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Stacey Fernandez, UW Tacoma senior studying social welfare

Work in Progress

April 9, 2020

Just like a collage, UW Tacoma senior Stacey Fernandez is adding new pieces to her self-portrait: college graduate and soon-to-be master's student.

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.

Theron Taylor, senior in psychology, at the University Y Student Center.

Change Comes for Theron Taylor

February 13, 2020

After serving a 20-year prison sentence, first-gen psychology transfer student Theron Taylor is finding a new sense of belonging at UW Tacoma.

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

Vincent Da, Healthcare Leadership and ASUWT 2019-20 President

Service With a Smile

January 3, 2020

For ASUWT President Vincent Da, playing table tennis and serving in student government require similar skills: quick reflexes, mental acuity and a powerful serve.

Best of UW Tacoma 2019

The Best Stories of 2019

December 23, 2019

The best stories coming out of UW Tacoma are all about our students! Here's a baker's dozen of stories about students making their impact in the world.

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