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Neighborhood Relations

The Drake Neighborhood is one of only a few neighborhoods in Des Moines that boasts an institution of higher learning within its boundaries. We seek to be a destination within the neighborhood, offering ample opportunities for cultural engagement, sporting events, and lecture series, and hope you will consider being our guest!


Ryan Arnold
Neighborhood and Community Engagement Manager 

Ryan Arnold, Neighborhood and Community Engagement Manager

Community News
April 24, 2018
Drake University received Iowa Campus Compact's Community Partnership Award in recognition of Drake's longstanding collaboration with Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC).