Marketing and Accounting Departments Collaborate on Course
January 28, 2015
One of the best attributes that the Foster College has to offer is its versatility in electives, such as Marketing 658 - Topics in Marketing.
Foster College of Business Raises Money for Local Not-For-Profit
December 19, 2014
Silent Auction to Benefit Crittenton Centers
Meeting Students Needs
December 18, 2014
Students, administration, staff showcase College at CAT plant
Decades of Service
December 11, 2014
Foster College of Business Honors Donna Hill’s Career
Foster College of Business Continues Student Growth
December 10, 2014
This week, the Foster College of Business celebrated increasing enrollment numbers with its 826th declared major.
AMA Toy and Clothing Drive
December 4, 2014
The American Marketing Association collected new toys and clothing to benefit the Children’s Home in Peoria.
Marketing Student Spends Semester in Israel
November 25, 2014
Study abroad opportunity appeals to junior marketing and management and leadership student
Marketing Alumnus Honored With Two Awards
November 6, 2014
Todd Kennedy ’69 recognized at Founder’s Day Celebration.
EMBA Students Return from India
November 4, 2014
Students in Bradley’s Theresa S. Falcon Executive MBA program spent two October weeks exploring businesses in New Delhi and Chennai, India.
Brave Pitch Competition Yields Innovative Ideas
November 3, 2014
Students from Bradley’s five colleges recently tested innovative business ideas in front of professionals at the annual Brave Pitch Competition.
CBER's Second Quarter Report Covered in Local and National News
September 10, 2014
Peoria Journal Star and Bloomberg Businessweek both report on CBER's 2nd quarter findings
August 13, 2014
Social media intern manages campaigns for bagel company
Reading the Leaves: Alum Launches International Tea Business in Chicago
August 11, 2014
Ivan Gonzalez-Gimenez ‘13 accomplished a lot of entrepreneurial goals during his years at Bradley University’s Foster College of Business.
July 31, 2014
Global Scholars program exposes students to international business relations
International Business Sophomore Spends Summer Interning at Film Independent
July 30, 2014
International business major Brenna Mulholland ’17 spent her summer on the west coast, far from her hometown of Appleton, Wisconsin.
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!
Bradley's AMA and PRSSA Present Communication in Times of Crisis
May 6, 2014
Last month, Bradley’s chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapters hosted guest speaker Brian Williamsen ‘98, Illinois Department of Transportation community relations manager and president of the BU-CAN alumni group.
2012 alumna Geltner self-publishes her first young adult novel
April 28, 2014
Geltner began writing in her youth and finished her first novel at age 16. She developed her writing skills on the Hilltop through poetic instruction from Dr. Kevin Stein and was news editor for The Scout.
Senior Marketing Students Quarterfinal at NCSC
April 16, 2014
A team of Bradley marketing students reached the quarterfinals of the National Collegiate Sales Competition in March at Kennesaw State University.
Marketing the Olympics
March 27, 2014
Marketing major Laura O’Radnik ’14 and social media marketing minor Christopher Morgan ’14 interned at NBC Sports Group’s Stamford, Ct., headquarters during the Sochi Olympics. They were part of the 18 Bradley students selected to intern for NBC.
March 17, 2014
Graduate manages eHarmony’s social media
Graduate manages eHarmony’s social media
March 17, 2014
Kerrianne Mellot '06, who is eHarmony's social media manager, visited students in Bradley's social media marketing program.
Poster Session Soars to New Heights at Winter Marketing Educators Conference
March 14, 2014
Dr. Jennifer Burton and Bradley graduate Kristen Jensen coauthored and then presented a poster session on their research paper, “The Benefits and Drivers of Watching, Liking and Sharing Advertisements on Social Media,” at the 2014 Winter Marketing Educators Conference in Orlando, FL last month.
March 12, 2014
Passion for service changes senior’s college experience, career plans
Two Seniors Headed to NCSC
March 5, 2014
Two senior marketing majors, Tori Haan and Tanner Peterson, are heading to The National Collegiate Sales Competition. This role-play competition, March 28-31 at Kennesaw State University in Ga., focuses on students’ sales skills. Students from all over the country are chosen to represent their universities at this event.
Global Supply Chain Concentration Off to a Fast Start
February 25, 2014
Jacob Dust, Timothy Osborn and Joshua Wallrich will be the first graduates of the marketing major’s newest concentration, global supply chain management. The concentration, in its first year, focuses on supply chain efficiency.
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.
How sustainability helps the planet and boosts the bottom line
May 1, 2013
Environmentalist Hunter Lovins explains the global warming crisis and how Bradley and businesses can tackle it.
Foster College undergraduate program ranked nationally by Bloomberg
April 2, 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek placed FCBA in the top 100 undergraduate business schools in America.
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.
Shaping marketing strategies with social media
February 25, 2013
A marketing class teaches students the power and best practices of using social media to build a brand.
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.
December 4, 2012
Bradley students can gain global work experience with summer internships in Hong Kong or Australia.
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.
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.
Sales program honored as one of the best
July 3, 2012
Professional Sales Program is recognized for preparing students for rewarding careers.
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.
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
March 26, 2012
BU professor discusses European economic crisis.
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.
Foley releases latest edition of international marketing textbook
September 7, 2011
New edition seeks to excite students about careers in international business and marketing.
Rottier quoted in “The Atlantic” article on social media education
September 6, 2011
Heidi Rottier, a temporary instructor in the Department of Marketing at Bradley University, recently spoke to “The Atlantic” about the foray of social media into the academic sphere.
A world of experience
September 1, 2011
Fulbright Scholar Dr. Matthew O'Brien spent the summer teaching in Kobe, Japan.
Outstanding students and faculty recognized at 2011 FCBA honors banquet
July 7, 2011
See a full list of award recipients.
Marketing alumnus to compete in PGA Championship
July 1, 2011
Todd Camplin '96 bested nearly 300 golf pros to compete in the major championship.
2011 sales graduates find workforce hungry for their skills
June 3, 2011
Graduates have been placed at Henry Schein, Inc., MSDSOnline, AgCo, ConAgra, Liberty Mutual, HON Company, CH Robinson, among others.
Knotty Outdoors takes Project Springboard top prize
April 27, 2011
Senior Cassie Meyer receives $100,000 prize package in business plan competition.
Sales students score experience, job interviews at Atlanta competition
April 14, 2011
Daniel Kahne and Natalie Morton, the winners of the BU Sales Contest in December, traveled to Atlanta to contend on a national level.
Sales graduates practically guaranteed a job
April 7, 2011
Several recent graduates have reported as many as three job offers upon graduation.
Sales program joins prominent organization
March 25, 2011
Bradley University is now a member of the University Sales Center Alliance, a national organization that promotes the study of sales.
Through BU Sales Contest, students learn to sell themselves
February 21, 2011
You enter into a room. Cameras are capturing your every move, and viewers are judging you. This is no “Big Brother;” it’s the Bradley University Sales Contest.
Fulbright takes O'Brien to Japan
October 14, 2010
Dr. Matthew O'Brien, associate professor in Bradley's Department of Marketing, has been to all of these countries. And this year, he will be immersed in a completely different culture.