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101 Speaker Series

The 101 Speaker Series is designed to engage the audience through interaction with our local panel of experts. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions on a wide range of topics of interest. The series is open to the public. Doors open at 11:45am and lunch will be available to all registered attendees. 

The sessions start promptly at 12:00 pm. Bring your business card to be entered into a door prize drawing!

Save the Date - check back for registration in spring!

  • Entrepreneurship: It’s Not About the Food | Wednesday, March 20, 2019
  • Motivation: Finding Your Spark | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Past 101 Speaker Series:

Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know as a ConsumerWatch Here!

Professor Unplugged

Join us for Professor Unplugged, your chance for an “Ask Me Anything” coffee hour with your favorite professors. What’s their latest research results? How did they get to where they are today? Do you know who plays in a band and who raises chickens? Take this opportunity to connect again with our faculty to learn something new and network with your fellow alumni. All CBPA Graduate alumni are welcome to attend.

Save the Date - check back for registration in spring!

  • Dr. Allen Zagoren : Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Dr. Radostina Purvanova: Friday, May 3, 2019

Information Session

Drake’s University College of Business and Public Administration graduate programs will help you achieve your goals and turn you into a strategic and ethical leader. Learn more about our graduate programs by attending an information session where graduate staff will be on hand to answer any questions and help you learn more about Drake’s graduate degrees 

CBPA Graduate Association

The purpose of the CBPA Graduate Association is to foster networking and professional development for students and alumni of the CBPA graduate programs.

Registered graduate students of Drake University's College of Business and Public Administration are already considered to be members of the CBPA Graduate Association. CBPA graduate alumni are eligible for membership and are considered active members upon payment of membership dues.  Membership includes the opportunity to attend any of the networking events hosted by the Association. 

Our Association is currently working on their next event - check back for details!