Every year the John Deaver Drinko Academy hosts or sponsors many events. Of particular importance is the Celebration of Academics held each spring. The Celebration includes these important events:
The Drinko Fellow Symposium — This event provides a platform for the current year's Drinko Fellow, a selected faculty member, to present the results of specific research to the university community.
The Elizabeth Gibson Drinko Honors Convocation — This event, is the one time each year that the university collectively acknowledges its honor students.