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Drake University again awarded prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence designation

Drake University again awarded prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence designation

Drake University has again been awarded the prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) designation by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), signifying that its School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management is among a small number of programs accredited as best in the world in this burgeoning field of study. Drake is one of 17 programs...

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New way to enjoy Drake University events at home

New way to enjoy Drake University events at home

Tune in to Front Row at Drake every Thursday night to connect and witness the talents of Drake students, faculty, and staff Starved for collegiate sports, music, or art? Drake University is bringing them to you every Thursday night with the new Front Row at Drake series. Tomorrow night, Dec. 3, 2020, the University will...

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New program guarantees admission for DMACC transfer students to Drake

New program guarantees admission for DMACC transfer students to Drake

DMACC students enrolled in Drake Admission Partnership Program also receive student advisor, Drake email address and Drake student ID A new program will help Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students complete an undergraduate degree at Drake University. DMACC students enrolled in the Drake Admission Partnership Program (DAPP) will receive guaranteed admission to Drake after...

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Drake ranked among top universities in the nation in 2021 U.S. News & World Report ranking

Drake ranked among top universities in the nation in 2021 U.S. News & World Report ranking

Drake University is one of the nation’s leading universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges rankings. The 2021 edition of Best Colleges places Drake 124th among 389 of the nation’s most elite private and public doctoral institutions, advancing six spots from last year’s rankings. This is the second year U.S. News...

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Nombramiento de Alejandro Hernández como decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública de Drake

Nombramiento de Alejandro Hernández como decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública de Drake

Click for English Sue Mattison, rectora de Drake University anunció el día de hoy que Alejandro Hernández ha sido nombrado decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública, efectivo el 14 de agosto de 2020. Antes de unirse a Drake, Hernández estuvo en Wells Fargo & Company donde recientemente ejerció como vicepresidente senior estando a...

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Alejandro Hernandez named dean of  Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Alejandro Hernandez named dean of Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Click para Español Drake University Provost Sue Mattison announced today that Alejandro Hernandez has been named dean of the College of Business and Public Administration, effective Aug. 14, 2020. Hernandez joins Drake from Wells Fargo & Company, where he most recently served as senior vice president responsible for corporate social responsibility strategy and reporting. A...

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Drake actuarial science student awarded prestigious scholarship

Drake actuarial science student awarded prestigious scholarship

Asrielle Allen, a senior studying actuarial science and data analytics in Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration, is one of eight students across the United States and Canada to receive a Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Trust Scholarship, an award designed to further students’ interest in the property and casualty actuarial profession. Allen was...

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Drake names Kevin Croft new Distinguished EMC Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Kelley Insurance Center

Drake names Kevin Croft new Distinguished EMC Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Kelley Insurance Center

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) is pleased to welcome alumnus and long-time investment professional Kevin Croft to its leadership team. In June, the CBPA named Croft to the position of distinguished EMC Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Kelley Insurance Center. With impressive academic and professional achievements, Croft brings...

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Students continue interviews with top employers

Students continue interviews with top employers

Drake connects its students to working professionals; it’s an element of the Power of Community in the Drake Commitment. For example, every spring sophomore and transfer business students in the Business 002 class participate in mock interviews with working professionals from leading employers. Even with the pandemic, the interviews moved forward in spring 2020. Thirty-six...

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BizTalk: Engaging with business leaders remotely

BizTalk: Engaging with business leaders remotely

In an average semester, there is no shortage of Drake-sponsored events and professional development resources. Following a day of classes, Drake students, faculty, and staff can be found attending an evening lecture, workshop, fine arts performance, athletic event, or trivia night. So, when classes moved to a remote format for the remainder of the Spring...