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For Brian Ashaba, family comes first

June 6, 2013

For Brian Ashaba, “home” and “family” are bi-continental concepts. Growing up during the Ugandan civil war, Brian learned of the responsibilities of family leadership he would face as the oldest son.

Another first: College graduation

April 1, 2013

Noelle Gichohi has a record of firsts: firstborn to her parents in Kenya, first in her family to immigrate to the U.S. and first to go to college.

Janet Runbeck, '06

Award-winning nurse believes in the Golden Rule

June 10, 2009

Jan Runbeck is the recipient of the UW Tacoma 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award. She was one of the country's first nurse practitioners, and generously volunteers her time and knowledge.