Yakima's Pacific Northwest University will break ground Wednesday on a new student center named for Tri-Citians Dr. John and Priscilla Cadwell.
The Cadwells are building the student center and leasing it back to the university, according to a news release.
The Cadwell Student Center is designed to give students in the College of Osteopathic Medicine expanded classroom and research space, study areas, student government offices and a student lounge.
Construction is expected to finish by the end of the year.
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PNWU is a nonprofit postgraduate university offering health science programs to meet health manpower needs in rural and underserved areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.
Job program starts today for at-risk youths
A three-day program to help at-risk youths find and keep jobs starts today at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive.
The event, sponsored by WorkSource Columbia Basin, will include a number of activities to help at-risk youths 16 to 24 years old find employment. A job fair where local employers will interview candidates for jobs is scheduled on the last day. The program runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Thursday. Cost is $25, but scholarships are available.
For more information, contact Katie Haney at 734-5978 or firstname.lastname@example.org.