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Diana Algomeda-Villada, UW Tacoma first-generation student

Diana Algomeda-Villada

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.

Photo courtesy Operation Warm.

Warm Hearts Bring Warm Coats

February 17, 2017

A national non-profit, Operation Warm, recently got to see the power of an urban-serving university in action.

Husky 100

Apply for 2016-17 Husky 100 Award

December 20, 2016

The award honors students from the Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses who are making the most of their time at UW.

Husky Football 2016 Salute to Service

Husky Football Salute to Service

November 12, 2016

On November 12, the UW football team carried the names of student veterans onto the field, including 41 from UW Tacoma.

Ryan Mitchell

New Faces 2016: Ryan Mitchell

October 21, 2016

Ryan Mitchell, a transfer student and Army veteran in UW Tacoma's Urban Studies program, is focused on balancing family and school.

Bonface Muniu

New Faces 2016: Bonface Muniu

September 30, 2016

Bonface Muniu, a transfer student majoring in biomedical sciences, wants to become a physician assistant.

Mary Rose Cadelina

New Faces 2016: Mary Rose Cadelina

September 29, 2016

First-year student Mary Rose Cadelina, who is interested in accounting, had her eyes opened to her strengths by UW Tacoma's Summer Bridge program.

Paola Soto

New Faces 2016: Paola Soto

September 29, 2016

Paola Soto, a first-year and first-generation student from central Washington, wants a degree in criminal justice and plans to become a homicide detective.

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