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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.

UW Tacoma alumna Erica Myron with her son and husband on the grand staircase at UW Tacoma.

Taking Shape

July 1, 2020

UW Tacoma alumna Erica Myron, '20, is on her way toward become a professor of American Indian Literature.

UW Tacoma alumna Sahra Malin

Getting It

June 25, 2020

A professor told Sahra Malin that 'if you want it, go get it," and that's exactly what Malin is doing.

UW Tacoma graduate Sarah Wilkinson

Hearing Yes

June 19, 2020

UW Tacoma alumna Sarah Wilkinson wouldn't let her past determine her future.

Leticia Romo Bueno, UW Tacoma 2020 Chancellor's Medalist

Más Que Un Simple Papel

June 19, 2020

La educación ha sido la única constante en la dura e impredecible vida de Leticia Romo Bueno, galardonada con la Medalla del Rector.

Brooke Carlaw, UW Tacoma 2020 President's Medalist

Eyes Opened Wide

June 12, 2020

Brooke Carlaw, the UW Tacoma 2020 President's Medalist, had her eyes opened to the racial bias in our justice system's approach to eyewitness misidentification by Dr. Stephen Ross.

Amica Atienza, UW Tacoma Commencement 2020 Student Speaker

Speaking of the Future

June 12, 2020

Amica Atienza, the UW Tacoma 2020 Commencement Student Speaker, emerged from an existential crisis with a B.S. in biomedical sciences and a platform to share her story.

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.

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