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"You gotta nourish to flourish"

De-Stress Fest

December 4, 2017

A week-long series of activities, organized by First Gen Fellows, is aimed at helping students survive the rigors of finals week.

Dog tag inscribed with "Love U Thank You" on 2017 Dia de los Muertos ofrenda.

Day of the Dead: Reflecting on the Living

November 28, 2017

A student-driven design for an ofrenda at the Tacoma Art Museum celebrated the life of Robert James Downey, Jr., a UW Tacoma student-veteran who died in January 2017.

Flags on display at UW Tacoma campus mark 2017 Veterans Day

Honoring All Who Served

November 7, 2017

A display of flags along UW Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail honors the nation's veterans and commemorates those lost in the Vietnam War.

Marcos Vieyra, UW Tacoma law and policy major and first-generation student

Marcos Vieyra

May 10, 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.

Kendy Trinh, Ethnic, Gender & Labor Studies major and UW Tacoma first-generation student

Kendy Trinh

May 10, 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.

Kayesee Schermerhorn, UW Tacoma law and policy scholar and first-generation student

Kayesee Schermerhorn

May 10, 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.

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