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eBlue May 2006

No. 1 mentor opens gateway to the globe for students

Eleanor E. Zeff, associate professor of political science, is the 2005-2006 winner of the Madelyn M. Levitt Mentor of the Year Award - the highest honor given to mentors at Drake.
May 31, 2006

Drake student magazine makers tops at contest

Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communications students recently earned two first-place honors in the Society of Professional Journalists' Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards for work in the 2005 calendar year.
May 31, 2006

Trio of Drake grads earn Fulbright offers

Three recent Drake graduates have been offered Fulbright grants to be used for research and teaching assistantships in other nations during the 2006-2007 academic year.
May 31, 2006

Wells Fargo's Horak honored by CBPA

The Drake College of Business and Public Administration awarded its first Community Leadership Award to H. Lynn Horak at last month's Business Days Banquet.
May 31, 2006

New Drake grad has a lot of heart

During the undergraduate commencement on Sunday, Valerie Hoven, JO'06, stood up from a chair walked up a small set of stairs, strode across the stage and received her diploma from Drake.
May 31, 2006

Alumni activities abound this spring

Bulldog Bashes are confirmed or in the works in cities nationwide for this May/June.
May 31, 2006

This gown has been around: Grad's garment celebrates century mark

When Phillip Longman, JO'06, graduated last weekend, he wore a garment that's been around nearly as long as Longman's alma mater.
May 31, 2006

Discount on new Bulldog apparel comes courtesy of eBlue

Bring a printed copy of this e-mail to University Bookstore for a 10 percent discount on any one item of new Drake athletic or academic logo merchandise. If ordering via telephone or online, mention the eBlue e-mail to receive the discount.
May 31, 2006

Dean Wright to be honored May 23

Dean Wright, professor emeritus of sociology, will receive an Annual Service Award from the Des Moines Area Religious Council at a luncheon set for 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 6111 Fleur Drive.
May 31, 2006

Track Town: Des Moines, Drake host 2007 Midwest regional

Gray skies and rain failed to suppress this sunny news during the Drake Relays: Drake and Des Moines will host the 2007 NCAA Midwest Regional Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Drake President David Maxwell announced Saturday, April 29, during the rededication ceremony of Drake Stadium.
May 31, 2006

Head Start celebrates three decades at Drake

Drake University Head Start kicked off its 30th anniversary festivities earlier this month with a Staff Appreciation Event and an Open House in Parents Hall at Olmsted Center.
May 31, 2006

Drake welcomes more than 1,200 new alumni

More than 1,200 students joined the ranks of Drake alumni during commencement ceremonies this past weekend.
May 31, 2006

RELAYS REWIND: A look at the Drake Relays from all angles

Everybody loves the Drake Relays Parade … and a parade with balloons, well, that's just too much giddiness for words.
May 31, 2006

From the editor

Greetings, Bulldog faithful! It seems fitting that our alma matter is best known for a little track meet called the Drake Relays because life here every spring, from the end of spring break through graduation, is a dead sprint of activity and action. This month's eBlue can only give you a taste of all the […]
May 31, 2006

Three new Levitt professors appointed

The Drake Board of Trustees last week appointed three faculty members to Levitt professorships in recognition of their superior performance.
May 31, 2006