UW Tacoma student Ashley Young, Air Force veteran and women’s pro tackle football player, responded quickly when she saw a fire break out in a Tacoma neighborhood.
Sheila Edwards Lange, currently president of Seattle Central College, has been selected to serve as the new chancellor of UW Tacoma starting Sept. 16.
Recent grads Thomas Di Giorgio and Jeffrey Bantay developed a friendship while students at Tacoma Community College that carried them through UW Tacoma.
UW Tacoma joins with UW campuses in Seattle and Bothell to mark Juneteenth on June 19, 2021.
Members of the Class of 2021 can hold their heads high as survivors and achievers. Through pandemic and polemic, they have completed the next stage of their journeys through life. We present a sampling of their stories.
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.
Renée Guzman knows what it is like to grow up as a military child, from a family for whom service is a calling. With her degree in social welfare, she hopes to carry that service forward.
Ivan Lievanos is using his experience in the National Guard to help veteran-connected students succeed in college.
UW Tacoma alumna Joy Chang served as a medic in the army, an emergency room nurse at Tacoma General and now works as a nurse practitioner in a private practice.