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Drake West Village opens with ribbon-cutting celebration; Starbucks and The Stadium Grill & Bar to open soon

Drake West Village’s grand opening featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Drake West Village, the $37 million mixed-use housing and retail complex that Drake University and Hubbell Realty Company developed at 31st Street and Carpenter Avenue, officially opened today with a ribbon-cutting celebration. Hubbell Realty Company president and CEO Rick Tollakson announced at the ceremony that the...

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ATHLETICS NEWS

Drake volleyball team improves to 7-1 with victory over Fresno State; Basketball players Emmenecker, Martin receive Howlett Award; Former athletic administrator remembered for impact on Drake women's basketball; and Plans unveiled for celebrating the 100th running of Drake Relays.

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ALUMNI EVENTS

Come home to tailgate Drake alumni and friends are invited to celebrate Homecoming with the pre-game tailgate picnic on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the North Plaza of Drake Stadium. Then cheer on the mighty Bulldogs under new Head Coach Chris Creighton as they tackle the San Diego Toreros. Spike,...

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ALUMNI NEWS

Submit your photos for the alumni scrapbook; Drake alumnus produces CNN documentary 'Black In America'; Law grad wins President of the Year Award for Drake Student Bar Association; and Three alumni launch online magazine promoting spirituality.

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CAMPUS NEWS

Two Drake profs confer with other scholars at Oxford; Prof. Dean Wright remembered for his commitment to teaching and activism; Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. to give Opperman Lecture; Former ambassador to deliver Drake's Bucksbaum lecture Oct. 5; Constitutional Law Lecture series to feature highly accomplished attorneys and scholars; and Students experience poverty first-hand in Ethiopia.

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MISSION STATEMENT

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.

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