Bradley University

LaHood named Distinguished Fellow at BU

Aug 21, 2013

Bradley University is honoring a politically famous alumnus. The university is naming former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and U.S. Congressman Ray LaHood the first Honorary Senior Distinguished Fellow for the Institute of Principled Leadership in Public Service.

Bradley University freshman class grows six-percent from last year

Aug 20, 2013

Bradley University’s incoming freshman class is the largest the school has seen in the last two classes. It’s more than 60 students than last year’s freshman class. 

Retired Illinois State Senator George Shadid is donating his remaining campaign funds to Bradley University.

A national publication is recognizing Bradley University as a top animation and design school. B-U offers a variety of programs for those who want to become game designers. Animation Career Review ranked Bradley 15th in the Midwest. This is the second year in a row the university has received the ranking. Some of the programs Bradley offers include computer science or computer information systems degrees with a game technology or game software concentration. Students can also receive degrees in interactive media with concentrations in game design, animation and visual effects.  

BU Alumni Association's Leadership Summit underway

Jun 14, 2013

The Bradley University Alumni Association’s first Leadership Summit is underway. The event began Thursday and runs through Saturday on campus. The goal of the summit is to motivate aspiring leaders working to advance their careers and enhance their leadership skills.

US Transportation Secretary keynotes ICAT

Apr 3, 2013

U-S Transportation Secretary and Peoria native Ray LaHood opened the second day of the ICAT-Transportation Conference in East Peoria. 

Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” tells the story of one African-American family in the early days of the civil rights movement. A production is now on stage at Bradley University. Reviewer Douglas Okey says the play has as much to say today as it did in 1959. He has this review for Peoria Public Radio and the Live Theatre  League of Peoria.

Opinions expressed are those of the reviewer, not those of Peoria Public Radio or the Live Theatre League.