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In Good Company

Recent grads Thomas Di Giorgio and Jeffrey Bantay developed a friendship while students at Tacoma Community College that carried them through UW Tacoma.

July 2, 2021

Giving Voice, Securing Rights

This year’s Commencement student speaker, Davina Pasillas wants to encourage people to use their voices. She wants to inspire her siblings and her kids to shoot for the stars.

June 10, 2021

Never Too Late

Chris Oliver was given a choice: prison or the Army. He chose the latter, then went to college, setting an example for his siblings. "This is what thrills me...that it's never too late."

December 11, 2020

The Monstrous

Some monsters hide under beds or in sewer drains. Most, however, live inside us. Ingrid Walker and Dustin Annis talk about the role of the monstrous imagination in culture and politics.

October 30, 2020

A Giant Leap

Every student's journey to a degree is unique, and the great leap they take into the world beyond. Read about four 2020 grads: from psychology to cybersecurity to space!

September 16, 2020