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Creating a Campus Family

UW Tacoma's Nedralani Mailo stands in front of the Center for Equity and Inclusion.
January 2, 2019
UW Tacoma alumna Nedralani Mailo, '17, found her voice in the classroom and is using it to help students, including fellow Pacific Islanders.
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The Best Stories of 2018

An electric, glowing Husky waits expectantly in UW Tacoma's TPS building.
December 21, 2018
From world-changing wheelchairs to a compassionate coyote whisperer and lots in between, the best stories of 2018 shine a light on UW Tacoma's urban-s...
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1,850 Change Makers

2018 UW Tacoma Commencement
June 7, 2018
Read about some of more than 1,850 UW Tacoma change-makers launching into the world in June 2018 with their newly-minted University of Washington degr...
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Everyone Counts

A group of UW Tacoma students pose for a picture.
March 26, 2018
UW Tacoma students braved the wind and rain this past January to help administer the Point-In-Time Count, a county specific survey for people experien...
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In Good Company

Kathleen Shannon Dorcy Head Shot
August 14, 2017
UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Kathleen Shannon Dorcy has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).
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An App a Day

Sharon Laing
January 20, 2017
Assistant Professor Sharon Laing wants to use apps to connect low-income patients to health care.
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David Reyes

David Reyes, Nursing & Healthcare Leadership
September 14, 2016
Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Assistant Professor David Reyes seriously considered dropping out to help support his six siblings and parents, but he...
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Nursing faculty assess Lakewood needs

Corrie Matlock-Hightower, UW Tacoma Nursing & Healthcare Leadership
August 16, 2016
Nursing & Healthcare Leadership’s Corrie Matlock-Hightower coordinated an assessment of health needs in Lakewood to provide input into the operation of Lakewood’s new Living Access Support Alliance (LASA) Client Services Center. The center will offer a laundry and shower program and other services as guided by the assessment.

Alumna Note: Joyce Ells, '08, School Nurse Extraordinaire

Joyce Ells, '08, Master of Nursing
March 17, 2015
Joyce Ells, a school nurse with Tacoma Public Schools, and a 2008 Master of Nursing alumna, is featured in an in-depth story in The News Tribune about the vital role school nurses play in child health and wellness. Read the whole story...

Faculty Note: Kathleen Shannon Dorcy

Kathleen Shannon Dorcy
February 20, 2015
Senior lecturer Kathleen Shannon Dorcy has been appointed to lead the newly formed Clinical/Nursing Research, Education and Practice department at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Dr. Shannon Dorcy is a founding faculty member of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership.