Black Alumni Mixer

Finally, Relays is here! It’s been too long. Come join the Black Alumni Association for a party Saturday afternoon! Enjoy light snacks, good company and take a stroll down memory lane with Drake Alums and friends. We’re offering a complimentary drink for the first 30 alumni to arrive, so make sure you get there early. We can’t wait to see your face!

Event Details

When: Saturday, April 30, 2022
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Where: Rico's at Drake | 2314 University Ave.

Questions? Contact Greg Lin, Assistant Director of Volunteer Engagement in Alumni Relations, at or 515-271-1947.


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Student Hosted Events

During Relays and shortly before and after, some groups are hosting events that might be of interest to Black Alumni. Please see below for the list.

Tuesday, April 26
Paint It Black Ceremony
4:00-6:00 PM
Painted Street

Thursday, April 28
Kappa Alpha Psi Campus Clean-Up
12:00-3:00 PM
Meet at Olmsted Center at 12:00 pm

Friday, April 29
Kappa Alpha Psi Barbeque
12:00-6:00 PM
Black Cultural Center (1149 28th St, Des Moines, IA 50311)

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Stroll Off
6:00 PM
Sheslow Auditorium
$5/adult, $3/student (pay at the door)

Saturday, April 30
Kappa Alpha Psi New Member Presentation
5:30-9:00 PM
Sheslow Auditorium (2507 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311)

Sunday, May 1
Kappa Alpha Psi Brunch
10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Rico’s at Drake (2314 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311)

Saturday, May 7
African and Caribbean Students Association (ACSA) Bacchanal Days Fest
12:00-5:00 PM
Helmick Commons
$5/adults, Free/children 7 & under
Free entry for first 150 college students

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