The Drake University National Alumni Board will recognize six exceptional alumni with awards for professional achievement and loyalty to their alma mater.
Nine members of the Drake University community were named to the Des Moines Business Record Forty Under 40 class for 2018.
Music industry executive Jonathan Azu, BN’99, was elected to Drake University’s Board of Trustees during the board’s quarterly meeting in Des Moines on Jan. 11. He joins the board for a three-year term, beginning in April.
Most Drake University students spend their college years in a residence hall, apartment, or house. But senior vocal performance major Gabrielle Clutter has settled in with a different age group: seniors.
Drake University held a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new headquarters of the Robert D. and Billie Ray Center on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The event doubled as an 89th birthday celebration for Robert D. Ray, a longtime former governor of Iowa, and his wife Billie Ray; both are proud Drake alumni.
A new study demonstrates the substantial impact of Drake University and its alumni on the central Iowa economy. Drake students, faculty, staff, and visitors drive more than $413 million in consumer spending annually in the greater Des Moines area.
Drake University and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Iowa announced last week that Drake’s campus will be home to a new Club location that provides after-school and summertime services to hundreds of K–12 youth. The Gregory & Suzie Glazer Burt Club, to be located near the southwest corner of 25th St. and Forest...