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Government Services Career Fair

1-4 pm, Cowles Library Reading Room All Majors Welcome!
April 22, 2008

Adult Literacy Center Receives Grant from Nationwide Foundation

The Nationwide Foundation recently awarded the Drake University Adult Literacy Center with a $5,000 grant. The money will be used to support programming aimed at helping struggling adult readers in the Des Moines area. “The Adult Literacy Cents is funded solely by community contributions. Adults who are improving their reading skills at the Center and […]
April 16, 2008

Carter Smith Receives PEO Scholarship

Linda Murphy, a member of PEO, presents Tisha with her scholarship as Dean McMahill watches. Tisha Carter Smith, a third year education major, was the recipient of a scholarship from the organization PEO. The financial support was very much appreciated by Tisha who is balancing her studies at Drake with her family life in Minnesota. […]
April 16, 2008

Books and Begals

Come one... Come all!!! To the Books and Bagels Reading Event Saturday, March 1st Drake University School of Education Curriculum Library 9 to 10 am  
April 15, 2008

Adult Literacy Center Potluck Dinner

Tuesday, March 4 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. St. Catherine's Church, 1250 28th St (behind Campus Cleaners) Bring Food. Drinks and plates provided. For ALL Tutors & DUALC Students and Families  
March 4, 2008

2008 SOE Alumni Awards

Three outstanding SOE alumni were honored Feb. 28 during the annual SOE Alumni Awards and Senior Recognition Dinner.
February 5, 2008

Urbandale Schools On-Campus Interview Day

Urbandale Public Schools will be visiting Drake to conduct interviews for new teachers seeking employment. Contact Kelli Turner,, by February 28 to secure your interview spot.
January 28, 2008

Get Ready! Resume Review

Get Ready! Resume Review Tuesday, January 29, 9am-4pm Upper Olmsted Bring your resume for review by Professional & Career Development Staff Be prepared for the Spring Internship & Career Fair (February 7, 3-6pm, Olmsted)  
January 28, 2008

"I Have a Dream!" Foundation Book Collection

The Drake University School of Education will be collecting new and gently used books in cooperation with the "I Have a Dream!" Foundation. Donate a book in good condition to support reading in our community! Book collections will continue through February 8, 2008.
January 28, 2008

Get Noticed! Spring Internship & Career Fair in Olmsted

Yes, there are school districts attending the fair!
January 28, 2008

Extraordinary teamwork leads to success for graduate student

When Richard McWilliams graduated from Drake with his Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership last August, part of the credit for his success went to his wife, Nita.
January 11, 2008

Literacy Center Tutor Training, Jan. 14, 16, & 17

Volunteer to tutor an adult who need to learn to read. You'll have direct impact on another person's life.
December 19, 2007

Student Highlights from the Counseling Program

Our students are working hard! David Kelley was nominated for the American School Counselor Association Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship program is designed to encourage minority students and males to enter the school counseling profession. Rebecca Reeder was nominated for the American Counseling Association Public Policy and Legislation committee as a student member. Qi Shi was […]
December 19, 2007

Congratulations to the SOE December Graduates!

Cynthia Anderson Kelli Bacon-Lodwick Audrey Bell Angela Brown Robert David Bole Laura Burk Gregory Carenza Jenise Colby Tammy Conner Joel Diederichs Shannon Gibbs Jacqueline Goodman Christopher Grandstaff Deena Hamilton Guy Heller Jeremy Hissem Joby Holcomb Sue Hyland Courtney Imran Katie Johnson Kayla Jeschke Jack Johnson Meghan King Angela Luttenegger Raymond Murphey Emily Newbury Robyn Nitchals-Reierson […]
December 13, 2007

Drake Resource Center Staff Recognized for Success

Dean Janet McMahill recognized the dedication and tremendous successes of the Drake University Resource Center for Issues in Education staff members during a special ceremony. The Resource Center will close its doors for the final time on Thursday, December 20 when funding for its current grant project ends.
December 12, 2007