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Best Practices in Entrepreneurship Education Workshop

On Friday, February 7, 2014 Drake hosted the first Best Practices in Entrepreneurship Education Workshop for those who teach business and entrepreneurship in Iowa's private universities and colleges.

Participants from 12 institutions came together to discuss issues that entrepreneurship educators face.

Participants included:

  • Briar Cliff University – Judy Thompson
  • Buena Vista University –  Kihwan Kim
  • Central College – Wade Steenhoek
  • Coe College – Jay Chen
  • Cornell College – Leon Tabak     
  • Dordt College – David Griffith     
  • Graceland University – Justin Akers
  • Loras College – Ronald Collins     
  • Maharishi University – Scott Herriott     
  • Simpson College – Bob DeGraaff  and Marilyn Mueller
  • University of Missouri Kansas City – Tom  Boozer and Tammy Broadus
  • Wartburg College– Timothy Ewest, Scott Fulwiler, and Kacee Garner

We hope to see a second workshop in late winter of 2014 or early spring of 2015. If you would like information on the Workshop, please contact us.

July 17, 2015
Sammons Enterprises, Inc., parent company of Des Moines-based Sammons Financial Group, has donated $1 million to Drake University for the Sammons Endowed Professorship in Actuarial Science, a program that supports a new or existing professor of actuarial science and will be used to retain or attract outstanding faculty members.