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Alumni Connections

Alumni Connections

Affinity reunions are in the works for other Drake University colleges, schools and organizations, as well as 30- and 50-year cluster reunions.

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Leadership comes full circle

Leadership comes full circle

Linda Lane’s Great-Aunt Gallie, a teacher in the segregated public schools of the South, couldn’t have imagined that someday her grandniece would work to close the achievement gap between African American and white students in Pittsburgh Public Schools.

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Athletic Excellence

Athletic Excellence

The Drake Football team is set to play the Global Kilimanjaro Bowl against a Mexican team, the CONADEIP All-Stars, in Tanzania on May 21. That matchup — billed as the first-ever game of collegiate American-style football on African soil — sets the stage for a series of student-hosted football clinics and volunteer opportunities at local orphanages. The trip will culminate with a group summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Deadline for reserving a Downtown Street Painting Spot: April 6

Deadline for reserving a Downtown Street Painting Spot: April 6

For the second year in a row, Des Moines will celebrate the Drake Relays with a downtown version of the University’s street painting tradition.

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Embracing Entrepreneurism

Embracing Entrepreneurism

Tim Sullivan, PH’10, wants to do more than fill his patients’ prescriptions. He wants to save their lives — and reduce their health care costs in the process.

That may seem a bold vision for someone who just earned his doctor of pharmacy in spring 2010. Fellow Drake pharmacy grad, Patty Kumbera, PH’88 — co-founder and chief operating officer of Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care, Sullivan’s employer — says it’s precisely what pharmacists are trained to do

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