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Wayne State University Office of Information Services Office of the Director: Leontine Cadieux Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000549

Scope and Content

This collection contains press releases from various events and programs related to Wayne State University from 1966 to 1985. These releases were produced under the direction of Leontine Cadieux and are primarily centered around the Division of Urban Extension.

The Division of Urban Extension was established in 1964 and housed six different units. Of those, this collection focuses primarily on the College of Lifelong Learning and the University Center for Adult Education. The College of Lifelong Learning (CLL) was created in 1973 in order to encourage the pursuit of higher education for nontraditional students through extension programs and off-campus offerings. This collection contains a large number of press releases regarding these various offerings. This collection also contains numerous press releases about the University Center for Adult Education (UCAE) programs. Similarly, UCAE focused on nontraditional students and offered various programs and non-degree courses to assist these students. Additionally, press releases detailing programs put on by the Center for Application of Sciences and Technology (CAST) are also houses in this collection, as well as some publications such as their Water Quality Control Digest and Air Quality Control Digest.

This collection also contains some press releases for Detroit-centric events such as programs run by Detroit Adventure, the Detroit Discovery Arts Festival, and the Detroit Windsor International Freedom Festival.

Important Subjects: Adult Education Press Releases Programs, academic Universities and colleges

Important Names: Cadieux, Leontine, 1920-2013 College of Lifelong Learning Department of English Department of Music Detroit Adventure Detroit Windsor International Freedom Festival Division of Urban Extension

Dates

  • 1966 - 1985

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

History

Leontine Cadieux focused her career on information services and the written word as an English instructor at University of Detroit, the Women’s Editor at WJLB, and assistant to the Executive Secretary at WTVS, channel 56. Leontine Cadieux joined Wayne State University in 1958 as the Director of Information Services for the Division of Urban Extension. Cadieux also served in roles such as a specialist in the Department of Public Relations and on the Continuing Education Board of the Public Relations Society of America.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (2 SB, 1 MB)

Abstract

This collection contains press releases from various events and programs related to Wayne State University from 1966 to 1985. These releases were produced under the direction of Leontine Cadieux and primarily concern the Division of Urban Extension.

The Division of Urban Extension was established in 1964 and housed six different units. Of those, this collection focuses primarily on the College of Lifelong Learning and the University Center for Adult Education. The College of Lifelong Learning (CLL) was created in 1973 in order to encourage the pursuit of higher education for nontraditional students through extension programs and off-campus offerings. This collection contains a large number of press releases regarding these various offerings. This collection also contains numerous press releases about the University Center for Adult Education (UCAE) programs. Similarly, UCAE focused on nontraditional students and offered various programs and non-degree courses to assist these students. Additionally, press releases detailing programs put on by the Center for Application of Sciences and Technology (CAST) are also housed in this collection, as well as some publications such as their Water Quality Control Digest and Air Quality Control Digest.

This collection also contains some press releases for Detroit-centric events such as programs run by Detroit Adventure, the Detroit Discovery Arts Festival, and the Detroit Windsor International Freedom Festival.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically and grouped by subject material.

Acquisition

Donated to Reuther Library by Leontine Cadieux on August 31, 1982, with more materials added on November 10, 1985.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Meghan McGowan on November 4, 2014.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University Office of Information Services Office of the Director: Leontine Cadieux Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Meghan McGowan.
Date
2014-11-04
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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