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OUR HERITAGE
Educational Director's

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Mrs. Quinn, graduate of Provident Hospital, Chicago, Illinois served as Educational Director during Mrs. Osborne's tenure. Mrs. Quinn, expired December 7, 1967 in Los Angeles, California.

Ruth Bryan

Ruth Bryan, a graduate of Harlem Hospital, New York City served as Educational Director during Mrs. Farrar's tenure. She inspired many of the young students and many now serve on the present faculty of Homer G. Phillips Hospital School of Nursing.

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[[caption]] Ruth Bryan and students. [[/caption]]

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OUR HERITAGE

1950 -- Miss Juliette Lee, a former instructor, became Educational Director and served in this capacity until 1961. Miss Lee is a graduate of Kansas City General Hospital #2 and has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Loyola University and a Master's from Columbia Teacher's College. During her tenure, the Curriculum underwent many enriching changes and acquired Full National Accreditation. The Curriculum has continued to be periodically evaluated and changed to meet the requirements of the National League for Nursing and the Missouri State Board of Nurse Examiners.

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1951 -- Our present Director of Nurses, Miss Minnie Edythe T. Gore, received her appointment. Prior to her Directorship, she was Staff Nurse, Head Nurse, Medical Supervisor and Assistant Superintendent of Nursing here at Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Miss Gore has a Diploma from St. Agnes Hospital School of Nursing - St. Augustine College, Raleigh, North Carolina; B.S. Degree in Nursing Education, M.S. Degree in Administration of Nursing and continued studies toward a Doctorate Degree in Student Personnel Administration at New York University. Miss Gore is the first Negro Graduate Nurse to be appointed to the Missouri State Board of Nursing in the State of Missouri. The hospital nursing services and the school of nursing have consistently improved under her leadership.

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1953 -- The Friends of Homer G. Phillips Hospital School of Nursing were organized by Miss Elizabeth Green. Mrs. Roscoe C. Haskell, served as the first President of the organization. This group has given numerous scholarships and other financial assistance to students in the school of nursing.
On September 1st, Reverent Guy D. Outlaw, of Boston, Massachusetts, began his mission as the Hospital Protestant Chaplain. The Chaplain's services to the patients, students and all those who seek them, are innumerable. He has been a constant comforter and counselor. He is instructor in Spiritual Care for both nursing students and Theological students.

1955 -- The Moms and Dads Club was organized by Miss Gore, to serve as a liason between students, their parents and the faculty. The first officers were: Mrs. Cecelia Powell, President; Mrs. Willie Mae Wellborn, Secretary and Mrs. Ernestine Pease, Treasurer. The Club Moms and Dads Club purchased the Baby Grand Piano, which is presently in the livingroom of Residence, as a Christmas gift for the students. The Moms and Dads also, assisted the students nurses with funds for attending conventions and frequently came to our rescue with good things to eat.
1955 -- Two major services were moved from the hospital, namely Tuberculosis and Psychiatry. Remember the Old 2-South. Students began affiliating with Malcolm Bliss Psychiatric Hospital and one class had an affiliation at Koch Hospital. Many of the ole faces from 2 South, can now be seen at Malcolm Bliss Mental Hospital Center.

1956 -- The graduating class with 25 members successfully passed the State Board, this was not the first class with 100% passing the Board but the largest.

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