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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UW Tacoma alumna Rachel Camarena wants to be a teacher and a role model for marginalized students.
Air Force veteran Andy Flanagan has a new mission: helping fellow student vets get the resources they need.
Do you know what it’s like to be a student in 21st century America? Our student writer, Zak Kaletka, launches a new, occasional series examining the lives of UW Tacoma students. We realized there would be no better person to start with than Zak.
Military families and hospitalized children are just a few of the people who have benefited from Andrew Fry’s Managing Technical Teams course.
The first in his family to graduate from college, Guillermo Sandoval hopes to be a role model for others in his family.
The award honors students from all three UW campuses who have "made the most of their UW experience."
A desire to help families lead a group of UW Tacoma students to spend their spring break volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.
Brothers Nut and Nuk Suwanchote started a powerlifting club on campus to give UW Tacoma an athletic presence - they succeeded.