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Lorna Pemberton Wearing
School of Nursing

Lorna Pemberton Wearing, B.D., M.A., Social Director (Couzens Hall)

A.B., Keuka College, Keuka Park, New York, 1932; B.D., Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, New York, 1935; M.A. in Theology, Columbia University, New York City, 1938; M.A. in Personnel Education, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1948.

House mother and teacher of the Bible, Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, Kentucky, 1935; Assistant to Director, Baptist Home for Missionaries’ Children, Granville, Ohio; Registrar, Oak Grove School, Vassalboro, Maine, 1944; Student Dean, Syracuse University; Social Director, Couzens Hall, University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1948-1953.

Born in Canada, Wearing came to the United States with her family at the age of three. At Keuka College, Wearing was treasurer of the Student Government, handbook chairman and president of the Y.W.C.A. In her senior year she was voted by the students to be crowned May Queen, one who is representative of the finest ideals of Keuka College. Her father was dean of the Colgate-Rochester Divinity School.