Sister Jerome Corcoran inducted Into Ohio Senior Citizen Hall of Fame Sister Jerome, a Chicago native, moved to the Youngstown area as a child. She later entered the Ursuline Sisters and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Catholic University of Ohio and a doctorate from Case Western University, going on to teach classes at several universities. For decades, she has been involved in numerous initiatives to assist needy children and adults. Sister Jerome [at the age of 100] recently retired from Sister Jerome’s Mission, which she founded and ran, but she continues to tutor residents at the Community Corrections Association. On May 19, 2016, Sister Jerome was inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizen Hall of Fame. Read the Induction. View the video clip of Sister Jerome’s acceptance.