Foster College of Business Named 2014 Top School for Professional Sales Education
June 18, 2014
Bradley’s professional sales program continued to receive national recognition from the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) as it was listed among SEF’s “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” for the eighth consecutive year.
Foster College of Business Continues to Rank in Bloomberg Businessweek
June 10, 2014
Bradley’s Foster College of Business received high marks in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2014 undergraduate business program rankings. The College was among the top undergrad schools for academic quality and top-50 in MBA placements.
Reception for Outstanding Foster College of Business Graduates
May 16, 2014
The Foster College of Business had its Reception for Outstanding Students at the Markin Center on Friday, May 16. Congratulations to all of our award winners!
Social Entrepreneurship Students Take On Peoria’s Food Desert
May 6, 2014
Last week, students in Dr. Eden Blair’s social entrepreneurship class discussed financially sustainable projects to address South Peoria’s food desert with District 1 Councilwoman Denise Moore and the city’s alternative food strategies committee. Students prepared posters with possible solutions to the concern.
April 30, 2014
Project Springboard won by innovative backpack
February 7, 2014
Gainlight Studios, Inc. is a branding company located within the Peoria community which was founded by two Bradley alumni, Derek Oddo and Matthew Lakics. Both Oddo and Lakics were marketing majors within The Foster College of Business.
Let the Games Begin
January 31, 2014
A worldwide phenomenon called Startup Weekend reached the Peoria area for the first time in November of 2013.
App class keeps pace with technology
April 8, 2013
New BMA course teaches students how to write and develop mobile apps for local businesses.
Insights on business in India
April 4, 2013
An international business course takes 10 students over spring break to India to experience the country's culture and commerce.
Managing a culture change
April 1, 2013
Keith Williams, president and CEO of Underwriters Laboratories, speaks to students about changing a corporate culture for the better.
Encouraging entrepreneurship in Nicaragua
March 21, 2013
BMA alumnus Peter Stephan ’10 talks about his work teaching business to high school students as a Peace Corp volunteer.
MBA student group to compete for million-dollar Hult Prize
February 28, 2013
Students travel to San Francisco to present their business strategy fighting global food insecurity for the Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship case challenge.
Fueling your entrepreneurial spirit
February 26, 2013
Priceline.com founder and former CEO Jeff Hoffman kicks off the Turner's School's Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series.
‘Money Follows Excellence’
February 12, 2013
Bill Lamb, EMBA ’03 publishes a book on pushing the goal of excellence and creating a positive culture in the office.
Turner School opens entrepreneurship minor to all students
February 12, 2013
Minor offers hands on projects and fieldwork to position students, regardless of major, as tomorrow’s entrepreneurs.
New office comes to Bradley’s Turner Center
December 17, 2012
The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center will assist new and established businesses market themselves to government agencies or large business.
Association for MBA students takes learning on the road
December 12, 2012
MBA students meet up with Bradley alumni during behind-the-scenes visits to two Illinois businesses.
MBA student recognized for leadership
December 11, 2012
MBA student and recent alumna Alex Kareotes is featured in the Peoria Journal Star's Most Interesting Young Person contest.
December 4, 2012
Bradley students can gain global work experience with summer internships in Hong Kong or Australia.
From Bradley student to jack of all trades
December 4, 2012
Rick Hicks ’91 talks about his more than 20 years of working in information technology and project management.
Women in Business give back to campus and community
November 16, 2012
Growing student organization uses Homecoming week as an opportunity to reach out to the student body and help the careers of area women.
Turner School formally dedicated
November 15, 2012
School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the first standalone school of its type in the nation.
Socially responsible student group looking to grow
October 10, 2012
The nonprofit organization, Enactus, encourages students to improve lives through the positive power of business.
Bradley opens the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
September 17, 2012
The University founds a first in the nation school to teach entrepreneurship to students of all academic disciplines.
Phi Chi Theta wins four awards at national conference
August 31, 2012
Bradley's coeducational business fraternity was honored at Phi Chi Theta's national conference this summer in New York.
FCBA faculty win best paper for Journal of Accountancy
June 1, 2012
Three professors given Lawler Award for paper on "Advising Financially Stressed Clients.”
McCord Lecture Encourages People over Profits
May 25, 2012
Retired Allstate president George Ruebenson ’70 discusses leading companies through turmoil.
PJStar reports on Bradley's secret shoppers project
May 1, 2012
Newspaper highlights students' consulting work with business owners in Canton, Ill.
Entrepreneur teaches students recipe for business success
April 26, 2012
Tasty Catering CEO Tom Walter lectures EHS, FCBA students on management.
Businessweek ranks Foster College
March 30, 2012
The business magazine placed FCBA in the top 100 undergraduate business schools in the nation.
Supplying students with career skills
March 30, 2012
Collaborative student group brings together business and engineering students
Building better businesses with better people
March 10, 2012
Student accepted into Organizational Science Summer Institute.
Student organization helps the business community
March 6, 2012
SIFE members help socially responsible businesses.
Business plan competition underway
February 6, 2012
The sixth annual Project Springboard Business Plan Competition is in full swing. Twenty teams submitted an executive summary for the first round of judging, and 14 teams successfully moved to round two.
Students attend CEO conference in Texas
December 2, 2011
Dr. Gerald Hills presented Lifetime Achievement Award to founder of Chuck E. Cheese.
FCBA wins fourth 3 Palmes Award
November 18, 2011
FCBA earns international recognition from Eduniversal.
Broaden your horizons, in Beijing and beyond
October 13, 2011
Learn about the 2012 China study abroad opportunity.
FCBA assistantship jumpstarts career
September 23, 2011
Networking secures full-time job for MBA student Will Yeager.
September 20, 2011
“Entrepreneurship” magazine ranks Bradley program among nation’s top 20.
Hills receives Lifetime Award
July 8, 2011
The prestigious recognition was awarded during the 32nd Annual Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference, held June 8-10 at Syracuse University.
Blair, Meyer quoted in The Fiscal Times article
July 7, 2011
Assistant Professor Eden Blair and Project Springboard winner Cassie Meyer weighed in on career prospects for young entrepreneurs.
Outstanding students and faculty recognized at 2011 FCBA honors banquet
July 7, 2011
See a full list of award recipients.
FCBA students featured in Pekin Times
May 10, 2011
"Students light way for economic growth"
Knotty Outdoors takes Project Springboard top prize
April 27, 2011
Senior Cassie Meyer receives $100,000 prize package in business plan competition.
FCBA students honored by Susan G. Komen for the Cure
April 27, 2011
The university received the annual Outstanding Volunteer Group Award for its involvement with the Memorial Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® in Peoria.
Meyer wins elevator pitch competition
April 13, 2011
Meyer’s company designs and sells modern, fitted hunting apparel and accessories for women.
MBA students take 2nd in Florida case competition
April 12, 2011
Will Yeager, Petra Bolfikova, Sabina Hlinenska and Darin McCoy represented Bradley at the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) International Case Competition.
FCBA read “qualified” on graduate school applications
March 4, 2011
May graduates prepare for next step.