Former Drake standout kicker Billy Cundiff signed a one-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons Friday.
Student teams from Drake earned three first-place awards at the recent Midwest Model European Union Simulation in Indianapolis. Accompanied by Eleanor Zeff, associate professor of politics and international relations, 13 Drake students participated in the event, which involved three days of discussions and negotiations with more than 150 students from 11 Midwest universities.
Five outstanding alumni will receive awards from the Drake National Alumni Association at the annual Alumni Awards Dinner on Saturday, May 12, in Parents Hall, Olmsted Center. The program, which is open to Drake alumni and friends, will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards program at 7 p.m.
Drake’s mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.
Los Angeles-area alumni and the Office of Alumni and Parent Programs are offering a great night at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, Sept. 16. Reconnect with old friends and meet a few new Drake alumni at a pre-concert picnic, and then enjoy musical magic under the stars in one of the world’s largest natural amphitheaters.
FRIDAY, MAY 11 Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony: 4 p.m., doors open at 3 p.m., Drake Knapp Center. President’s Reception for all graduates and their families, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Parents Hall, Olmsted Center. 50-Year Club Reception and Dinner: 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner, The Des Moines Club, 34th floor of the Ruan Center, 666 Grand...