Alumni and Development

Drake University Upcoming Events

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!

 

 

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Back to School at Peggy's
Don't miss the final event in the 2016 Central Iowa Summer Series!  Return to your favorite local watering-hole and experience Peggy's like never before.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Chicago Happy Hour
Join the Chicago Regional Advisory Board for Happy Hour and enjoy an evening of networking and socializing with fellow Chicago-area Bulldogs.

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, 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.  

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
Philanthropy 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
The Drake An Evening with Krista Tippett, journalist, author, and entrepreneur.  Krista created and hosts the public radio program and poscast On Being.