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Milgard Alumni Engagement Survey

July 1, 2020

POPULATION: The Milgard Alumni Engagement is led by a group of local business leaders from the Milgard Executive Council, along with Kevin Dugan from UW Tacoma Office of Advancement and Deanna Blanchfield, Milgard staff. When alumni were asked in the survey (May 2020) if they had attended a Milgard or alumni event in the last twi years – 80% said they had NOT.

Names of UW Tacoma Class of 2020 overlaying a scene from campus

Congratulations, Graduates!

June 11, 2020

On June 13, we celebrate the Class of 2020 with a one-of-a-kind virtual ceremony. Read and hear some of their stories.

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

Altaf Merchant, Interim Dean at the Milgard School of Business

Altaf Merchant: Interim Dean of the Milgard School

April 7, 2020

South Sound Business Magazine featured the Milgard School's Interim Dean, Altaf Merchant, in their April issue. Read about the business school's leader through the following magazine excerpts below

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

UW Tacoma student Deborah Petri sits on a chair reading a book by the window.

Within Reach

February 19, 2020

Deborah Petri started college at age 16. Then, life got in the way. More than 30 years later she is close to finishing her degree.

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