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Ashley Righetti, '17, Psychology

Ashley Righetti, '17, Psychology

June 9, 2017

A first-generation college student and one of the Husky 100, Ashley Righetti plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.

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

Gabriela Raisl, '17, Psychology

June 9, 2017

The 9/11 attacks changed her life completely, but Gabriela Raisl, UW Tacoma psychology graduate and first-generation student, has learned there is more than one way to achieve your dreams.

Christopher Johnston, first-generation UW Tacoma student in Law & Policy

Christopher Johnston, '17, Law & Policy

June 9, 2017

Overcoming what seemed to be impossible challenges, Christopher Johnston credits his mother's love and support, and the Husky Promise, for his degree in Law & Policy.

Marcos Vieyra, UW Tacoma law and policy major and first-generation student

Marcos Vieyra

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.

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.

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