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Ronnie W. Wise Edit Profile

library director

Ronnie W. Wise was American library director. Recipient Partnership award, Mississippi Arts Commission, 1997, Outstanding Achievement award, Mississippi Library. Association, 1993-1994. Member of Library. Guild.

Background

Wise, Ronnie W. was born on April 26, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Mabern W. and Wilma Faye Wise.

Education

Bachelor in Art Education, Delta State University, Cleveland, 1973. Master of Library Science, Delta State University, Cleveland, 1979. Master of Library Science, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1987.

Career

Professional library Bolivar County Library. Systems, Cleveland, 1976—1986, library system director, 1986—2006. Founder, chairman, director Bolivar County Literacy Council, 1990—2006.

Member legislative committee Mississippi Library. Association, Jackson, Mississippi, 1989—1994. Vice-chair, intellectual freedom committee Southeastern Library.

Association, 1990—1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: (book) The Wise Family Chronicles, (comic book) Archie and Friends Raise Literacy Awareness in Mississippi (Governor's award, 1994).

Membership

Member of Library. Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music, movies.

Connections

Married Michele S. Teper, July 18, 2006.

father:
Mabern W.

mother:
Wilma Faye Wise

spouse:
Michele S. Teper