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Video: Work continuing on new Tri-Cities nursing location
July 9, 2013

 

RICHLAND, Wash. – Simultaneous demolition and construction efforts are keeping a new, larger home for nursing students in the Tri-Cities on schedule.

The 10,000 square foot facility will provide Washington State University students with much-needed classroom space and state-of-the-art simulation labs. The former Rite-Aid building on Lee Boulevard in downtown Richland will also house space for Kadlec Health System, the owner of the facility.

Jim Hall, director of government and community relations for Kadlec Regional Medical Center, said investing in nursing education is a win-win for patients and students.

“With programs like this expanding, and certainly with facilities like this, it’s going … » More …