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Bob Hardie, '10, '14, UW Tacoma fiscal support services and first-generation graduate

Bob Hardie

March 24, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Douglas Epps, '13, '15, UW Tacoma testing coordinator and first-generation graduate

Douglas Epps

March 23, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Omari Amili, '14, '16

Omari Amili: Breaking the Cycle

March 22, 2017

UW Tacoma alumnus Omari Amili tells in his own words how obtaining an education "opened doors for me that I never knew existed and helped me find a purpose in life."

Photograph of Jason Atherton standing by his coffee shop.

Tacoma Voices: Jason Atherton

February 10, 2017

Students like Milgard School of Business Alumnus Jason Atherton will be the main beneficiaries of UW Tacoma's $45-million philanthropic campaign.

Tom Rochat

Tom Rochat: v2.0

January 6, 2017

Five years ago an injured Tom Rochat was struggling to make a living. Today he works for a global IT company and he credits UW Tacoma for his success.

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