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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...

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College of Business and Public Administration waives GMAT and GRE requirement

College of Business and Public Administration waives GMAT and GRE requirement

New admission path for graduate students excludes standardized exams on the condition of earning a B or higher in their first six semester credits. Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) is modifying admission requirements to its graduate programs to attract more working professionals. Well-qualified applicants may be admitted without having to complete...

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Drake actuarial science student awarded Casualty Actuarial Society Trust Scholarship

Drake actuarial science student awarded Casualty Actuarial Society Trust Scholarship

Jack Richards, a senior studying actuarial science in the College of Business and Public Administration, has been awarded $5,000 by the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) through the organization’s 2019 Trust Scholarship Program. Jack has completed a total of three internships at Travelers Insurance, Farm Bureau Financial Services, and Deloitte Consulting. He is also a member...