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!



Monday, November 23, 2015
Gulf Coast Showcase Pregame Party
Join Drake alumni and friends for a pregame party and then on to cheer on the Drake men's basketball team to victory against Western Kentucy!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Chicago Happy Hour at Randolph Tavern
Join fellow Bulldogs for happy hour at Randolph Tavern!

Saturday, December 19, 2015
Hy-Vee Big 4 Classic
All alumni and friends are welcome to join us for a Big 4 Spirit Rally at the Hy-Vee Big Four Classic!

Monday, January 15, 2016
Welcome Drake's newest Bulldog; Phoenix!
Join your fellow Bulldogs as we welcome President Earl F. "Marty" Martin as the new leader of our pack!

Saturday, February 6, 2016
National Game Watch
Join Drake alumni and friends around the nation to cheer the Drake men's basketball team to victory during the Drake National Game Watch!

Saturday-Sunday, February 20-21, 2016
Choir Reunion
Join Drake choir alumni for a weekend of music and more.  More details coming soon!  Questions or want to get involved?  Contact Chelsea Ochylski, Assistant Director of Alumni relations at

Friday-Saturday, April 29-30, 2016
All Pharmacy Reunion
Des Moines: Come home to Drake University to recall old memories, catch up with former professors, and connect with friends during the 2016 All-Pharmacy Reunion.
More details to come, check back soon! 
Interested in serving on the reunion committee? Contact Jennifer Woodley at, or 515-271-1947. 



For Regional Events:

Chelsea Ochylski
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
P:  (515) 271-3378

For Central Iowa Events
or Returning to Campus:

Jennifer Woodley, GR'07
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
P:  (515) 271-1947

For Student Alumni Association &
Central Iowa Young Alumni Committee:

Blake Campbell, GR'05
Director of Alumni Relations
P:  (515) 271-3077