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WSU Tri-Cities, Kadlec Regional Medical Center announce partnership, historic gift

Large Crest Tri-Cities SPOTRICHLAND, Wash. – Representatives from Washington State University Tri-Cities and Kadlec Regional Medical Center today announced a landmark $18 million gift to support the WSU Tri-Cities College of Nursing. It is the largest single gift in WSU Tri-Cities history.

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Video: Work continuing on new Tri-Cities nursing location


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.

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