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Keys to Excellence Piano Series resumes Oct. 3 featuring Kansas State Professor of Piano Sławomir Dobrzański

Now in its 10th season—and after a two-year hiatus—Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series resumes featuring internationally acclaimed pianists from around the world. Sławomir Dobrzański, professor at Kansas State University, will present the first concert of the 2022–2023 season on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium. Admission is free. The performance will feature works by Bach, Mozart,...

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Drake University’s Bucksbaum Lecture Series to feature former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch will deliver the annual Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Drake University’s Knapp Center, located at 2525 Forest Ave.   In a moderated question and answer format, Yovanovitch will speak on “Lessons from the Edge,” including insights on the current Russia–Ukraine conflict as she draws on experiences from her 33-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service. The lecture...

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Drake University Awards Honorary Degree to Mediacom CEO Rocco B. Commisso

Drake University Awards Honorary Degree to Mediacom CEO Rocco B. Commisso

Drake University today announced it has awarded Rocco B. Commisso, the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Mediacom Communications Corporation, an honorary Doctor of Business Administration degree. “While other broadband providers exited Iowa, Mediacom—under Mr. Commisso’s leadership—invested in infrastructure critical to the economic vitality of our state,” said Drake University President Marty Martin. “Mediacom...

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The Ray Center at Drake University to acquire license for Josephson Exemplary Policing

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University and The Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics announced today that Drake University has acquired the exclusive global rights to the Josephson Exemplary Policing Initiative. This is the third Josephson Institute program in which The Ray Center at Drake has received exclusive rights. The...

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Bam Bam Slams Competition, Wins Drake University’s Beautiful Bulldog Contest

Bam Bam Slams Competition, Wins Drake University’s Beautiful Bulldog Contest

The five-year-old bulldog takes the crown as the overall winner at the 43rd annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest® at Drake University Monday, April 25. More than 1,000 people were on hand at the Knapp Center to witness the crowning of Bam Bam as the 2022 Most Beautiful Bulldog during the 43rd annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest at Drake University. The five-year-old bulldog...

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Drake University streamlines and transitions MBA and MPA programs to online learning

Drake University streamlines and transitions MBA and MPA programs to online learning

The updated programs will focus on increased flexibility, faster time to completion, and enhanced virtual learning  The College of Business and Public Administration at Drake University announced today that it is merging its on-campus Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration programs with their respective online counterparts to offer two enhanced virtual programs...

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Drake University’s business education quality affirmed by leading global accreditation body

Drake University’s business education quality affirmed by leading global accreditation body

After a rigorous review, Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) has received an extension of its accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The prestigious accreditation recognizes Drake’s continued commitment to high academic quality, measurable student success, relevant business programs, and positive impact on society. The CBPA...