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Krystal Adolph, '05, UW Tacoma 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

Krystal Adolph: Always Ready With a Shoulder

August 1, 2018

Krystal Adolph, '05, the recipient of the 2018 UW Tacoma Distinguished Alumni Award, is always ready with a shoulder for the kids at the Muckleshoot Tribal School in Auburn.

UW Tacoma student LeShawn Gamble, paintbrush in hand, pretends to paint a flower.

Portrait of an Artist

July 18, 2018

UW Tacoma student LeShawn Gamble has overcome traumatic injury and incarceration to become a leading voice and artist in the community.

Gabriela Raisl, UW Tacoma psychology major and first-generation student

Gabriela Raisl

May 10, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.