Academic Fair Update

Drake’s second annual Academic fair is designed for students to learn about all of the majors, minors, and concentrations available at Drake. There will also be opportunities for students to learn about programs/resources such as study abroad programs, how to generate degree audits through student records, and Drake’s academic achievement team where they can schedule …

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Critical look at retention rates for minority students

Hello fellow Bulldogs, this year my goal is to work on retention rates of minority students on campus. This goal might not show physical changes during my tenure as Diversity Interest Senator but it should form a stepping stone for improvement for Drake University. Last semester I used the time to gather information about other …

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Curriculum, communication with faculty part of the job for CPHS senator

Fall semester 2013 went pretty well with the Academic Affairs Committee and in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  Over the summer the college welcomed a new dean, so as the senator for the CPHS I have been in contact with her about various different things throughout the semester and will continue this into …

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Changes to WLC program, career services continue to be ongoing projects

During the fall semester I worked with Chrystal Stanley, the director of the Professional & Career Development Center and the academic achievement coordinator.  Together we had been working to address student concerns about the career and professional development opportunities available for students in the College of Arts of Sciences. From the outreach we have done …

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