Tag Archives: philanthropy
Second annual Philanthropy @ Drake Week exceeds giving goal

Second annual Philanthropy @ Drake Week exceeds giving goal

Students were in the Thanksgiving spirit this November as they celebrated the power of giving back during Philanthropy @ Drake Week. Hosted by the Student Alumni Association, the week is designed to educate students about the impact that philanthropy has on their experience at Drake. Daily activities promote appreciation for the gifts that make the […]

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“The Caldbeck Challenge”

“The Caldbeck Challenge”

It’s a quiet summer morning on the Drake University campus, and Diane Caldbeck is standing in Maddie Levitt Lane, telling stories about alumni whose contributions have helped transform the University over the years. “The power of women in philanthropy has truly been felt here at Drake,” she says, pausing the tour to talk about one […]

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Pappajohns extoll service, philanthropy

Pappajohns extoll service, philanthropy

Drake University recently presented honorary doctorates to philanthropists John and Mary Pappajohn for their extraordinary support of educational opportunities, entrepreneurial development and art initiatives, including the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in downtown Des Moines.

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DU Good Day FAQ

DU Good Day FAQ

DU Good Day, set for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, is an opportunity to gather with other charitable alums in your area to volunteer together on a local project to fight hunger.

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The Drake Fund breaks record

The Drake Fund breaks record

The Drake Fund pays for the immediate needs of the University — things like electric bills, library books, scholarships and faculty salaries. Pepper likens The Drake Fund to providing a family with the necessities of living.

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Community Leadership

Community Leadership

Chair of Ethics and Professions established; Weaver Medal of Honor recipient named; Twyla Tharp gives Bucksbaum Lecture; Admission update

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