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Upcoming Events

Bulldogs don'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 list of events to find one in your area!


Upcoming Events By Date

December 6, 2022
Everclass — Conversation with John Meehan, Sports Agent and General Counsel
Join fellow alumni and friends to hear from John Meehan, JO'10, LW'13, about his experience as a Sports Agent and General Counsel at Paradigm Sports Management, LLC. John is a full-time attorney and agent representing athletes in Combat Sports, NFL, and the MLS.

December 17, 2022
Drake Men’s Basketball @ St. Louis, Bally Sports Game Watch
Join your fellow alumni at Dough Co. Pizza for an official Drake Alumni Away Game Watch Party!

December 17, 2022
Drake Men’s Basketball vs. St. Louis Billikens Pre-Game Gathering
Join us at Alpha Brewing for an official Drake Alumni & Friends pre-game gathering!

January 6, 2023
Drake Women’s Basketball vs. Belmont Pre-Game Gathering
Join your fellow alumni at Dough Co. Pizza for an official Drake Alumni pre-game gathering!

January 10, 2023
Drake Men's Basketball @ UIC Pre-Game Gathering
Join us at Tufanos Vernon Park Tap for an official Drake Alumni & Friends pre-game gathering!

January 29, 2023
Drake Men’s Basketball @ Belmont Game Watch
Join your fellow alumni at The Ducktail Lounge for an official Drake Alumni Away Game Watch Party!

February 1, 2023
Drake Men’s Basketball vs. UNI Pre-Game Gathering
Join your fellow alumni at Dough Co. Pizza for an official Drake Alumni pre-game gathering!

February 19, 2023
Drake Men’s Basketball vs. Belmont Pre-Game Gathering
Join your fellow alumni at Dough Co. Pizza for an official Drake Alumni pre-game gathering!

February 25, 2023
Drake Women’s Basketball @ Belmont Game Watch
Join your fellow alumni at Gilroy’s for an official Drake Alumni Away Game Watch Party!

March 2 – March 5, 2023
Drake Men’s Basketball @ Arch Madness Game Watches
Join your fellow alumni at Kinship Brewing Company for an official Drake Alumni Watch Party!

March 9 - March 12, 2023
Drake Women’s Basketball @ Hoops in the Heartland
Join your fellow alumni for an official Drake Alumni Watch Party!

April 27-29, 2023
50 Year Reunion
Join the Drake community and your fellow classmates for the 50 Year Reunion on April 27-29, 2023. It’s a weekend of reconnecting with classmates, celebrating Drake, recalling college days, and making new memories.

Past Virtual Event Recordings

November 29, 2022
Everclass — Recapping the Midterms with Drake Alumni Experts
Join fellow alumni and friends to hear from esteemed political veterans Sara Fagen, BN ’97, and Shari Yost Gold, AS ’92 as they share their thoughts and reflections on the results of this wild ride in American Politics.

November 16, 2022
Everclass – Discussion with Sydney Marshman, Founder of Happy at Home
Join fellow alumni and friends to hear from Sydney Marshman, OTD and graduate of the first class of Drake University occupational therapists in 2019, about her experience as Founder of Happy at Home and as a graduate of the occupational therapy doctorate program at Drake University.

April 13, 2022
Back to Class: Understanding the Ongoing War in Ukraine
Join alumni and friends to hear faculty from the Department of Political Science share their perspectives on the ongoing war in Ukraine. Panelists will provide insight on the history of the conflict and region, the international security dynamics that are shaping the war, and the limitations of international law as a tool for responding to the crisis.

March 30, 2022
Back to Class: History of Drake Relays
Join fellow alumni and friends to hear from Blake Boldon — one month before Drake Relays 2022 — to learn more about the history of Drake Relays, highlights of previous years, and exciting aspects to look forward to in 2022.

February 23, 2022
Back to Class: Discussion with Lee Ann Colacioppo
Join fellow alumni and friends to hear from Lee Ann Colacioppo about her experience as Editor of The Denver Post and throughout her time in the field.

