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     September 19, 2018      #34-262 PB1 0
Students model uniforms dating from 1920-1968, including a cadet uniform, during the 50th anniversary reunion of the Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing in 1968.
Methodist-Kahler nursing graduates: 'It was a
Methodist-Kahler nursing graduates: 'It was a different time'

By Matthew Stolle

This weekend, graduates of the Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing, a school that shuttered nearly a half-century ago, will gather this weekend in Rochester to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding.

Though the school closed in 1970, amid a nationwide shift in educational standards for registered nurses, its alumni association stayed active through the decades, sustained by pride and a strong sense of identification graduates had for the school.

The nursing school encompassed a different era — or eras — in its lifetime.

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Nursing students study anatomy during a class at the Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing in the 1950s.
Matthew Stolle - Entertainment Reporter Matt, a graduate of Toledo University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature, got his start in journalism in the U.S. Army. For the last 16 years, he has worked at the PB and currently reports on entertainment for the newspaper as well 507 Mag.