University Advancement

National Alumni Awards

The most visible sign of the vitality of a University can be seen by examining the success and achievements of its alumni. Drake University and the National Alumni Association Board of Directors are proud to honor exceptional graduates each year during the Drake Relays at the Alumni Awards Reception.

These awards recognize the significant contributions of our alumni to their alma mater, their profession, and their community.

To learn about this year's winners, read the press release here.

Alumni Achievement Award 
Honors alumni for outstanding achievement in their career or profession.

Alumni Loyalty Award 
Honors an alumnus or alumna for his or her commitment and dedicated service to Drake University.

Community Service Award 
Recognizes the significant accomplishments of alumni who have engaged in outstanding and meaningful community service. The inaugural award was given in 2012 to Mary Walbridge, PH'74.

Distinguished Alumni Award 
The top honor bestowed upon alumni of Drake, recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual in a career or profession and exemplary service to the community and University.

Young Alumni Achievement Award 
Honors alumni, age 40 or younger, for outstanding achievement in their career or profession.

Young Alumni Loyalty Award 
Honors alumni, age 40 or younger, for commitment and dedicated service to Drake.

Click here to learn more about the National Alumni Association

Questions?  Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@drake.edu or (515) 271-3152.