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Group photo of new faculty at UW Tacoma in 2017

New Faculty at UW Tacoma in 2017-18

October 23, 2017

Heralding the start of the 2017-18 academic year, we present short biographies of 15 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.

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We're Number One: "Best Bang for the Buck in the West"

September 6, 2017

A national ranking that spotlights colleges that "help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices" has listed UW Tacoma the number one "best bang for the buck in the West."

Kathleen Shannon Dorcy Head Shot

In Good Company

August 14, 2017

UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Kathleen Shannon Dorcy has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).

Rafael Saucedo, '17, Healthcare Leadership

Rafael Saucedo, '17, Healthcare Leadership

June 9, 2017

Telling himself he wasn't going to make any friends staying locked in his Court 17 apartment, Rafael Saucedo became a student leader and the first one in his family to get a college degree.

David Reyes

A Community of Researchers

February 28, 2017

Assistant Professor David Reyes is working with community members to address food access and insecurity in South Tacoma.

Sharon Laing

An App a Day

January 20, 2017

Assistant Professor Sharon Laing wants to use apps to connect low-income patients to health care.

David Reyes, Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

David Reyes

September 14, 2016

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Corrie Matlock-Hightower, UW Tacoma Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

Nursing faculty assess Lakewood needs

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.

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