Wendt, Fern G. (1914-1999)
Nutrition and Food Science
Year Retired from SJSU
Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1938 Cert. Dietetic Internship
Kansas State University, 1937 BS
San Jose State University, 1944-1976 (Part‑time teaching and Cafeteria Director until Spring 1957, then full‑time teaching)
Administrative and Professional Experience
I was a hospital Dietitian at Norwegian‑American Hospital in Chicago, IL., then to Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia. Then I went into school food service. I was the director of the college cafeteria at Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Rustin, LA. Then to Northwestern State University, Louisiana, Natchitoches, LA, as Director and Dietitian of Residence Halls and Student Union Food Service until 1944.
During WWII, I served a V‑S Navy Unit as well as the students living in the residence halls.