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Katherine Felts, UW Tacoma first-generation student

Katherine Felts

March 23, 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.

Douglas Epps, '13, '15, UW Tacoma testing coordinator and first-generation graduate

Douglas Epps

March 23, 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.

Jeff Cohen, UW Tacoma assistant professor and first-generation student

Jeff Cohen

March 23, 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.

Diana Algomeda-Villada, UW Tacoma first-generation student

Diana Algomeda-Villada

March 23, 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.

Amanda Figueroa

Lighting the Way

February 13, 2017

UW Tacoma's Amanda Figueroa is using her love of science and advocacy to help students succeed.

Paola Soto

New Faces 2016: Paola Soto

September 29, 2016

Paola Soto, a first-year and first-generation student from central Washington, wants a degree in criminal justice and plans to become a homicide detective.

Kyree Merritt

New Faces 2016: Kyree Merritt

September 29, 2016

Kyree Merritt, a first-year student from California, and a first-generation student, plans a career as a clinical psychologist.

Lorraine Dinnel, M.S., Associate Director, UW Tacoma Academic Advising Center

Lorraine Dinnel

September 15, 2016

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.

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

Christopher Johnston

September 15, 2016

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.

Nataley Guajardo

Nataley Guajardo

September 14, 2016

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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