Seven graduate from accelerated nursing program August 19, 2014 Cheers and hugs punctuated the air as seven Bradley accelerated nursing students celebrated the end of their Bradley journey at the mid-August Senior Recognition Ceremony. Students also received their nursing pins as part of the ceremony.
Accelerated BSN enables refreshing job pursuits July 22, 2014 Amy Munson ’93 spent two decades building a career in real estate but changed direction after caring for a family member for two years. A number of trips to OSF St. Francis Medical Center and Mayo Clinic led her to shift to nursing, which brought her back to the Hilltop for Bradley’s accelerated BSN.
Summer of Service June 11, 2014 DPT students are spending a week helping others in the Dominican Republic
Fantastic Fulbright June 4, 2014 Dr. Arquette´s teaching experiences in Chile through the Fulbright Scholars Program
NCATE Visit and Third Party Testimony June 4, 2014 The College of Education and Health Sciences at Bradley University – referred to as the Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) – is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in November 2014.
Year-end awards announced June 3, 2014 Bradley’s College of Education and Health Sciences celebrated the year’s academic successes at the annual academic achievement ceremony in April.
Mitchell named BUBAA Distinguished Young Alumni June 2, 2014 Myskeshia Mitchell ’01 MA ’10, creator of innovative educational programs in Cook County School District 130, received the 2014 Distinguished Young Alumni honor from the Bradley University Black Alumni Alliance.
Spring PDS celebration brings educators, students together April 25, 2014 The annual Bradley Professional Development Schools Spring Celebration brought more than 120 teachers, administrators, professors and pre-professionals together for an afternoon of sharing classroom innovations and experiences.
Westlake glows blue for autism awareness April 16, 2014 Bradley’s Westlake Hall glowed blue April 2 to celebrate Word Autism Day as part of the worldwide “Light It Up Blue” campaign to kick off National Autism Awareness Month.
Brave Chef cooks up delicious competition April 15, 2014 Four teams flashed their finest culinary skills in the final night of the second Brave Chef competition, with a team of dietetics interns winning the event.
Professor safe after earthquake, tsunami warning in Chile April 2, 2014 Associate Professor of Teacher Education Dr. Cecile Arquette, who is teaching in Valparaiso, Chile, this semester, reported no damage from the April 1 earthquake that rattled northern Chile and prompted a tsunami warning.
Alumni Event Addresses Teen Issues March 11, 2014 Carl Cannon, founder of Peoria-based E.L.I.T.E. youth outreach program, showcased his organization’s work with at-risk youth during the Leadership in Education, Human Services and Counseling’s alumni celebration at Bradley March 8.
Nursing majors share knowledge at Fit Fair March 11, 2014 During Bradley’s 2014 Fit Fair, several nursing majors presented displays to enrich and educate the Bradley campus on disease, nutrition, and general wellness.
Darby named Co-op/Intern of the Year January 31, 2014 Kayla Darby '14, a teacher education major, received the 2013 Outstanding Co-op/Intern of the Year award for the College of Education and Health Sciences.
Nursing Students Donate to Tornado Relief December 18, 2013 Bradley’s Nurses Christian Fellowship chapter donated several hundred pounds of goods to the tornado relief effort following the organization’s fall philanthropic project.
Nursing Fair Highlights Obstetrics Research December 6, 2013 Bradley junior nursing students showcased a semester of obstetrics research at a women’s fair hosted by Rachel Borton’s obstetrics maternal-newborn nursing class.
Westlake Hall Receives LEED Gold Certification December 5, 2013 Bradley University’s Westlake Hall has received a Gold LEED rating from the US Green Building Council and Green Building Certification Institute. It is also recognized by American School & University Magazine as an outstanding designs for adaptive reuse.
Fashion Focus Designs Scarves for Bradley Admissions Staff December 2, 2013 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.
Bradley alumna named curator for NSTA November 21, 2013 Nicole Vick, ’13, graduated from Bradley University with a Professional Master of Arts in Environmental Science Education. She has now been selected as curator for the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to roll out new national core standards for science as part of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Walking to Aid Brain Tumor Research October 1, 2013 Battling a serious illness often turns into a family affair. It was that way for Mark Linder, who started the Walk for the Mind to raise support, awareness, and funds for those battling brain tumors.
Bradley hosts workshop on the DSM-5 October 1, 2012 Dr. Lori Russell-Chapin leads a discussion on the fifth edition of psychiatry’s diagnostic manual, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders.
Cadaver lab adds 3-D element to DPT program August 10, 2011 Graduate student Joey Ganske is enjoying the possibilities that both the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and the cadaver lab will give him in the future.
Nursing major is EHS Intern of the Year February 9, 2011 Senior nursing major Anne Marie Dust worked the night shift at the cardiovascular intensive care unit at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
EHS Advisory Council Meets, Tours Renaissance Coliseum December 10, 2010 The Advisory Council is a group of Bradley alumni and local professionals that offers advice and assistance with EHS programs and policy, alumni relations, and new developments in the professional world.
Associate Dean Earns National Recognition October 8, 2010 Dr. Lori Russell-Chapin, a professor and the associate dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences, received a national award for her counseling from the Association for Creativity in Counseling.
Bradley welcomes Dr. Chris Lucas October 1, 2010 As an instructor and coordinator for the masters program in human services administration and an advisor and instructor of leadership studies, Lucas has wasted no time diving into work.
Move to Campustown proves successful September 30, 2010 Communication students used to think they had it rough, having to haul their backpacks and computers all the way to the Caterpillar Global Communications Center.
Health science student is Miss Illinois County Fair Queen September 24, 2010 Summer vacations usually consist of watching an excess of TV, trips to the beach, maybe a dull summer job. Most aren’t comprised of living on fair grounds, especially while wearing a crown, but that’s how junior Haley Freeman spent much of her summer.
Bradley Nursing Student Plays Hero, Saves Life September 16, 2010 A college student hardly fits the stereotypical hero pattern, but Cassandra Johnson, a sophomore nursing major at Bradley, broke that mold this summer when she saved the life of a drowning boy, 11-year-old Chevy Andreatta.
Rybak teaches in Nepal as Fulbright scholar June 8, 2010 Currently on sabbatical in Nepal, Educational Leadership and Human Development Department Chair Dr. Christopher Rybak provides an update of his work as a Fulbright scholar in that country.
Cohen receives Outstanding Young Graduate award March 4, 2010 This year’s Founder’s Day celebration was a special one for the Department of Teacher Education because one of its past graduates, Brad Cohen, was recognized as the Outstanding Young Graduate for 2009.