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Celebrate Expanding Health Education with Dual Ceremonies

Join CWU for Grand Opening, Groundbreaking for Health Science Facilities

On Friday, April 29, we will celebrate the expansion of health sciences education in central Washington with the grand opening of the Health Sciences Building and a groundbreaking ceremony for an expanded Health Education Project. These projects represent a $120.5 million investment in advancing health sciences education in the state.

Date: Friday, April 29, 2022
Health Sciences Grand Opening: 11:15 a.m. — Building tours begin at 12:45 a.m., North Wildcat Way & East 11th Avenue (SE patio)

Health Education Groundbreaking: 2 p.m., Nicholson Pavilion (SE corner)

About the Health Sciences Building

This state-of-the-art, $60 million facility on the west end of campus is a hub for training the health science professionals of tomorrow. It includes industry-specific laboratories for nutrition and food science, biomechanics, paramedicine, exercise physiology, public health, and other growing programs in CWU’s Department of Health Sciences.

The 80,748-square-foot facility stands in place of Hertz Hall, which was demolished in summer 2019. It opened for classes for spring quarter 2022. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified Gold building was designed by LMN Architecture of Seattle and built by TW Clark of Spokane.

The Health Sciences Building provides a home for CWU’s growing Department of Health Sciences, which offers bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate programs in a variety of fields. Its high-tech laboratories include simulation rooms to provide real-world training, as well as opportunities for CWU’s award-winning faculty to conduct critical research.

About the Health Education Project

The new Health Education Project will transform CWU’s existing Nicholson Pavilion and Purser Hall to create modern educational spaces for students entering the sport and movement studies fields.

The $60.5 million project, funded by the Washington Legislature in 2021, will transform the 63-year-old pavilion and the adjacent Purser Hall into a state-of-the-art educational and fitness space. Enhanced spaces will prepare students for careers in health and physical education, recreation programming, coaching and athletic administration through the Department of Sport and Movement Studies (SAMS), which offers bachelor’s and master’s programs in these fields. The new constructionalso will have dedicated space for the SAMS Northwest Center for Sport and will help enhance Physical Education Activity programs that serve more than 1,000 students per academic year.

The revitalized facility is expected to open in fall 2023.

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