2012 Spring – Alumni News and Notes 1940s, 50s, 60s


Sidney Goldstein ’49 (CLAS), ’51 MA has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry and the Steinhardt Social Research Institute of Brandeis University. The award, which recognized his contributions to Jewish demography, was presented in October at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. Goldstein is George Hazard Crooker University Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Brown University in Providence, R.I.


Benjamin Levine ’53 (CLAS) is a federal mediator and practices law in Hackensack, N.J.

Peninnah Manchester Schram ’56 (CLAS), professor at Yeshiva University’s Stern College in New York, N.Y., had the anthology Mitzvah Stories: Seeds for Inspiration and Learning published in her honor by author-rabbi Joseph Telushkin.

Bradford E. Beadle ’57 (BUS) retired after a 40-year career with Merrill Lynch in Blue Bell, Pa., where he served as financial advisor and first vice president.


Ronald Smith ’61 (CLAS) and Janice Smith ’61 (CLAS) celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in November 2011. The couple met as freshmen at the University of Connecticut.

Shirley D. Perregaux ’63 (SFA) is enjoying a new career in musical theater, appearing in leading roles in “The Sound of Music” and “The King and I.” She lives with her husband, Paul Perregaux ’58 (CLAS), ’66 MA, in Hernando, Fla.