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Ruth Wade Cerjanec

Ruth Wade Cerjanec, American education consultant. award Brown University, 1980.

Background

  • Cerjanec, Ruth Wade was born on April 22, 1913 in Central Falls, Rhode Island, United States. Daughter of John Thomas and Susanna (McDowell) Wade.

  • Education

    • Graduate Simmons University, University Rhode Island, University Washington, University Colorado, Western Michigan University, Kent State University, others.

    Career

    • Editor: (newsletters) Media News, 1966-1972, Newsline for Women Educators, 1972-1978, Contact, 1974-1976. Contributor articles to professional journals. Chairman Brown University Women, 1963-1971.

    Works

    • Editor: (newsletters) Media News, 1966-1972, Newsline for Women Educators, 1972-1978, Contact, 1974-1976. Contributor articles to professional journals. Chairman Brown University Women, 1963-1971.

      Member Rhode Island History Committee, since 1972, Central Falls History Committee, since 1972. Director Brown University Associated Alumni, 1973-1977. Secretary women's committee Rhode Island Bicentennial Commission, 1973-1976.

      Overton scholar Brown University, 1929-1933. Recipient Brown Bear award Brown University, 1980.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member New England Library Association (chairman public relations 1969-1970), Rhode Island Women Educators (secretary 1972-1978), Rhode Island Retired Teachers (vice president 1975-1977, editor newsletter 1975-1977), Rhode Island Media Association, Rhode Island School Design Associates, National Retired Teachers Association, American Library Association (chairman young adults services 1972-1973), American Association School Librarians (chairman library education 1970-1971), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Providence Art, Brown of Rhode Island.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading; study; writing.

    Connections

    • Married Earl Franklin Cerjanec, July 7, 1945 (deceased March 1967). Children– Nicholas Wade, Derek McDowell.
    • father: John Thomas Wade
    • mother: Susanna (McDowell) Wade
    • spouse: Earl Franklin Cerjanec
    • children: Nicholas Wade Cerjanec
    • Derek McDowell Cerjanec
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    Nationality

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