Drake University scholarship recipients and the benefactors who make those scholarships possible shared a hearty meal and warm conversation at the university’s third annual Celebrating Scholarships luncheon held November 11.
The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, in partnership with the Des Moines Register, hosted Principles and Priorities, a budget-reduction exercise that gave community members a chance to learn about the policymaking issues involved in federal spending and try their hand at slicing through the national debt.
The Drake University School of Education offers graduate level programs including master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees in the areas of effective teaching, educational leadership, adult training and development, higher education and counseling.
In September, Judge Joel Novak accepted active judge senior status after 32 years on the bench serving Polk County's Fifth Judicial District. Three months later, he moved into his new office in Drake Law School's Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic.
Students gathered in Harvey Ingham 104 on a Friday afternoon as executives from some of the nations leading professional organizations shared stories of their (sometimes winding) career paths — and the pearls of wisdom they’ve discovered along the way.