The generation known as ‘Millennials’ (roughly born from 1980-2000, though these dates are sometimes debated) are considered to be one of the most studied generations to date. Their propensity for wanting to be highly engaged by what they do, demanding transparency from the companies they not only work for but who’s products they consume, and their collective sense of community driven by shared interests makes this generation an interesting newcomer to the workforce.
During autumn 2017, work was conducted on a new strategic plan for the Milgard School of Business.
From river piracy to the kindness of a smile, stories convey the many ways people connect with UW Tacoma's urban-serving mission.
Years after an important encounter steered Wes Carter, '15, away from gangs, he is board president of the organization that made that encounter possible, courtesy of UW Tacoma's Board Governance course.
Originating in a brief conversation on UW Tacoma's Grand Staircase, a two-course sequence on non-profit governance fosters community connections and helps students achieve their career and service goals.
The UW Tacoma Muslim Student Association raised funds to distribute sack lunches to members of Tacoma's homeless community.
VIBE launches its first business plan competition with the goal of creating future business leaders in Pierce County.
"We are pursuing a new set of bold initiatives in business education that signal the Milgard School as a center for enlightened thinking, sustainable economics, and highly responsive action…qualities essential for challenging times ahead."