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Students in Drake’s actuarial science program can now earn credit for Society of Actuaries exams based on strong course performance

Students in Drake’s actuarial science program can now earn credit for Society of Actuaries exams based on strong course performance

Drake University has received University-Earned Credit (UEC) status from the Society of Actuaries (SOA). This will enable students in the University’s School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management to earn credit for select SOA exams by attaining required UEC scores in related courses. The SOA’s Exam FM (financial mathematics) and Exam SRM (statistics for risk modeling)...

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Drake’s School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management continues in the vanguard of insurance research

Drake’s School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management continues in the vanguard of insurance research

The results of four major insurance research projects led by faculty from Drake University’s School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management were published in prestigious academic journals during the last 12 months. The papers, which cover topics ranging from the impact of increased insurance consumption in China to how insurers and regulators are responding to...

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Drake’s actuarial science program recognized with Casualty Actuarial Society University Award

Drake’s actuarial science program recognized with Casualty Actuarial Society University Award

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) has recognized Drake University with the 2022 CAS University Award. This honor is in acknowledgement of the exemplary ways the University’s actuarial science program prepares students for careers in the property and casualty insurance industry. The CAS cited the opportunities for Drake students to gain exposure to the sector through...

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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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Spring 2022 Honor Roll for Social Impact Announced by College of Business and Public Administration

The newest cohort of students to receive recognition for making their communities a priority through service was announced today by Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration. Nine undergraduate and graduate students recorded at least 20 hours of individual community service in the spring 2022 semester and provided a reflection on their experience to...

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Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families, Drake University Able to Continue and Grow Successful Small Business Development Programs Thanks to $1 million Wells Fargo Grant

Announcement was made as organizations came together to celebrate National Small Business Week, Elevate Local Diverse Entrepreneurs The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families and Drake University’s Small Business Clinic today received a total of $1 million in funding from Wells Fargo. The grants will be split among the two organizations, with each receiving...

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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...

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Winners of Social Impact Awards for Research and Outreach Unveiled by Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Winners of Social Impact Awards for Research and Outreach Unveiled by Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

The first winners of the CBPA Social Impact Research and Outreach Awards were announced today by Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration. This new program recognizes college faculty and staff who tackle pressing issues facing society through their scholarship as well as their work in the community and around the globe. Each of...

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David J. Noble Foundation grants $1 million to Drake’s business school to enhance Noble Center learning space and create opportunities for more students

David J. Noble Foundation grants $1 million to Drake’s business school to enhance Noble Center learning space and create opportunities for more students

The College of Business and Public Administration at Drake University announced that it has been awarded a four-year $1 million grant from the David J. Noble Foundation to ensure that the Noble Center at the business school continues to be a state-of-the art learning space and to provide new resources that will open more doors...