For sophomore Chase Powell, who plans to major in criminal justice, a course on the American legal system affirmed his career plans.
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A national ranking that spotlights colleges that "help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices" has listed UW Tacoma the number one "best bang for the buck in the West."
The first weekend in August was all about Tacoma on C-SPAN. Take a look at videos of twelve local authors and historians, including five with UW Tacoma connections, as they share their passions for things local and global.
Shedding self-doubts, Alishia Agee-Cooper listened to the people around her and is putting her new degree to use as an advocate for children and the marginalized.
Tori Purnell, '18 Master of Social Work, is graduating with her daughter Olivia Purnell, '18 History, Daughter Lindsee graduates next spring.
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.