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A 40-Year Friendship

This year’s Alumni Loyalty Award recipients, a trio of Knapp Center regulars, maintain strong ties with Drake and each other. The vitality of a university is best viewed by examining the success and achievements of its alumni. Drake University and the National Alumni Association Board of Directors are proud to honor exceptional graduates each year […]
April 18, 2017

5 Things to Do While You’re Back for Drake Relays

Make the most of your Relays visit with these tips on opportunities you should not miss. There’s so much happening during Relays week that it can be tough to prioritize. We’re here to help: Drop by the Alumni House Built in 1901, the Drake Alumni House first served as the home of Mary Carpenter and […]
April 18, 2017

Desert Bulldog inducted in Ring of Honor

As Drake alumnus and “The Voice of the Suns” Al McCoy, FA’54, accepts a place in the Phoenix Suns’ Ring of Honor, he reflects on the Drake experiences that helped launch him into the professional broadcasting world.
March 24, 2017

Women’s Basketball caps historic season

The Bulldogs dominated the Missouri Valley Conference, excelled academically, and made their first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2007.
March 24, 2017

The Caldbeck Challenge

Inspiring love for Drake University is nothing new for Diane Caldbeck, ED’72, associate vice president for alumni and development. This year, Diane’s commitment to Drake takes a new form as “The Caldbeck Challenge” will be used for the first time to inspire participation during All In, the University’s 24-hour giving campaign on April 4-5.
March 24, 2017

Drake homepage gets a new look

In 20 years, has been redesigned 9 times. On Saturday, Feb. 4, Drake launched design number 10.
February 23, 2017

Super Bowl LI and Professor Edrington? You bet!

Alumni flocked back to campus for a chance to analyze the biggest advertising game of the year—and go back to class with their favorite associate professor of marketing.
February 23, 2017

A woman of firsts

At 16, Elaine Graham Estes, BN’53, ushered in the integration of Drake on-campus housing. That was just the beginning of a long list of achievements and accomplishments.
February 23, 2017

Drake announces 2017 National Alumni Award winners

The Drake University National Alumni Board will recognize eight exceptional alumni with awards for professional achievement and loyalty to their alma mater.
February 16, 2017

Capital ideas

Alumni in D.C. help J-Term class explore the diverse work of Washington.
January 30, 2017

7 things in 2017

Campus is taking a new shape and exciting things are happening. Don’t miss these top 7 things to happen at Drake University in 2017.
January 30, 2017

New facilities provide a view to the future

Read about the progress on various construction projects, including the STEM@DRAKE complex and a new home for the OTD program.
January 30, 2017

Top flight education

Tara Ely, GR’16, works at a Midwestern gateway to the world. Drake’s MPA program helped her broaden her own horizons—and those of others.
January 30, 2017

College of Business and Public Administration gains accreditation

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business had a glowing review for the college, giving it high marks in all areas of assessment.
December 15, 2016

Racing to success

Senior cross country runner Reed Fischer has collected a trove of athletic and academic achievements this season.
December 15, 2016