Family & Consumer Sciences
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences traces its roots to the founding of Bradley University, when Nellie Kedzie designed a home economics curriculum that blended theoretical teaching with hands-on learning.
Today, that educational philosophy still underpins the department, which was renamed to focus on the family as a consuming unit while preparing graduates to meet new and emerging challenges in the field.
Tasty Experiments: Brave Chef competition kicks off
Hospitality students will spend the next month perfecting recipes for Brave Chef, the Hospitality Leadership-sponsored competition modeled after Food Network’s popular “Iron Chef America.”
Fashion Focus Designs Scarves for Bradley Admissions Staff
In a matter of an afternoon earlier this semester, Bradley’s Fashion Focus club added scarf accents to admissions staff garb. The scarves, complete with the university logo, stood out around campus and gave designers a sense of accomplishment for their work.
Hospitality Major Interns at SeaWorld
Emily Carpenter ’14 participated in the College Experience Internship Theme Park track in the department of park operations.