We post recordings of Bradley alumni online events as soon as they’re available. You’ll find them here when they’re ready.
The Braves Together Online (BTO) series features an alum or someone from the Bradley family sharing their expertise. Bradley has something important to offer the world, so everyone is welcome to attend a BTO session; you don’t need a Bradley affiliation to register.
There are a lot of bumps in the road when moving from being a student to being an alum. Life After BU is designed to help. Alumni offer advice to students and recent graduates about making that life change and setting yourself up for success.
If there’s a topic you think would make a good session, email us.
In September, 2020, we held a panel on why now may be the best time to buy a house, and how to plan for that big step. These BU alums and real estate experts share advice on first-time home buyer tips, saving for a down payment, and how to compare mortgage rates.
Panelists share career tips, job search and interview strategies, career transition advice and discuss climbing the ladder to personal success. These human resource professionals tell their unique and inspiring stories highlighting various ways to achieve career goals in October, 2020.
In this November, 2020 session of Braves Together Online, Dr. John Marino, Assistant Professor of Biology in Bradley's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, shares his experience researching two major challenges facing the Great Lakes, including blooms of toxic algae and how the invasive species are irreversibly altering the Great Lakes food web.
Bradley's Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a national leader in Entrepreneurial education. The Turner School continues to shape the minds of Bradley University students and mold them into tomorrow's leaders in enterprise. In this November, 2020 Braves Together Online session, Dr. William McDowell discusses how the Turner School equips students with these skills and highlights entrepreneurial opportunities that arise during times of crisis.
Bradley University Black Alumni Alliance (BUBAA) presented a session that focused on self-care, particularly during the stress we're all encountering during the COVID-19 pandemic. Markist Booker '15 moderated the panel in August, 2020.
In July 2020, Dave Bergen '04 hosted a tour through Joyride Brewing, a company he co-founded outside Denver, Colo. Dave talks about the brewing process and being a small business owner, and enjoys the fruits of his labor.
Members of the classes of ’08 and ’09 have a lot in common with the class of 2020; they all finished their degrees during very tough economic times. Grads of the past held a panel to offer advice from their own experience to new graduates at a Life After BU event in June, 2020.
Chelsie Tamms ’16 founded her company, Lettering Works, while still a student at Bradley. She runs her original and custom brand strategy business from Chicago. In late May 2020 she gave a brief introduction to some of the techniques and tools she uses to create her one-of-a-kind designs.
Mindfulness is more than a modern catchphrase, it’s a way of bringing ourselves back into perspective so we can handle everything milling around us. Hannah Ramlo MA ’18 founded Soulside Healing Arts in Peoria to make yoga, movement and mindfulness accessible to everyone. She shared some simple stretches and breathing that can be done from an office chair or your living room couch in mid-May, 2020.