Hawo Guyo

Hawo Guyo, UW Tacoma first-generation student studying social work
May 10, 2017
Overcoming the tensions between school and family commitments, Hawo Guyo is grateful for her parents' efforts to help her keep her life in perspective...
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Jeff Cohen

Jeff Cohen, UW Tacoma assistant professor and first-generation student
March 23, 2017
Associate Professor Jeff Cohen, a first-generation student himself, wants other first-gens to know that teachers are here to help students succeed in ...
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Mobilizing Men

Erin Casey
October 14, 2016
UW Tacoma Associate Professor Erin Casey is part of a project to engage men in ending gender-based violence.
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Building a Future

May 6, 2016
A desire to help families lead a group of UW Tacoma students to spend their spring break volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.
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A Champion for Change

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August 1, 2014
Distinguished Alumni Award winner Jessica Gavre has fought for marriage equality and LGBT rights in Washington state for over a decade – all while e...
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