The UW Latino Health Center held the second annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event in May. Three UW Tacoma faculty members were recognized: Paulo Barreto and Anderson Nascimento of the Institute of Technology, and Anaid Yerena of Urban Studies.
Originating in a brief conversation on UW Tacoma's Grand Staircase, a two-course sequence on non-profit governance fosters community connections and helps students achieve their career and service goals.
Twenty UW Tacoma faculty received promotions or were granted tenure effective with the 2017-18 academic year.
Telling himself he wasn't going to make any friends staying locked in his Court 17 apartment, Rafael Saucedo became a student leader and the first one in his family to get a college degree.
Armed with her UW Tacoma degree in sustainable urban development and her experiences as a resident advisor, Maggie Gonzalez plans to continue her studies in public administration.
A class in sociology changed Kayesee Schermerhorn's worldview, leading her to choose law and policy as a major, and ultimately leading to the Husky 100.
Success for marketing graduate Rashida Robbins has been a family affair, with inspiration from her grandparents, help from her parents, and the joy of her two children.
At first she wanted to be a 'spin doctor,' but Anna Nepomuceno quickly realized her interest lay in politics and legislation. Now she wants to be an inspiration to and advocate for other women.