High school sweethearts, Gene and Jacque Fuller have decided to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary and 50-year class reunion by leaving their legacy at Drake. Their $50,000 donation will provide scholarships for undergraduates in the College of Business and Public Administration.
What have alumni been up to? University Advancement has been busy planning various events this fall. Some of which took place in front of old main and others which took place over 1,000 miles away from campus.
A new year at Drake University also brings exciting changes to the campus and community. Let’s explore the top 8 things to look forward to in 2018 at Drake University!
Did you know that the original songwriter for “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” attended Drake? An Iowa native, John Rox graduated from Winterset High School before jumping into student life at Drake in the early 1920s.
Drake alumna Betsy Hart is the first recipient of a University fellowship that offers recent art graduates one year of rent-free studio space at Des Moines' Mainframe Studios .
A new Drake University art exhibit will explore the architects behind some of Drake’s great buildings. Perhaps more importantly, it will explore how the University has claimed these buildings as its own.
Rumors have surrounded the campus burial of President Morehouse, the house that the Fine Arts Center was built around, and the tunnels underneath campus for generations of Bulldogs.