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1,850 Change Makers

2018 UW Tacoma Commencement
June 7, 2018
Read about some of more than 1,850 UW Tacoma change-makers launching into the world in June 2018 with their newly-minted University of Washington degr...
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Everyone Counts

A group of UW Tacoma students pose for a picture.
March 26, 2018
UW Tacoma students braved the wind and rain this past January to help administer the Point-In-Time Count, a county specific survey for people experien...
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In Good Company

Kathleen Shannon Dorcy Head Shot
August 14, 2017
UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Kathleen Shannon Dorcy has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).
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An App a Day

Sharon Laing
January 20, 2017
Assistant Professor Sharon Laing wants to use apps to connect low-income patients to health care.
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David Reyes

David Reyes, Nursing & Healthcare Leadership
September 14, 2016
Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Assistant Professor David Reyes seriously considered dropping out to help support his six siblings and parents, but he...
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Nursing faculty assess Lakewood needs

Corrie Matlock-Hightower, UW Tacoma Nursing & Healthcare Leadership
August 16, 2016
Nursing & Healthcare Leadership’s Corrie Matlock-Hightower coordinated an assessment of health needs in Lakewood to provide input into the operation of Lakewood’s new Living Access Support Alliance (LASA) Client Services Center. The center will offer a laundry and shower program and other services as guided by the assessment.

Alumna Note: Joyce Ells, '08, School Nurse Extraordinaire

Joyce Ells, '08, Master of Nursing
March 17, 2015
Joyce Ells, a school nurse with Tacoma Public Schools, and a 2008 Master of Nursing alumna, is featured in an in-depth story in The News Tribune about the vital role school nurses play in child health and wellness. Read the whole story...

Faculty Note: Kathleen Shannon Dorcy

Kathleen Shannon Dorcy
February 20, 2015
Senior lecturer Kathleen Shannon Dorcy has been appointed to lead the newly formed Clinical/Nursing Research, Education and Practice department at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Dr. Shannon Dorcy is a founding faculty member of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership.