Saturday, January 11, 2014

PVMAU Bradford is the speaker for Men's Prayer Breakfast at St. Francis

The men of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church will host its first 2014 Men’s Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, January 18 with Dr. Corey S. Bradford, Senior Vice President for Business Affairs at Prairie View A&M University as the speaker.

The event runs from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 204 Dooley Street. The men of the community are invited to participate in the free breakfast.

Bradford, who joined the university in July 2011 will share his experiences and provide vital information to the current projects and future development underway at the university. As part of his duties Bradford ensures PVAMU’s fiscal responsibility through cultivating revenue sources through new, innovative ways with an interest in research.

The St. Louis native has an established career in higher education. Prior to PVAMU he served as assistant vice president for financial and administrative affairs and ethics officer at the Southern Illinois University System. Prior to that post, Bradford was the assistant to the vice president for planning and budget and budget analyst for the SIU System. During his time with the SIU System, he played a role in securing $3 billion in state appropriations.

Bradford earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Studies and a master’s in Applied Math and Statistics from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He received an educational certificate from the Harvard Institute for Management Development and earned his Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Bradford is a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, the Central Association of College and University Business Officers, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the American Mathematical Society, the SIU Alumni Association and the SIUE Alumni Association.

Patrons are asked to confirm attendance at 936-857-3272 or email: so that we may adequately provide for you.

The members also invite you to participate in their Christian Education/Bible Study on Fridays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. and the worship service on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and the fellowship following the service.

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