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Student Organizations

American Marketing Association

Drake’s chapter of the American Marketing Association is a nationally affiliated collegiate chapter dedicated to the professional development and education of future marketing professionals. The group hosts monthly events featuring professional marketers from prominent companies operating in the Central Iowa region. Drake AMA also hosts joint activities with the Iowa American Marketing Association professional chapter.


Murphy Cup

Held annually since 2014, the Murphy Cup provides an opportunity for marketing students to put their skills to work in a competitive setting. In partnership with Creighton University, student groups create marketing campaigns for real world clients. Past clients include Nike and Meredith Corporation’s Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

July 8, 2018
Robert D. Ray, BN'52, LW'54, died on July 8. Governor Ray proudly served as Iowa’s 38th governor and, later in his career, as the 11th president of Drake University, from April 1998 to May 1999.