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eBlue March 2011

First Drake Philanthropy Week emphasizes giving back

The first-ever Philanthropy @ Drake Week brought students, faculty and staff together to celebrate the value of philanthropy on campus.
March 9, 2011

Don't miss the All Pharmacy Reunion

Drake's first ever All-Pharmacy Reunion -- which will provide alumni with the chance to reminisce and network -- will be held during the Drake Relays.
March 9, 2011

Networking event at Meredith Corp. set for March 31

Alumni and members of the Drake Student Alumni Association are invited to share an evening of music, appetizers and networking on March 31 at Meredith corporate headquarters.
March 9, 2011

Connect with fellow Bulldogs via the Alumni Association Network

The Drake Alumni Association's online network will allow alumni to reconnect with fellow bulldogs and register for upcoming alumni events.
March 9, 2011

Education professor brings books to Belize

Drake Professor of Education Sally Beisser will spend her spring break in Belize, bringing books for children and leading educational workshops for teachers.
March 9, 2011

Retooled Master of Communication Leadership launching in fall of 2011

Drake's retooled Masters of Communications Leadership Program allows students to take courses through the School of Journalism and Mass Communications as well as the College of Business and Public Administration.
March 9, 2011

Students work to restore prairie grass on Nebraska reservation

Two Drake students, awarded a $66,700 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust, will work to rehabilitate an ecosystem as part of the Winnebago Prairie Restoration Project.
March 9, 2011

Two new Iowa Supreme Court justices have Drake ties

Alumnus Bruce Zager and Adjunct Professor of Law Edward Mansfield were named to the state's highest court, strengthening the long-standing relationship between Drake Law School and the Iowa Supreme Court.
March 9, 2011

Actuarial science students set program record for exams passed

The actuarial science program in Drake's College of Business and Public Administration continues to grow and prepare students for professional success.
March 9, 2011

Jack Ellis to be honored as CPHS 2011 Weaver Medal recipient

Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will present it's highest honor to Jack Ellis, a 1957 graduate and retired director of Abbott Laboratories, at a ceremony on April 27.
March 9, 2011

Celebrated choreographer Twyla Tharp to give Bucksbaum lecture April 4

"An Evening with Twyla Tharp" should appeal to anyone interested in learning from a master of her craft. Tharp's lecture will translate lessons from her more than 45 years of creativity and collaboration in the world of dance to a broader scope of experience.
March 9, 2011

Drake receives two grants totaling $25,000 from Prairie Meadows

The grants, part of Prairie Meadows's 2010 Community Betterment Program, will benefit Drake's Adult Literacy Center and Office of Marketing and Communications Department.
March 9, 2011

Football players to tackle service projects in orphanages, schools during Tanzania trip

This summer, Drake's football team will travel to Africa to take part in the Global Kilimanjaro Bowl, participating in the continent's first-ever game of collegiate American-style football.
March 9, 2011

Dolph Pulliam honored with MVC Award

Dolph Pulliam, a Drake alumnus and director of community outreach and development, was recently awarded the Missouri Valley Conference's 2010-11 John Sanders "Spirit of The Valley" Award.
March 9, 2011

Drake hires new assistant athletic director for media relations

Paul Kirk was chosen to serve as the media coordinator for the Drake Relays and the primary media contact for the University's Men's Basketball and Football teams.
March 9, 2011