Villa Maria College’s First Nursing Graduate 1957

Margaret tells her story about the path to becoming a member of the first baccalaureate nursing program in northwestern Pennsylvania. The small class of 9 students set a precedent for the future of nursing education.

From Hurt To Healed

“After every air raid we would have to count heads to make sure everyone was okay”. On January 1, 2019, 14 year-old Taylor Huie interviewed her grandmother, Sylvia Huie, about her experience escaping the Japanese-Chinese War in the 1930s when...

November 30, 2018
Finding Balance in Nursing School

Judith Landers provides a summary of her experience as a Registered Nurse. Graduating high school at the age of 16, she was turned away from nursing school for being too young. She began her studies the following year, marking the...

Nursing School

How nursing school was basically a job manny years ago

“Standing up” at UVA

Lois Doyle Schwall tells us a story about her time as a student at the University of Virginia in the late 1950’s and about how she literally and metaphorically stood up against racial segregation at the University.

This is an interview with my grandma CiCi and she talks about her childhood and my mom.

This interview was conducted on Monday November 20, 2017. I interviewed my grandma, Denise Wilkinson, in Austin, Texas. She told me about growing up and what she did in high school and after. We talked about how she met my...

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Andy and Mary Jane Pocalyko and their wartime experience.

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Memories

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Private
Memories

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