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Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact launched at Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact launched at Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration is rolling out a new program to recognize students who take the initiative to make their communities a priority through service. Dubbed the Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact, it will lift up the importance of community involvement and encourage business and public administration students to participate...

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Two new visiting faculty join Drake’s business school

Two new visiting faculty join Drake’s business school

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration is pleased to announce the arrival of two new visiting faculty members. Visiting Assistant Professor Abootaleb Shirvani joins the college’s School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management to teach courses in actuarial science. Visiting Assistant Professor Prabha Shrestha joins the Information Management & Business Analytics Department faculty to...

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Assoc. Professor Mitchell offers strategies for leading hybrid teams

Assoc. Professor Mitchell offers strategies for leading hybrid teams

In our current environment, more and more of us are working in a hybrid format (e.g., mixing both face-to-face and virtual collaboration).  Alanah Mitchell, Aliber Distinguished Associate Professor and Chair of Information Management and Business Analytics, has recently published an article “Leading hybrid teams: Strategies for realizing the best of both worlds” in Organizational Dynamics...

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Drake’s business school welcomes two new faculty members

Drake’s business school welcomes two new faculty members

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration is pleased to announce the arrival of two new tenure-track faculty members. Kent Hu and Jayoung Yoon will become members of the full time faculty on August 1. Assistant Professor of Accounting Hu joins Drake’s School of Accounting to teach courses in financial accounting and managerial accounting. Assistant...

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Drake University’s School of Accounting introduces graduate-level scholarships to support diversity and not-for-profit work

Drake University’s School of Accounting introduces graduate-level scholarships to support diversity and not-for-profit work

Drake University’s School of Accounting announced two new scholarships to promote diversity and not-for-profit work in the accounting field. The scholarships, totaling $2,500 each, will be available to qualifying students pursuing Master of Accounting degrees. “These scholarships aim to reduce barriers for students from underrepresented groups who want to advance in the accounting field and...

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Global insurance research leadership on display at School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management

Global insurance research leadership on display at School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management

The results of four major global 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 first half of 2021. The papers, which covered topics ranging from the general insurance trends in China, one of the largest insurance markets in the...

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Scholarships available for Iowa women seeking graduate degrees in the College of Business and Public Administration

Scholarships available for Iowa women seeking graduate degrees in the College of Business and Public Administration

Drake University is pleased to offer six scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to Iowa women pursuing graduate degrees within the College of Business and Public Administration. The scholarships are made possible through the Judith A. Lindquist Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Business and Public Administration—named in honor of the late Judy Lindquist, a 1970...

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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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Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration waives admission test requirements for graduate programs

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration waives admission test requirements for graduate programs

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) will waive entrance exam requirements for all graduate programs in Summer and Fall 2021 semesters. The CBPA suspended its admission exam requirement for the Spring 2021 semester in response to the pandemic, which has made it challenging for many graduate candidates to access testing centers due...