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eBlue October 2006

T-D delivers national award

The Associated Collegiate Press recently recognized Drake University's student newspaper, The Times-Delphic, as one of the nation's top college publications.
October 31, 2006

Drake recognizes community servants, excellent employees

Melissa Weresh, associate professor of legal writing, was awarded the Madelyn M. Levitt Distinguished Community Service Award this fall. Since 2003 she has been a member of the Resource Utilization Committee under the Board of Directors of The Homestead,
October 31, 2006

Student pharmacists' community involvement recognized

The Drake chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) received the Outstanding Community Services Award at the SNPhA National Convention.
October 31, 2006

Homecoming activities honor history, homefield advantage

For the Drake University football team, homecoming has a special meaning in 2006. After spending a year away from Drake Stadium during a massive $15-million renovation, the Bulldogs returned with gusto this fall.
October 31, 2006

Being a Bulldog everyday keeps the doctor away

Drake recently was honored as one of the top five Iowa employers for excellence in worksite health promotion. The Wellness Council of Iowa awarded Drake its Well Workplace Award at a Sept. 19 luncheon ceremony during the 16th Annual Conference on Worksite
October 31, 2006

Pharmacy alum to discuss improving health at Let's DU Lunch

The "Let's DU Lunch" Series for October will focus on "An Rx for Improved Health Outcomes," presented by Jon-Scott Johnson, risk manager for the city of Ames, Iowa, and Patty Kumbera, PH'89, founder and CEO of Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care.
October 31, 2006

From the editor

Welcome to the Homecoming Edition of your favorite alma mater's monthly electronic "Hola" to alumni, eBlue, from Drake University in beautiful Des Moines, Iowa. As Rod Stewart sings, "It's late September and (you) really should be back at school." Homecoming is upon us this week with enough activities to keep Drake friends, fans and alumni […]
October 31, 2006

New plaza earns accolades

Drake's Lane Plaza has received an Honor Award from the Iowa chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. The Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck firm designed the project, which created a cobblestone courtyard that forms the entrance to Meredith Hall.
October 31, 2006

Drake MPA marches into Cyclone territory

Drake University began offering its Master of Public Administration program at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, beginning with the 2006 fall semester.
October 31, 2006

Events

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 Drake women's soccer vs. Western Illinois, 7:30 p.m., Drake Stadium THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Nickel and Dimed" by Joan Holden, directed by Deena Conley, 8 p.m., Studio 55, Harmon Fine Arts Center. Tickets $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, $1 with Drake ID. For tickets call 515-271-3841. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Drake […]
October 31, 2006

Get bang for your buck at Drake

Drake advanced to seventh in the "Great Schools, Great Prices" rankings and gained sole possession of fourth place in the overall rankings of 142 Midwest universities - master's category published by U.S. News and World Report magazine in the 2007
October 31, 2006

Alumni activities abound

Thanks to all of our great alumni volunteers throughout Central Iowa who helped with the Des Moines Arts Festival in late June. Thanks to your help, we raised more than $3,100 for local alumni programs and our Central Iowa Alumni Chapter.
October 31, 2006

Drake Bright(ens) up Stadium

Shortly before the game begins, the Drake Stadium field will be dedicated in honor of Drake's greatest athlete, Johnny Bright. Bright brought power and glitz to the Bulldog football backfield in the late 1940s and early '50s.
October 31, 2006

Drake footballer scores big for Boys and Girls Club

Stacey Walker, a freshman defensive back on the Drake football team, has been named Boys and Girls Club of America National Youth of the Year.
October 31, 2006

Dogtown to be rockin' for homecomin'

On Saturday, Sept. 30, the Drake Neighborhood will be host to the third annual Dogtown Fest. There will be two stages - an outdoor stage on 24th and University and another all acoustic stage at Mars Café.
October 31, 2006