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Effective team management and video meetings allow business students to successfully adapt to remote learning

Effective team management and video meetings allow business students to successfully adapt to remote learning

This is the third in a series of stories on excellence and innovation in online teaching—despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. When Lynn McCool, assistant professor of business communication, faced the reality of moving her professional written communication course to a remote setting, she moved expeditiously to adjust both the content and format of...

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Drake’s part-time MBA program moves into top 100 after 38 spot jump in ‘U.S. News’ Best Graduate Schools rankings

Drake’s part-time MBA program moves into top 100 after 38 spot jump in ‘U.S. News’ Best Graduate Schools rankings

Drake University’s part-time MBA program within the College of Business and Public Administration moved up 38 spots and broke in to the top 100 programs at #89 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate Schools Rankings. Drake’s program is #2 on the list among Iowa universities. “Our graduate programs continue to rank highly...

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Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration to host Risk and Insurance Workshop on Catastrophe Risk

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration to host Risk and Insurance Workshop on Catastrophe Risk

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration will host a workshop May 1 on catastrophe risk at the University’s Olmsted Center, 2875 University Avenue. In recent decades, the world has seen unprecedented surges of both natural and man-made catastrophes, which have created great challenges for insurance professionals and practitioners. This workshop will serve as...

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Bill Adamowski named Drake University’s executive director of entrepreneurship, innovation, and human-centered design

Bill Adamowski named Drake University’s executive director of entrepreneurship, innovation, and human-centered design

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) has named William (Bill) Adamowski the executive director of entrepreneurship, innovation, and human centered design. In this newly created position, Adamowski will build upon Drake’s strong foundation of entrepreneurship programs and grow the University’s strong position in Central Iowa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. “Bill is highly respected in...

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Drake University launches five new academic programs for Fall 2020

Drake University launches five new academic programs for Fall 2020

Drake University is adding three new graduate and two undergraduate areas of study to its list of degree options beginning in Fall 2020. The new academic offerings include a Master of Science in health informatics and analytics, a graduate certificate in real estate, a concentration in cyber security within the Master of Business Administration, a...

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Drake University to Host 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Drake University to Host 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Drake University is proud to announce its selection as an Institute Partner for the 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, Drake University will host 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging business leaders for a six-week leadership institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program...

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Professor Alanah Mitchell Honored for Service

Professor Alanah Mitchell Honored for Service

Alanah Mitchell, associate professor of information systems and the department chair of information management and business analytics (IMBA) in the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA), has been awarded the Association of Information Systems (AIS) Saundra Slaughter Service Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions of leadership and service to the profession and was presented...

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Two Drake students selected to attend leadership training in Washington, DC

Two Drake students selected to attend leadership training in Washington, DC

The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) has selected Drake students Eva Greder and Katie McCauley to attend its annual leadership training in Washington, DC. AGA is the member organization for government financial management professionals. Through training and events, professional certification, publications and ongoing education, AGA helps members build their skills and advance their careers. AGA...