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Summer Newsletter: From the Dean's Desk

July 30, 2020

The Milgard School is happy to present our summer quarter newsletter "From the Dean's Desk". Featuring discussion on what we're doing amid COVID-19, the journey of two students, Lindsey and Fanny, and more!

UW Tacoma, Snoqualmie Library

Accounting at Milgard: Past, Present, Future

July 7, 2020

Accounting has been a popular offering at the Milgard School of Business (MSB) since 1994, enabling students to specialize in the field while earning a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business. The undergraduate program’s success led university leaders to consider expanding the program to the graduate school level.

Lindsey Antos, MBA graduate student from UW Tacoma

Student Success: Lindsey Antos, MBA

July 7, 2020

Recent MBA graduate, Lindsey, is very familiar with the business side of higher education. For the last several years and throughout her MBA studies, she’s been working as the Assistant Director of Annual Giving at the University of Puget Sound.

UW Tacoma Library, Spring 2020

COVID-19 Response from the Milgard School

July 2, 2020

Like most organizations, the Milgard School of Business was recently faced with the challenge of confronting the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Considering all the important aspects of our mission, we chose to place the needs of our students at the highest priority. 

Aerial shot of Downtown Tacoma, 2019

Milgard Alumni Engagement Survey

July 1, 2020

POPULATION: The Milgard Alumni Engagement Program is led by a group of area business leaders from the Milgard Executive Council, along with Milgard School Director of Development, Kevin Dugan, and Deanna Blanchfield of Milgard staff. A recent, comprehenseive survey asked alumni if they had attended a Milgard or alumni event in the last 2 years – 80% said they had not. Given this feedback, the Alumni Engagement group will now begin planning future events informed by the responses given through this survey.

UW Tacoma Campus, Spring 2020, Emergency Aid

Emergency Aid for Students

May 18, 2020

Milgard is contributing funds to assist with emergency aid requests made by Milgard students. Students who are experiencing financial difficulty can apply for emergency aid

Sally Schwartz, Milgard staff

Meet our Staff: Trish and Sally

February 27, 2020

Meet Trish and Sally, our staff from the Milgard Success Center, helping students achieve career success

Tressa Lacy, MAcc student

Celebrating Student Success: Tressa Lacy

January 13, 2020

First-generation Master of Accounting student, author, and mother of five: Tressa Lacy, is achieving multiple milestones through the support of scholarships, mentors, and Milgard community resources

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