience and career in the journalism field in landing her new position.
January 4, 2010


FRIDAY, JAN 15 Paint the Town Blue: Celebrating Drake in Des Moines Drake President David and Madeleine Maxwell, the Drake Board of Trustees and the Office of Alumni and Development invite alumni to an evening to celebrate partnership of Drake University and Des Moines.   Reception: 7 p.m., Chamberlain Building, 1312 Locust Street, Des Moines […]
January 4, 2010

Young, Templeton honored as MVC Scholar-Athletes of the Week

The student-athletes were recognized for their success on the court and in the classroom.
January 4, 2010

Alumnus honored with National Marrow Donor Program's Volunteer Innovation award

Rusty Bishop, GR'99, received the Volunteer Innovation Award for his commitment to helping raise awareness and funds for bone marrow donation.
January 4, 2010

Hot shooting carries women's basketball team to first MVC win

The Bulldogs were picked to finish third with 296 points in the 2009-10 MVC preseason poll, conducted by the league's media, coaches and sports information directors.
January 4, 2010

Recent graduate to launch children's clothing line

In February, Meg Fisher, BN'09, will launch a proprietary line of children's clothing and accessories, Lincoln&Lexi, which she developed during her time at Drake.
January 4, 2010

Former Drake Relays director inducted into hall of fame

Franklin Pitcher (Pitch) Johnson recently was inducted into the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame.
January 4, 2010

Chamber Choir enjoys warm international reception on tour of England

Drake choral students are maintaining an online journal and photo gallery of their experiences, as they continue to perform throughout England.
January 4, 2010

Men's soccer team ends season with highest ranking in Bulldog history

The team recently checked in at No. 8 in the final National Soccer Coaches Association of America Top-25 National Poll.
January 4, 2010

Drake 'Citizens Arise!' series to feature Abraham Lincoln exhibit

The exhibit features notable written and spoken words of President Abraham Lincoln and letters, photographs and images from Civil War soldiers.
January 4, 2010