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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 …

Register for the William Owen Bush Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk
March 24, 2009

RICHLAND — The first WSU Tri-Cities Fun Run on March 28 will recognize a multiracial pioneer who was key in establishing what is now WSU in Pullman.


The William Owen Bush Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. Saturday on the Richland campus. Participation is free and open to the public, sponsored by the WSU Tri-Cities student-run Multicultural Club.


Registration starts at 8 a.m. in the WSU Tri-Cities parking lot by the East Building, 2710 University Drive.  The 5K course goes along the Columbia River and wraps around the campus. Individuals and teams are welcome. Light refreshments are provided. Wear your crimson … » More …

Faculty play key role in developing high school
February 11, 2009

RICHLAND — The opportunity to plan a curriculum based on research rather than tradition excites WSU College of Education faculty members, especially because the effort involves a brand new school that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.  Those subjects, dubbed “STEM,” are universally considered both in need of attention and vital to the nation’s economy.



What makes the planning even more gratifying, says Assistant Professor Judy Morrison, is the planners’ shared conviction that Delta High School graduates will have a well-rounded education. The humanities will be an important part of academics at the school, … » More …

In Steppe premires this Thurday
April 30, 2008

RICHLAND – WSU’s KTNW premieres “In Steppe” this Thursday, May 1, at 8 p.m. In the Tri-City area, viewers can catch the program on channel 31 or cable channel 10.

Lucy Luginbill, host of “Just a Minute,” is the brainchild of the new show. 


“’In Steppe’ is a play on words,” Luginbill said. “It’s about getting in touch with the people and the landscape of this incredible region, the shrub-steppe. If you live in central Washington for any length of time, you develop a love and respect for this habitat. The people and the animals have many qualities in common: patience and tenacity … » More …

WSU Tri-Cities surpasses freshman recruitment goal
April 12, 2007

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities has received tuition deposits from 40 incoming freshmen, surpassing the original recruitment goal of 35. “We are thrilled with the community’s response to the expansion of WSU Tri-Cities and are encouraged by the Legislature’s support of our incoming freshman class,” Chancellor Vicky Carwein said. “There clearly is a demand for higher education, which we are meeting in our new role as the region’s only four-year public university.” WSU Tri-Cities has offered upper division – junior and senior – and graduate courses since 1989. Last year, with the collaboration and support of the Tri-Cities, the regional campus received Legislative approval to expand … » More …

Poetry Roadshow presented in Richland
March 26, 2007

Richland, Wash.–Seattle poet Elizabeth Austen is bringing Washington’s Poetry Roadshow to Washington State University Tri-Cities March 29-30, with a reading Thursday night and a workshop Friday morning. Each event is free, open to the public, and will take place in the East Building Auditorium on the WSU Tri-Cities campus, 2710 University Drive, Richland. – Poetry reading, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Austen’s reading will be followed by an open microphone — bring your own poems to share. – “Call and Response: Poems from Poems,” 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 30. In this interactive workshop, Austen and participants will explore the ways … » More …

Latino Outreach introduces students to college
March 20, 2007

Richland–About 50 middle and elementary school students will be on the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus Friday, March 23, for the Latino Outreach “I’m Ready for College” program.The WSU Tri-Cities Latino Outreach program educates young students on the importance of getting a college education while making them aware of what it takes to go to college— from academic expectations to financial aid resources.This winter’s Latino Outreach program was held after school at Stevens Middle School in Pasco and Artz-Fox Elementary School in Mabton. About 25 students from each school are being recognized Friday for their completion of the “I’m Ready for College” program.The students arrive … » More …

Learn how to earn an MBA
March 20, 2007

RICHLAND –  Information meetings are being held this month about earning a Washington State University Master’s in Business Administration degree.  The MBA program is offered on the WSU Tri-Cities campus in Richland and also through interactive videoconferencing at the WSU Learning Centers learning centers in Yakima and Wenatchee. Each session will last about an hour. WSU Tri-Cities College of Business professors and MBA program graduates will be on hand at each information meeting to describe the program and answer questions. Information meetings are scheduled for: – Wenatchee — 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, in the WSU North Central Washington Learning Center on the Wenatchee Valley Community … » More …