Mary Ruth Jefferson Burciaga Nelson

Title:  Annuitant Cadre

Company:  US Army Corps of Engineers

Location:  Washington, DC United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient Special Act Award, VA Med Center (1981)
  • Outstanding Woman of the Year Award (1991)
  • Commanders Award for Civilian Service and Numerous Performance Awards, US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS
  • Prince Hall Personnel Managers Newsletters Award for Her Work with Supervisors of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Employees
  • First Recipient in Mississippi, Golden Hands Award, National Deaf Association (1992)
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Award, National Council of Negro Women (1978)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1988)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1988)


  • Evangelism Graduate
  • Postgraduate Coursework, N. Alabama College Commerce
  • Postgraduate Coursework, Jackson State University
  • BS, Arkansas AM&N College
  • Student, Jackson State University

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