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Alumni: Call to Go All In

Alumni: Call to Go All In

On April 4–5 from noon to noon, Drake Bulldogs around the world are invited to take part in the sixth annual All In Giving Challenge. All In celebrates Drake University and is a call for students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and friends to share and celebrate their love of Drake and support its future. The...

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A Lifelong Mentorship: ‘Journalism v. the Flying Saucer’

What do UFOs have to do with the lifelong mentorship of a Drake professor? According to Herb Strentz, “mentorship” does not quite encapsulate his take on Drake University faculty and student relationships, and it certainly doesn’t apply to his lifelong bond with former student, Phil Hutchison, JO’79. “There’s a lot of learning and teaching that...

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Fifty Years of Dolph

Fifty Years of Dolph

A high school boy searching for that right college fit landed at Drake University and it became a lifelong commitment. Dolph Pulliam’s resume, from his college days on, displays a wide range of demonstrated excellence, commitment, and passion for the institution and city that he fell in love with as a young college student in the 1960s.  And 2019 marks two important golden...

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Celebrating Black History Month at Drake University

In celebration of Black History Month, Drake University is taking time to honor and highlight six alumni and their achievements and accomplishments, and to express gratitude for their efforts in furthering the workplaces, industries, and communities they have been a part of and where their influence has made a positive difference. “We have a wealth of impressive alumni that...