Jean received a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics, specializing in Food and Nutrition.
From the time of her graduation until 1955, she worked in a variety of managerial positions in the food industry. From 1955-70 Jean was a Professor and Food Marketing Specialist at Rutgers University. She was a charter and founding board member of the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals in Business.
From 1974 until her retirement in 1994, she was owner and C.E.O of her own consulting firm, Jean Judge Associates, Inc. Jean served on the College's Board of Trustees for nine years, and she received the Mother Xavier Award in 1973.
"I thank the Lord, my faith, my parents and family, CSE and the Sisters of Charity for my spiritual and moral 'center' and driving and sustaining strength, as well as for whatever I have been able to achieve in my life."