Skip to main content

News Stories

Assembling a Company

Building a business isn’t as easy as building big-box furniture, but serial entrepreneur, Army vet and two-time UW alumnus Steve Buchanan has an advantage via his partnership with UW Tacoma.

November 6, 2023

Leader in the Making

ASUWT President Holly Wetzel credits her experience at UW Tacoma for her personal transformation

September 6, 2023

A Ph.D. for Tacoma

With its first cohort of students, UW Tacoma’s Ph.D. in computer science is already making a big impact on students, research and the South Sound community.

June 29, 2023

Merisa Jones: Educational Sovereignty

Carrying on the traditions of her education-oriented family, Marisa Jones, ’23, Ed.D. Educational Leadership, is fulfilling her sacred obligations to future generations.

June 14, 2023

Mona Halcomb: Banking on Her Future

After years and decades of being told she was in the wrong place, Mona Halcomb, ’23, Ed.D. Educational Leadership, is just getting started.

June 9, 2023

Dani Small: The Barrier Breaker

First-gen alumna Dani Small, ’23, Master of Social Work, wants to bring the values she defined through both her undergrad and grad experiences at UW Tacoma into the corporate world.

June 9, 2023

Eileen Jimenez: Persona Educada

Eileen Jimenez, ’23, Ed.D. Educational Leadership, embodies the spirits of her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and proudly aspires to be, like them, a persona educada.

June 8, 2023

Debbie Hales: A Sisterhood of Support

Support from the circle of students in the Muckleshoot Cohort Ed.D. program is a key element that got Debbie Hales, ’23, Ed.D. Educational Leadership, through the rigors of her doctoral studies.

June 8, 2023