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The Right Time and Place

Samantha Smith decided now was the right time and UW Tacoma was the right place to study sustainable urban development.

March 4, 2022

The Joy of the Servant Leader

Veronica Ramirez Ramsay spends her time in the service of others, committed to bringing her healthcare leadership skills to her community.

June 10, 2021

The Subtle Influencer

Taylor Owens wants to use her criminal justice degree to address the ongoing tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

June 10, 2021

Making a Place at the Table

Darcy King and Taylor Saunders hope to fill the gaps in services for adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

May 21, 2020

Work in Progress

Just like a collage, UW Tacoma senior Stacey Fernandez is adding new pieces to her self-portrait: college graduate and soon-to-be master's student.

April 9, 2020

Gurchetan Singh and the American Dream

From India to Highline to UW Tacoma, with stops in Bakersfield and Bellingham along the way, Computer Science & Systems alumnus Gurchetan Singh knows the American Dream is alive and well.

August 28, 2019

Adriana Meraz-Gonzalez: Raising the Bar

Adriana Meraz-Gonzalez, '18 Urban Studies, will be able to pursue her dreams and give her mother the "life she deserves" thanks to the scholarships she received.

June 30, 2017

Van Huynh: The Kindness of a Smile

Van Huynh, '18 B.S. Nursing, had an experience with a surly nurse which became a turning point, setting her on the way to becoming a leader in health care.

March 30, 2017