Sahmyook Junior Nursing College (KR)

A coeducational boarding school on the junior college level, operated by the Korean Union Conference. It is located within the Seoul Adventist Hospital compound. The school was established in 1936 by Dr. George Rue under the name Nursing Training School of the Kyung Sung Sanitarium Hospital. Ernestine Gill was the first principal. Eight students were accepted when school opened and seven were graduated in April of 1939. The school was closed by the Japanese government in May 1943 and reopened in November 1947 as Hospital Nursing High School with Irene Robson as principal. The approval of the Ministry of Health was obtained in June 1948 and the institution was again renamed, this time as Seoul Sanitarium Hospital Nursing High School. During the Korean War the school moved to Cheju Island, r...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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