TRI-CITIES, Wash. — Washington State University Tri-Cities is hosting an information night about its new bachelor of science degree in agriculture with emphasis in viticulture and enology at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 in the West Building Atrium on the North Richland campus.

“This is an opportunity for people to learn about this agriculture degree program emphasizing wine-grape production and wine-making, which will start this fall at WSU Tri-Cities,” said Mark Moreno, graduate recruiter at the Tri-Cities campus. “We’ll provide details about admissions requirements and course information.”

Larry James, dean of the Tri-Cities campus, will make a presentation on the new program, supported by the Washington Wine Commission and the Washington State Viticulture and Enology Education Consortium.

“This is a developing program that will serve a fast-growing area in Washington’s agriculture industry,” James said.

The campus is at 1200 University Dr., just off Sprout Road, in Richland. For more information, contact Moreno at 509/372-7297 or mmoreno@tricity.wsu.edu. Additional details on WSU Tri-Cities’ undergraduate and graduate programs also are available from the admissions office, 509/372-7250.

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