Horizons Program brings hope, change to rural towns

    Students help with Horizons projects   Hundreds of students have been paired with the rural towns the Horizons Program assists, through collaboration with the WSU Center for Civic Engagement (CCE).   From fall 2007 through fall 2009, 289 students in 16 class sections, one club, and six internships served more than 5,300 hours with the Horizons […]

Middle school girls learn about career opportunities

Richland, Wash. – Up to 150 middle school girls from the Tri-Cities and the Yakima Valley will learn about nontraditional career opportunities Saturday at the Expanding Your Horizons conference. The conference is from 8:55 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at WSU Tri-Cities, 2710 University Drive, Richland. WSU Tri-Cities is the host of Expanding Your Horizons in […]

Building on strengths reduces rural poverty

Combating poverty is never easy, but the WSU Okanogan County Extension’s Horizons Program is making strides to facilitate systemic poverty reduction from the inside out. Funded by the Northwest Area Foundation, the pilot project offered an 18-month, $352,000 grant for leadership programs and activities to rural communities experiencing demographic changes, as well as income and […]