Westfield State administrator receives 2010 NEACUHO Lifetime Service Award

Date: 8/3/2010

WESTFIELD Katheryn L. Bradford of Westfield, an administrator at Westfield State College, has received a Lifetime Service Award from the Northeast Association of College and University Housing Officers (NEACUHO).

The award, NEACUHO's highest honor, was presented June 11 at the organization's annual conference in Bristol, R.I.

Bradford, an administrative fellow in Division of Advancement and College Relations, works in Alumni Relations.

She was formerly associate director of Residential Life and New Student Orientation.

She begins her 30th year at Westfield State in August.

Bradford served on the executive board of NEACUHO for 16 years culminating in the roles of president-elect, past president and president.

She will return to the board this year as the co-chair of the Corporate Relations Committee in a position she designed as the chair of the original task force that has brought increased revenue to the organization.

"I am honored to receive this award and look forward to continuing to work toward student success in my role at Westfield State and with this incredible organization," Bradford said.

She was host of the annual conference at Westfield State in June 1995 and served as the Massachusetts District coordinator for two years

The award states: "In recognition of her constant dedication and passion for students throughout her career and for unending involvement and outstanding contributions to the association."

For additional information about Bradford or Westfield State, visit www.wsc.ma.edu.

To learn more about NEACUHO and their initiatives for the coming year, which includes focusing on the organization's history, log onto their Web site located at www.neacuho.org.