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Oct. 12: Tri-Cities to break ground for campus housing
October 4, 2016


RICHLAND, Wash. – Groundbreaking for the 800-bed student housing complex at Washington State University Tri-Cities will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, north of the Consolidated Information Center.

May 6: Groundbreaking for unique clinic that will open in 2016
May 5, 2015

health-clinicSPOKANE, Wash. – A groundbreaking celebration on the Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane campus at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, is a step toward construction of a teaching health clinic that will allow medical residents to serve patients while health sciences students from the campus learn alongside them.

Media advisory: Health clinic groundbreaking May 6
May 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – A groundbreaking for the University District Health Clinic will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, east of the Washington State University Spokane Bookie at 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. Construction will be completed in the next year.

March 5: Clean tech lab groundbreaking
February 20, 2014


PULLMAN, Wash. – Groundbreaking on a clean technology laboratory at Washington State University will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at 2001 E. Grimes Way, the intersection of Grimes and Quad Services Road (the southern part of Lincoln Drive on campus and Google maps). Completion is scheduled for October 2015.

Groundbreaking ceremony for residence hall
April 28, 2008


PULLMAN – Faculty and staff are invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, May 1 for the state-of-the-art residence hall on Olympia Avenue.

The event begins at 5 p.m. in the parking lot intersection of Olympia Avenue and Forest Way. The celebration marks the first student housing facility to be built on the WSU Pullman campus since 1972.

The LEED Silver building project aims to reflect the University’s values of sustainability and commitment toward students. In addition, the building will incorporate several green strategies including storm-water rain gardens, sun shading devices and indoor air strategies.

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Palouse Ridge Golf teed up for construction
June 9, 2006

Washington State University officials joyfully launched a bold two-year project on Friday, June 9, to begin construction of the Palouse Ridge Golf Course. Hopes are that the championship golf course, designed by renown John Harbottle III, will become a destination for golfers throughout the Pacific Northwest.The ceremony included remarks by WSU President V. Lane Rawlins, Harbottle, and other representatives of the university and local community. It was held at the tee of the final hole of the university’s existing nine-hole course.The estimated $8.4 million course and practice facility will cover a 315-acre site that includes the existing 92-acre, nine-hole course and additional WSU land east and south of the existing course. The … » More …

Mount Vernon research groundbreaking slated
May 23, 2005

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The public is invited to join the festivities at the groundbreaking for the new agricultural research and technologyfacilities at Washington State University’s Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center.The groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 1, at 10:30 am on the grounds of the NWREC, 16656 SR 536 (old MemorialHighway), Mount Vernon.  A reception will follow the ceremony, featuring displays of the center’s history of supporting agriculture.Local supporters who have nurtured and contributed to the project to modernize and expand the aging research facility and broaden its mission will be recognized during the event.Participants in the ceremony will … » More …

Groundbreaking ceremony for Spokane Technology Center
April 5, 2005

Mayor James West joined the boards of SIRTI and the SIRTI Foundation for the SIRTI Technology Center (STC) groundbreaking ceremony the morning of March 29, 2005. Due to weather restraints, the event was held in the SIRTI boardroom, not on site. Approximately 80 business, technology and higher education leaders attended. The growth of the region’s biosciences, especially its biomedical activities, has provided significant motivation to undertake the project. The SIRTI Technology Center intends to fill the need for more infrastructure and boost Spokane’s economy in the process.Nancy Isserlis, Chair of the SIRTI board, and Steve Helmbrecht, Chair of the SIRTI Foundation board, hosted the ceremony. … » More …

Education groundbreaking set for May 5
April 23, 2004

StoryThe public is invited to a groundbreaking ceremony and reception for the Cleveland Hall/Education Addition on the Pullman campus at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, at the southwest corner of Cleveland Hall. WSU President V. Lane Rawlins and Provost Robert C. Bates will join Dean Judy Mitchell and other representatives of the College of Education as speakers at the event. The addition, which will be linked to Cleveland Hall by a covered pedestrian bridge, will contain six classrooms (all wired with the latest high-tech connections), two project rooms, eight offices and plenty of open common space for study groups and informal interactions. The Washington Legislature … » More …