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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.

Gabriela Raisl, UW Tacoma psychology major and first-generation student

Gabriela Raisl

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.

Nhan Hoang, UW Tacoma marketing major and first-generation student

Nhan Hoang

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.

Hawo Guyo, UW Tacoma first-generation student studying social work

Hawo Guyo

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.

Yuliana Ambriz, UW Tacoma Student Activities Board Chair and first-generation student

Yuliana Ambriz

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.

Ramon Garza, UW Tacoma student and scholarship recipient

Ramon Garza: Dreams of a Future Pharmacist

May 4, 2017

Ramon Garza, '18 Biomedical Sciences, says of the financial support that got him back on track toward his dream of becoming a pharmacist: "This scholarship feels like love."

UW Tacoma Nursing & Healthcare Leadership student Van Hyunh

Van Huynh: The Kindness of a Smile

March 30, 2017

Van Huynh, '18 B.S. Nursing, had an experience with a surly nurse which became a turning point, setting her on the way to becoming a leader in health care.

April Lai, UW Tacoma first-generation student

April Lai

March 24, 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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