Celebrate the Class of 2016

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Read the stories behind the people receiving some of the 1,800 degrees at UW Tacoma's 26th annual commencement ceremony.

 


Diliman Abdulkader, '16
B.A. Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Abulkader is heading to the other Washington. MORE...


Naomi Afereti, '16
B.S. Information Technology
Institute of Technology

Afereti plans a career in database or security administration. MORE...


Nadia Caldwell, '16
B.A. Communications
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
Caldwell starts a master's at USC this fall. MORE...


Audrey Chavarria Calderon, '16
B.S. Computer Science & Systems
Institute of Technology

Chavarria Calderon is working for Liberty Mutual. MORE...


Ricky Clousing, '16
B.A. Sustainable Urban Development
Urban Studies

Clousing is drawn to connecting people to green space. MORE...


Rebecca Dobler-Chale, '16
B.A. Communications
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Dobler-Chale wants to help students find their path. MORE...


Sy Ear, '16
Ed.D. Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership

Ear is passionate about impacting lives. MORE...


Georgena Frazier, '16
B.A. Psychology
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Frazier will teach women of color how to build robots. MORE...


Duy Huynh, '16
B.S. Computer Science & Systems
Institute of Technology

Huynh is a developer with start-up Snap!Raise. MORE...


Renée Inglett, '16
B.A. Marketing
Milgard School of Business

Inglett has a marketing internship with Costco. MORE...


Dane Jessen, '16
B.A. Finance
Milgard School of Business

Jessen hopes to work for a biotech startup. MORE...


Detrek Jones, '16
B.A. Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Jones aims to be a lawyer via an alternative to law school. MORE...


Katie Kenny, '16
B.A. Management
Milgard School of Business

Kenny plans to become a nonprofit manager. MORE...


Daniel Kristiyanto, '16
M.S. Computer Science & Systems
Institute of Technology

Kristiyanto interns with PNNL and plans a Ph.D. MORE...


David Lee, '16
B.A. Sustainable Urban Development
Urban Studies

Lee is off to University College Dublin. MORE...


Mwanaidi Lokeno, '16
B.S. Nursing
Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

Lokeno will get her MSN at UW Tacoma. MORE...


Sandy Luu, '16
B.A. Healthcare Leadership
Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

Luu wants to work with children. MORE...


Deysi Nayeli Martinez, '16
B.A. Psychology
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Martinez's goal is to become a school counselor. MORE...


Fleciah Mburu, '16
B.A. Ethnic, Gender & Labor Studies
B.A. Criminal Justice
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
Social Work & Criminal Justice

Mburu's next step is grad school. MORE...


Brian McQuay, '16
B.A. Law & Policy
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

McQuay will get a Ph.D. and enter academia. MORE...


Erin Mulka, '16
B.A. Social Welfare
Social Work & Criminal Justice

Mulka plans to work with veterans. MORE...


Aman Multani, '16
B.A. Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Multani intends to become an immigration lawyer. MORE...


Sopeck Nop, '16
B.S. Computer Science & Systems
Institute of Technology

Nop will combine techology and nonprofit work. MORE...


Eric Paulsen, '16
B.A. Social Welfare
Social Work & Criminal Justice

Paulsen starts work on his MSW this summer. MORE...


Mason Pellegrini, '16
B.A. Writing Studies
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Pellegrini will study rhetoric at University of New Mexico. MORE...


Guillermo Sandoval, '16
B.A. Communications
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Sandoval plans a career in student administration. MORE...


Shyla Shankle, '16
B.A. History
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Shankle is staying on campus to get her M.Ed. MORE...


Nicole Smith, '16
B.S. Environmental Science
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Smith may pursue a career in Alaska. MORE...


Brenda Smithhisler, '16
B.S. Environmental Science
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Smithhisler plans an NIH internship. MORE...


Beleqsa Tamaami, '16
B.A. Global Studies
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Tamaami will study Arabic in Jordan. MORE...


Nadia Thompson, '16
B.A. Accounting
Milgard School of Business

Thompson has a job lined up with a CPA. MORE...


Cristiana Ventura, '16
B.A. Communications
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Ventura starts grad school this fall in digital media. MORE...

 

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Written by: 
John Burkhardt / June 1, 2016
Media contact: 

John Burkhardt, UW Tacoma Communications, 253-692-4536 or johnbjr@uw.edu