January 25, 2022
Back to Class: Collaborating with People & Technology: Tips for Virtual Team Success
Join fellow alumni and friends to hear from Dr. Alanah Mitchell, Aliber Distinguished Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Information Management and Business Analytics in the College of Business and Public Administration at Drake University. Dr. Alanah Mitchell will be presenting her research related to the effectiveness of hybrid teams and virtual collaboration in the time of COVID-19 and post-pandemic.

More Past Virtual Event Recordings

 

Upcoming Events By Alumni Community

Black Alumni

There are no upcoming events for this alumni community at this time. Please check back soon!

Central Iowa

December 6, 2022
Everclass — Conversation with John Meehan, Sports Agent and General Counsel
Join fellow alumni and friends to hear from John Meehan, JO'10, LW'13, about his experience as a Sports Agent and General Counsel at Paradigm Sports Management, LLC. John is a full-time attorney and agent representing athletes in Combat Sports, NFL, and the MLS.

December 17, 2022
Drake Men’s Basketball @ St. Louis, Bally Sports Game Watch
Join your fellow alumni at Dough Co. Pizza for an official Drake Alumni Away Game Watch Party!

January 6, 2023
Drake Women’s Basketball vs. Belmont Pre-Game Gathering
Join your fellow alumni at Dough Co. Pizza for an official Drake Alumni pre-game gathering!

January 29, 2023
Drake Men’s Basketball @ Belmont Game Watch
Join your fellow alumni at The Ducktail Lounge for an official Drake Alumni Away Game Watch Party!

February 1, 2023
Drake Men’s Basketball vs. UNI Pre-Game Gathering
Join your fellow alumni at Dough Co. Pizza for an official Drake Alumni pre-game gathering!

February 19, 2023
Drake Men’s Basketball vs. Belmont Pre-Game Gathering
Join your fellow alumni at Dough Co. Pizza for an official Drake Alumni pre-game gathering!

February 25, 2023
Drake Women’s Basketball @ Belmont Game Watch
Join your fellow alumni at Gilroy’s for an official Drake Alumni Away Game Watch Party!

March 2 – March 5, 2023
Drake Men’s Basketball @ Arch Madness Game Watches
Join your fellow alumni at Kinship Brewing Company for an official Drake Alumni Watch Party!

March 9 - March 12, 2023
Drake Women’s Basketball @ Hoops in the Heartland
Join your fellow alumni for an official Drake Alumni Watch Party!

April 27-29, 2023
50 Year Reunion
Join the Drake community and your fellow classmates for the 50 Year Reunion on April 27-29, 2023. It’s a weekend of reconnecting with classmates, celebrating Drake, recalling college days, and making new memories.

Chicago

January 10, 2023
Drake Men's Basketball @ UIC Pre-Game Gathering
Join us at Tufanos Vernon Park Tap for an official Drake Alumni & Friends pre-game gathering!

Dallas-Fort Worth

There are no upcoming events for this alumni community at this time. Please check back soon!

Denver

There are no upcoming events for this alumni community at this time. Please check back soon!

Houston

There are no upcoming events for this alumni community at this time. Please check back soon!

Kansas City

December 2, 2022
Kansas City Ugly Sweater Happy Hour
Join Kansas City Alumni for an Ugly Sweater themed happy hour at The Savoy at 21C.

LGBTQ+

There are no upcoming events for this alumni community at this time. Please check back soon!

Phoenix

There are no upcoming events for this alumni community at this time. Please check back soon!

St. Louis

December 17, 2022
Drake Men’s Basketball vs. St. Louis Billikens Pre-Game Gathering
Join us at Alpha Brewing for an official Drake Alumni & Friends pre-game gathering!

Twin Cities

There are no upcoming events for this alumni community at this time. Please check back soon!

Washington D.C.

There are no upcoming events for this alumni community at this time. Please check back soon!

 

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