Welcome to the RaySociety

Tom Beell class

Bird Walk

Anisa Fornoff group shot

Drake University's lifelong learning organization.

The RaySociety is a membership-driven group open to all adults in the Greater Des Moines Community and beyond!

RaySociety Mission Statement

The RaySociety is a volunteer-driven lifelong learning organization supported by Drake University. It offers non-credit educational opportunities, as well as social activities and events, both on the Drake campus and beyond, to all individuals across Central Iowa.

Cowles Library

Drake Alumni site


University News
October 2, 2015
Visionary social entrepreneur Ben Simon will present “Waste Not, Want Not: How Food Recovery Can End Hunger in the 21st Century" at Drake University on Tuesday, October 13.