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RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities and Kadlec Regional Medical Center will celebrate a new partnership and Kadlec’s gift of $18 million in support of the WSU Tri-Cities Nursing Program during a public ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Jan. 12, at the Kadlec Healthplex, 1269 Lee Blvd., Richland.

WSUTC Nursing facility
WSUTC Nursing facility

The largest single gift ever given to WSU Tri-Cities, Kadlec’s gift will fund distinguished faculty positions within the College of Nursing’s advanced degree programs.

Following the gifting ceremony, those in attendance, including the public and prospective students, will have an opportunity to tour the WSU Tri-Cities nursing facility.

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Jeffrey Dennison, director of Marketing and Communications, WSU Tri-Cities, 509-372-7319,
Ken Fincher, assistant vice chancellor of Development and Community Engagement, WSU Tri-Cities, 509-372-7398,