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Kylie Lanthorn hits a high note

June 6, 2013

Kylie Lanthorn's path to UW Tacoma took her to the stage of Carnegie Hall. She is the first recipient of the Chancellor's Medal to have entered UW Tacoma as a freshman.

For Brian Ashaba, family comes first

June 6, 2013

For Brian Ashaba, “home” and “family” are bi-continental concepts. Growing up during the Ugandan civil war, Brian learned of the responsibilities of family leadership he would face as the oldest son.

Dee Ann Sonntag speaks out

June 6, 2013

Dee Sonntag's eyes were opened to new perspectives. The power of choice gives her confidence in her dreams.

Percy Strowhorn keeps his calm

June 6, 2013

Percy Strowhorn believes you are who you surround yourself with, and values the maturity of the environment at UW Tacoma. Maybe that’s why his friends describe him as an “old soul.”

Indira Trejo ensures a good future

April 17, 2013

When Indira Trejo receives her degree from UW Tacoma, she’ll be one step closer to achieving her dream of a PhD in immigration and border studies.

Another first: College graduation

April 1, 2013

Noelle Gichohi has a record of firsts: firstborn to her parents in Kenya, first in her family to immigrate to the U.S. and first to go to college.