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John Harrison recipient of the 2013 UW Tacoma Distinguished Alumni Award, has invested at least as much time into UW Tacoma as he did in playing the trombone when he was a child.
We celebrate outstanding accomplishment in the UW community, including teaching, research, community engagement and alumni achievement. Honorees include Carolyn West, Mike Allen, Linda Ishem, Janet Primomo, Michelle Garner and John Harrison.
The 2013 Commencement ceremony, at the Tacoma Dome, was attended by more than 6,000 well-wishers celebrating the graduation of 1,386 students, 1,000 of whom marched at the ceremony.
Carolyn West is the recipient of UW Tacoma's 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award. Her work on controversial subjects in psychlogy has earned accolades from students and colleagues far and wide.