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CBPA achieves SHRM Academic Alignment

CBPA achieves SHRM Academic Alignment

As of March 24, 2021, Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) aligned the HR track of the B.S. in Management and Organizational Leadership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) academic standards. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define content areas that should be studied by...

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Reimagining work with Christine Bader

Reimagining work with Christine Bader

Through the generous support of the Essman Family Business Innovation Fund, Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) invites you to attend virtual presentations regarding reimagining work by world-renowned speaker Christine Bader on March 12 and 19, 2021 (both sessions are from 11 a.m. to noon CST). Christine was Amazon’s first director of...

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Drake University again awarded prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence designation

Drake University again awarded prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence designation

Drake University has again been awarded the prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) designation by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), signifying that its School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management is among a small number of programs accredited as best in the world in this burgeoning field of study. Drake is one of 17 programs...

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Craig Owens, professor of English, publishes co-edited collection on cocktail culture

Craig Owens, professor of English, publishes co-edited collection on cocktail culture

Craig Owens, professor of English, has recently published The Shaken and the Stirred, a collection of essays devoted to the rise, waning, and resurgence of cocktail culture in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries (Indiana University Press, 2020). It joins Indiana University Press’s This Year’s Work series, which also includes volumes devoted to punk culture, zombies,...

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School of Education faculty member publishes book on disciplinary literacy

School of Education faculty member publishes book on disciplinary literacy

Lindsay Woodward, assistant professor of secondary literacy, has published a book entitled Digitally Supported Disciplinary Literacy for Diverse K-5 Classrooms. Woodward, along with co-authors Jamie Colwell of Old Dominion University and Amy Hutchison of Clemson University, recognized the need for elementary students to have opportunities to engage in the specific literacies related to math, science, social...

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Continuing Education and Professional Development Department wins United States Distance Learning Association award.

Continuing Education and Professional Development Department wins United States Distance Learning Association award.

The School of Education’s Continuing Education and Professional Development Department (CEPD) has won the United States Distance Learning Association’s prestigious 2020 Impact Award. The Impact Award honors outstanding projects featuring significant impact, reach, and understanding of diverse cultures, originating either in the U.S. or internationally; and extending across two or more organizations. This award is...

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Two Drake students selected to attend leadership training in Washington, DC

Two Drake students selected to attend leadership training in Washington, DC

The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) has selected Drake students Eva Greder and Katie McCauley to attend its annual leadership training in Washington, DC. AGA is the member organization for government financial management professionals. Through training and events, professional certification, publications and ongoing education, AGA helps members build their skills and advance their careers. AGA...