Arlene Burnice Rome, class of 1943

Arlene Burnice Rome moved to Rhode Island when she was very young. She graduated from Pembroke College in 1943 with an A.B. in sociology. She went on to social work for a short time and then worked as a teaching guide at Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital and later as director of education at Bradley Home. She taught at the New England Home for Little Wanderers and at Moses Brown. She received a master’s degree in education from Boston University. She belonged to the American Association of University Women and the Citizens’ League in East Providence. She maintained a connection to Brown University as secretary and treasurer of her class and a member of the reunion committee.