LOCAL

Fed Dollars Awarded To Expand UT-RGV Nursing School In Pharr

0

Two million federal dollars have been awarded to UT-Rio Grande Valley for the expansion of its School of Nursing in the city of Pharr. The grant will cover the construction of the facility.

Officials say the expansion of the school will address the chronic nursing shortage in the Valley, that was painfully exposed by the coronavirus pandemic, particularly last summer.

The $2 million is being awarded by the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Commerce Department. The federal dollars will be matched by $24 million in local investment. The nursing school expansion is projected to create 750 jobs.

Southwest, American Airlines Ban In-Flight Alcohol Because Of Unruly Passengers

Previous article

Man Banging Skateboard At Dallas Mall Sends Shoppers Fleeing

Next article

You may also like

More in LOCAL