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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 […]

Health outreach program reaches 10-year milestone

Wagner SPOKANE – This year marks the 10th anniversary of Project H.O.P.E. (Health Occupations Preparation Experience), an annual summer internship program for high school students coordinated by Washington’s two Area Health Education Centers in partnership with the Washington State Office of Community and Rural Health.   Unfortunately, this is also the year the program saw […]

2009 tenure and promotion

WSU faculty granted tenure and promotion in 2009 include: 2009 PROMOTION AND TENURE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL, HUMAN AND NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCES NAME ACTION RANK DEPARTMENT EFFECTIVE DATE Matthew F. Bumpus Grant and Promote Associate Professor Human Development August 16, 2009 Kenneth C. Eastwell Promote Professor Plant Pathology, Prosser July 1, 2009 Eric L. Jessup Promote […]

Nursing grant to provide more clinical experience

SPOKANE — WSU nursing students will gain more clinical experience in rural settings and help meet critical health care needs thanks to a $31,000 grant awarded by the Yakima Valley Community Foundation (YVCF). The grant will be used to support a pilot project to fund a clinical instructor who will supervise WSU undergraduate nursing students […]

Bindler continues fight against childhood obesity

SPOKANE — Ruth Bindler, professor for the College of Nursing at WSU, will now have additional time to focus on her research on childhood obesity thanks to the receipt of WSU’s Cougar Gold Scholar Award. The new award program, established by the Office of the Provost, gives leading scholars the opportunity for extended and concentrated […]

Nursing Graduates will be recognized in candlelight ceremony

RICHLAND — Graduates of the WSU Tri-Cities College of Nursing will be recognized at Convocation, a special pinning and candlelight ceremony, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Battelle Auditorium, 904 Battelle Blvd., Richland.   Convocation is a thoughtful occasion where faculty, staff, medical professionals and students’ family members celebrate the hard work and […]

Moving into new College of Nursing

Two years after groundbreaking, the WSU College of Nursing recently moved into the new Nursing Building on the WSU Spokane Riverpoint campus.   The college’s 600 or so Spokane students will begin classes there in spring semester, and the building will be dedicated sometime in the spring.   The $34.6 million building first received a […]

Fourth annual healthy fare to focus on wellness

SPOKANE —Students in WSU’s Exercise Physiology and Metabolism (ExMet) program in partnership with the Riverpoint Campus Wellness Collaborative will host the 4th Annual Healthy Fare from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, in the atrium of the Academic Center at 600 N Riverpoint Blvd. Participants will have the opportunity to explore a […]