Drake broke ground on May 21 and began construction on the new Morgan E.
Cline Atrium for Pharmacy and Science.
The facility is funded through a $2.5 million gift from Morgan E. Cline,
PHâ€™53. When completed, the atrium will allow for new faculty offices and will
provide additional meeting places for students, faculty, and staff. This will
be the second Drake building named in honor ofâ€¨ Cline, one of the founders of
Cline, Davis & Mann, a New Yorkâ€¨advertising agency specializing in
This gift is part of the distinctlyDrake
campaign that was launched on Oct. 1, 2010. The campaign is dedicated to
driving the University to its place as one of the nationâ€™s best institutions of
higher learning. To date, the campaign has exceeded $100 million with a goal of