University Advancement

Bulldogs can't always stay in Des Moines...

The Office of Alumni Relations hosts events all over the country to bring the Drake experience to you!

Browse our listing of events to find one in your area!

 


Friday, September 30, 2016
Drake Me Out to the Ball Game -- Phoenix
Connect with fellow alumni as the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the San Diego Padres.

Saturday, October 1, 2016
Drake Bulldogs vs. Dayton Flyers Pregame
Cheer on the Drake football team in Dayton, Ohio, as they take on the University of Dayton.  Pregame party begins at 11:00 a.m. and the kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Let's DU Lunch
Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership invite you to join us for the 17th season of Let's DU Lunch, a professional speaker series that lets you hear firsthand from Drake and community leaders who make Des Moines great.  

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Twin Cities Alumni Happy Hour
Connect with Twin Cities area alumni in October for a Happy Hour event!

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Drake Young Alumni Welcomes You
Join fellow young alumni for an evening at Gilroy's!

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Welcome President Martin - Dallas
Join fellow Bulldogs as we welcome President Marty Martin to Dallas!

Friday, October 21, 2016
Welcome President Martin - Fort Worth
Join fellow Bulldogs as we welcome President Marty Martin to Fort Worth!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Drake Alumni Night at the Des Moines Playhouse
Join us for Drake Alumni Night at the Des Moines Playhouse, we will enjoy a performance of West Side Story.  More information coming soon!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Let's DU Lunch
Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership invite you to join us for the 17th season of Let's DU Lunch, a professional speaker series that lets you hear firsthand from Drake and community leaders who make Des Moines great.

Monday-Friday, November 14-18, 2016
I Love Drake Week
Help us celebrate our love for Drake!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
37th Bucksbaum Lecture
An Evening with Krista Tippett, journalist, author, and entrepreneur.  Krista created and hosts the public radio program and poscast On Being.

Friday, November 18, 2016
Alumni Night at the Drake Theatre
The Drake University Theatre Department will be performing Heathers by Kevin Murphy and Lawrence O'Keefe.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
DePaul vs. Drake Men's Basketball Pregame Event
Join the Chicago area alumni for a pregame event to cheer on the Bulldogs Men's basketball team.

Friday, January 13, 2017
Welcome President Martin - Chicago
Join fellow Bulldogs as we welcome President Marty Martin to Chicago!

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Welcome President Martin - Washington D.C.
Join fellow Bulldogs as we welcome President Marty Martin to Washington D.C.!

Thursday-Saturday, April 27-29, 2017
50 and 60 Year Reunion
The classes of 1957 and 1967 are invited to relive old memories and make new ones at their reunions, held during the 108th Drake Relays.

Tuesday-Thursday, May 23-June 1, 2017
Vineyards & Vignettes Alumni Cruise
Join alumni and friends for the annual Drake cruise hosted by the Associate Vice President of University Advancement, Diane (Anagnos) Caldbeck, ED '72, and Bill Caldbeck, BN '70 -- an eight night odyssey from Lisbon to London!