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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.

Lorraine Dinnel, M.S., Associate Director, UW Tacoma Academic Advising Center

Lorraine Dinnel

September 15, 2016

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.

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