Alumni and Development

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, August 26, 2016
Drake Me Out to the Ball Game—New York Yankees
Connect with fellow alumni as the New York Yankees take on the Baltimore Orioles.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Drake Me Out to the Ball Game—Boston Red Sox
Connect with fellow alumni as the Boston Red Sox take on the Kansas City Royals.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Drake Me Out to the Ball Game—Minnesota Twins
Connect with fellow alumni as the Minnesota Twins take on the Chicago White Sox.

Wednesday, September 7, 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.  Hear from Matt Woodley, ED'00, Head Coach, Iowa Energy

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Drake Evening at the Hollywood Bowl
Join alumni and friends in the Los Angeles area on Saturday, September 10 at the Hollywood Bowl!

Saturday, September 17, 2016
DU Good Day
DU Good Day is a national day of service bringing together alumni, friends, and family.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Welcome President Martin - Denver
Join fellow Bulldogs as we welcome President Marty Martin to Denver!

Friday-Saturday, September 23-24, 2016
Alumni Football Weekend
Football alumni are invited to celebrate Homecoming weekend together!

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.

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

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!

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.

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.

Thursday-Saturday, April 27-29, 2016
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!