Dr. Willie Mae Shockley

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Title

Dr. Willie Mae Shockley

Subject

Shockley, Willie Mae
Distinguished Alumnus

Name

Willie Mae Johnson Shockley

Class of

1942

Death Date

2008

Education

BS - Home Economics, Philander Smith College, 1942
MS - Clothing and Textiles, Kansas State University, 1949

Occupation

  • Associate Registrar - Philander Smith College, 1945-1964
  • Assistant Professor of Home Economics - Philander Smith College, 1945-64
  • Director of Home Management Residence, Philander Smith College, 1964

Affiliations

  • Member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 1964-2008
  • National Director of Alumni Affairs (Emeritus)
  • American Association of University Women (First Black President, 1979-1981 and Life Member)
  • Beta Pi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Undergraduate Advisor at PSC, Golden Soror, 1994, Life Member)
  • Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society (30 years, Advisor Pi Sigma Kappa Chapter, PSC)
  • Resident Agent, Articles of Incorporation for the National Alumni Association, 1974
  • President MacArthur Park Chapter AARP, 1998-1999

Honors and Awards

  • PSC Distinguished Alumni Award, 1974
  • Golden Member, PSC Alumni Association, 2004
  • 75 Year Award, Dunbar High School Alumni Association
  • Certificate of Merit Award, Who's Who of Women, 1978
  • Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Philander Smith College, 1998

Source

A Celebration of Life, Legacy and Service: Dr. Willie Mae Johnson. (2008). Funeral Programs and Memorials Collection, PSC Archives and Special Collections.

Achievements, Recognitions and Services of Willie Mae Johnson Shockley, 1943-1996. Willie Mae Shockley Collection. PSC Archives and Special Collections.

PSC 48th Annual Convention Program (2004). PSC Archives and Special Collections

Collection

Citation

“Dr. Willie Mae Shockley,” Philander Smith College Digital Archive, accessed July 2, 2022, https://pscdigitalarchive.omeka.net/items/show/444.

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