Washington State’s First Class of Direct Transfer Nursing Students Move to Universities

Thirteen nursing students from South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) are the first group of community college graduates to move directly into year four at a university with an Associate in Nursing Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) degree. The nursing DTA, announced in 2014 by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, allows students to earn an…

BUSINESS & INNOVATION CELEBRATION: From Start Up to Scale Up

Are you an entrepreneur? Doing something innovative with your business model or product? We want to celebrate YOU! This first-time CB&I event is created to highlight and celebrate innovation in all stages of business. Program elements include:   Several classroom-style training sessions focusing on business growth and optimization for entrepreneurs Graduation for our second cohort of the ScaleUp…

Providence and Fairfax file Certificate of Need for 85-bed freestanding psychiatric hospital in Thurston County

Providence St. Peter Hospital and Fairfax Behavioral Health have entered into a joint venture to form Olympia Behavioral Health LLC and have jointly submitted a Certificate of Need (CON) with the Washington State Department of Health to develop and operate an 85-bed freestanding psychiatric hospital for children, adolescents and adults in Thurston County. Subsequent to CON approval, Olympia…