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Drake Football Coach Chris Creighton honored with Giant Step Award

Drake Football Coach Chris Creighton honored with Giant Step Award

Drake Head Football Coach Chris Creighton has received a 2011 Giant Step Award from the National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS) for his leadership in organizing the Global Kilimanjaro Bowl, which will take place May 21 in Arusha, Tanzania. The Kili Bowl will pit the Drake Bulldogs against a Mexican all-star team in the […]

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Drake Law hosts Supreme Court Celebration; symposium on “Debating the Living Constitution”

Drake Law hosts Supreme Court Celebration; symposium on “Debating the Living Constitution”

The symposium topic this year was whether the Constitution should be interpreted as a living document or whether it should be strictly interpreted as it was originally written. William Robinson III, president elect of the American Bar Association presented the keynote lecture at the Supreme Court Celebration.

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Drake jazz alumni called to the stage for an encore performance

Drake jazz alumni called to the stage for an encore performance

The month of April has been featured in jazz standards such as Count Basie’s “I’ll Remember April” and Charlie Parker’s “April in Paris.” This April, Drake’s first-ever All Jazz Reunion will provide a new standard for alumni who kept a backbeat or improvised a solo during their time at the University. The two-day reunion will […]

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distinctlyDrake heads West

distinctlyDrake heads West

While enjoying the pink and orange sunset over Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona, Drake University alumni and friends celebrated their Drake connections and the progress of distinctlyDrake. The gathering at the Phoenician Resort, which took place March 18, is one of several distinctlyDrake events that will happen across the country over the next few years. […]

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$47 million in student aid celebrated at scholarship donor luncheon

$47 million in student aid celebrated at scholarship donor luncheon

As the 2010-11 school year draws to an end, many high school seniors are undoubtedly seated with their parents around kitchen tables, poring over acceptance letters and financial aid packages from colleges and universities. Drake sophomore Caitlin Podemski certainly remembers her college search. The music and psychology major from Rockford, Ill., weighed Drake’s reputation for […]

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Drake offers first official alternative spring break trip

Drake offers first official alternative spring break trip

Six Drake University students traveled to Appalachia on Drake’s first official alternative spring break trip March 13-19. Though service trips had been organized by other campus groups, such as Habitat for Humanity in the past, this was the first organized by the Office of Student Life. “Over the past few years we’ve been working to […]

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