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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...

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Three students recognized by Fulbright program continuing a strong Drake tradition

Three students recognized by Fulbright program continuing a strong Drake tradition

Three Drake University students were recognized by the 2020–2021 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Two students were named finalists while a third will be an alternate in what is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. A finalist is an applicant who was approved by the host country and offered a Fulbright...

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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...