The University Y Student Center received a National Award of Excellence from the Design-Build Institute of America at its 2015 annual awards ceremony in Denver.
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The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber honored the University Y Student Center and the late Dr. Debra Friedman, UW Tacoma's former chancellor, with 2015 New Tacoma Awards.
The University Y Student Center is a project that has been supported by students since even before it became a concept design in 2012; now it has become a reality. Students consistently held a crucial role in all of this, and the outcome is a facility specifically built to meet students' needs.
How an unusual collaboration years in the making created the University Y Student Center.
Read more about the new building on campus, including information on features, grand opening events, its history and its student focus.
Collaboration between UW Tacoma and YMCA of Pierce & Kitsap Counties yields unique partnership in higher education, new student center – to open January 1.
As construction continues on the University Y, plans continue to memorialize the building that once stood on the site of the construction, the Longshoremen's Hall for the ILWU (the International Longshore and Warehouse Union).