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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.

Amanda Figueroa

Lighting the Way

February 13, 2017

UW Tacoma's Amanda Figueroa is using her love of science and advocacy to help students succeed.

Roz Johnson

Commitment to Service

November 4, 2016

Roz Johnson is using skills learned in the Army to help UW Tacoma's military community.

Andrea Wynne

Wynne Wins

October 13, 2016

UW Tacoma staff member Andrea Wynne uses her experience to help students prepare for life after college.

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.

Susan Wagshul-Golden

'I'm Here And Life is Good'

September 9, 2016

On the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, UW Tacoma's Susan Wagshul-Golden reflects on her experience at Ground Zero.

Suzanne Klinger, UW Tacoma librarian

25 Years: The Serendipitous Path of Suzanne Klinger

June 22, 2015

From a staff of two and 70 books to an energetic space with innumerable resources, Suzanne Klinger has been connecting students and texts for 25 years as the head of Reference Services at the UW Tacoma Library.

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