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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

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...

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Drake University’s online master’s programs recognized among best in nation

Drake University’s online master’s programs recognized among best in nation

Two business degrees ranked in the top 100 in their categories and received the highest rank of any school in the state U.S. News & World Report released its 2022 Best Online Programs rankings today (Jan. 25), and three of Drake University’s online graduate degrees were recognized as one of the best in the nation:...

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Members of inaugural Honor Roll for Social Impact named by College of Business and Public Administration

Members of inaugural Honor Roll for Social Impact named by College of Business and Public Administration

The first cohort of students to receive recognition for taking the initiative to make 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 Fall 2021 semester and provided a reflection...

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Drake professor publishes research showing virtual settings have no impact on team performance; findings go counter to popular assumptions

Drake professor publishes research showing virtual settings have no impact on team performance; findings go counter to popular assumptions

​New research from Drake University, ​co-authored by Professor Ina Purvanova, chair of the College of Business and Public Administration’s management and organizational leadership department, concludes that the performance of teams is not influenced by virtual environments. The article, entitled “The impact of virtuality on team effectiveness in organizational and non-organizational teams: A meta-analysis” appeared recently in the peer-reviewed...