Welcome to the RaySociety

Tom Beell class

Bird Walk

Anisa Fornoff group shot

Drake University's lifelong learning organization.

The RaySociety is a membership-driven group open to all adults in the Greater Des Moines Community and beyond!

RaySociety Mission Statement

The RaySociety is a volunteer-driven lifelong learning organization supported by Drake University. It offers non-credit educational opportunities, as well as social activities and events, both on the Drake campus and beyond, to all individuals across Central Iowa.

Cowles Library

Drake Alumni site


University News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.