Health science building

A designer rendition of the new CWU health sciences buildilng.

Central Washington University is holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Health Sciences Building at 10 a.m. Nov. 19, according to a news release.

The event, which is open to the public, will take place on the southeast corner of the construction site, directly northwest of Samuelson Hall.

The $60 million, 80,748 square foot facility will house the exercise sciences, clinical physiology, nutrition, paramedicine, and public health programs for the college of education and professional studies.

The new structure, which is projected to be completed by November 2021, will be three stories in height and have a capacity to house 630 students in a mix of classroom and laboratory instructional spaces.

TW Clark of Spokane is the general contractor for the construction phase of the project, which is designed by LMN Architecture of Seattle.

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