Bradley University

8:31 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Bradley University director gets global recognition

Jim Foley
Credit Duane Zehr, Bradley University

The director of Bradley University’s Turner Center for Entrepreneurship is receiving global recognition for his work.  Jim Foley is an expert on trade and international business.  He’s getting a lifetime achievement award from the International Association of Trade Training Organizations.  Foley was instrumental in establishing a certification system that sets professional skill standards in international trade.  He also runs a program for training in business planning, marketing and export finance at Bradley’s International Trade Center.

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Peoria on Faith
6:55 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Lilly Ledbetter to speak at BU

A well-known women’s rights activist is speaking at Bradley University Tuesday to talk about her fight for equal pay.  Lilly Ledbetter is speaking at the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center.  Her pay-discrimination case led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.  The event is free and open to the public. 

Peoria Public Radio News
2:23 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Bradley Jewish group honors 9/11 victims

Rabbi Eli Langsam (right) gets students to do a good deed in memory of 9/11.
Credit Denise Molina / WCBU

A group at Bradley University commemorated the 12th anniversary of 9/11 Wednesday by encouraging fellow students, staff and other passersby to do something good for humanity. Peoria Public Radio’s Denise Molina reports. 

Rabbi Eli Langsam stood in front a mini-replica of the twin towers asking passing students to do a good deed in memory of the victims of 9/11. 

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State News
7:22 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Bradley University among top Midwestern universities

Bradley University was named the fifth top university in the Midwest according to the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings.  The University’s College of Engineering and Technology is again listed among the best undergraduate engineering programs.

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:04 am
Wed August 21, 2013

LaHood named Distinguished Fellow at BU

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.

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4:02 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Bradley University freshman class grows six-percent from last year

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. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:35 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Shadid donates campaign funds to Bradley University

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

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Peoria Public Radio News
3:24 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Bradley gets recognized for animation and game design programs

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.  

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:16 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

BU Alumni Association's Leadership Summit underway

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.

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4:24 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

US Transportation Secretary keynotes ICAT

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

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