TOPPENISH, WA – With the ongoing impact of COVID-19 driving a shift towards on-line learning and the consequent need for students to have access to computers, Heritage University is one of three colleges in the Tri-Cities and Yakima areas which recently received a donation of laptops from Cadwell Industries, a medical device manufacturer based in Kennewick, Wash.
Cadwell Industries was thrilled to have the opportunity to help students in the Tri-Cities and Yakima Valley advance their education through providing a total of 90 laptops to WSU Tri-Cities, Heritage University and Columbia Basin College. A significant portion of students pursuing degrees at these institutions are first-generation college attendees that are especially challenged finding access to the technology needed to pursue their degree ambitions on-line. The donated laptops will be loaned to students who need them through the library system at each institution.
“The need for computers has been especially acute this