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Kutcher to receive 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University has named Iowa native Ashton Kutcher as the 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award recipient.
December 1, 2016

The Ray Center receives $20K grant from Variety - the Children's Charity

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University has received a $20,000 grant from Variety – the Children’s Charity to fund CHARACTER COUNTS! programming for early childhood centers.
October 18, 2016

Robert D. and Billie Ray Center, National Institute for Civil Discourse call for civility and release debate standards for 2016 presidential debates

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center joined the National Institute for Civil Discourse in calling on presidential debate moderators to adopt a set of standards designed to ensure that the 2016 Presidential Debates are fair, informative, and civil.
September 16, 2016

Patty and Jim Cownie to receive Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character award

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University will issue its highest honor to Iowa philanthropists Patty and Jim Cownie.
July 28, 2016

The Ray Center seeks Iowa Character Award nominations

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center is seeking nominations for the Iowa Character Awards.
April 20, 2016

Casey Blake to be honored at ‘All-Star’ Ray Center benefit featuring ESPN anchor, other special guests

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University will honor Casey Blake, former Major League Baseball third baseman, at an all-star evening that features ESPN anchor Chris Hassel and dozens of other special guests from the worlds of sports, television, and politics. “An All-Star Evening to benefit CHARACTER COUNTS!” will begin at 5 […]
April 7, 2016