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Special Events/Community Service

The Special Events/Community Service Committee develops and implements plans for special events on campus and creates awareness of community service opportunities available for staff participation.

2018-19 Events

Sand Volleyball Tournament
Friday, September 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Sand Volleyball Court, Rain location: Bell Center
Registration is open for 8 teams of up to 8 staff and/or faculty members. Games will be approximately 20 minutes. Need a team? Register as an individual and All Staff Council will assign you to a team.

Don’t play volleyball? Come watch, hang out, or play other yard games and enjoy some free popsicles and snacks!

Register to play by September 5.

Sign up at https://drake.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0TXexYCVTXsRrgN

Download a Sand Volleyball Poster

Future Events

  • Fall Service Event – September 21
  • Chili Cook Off – October
  • Holiday Cheer – December
  • Spring Service Event/Meals from the Heartland – February
  • Sapphire Awards – May
  • Kickball Tournament – May
  • Trivia Event – June
  • Book Club
    • Fall Break – Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bordain
    • Winter Break – The Immortalists, Chloe Benjamin
    • Spring Break – I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, Michelle McNamara
    • Summer Break – The Power, Naomi Alderman

Our Special Events email group is ascspecialevents@drake.edu – if you want your name added to our email list, please contact us.

All events include a jeans day and an entry form to win a free Drake University parking pass (to be drawn in June 2019).

University Events
University News
August 17, 2018
Neil M. Gorsuch, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, gave a special lecture to approximately 350 Drake Law students, faculty, and staff on Aug. 16.