Being Successful and Making the Most of the Bradley Experience
Tuesday, September 9th
Bradley Hall, Fourth-floor Lounge 7:30
Reserve by Monday, September 8th
This is a special first event for freshmen. Top junior and senior Honors Program students will share their ideas to help you make the most of your experience at Bradley University. It will be a great chance to meet other freshmen in the Program, to ask questions of those who walked in your shoes just a few years ago, and to hear ideas that will help you get off to a strong start. Free event with snacks provided. Reserve your place by contacting Debbie in the Honors Office (firstname.lastname@example.org, extension 3283, or stop by Bradley Hall 295).
Dessert And Theatre
Thursday, September 25th, 7:15 p.m.
Reserve by Wednesday, Sept. 17th
We’ll celebrate opening night of Bradley’s theatre season with a scrumptious dessert buffet and a pre-performance talk by professor Travis Stern, then head to the theater for Spring Awakening at 8:00. Reservations may be made with Debbie at the Honors office, 295 Bradley Hall. Cost is $5 for freshmen which includes dessert and a ticket to the musical. Cost for all other Honors Program students is $7. Each Honors student may bring a guest for a price of $7 (freshmen) or $9 (all other students).
Sunday, September 28th
Departing from the Student Center at 4:00 p.m.
Reserve by September 25th
Generations of gargoyles and a prodigal one-of-a-kind sundial. A forgotten baseball field and a time capsule. Stories of murder, memorials, and mistakes. Enjoy a one-hour walk about campus with Theatre Arts Emeritus James Ludwig to take a closer look at his favorite outdoor sculptures that you have often passed, but not yet really seen. Bring a friend and your camera, wear walking shoes, and hope for clear skies. Headphones will be provided; bring ear buds if you wish. This will be a great chance to get to know our campus. It’s a free event, but you’ll need to reserve places by September 25th. Contact Debbie in the Honors Office (Extension 3283, email@example.com, or stop by Bradley Hall 295)
Honors Study Abroad in Vienna and Fulbright Grants
Tuesday, September 30th
Bradley Hall, Fourth-floor Lounge, 7:30
One event with information about two opportunities for Honors students:
1. Study Abroad -- The Honors Program will offer its first Study Abroad Program in the Spring 2015 semester. Students who enroll in ENG 123-40, ENG 385-40, or MUS 109-40 will, for an additional $1900 fee, travel to Vienna for a Spring break trip to see and hear first-hand the sites and sounds of the information discussed in class. It will be a fabulous trip and a memorable way to be introduced to these subjects.
2. Fulbright Grants – These prestigious awards, available in over 100 countries worldwide, offer students financial support and the opportunity to study, conduct research, or serve as English teaching assistants after graduation. Dr. Conley, a three-time Fulbright Scholar, and Dr. Blouch, Director of Bradley’s International Programs, will lead this event.
Keyboard Conversation with Jeffrey Siegel: Music of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff
Tuesday, April 8th 6:30
Reserve by noon, April 1st with an email to Debbie: firstname.lastname@example.org
Honors students free/guests $4.00 with reservation
Jeffrey Siegel is a world-renowned pianist famous for virtuoso performances combined with lively commentary. You need not have any knowledge of classical music to enjoy the evening: Mr. Siegel will introduce you to the composers and the works he will perform. We’ll meet on campus for one of our special dessert buffets (Yes, Oreo Cookie Bash, Big Blitz with Snickers, and other favorites) during which time Mr. Siegel will join us for a pre-concert chat. We’ll then walk over to Dingeldine Music Center to enjoy his performance. This promises to be among the finest musical events to hit our campus in years!
Lessons Learned During a Career of Leadership
Wednesday, March 26th
6:30 p.m. Informal Honors dinner with remarks by Dr. Lex Akers, Dean, Caterpillar College of Engineering, Fourth-floor Lounge, Bradley Hall
7:30 p.m. Presentation by Mr. Lance, Hayden-Clark Pavilion
Reserve by March 25th with an email to Debbie: email@example.com
Bradley University graduate Howard Lance returns to campus to speak about his diverse career since completing an industrial engineering degree at the University. Given his experience as CEO and Chairman of the Board of the Harris Corporation, as a member of President George W. Bush’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, and now as an executive advisor at The Blackstone Group where he works with select portfolio companies to enhance their business strategy, operational excellence, and organizational development, he will speak effectively about leadership and the development of a successful career in business, information technology including health care and global communications, and construction. Please join us at 6:30 for an informal dinner and an introduction by Dr. Lex Akers, Bradley’s Dean of the Caterpillar College of Engineering, after which we’ll walk to the Alumni Center for an engaging and informative talk by one of Bradley’s very successful graduates.
That All-Important Interview
Friday, February 28th 4:30, Fourth-Floor Lounge, Bradley Hall
Reserve by February 24th with an email to Debbie: firstname.lastname@example.org
As Human Resources Manager for a division of Caterpillar, Alice Winget interviewed hundreds of candidates for important positions at the Fortune 500 Company’s world headquarters. Who got the job and who didn’t? What made the difference? She will join us to provide insights from the employer’s perspective. Don’t miss the chance to connect with this extraordinary woman whose years of experience will help you prepare for professional and graduate school interviews.
Dr. Phil Jones: The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met
Tuesday, February 18; 7:15 Fourth-floor Lounge, Bradley Hall
Reserve by February 14th with an email to Debbie: email@example.com
Dr. Jones will present a special talk for this semester’s “Nibbles and Notables” event. Borrowing from the popular, long-running series, “The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met,” he will speak about a special character and contemporaneous events from his early years in West Virginia. It promises to be a great evening with one of Bradley’s favorite professors.