PLAN TO ATTEND DES MOINES WINTER BULLDOG BASH
- Jennifer Jacobs Henderson, JO’90, Young Alumni Achievement Award. Jennifer is associate professor of communications at Trinity University in San Antonio. She also remains a staunch cheerleader for Drake and, according to her nominator, “bleeds blue.”
- Carrie Blumenfeld, JO’00, Young Alumni Loyalty Award. Carrie is account director at Wunderman Chicago. She serves on Drake’s Chicago Advisory Board. She has helped plan numerous Bulldog Bashes and has been an invaluable resource to current Drake students looking to map out career paths in Chicago.
- Bill Bryson, LA’77, Alumni Achievement Award. Bill is well-known for his great books and writings of various adventures during his life, and will deliver the spring Bucksbaum Lecture on April 2 on Drake’s campus.
- Joan Behrendt Middleton, ED’63, GR’77, Alumni Loyalty Award. Joan has been an outstanding special education teacher and community volunteer. She and her late husband, Lyle, created an endowment for Drake’s Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children’s Rights and a substantial endowment for the Urban Education program.
- Richard “Dick” Hartig, PH’73, GR’81, Distinguished Service Award. Dick is the 2006 recipient of the Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, which is the highest alumni honor given by the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. As the third-generation owner of Hartig Drug, Dick has been recognized as an entrepreneurial leader in pharmaceutical care, emphasizing active patient care by pharmacists.
JOIN ALUMNI FOR THE RELAYS HALF MARATHON
Nearly 35 Drake alumni plan to run as a group in the 41stDrake Relays On-the-Roads half marathon at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 25.
Additional alumni and students are invited to join the group.
For more information or to register for the race, visit
the race Web site or contact Doug Schaefer, AS’99, at email@example.com.