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Tri-Cities confident it can handle wealth of freshmen
March 30, 2007

With five months to go before fall semester and the beginning of WSU Tri-Cities transformation to a four-year institution, administrators have stopped worrying about whether they’ll fill the 25 or 50 freshman slots in the governor’s or House budgets now before the state Legislature. Instead they are worrying about all the things that go along with having a freshman class possibly three times larger than they anticipated.“We’re already on plan B, C, D, E or F,” said LoAnn Ayers, director of campus advancement for WSU Tri-Cities.As of early March, about 240 high school seniors had applied for admission to WSU Tri-Cities and 74 students had … » More …

Golf course teed up for expansion bid
February 17, 2006

No dirt has been moved, no sod has been laid, but work on WSU’s new 18-hole golf course expansion project is under way. Now in the final stages of design, the $8.5 million project is slated to go to bid later this month, with a potential groundbreaking set for late spring when the weather is drier.The most visible indication of the project’s progress is the $2.2 million construction of a new Vet medicine teaching barn at Carver Farm just south of the veterinary hospital, and an 8,000 sq. ft. research barn on the corner of Terre View and Airport Road. Relocating these activities will allow … » More …

Health, Wellness expands its options
November 12, 2004

Visitors to Health and Wellness Services will see a big change this December, when HWS will become the sole occupant of the building in which it now resides. Pullman Memorial Hospital officially will move to its new location on Bishop Boulevard, changing its name along the way to Pullman Regional Hospital. Every aspect of the hospital will relocate, leaving HWS at a convenient location for the university community. However, HWS will continue to provide services such as lab tests and x-rays, said Dr. Bruce Wright, HWS director. After the move, HWS will expand into the rest of the first floor and continue to use a … » More …