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Sports Executive to Teach in Milgard School of Business

Aaron Artman, president of the Tacoma Rainiers since 2007, will teach Revenue Generation in the Milgard School of Business, Sports Enterprise Management program. The class will be held this Winter Quarter at Cheney Stadium, with free parking for students.

November 28, 2021

Milgard's Hiring - Executive Assistant to the Dean

Reporting directly to Dean Altaf Merchant (Milgard School of Business Dean) this position supports the Dean and provides oversight and support to several functions within the Dean’s Office. Independent and strategic thinking, leadership, and problem solving are required on a daily basis to implement initiatives and provide guidance within the Dean’s office and among the Milgard Leadership Teams. This position requires collaboration with the Director of Operations and also supervises and leads staff.

October 6, 2021

The Milgard Women’s Initiative: Advancing Women as Leaders

The Milgard School of Business is proud of its impressive graduation and employment rates. UW Tacoma ranks 5th in the state for the highest post-graduation starting salary in a recent study from SmartAsset, a New York-based financial advice company. 

September 10, 2021

Milgard Women’s Initiative: Empowered Women, Empowering Women

Housed within the Center for Leadership & Social Responsibility (CLSR) at the Milgard School of Business, the Milgard Women’s Initiative (MWI) is has a mission to "advance women as creative and innovative leaders throughout their organizations and communities."

July 27, 2021

Construction of Milgard Hall

Slated for opening in January 2023, Milgard Hall will be a home for innovation, where business and technology meet. The building will be named Milgard Hall in honor of James A. and Carolyn Milgard and the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundations, longtime supporters of the University of Washington Tacoma.

July 27, 2021

Milgard Alumni Spotlight: Judi Griffin

The Milgard School of Business is proud to feature our next Alumni Spotlight on Judi Griffin, ’01, Business Administration, ’09 Master of Business Administration

July 26, 2021

What does it mean to be an AACSB accredited business school?

Established in 1916, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is an internationally recognized nonprofit organization that independently reviews business schools across the globe. AACSB Accreditation is the largest and most widely recognized business accreditation in the world. Since the first accreditations in 1919, AACSB has accredited business programs for over 100 years. Achieving AACSB accreditation follows a rigorous review process and less than 5% of the 16,000+ business programs worldwide have received AACSB accreditation.

July 26, 2021

Discover Milgard's Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Council

Spearheaded by Dr. Shalini Sarin Jain, the DEI is devoted to fostering a welcoming campus community that recognizes and celebrates social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion and where all our students, staff and faculty feel seen, heard, and supported.

July 26, 2021