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Ambassador Kassa Tekleberhan, Ethiopian ambassador to the United States. Dean Howard Smith, Associate Dean Altaf Merchant, and Stan Emert, Executive Direct

Milgard School Hosts Ethiopian Ambassador

December 12, 2018

On November 20, 2018, faculty and staff at the Milgard School of Business hosted a special visit by His Excellency Kassa Tekleberhan, Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States. Dean Howard Smith, Associate Dean Altaf Merchant, and Stan Emert, Executive Director (Interim) for Leadership and Social Responsibility, hosted the Ethiopian delegation in a campus tour and dinner.

Natalie Garces, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Natalie Garces: The Responsible Marketer

June 6, 2018

Natalie Garces, '18 Marketing, placed second in a social-responsibility case competition, which led to a Microsoft gig, a slot in the Husky 100 and an upcoming master's degree.

Student interacting with employers at the 2018 business industry & career fair

Milgard's Success Center: an update connecting employers with students!

May 23, 2018

With initial funding from the Gary E. Milgard Foundation, The Milgard Success Center launched in November 2017. The focus of the Success Center is to work with the local South Sound community to assess employment needs, encourage internships and fill open permanent positions with current Milgard students and alumni.

A group of "millennials".

Millennials are everywhere and they’re (increasingly becoming) more important than you and I

February 20, 2018

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.

Students form a human "W"

The Best Stories of 2017

December 14, 2017

From river piracy to the kindness of a smile, stories convey the many ways people connect with UW Tacoma's urban-serving mission.

Wes Carter, '15

From Classroom to Boardroom

October 24, 2017

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.

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