Black Alumni Association

The Black Alumni Association is for all persons who have attended the University, who identify as Black, African, African American, Pan-Caribbean, and Multi-racial, but may not hold a degree from the University, are eligible for membership in the Association.

Black Alumni Association

Primary Goals of the DUBAA


  1. Facilitate professional and social networking of Black alumni, students, faculty, and staff through existing Alumni Relations and University-wide events; as well as through the creation of new programs that provide professional development and networking opportunities.

  2. Support Drake University in the recruitment and retention of Black prospective, undergraduate and graduate students.

  3. Support the interests of Drake University Black Student Organizations, including the Coalition of Black Students and the African & Caribbean Students Association, in the development of programs and networking opportunities.

  4. Assist in the preservation of Black history on the Drake University campus, and in the recognition of Black alumni and student successes.

  5. Champion engagement amongst Black alumni.

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Events & Opportunities


The Black Alumni Reunion will take place during the 2022 Drake Relays.


Volunteers

If you would like to volunteer please fill out the form at the link below and we will get in touch with you.

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Social Media


Connect with us on social media by liking the Drake University Black Alumni Region Facebook page and Drake University Alumni Facebook page.

Drake University Alumni - Facebook Page

Black Alumni Association - Facebook Page

 

Board Members


Want to make sure you’re receiving communication about the Black Alumni Association or want to learn more about the advisory council? Or just have questions? 

 

Keesha Ward

Keesha Ward

Assistant Director
Central Iowa Engagement

Phone: (515) 271-1947

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Alexis Davis

Alexis Davis, JO'12, GR'17

President

Johnston, IA

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Tira Mays

Tira Mays, ED’11, LW’17

Vice President

Grimes, IA

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Mario Austin Sr.

Mario Austin, Sr., BN’84



New Orleans, LA

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LaTonya Lumpkin

LaTonya Lumpkin, BN’93, BN’95



Chicago, IL

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Crystal Everett

Crystal Everett, AS’10, JO’10



Kansas City, MO

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Theotto Lillard, lV, BN’05



Waukee, IA

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L'Tanga Johnson

L’Tanga Johnson, BN’90



Reidville, SC

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Gabriell Butler

Gabriell Butler, AS’13



Kansas City, MO

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Briana Isom-Brummer

Briana Isom-Brummer, AS’13
 

 

St. Louis, MO

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Henry Hamilton, lll, JO’88, LW’92

 

West Des Moines, IA

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