Husky Habits

February 12, 2018

Husky Habit | #8 – Ready All, Together!

Many of us are fimilar with Boys in the Boat, the story of the UW crew team that represented the USA in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and won the gold medal. If you’ve spent any time around our women’s or men’s rowing teams, you’ve probably heard the coxswains or coaches yell, “Ready all, row!”. The…

February 11, 2018

Husky Habits | #7 – Be the First, Dare to Do

“Be the first” and “Dare to do” are additional tenets from the Be Boundless campaign tha the Good Business Alliance campus partners decided was important to be included in our top 10 Husky Habits. These two tenets calls on UW students, faculty, and staff to step up be leaders in all that we do. To…

February 10, 2018

Husky Habits | #6 – Do a World of Good

One of brand tenets of the Be Boundless campaign is to “be a world of good”. Our Good Business efforts allow us to do a world of good, right here on campus. Whether it is best practices in fiscal management, buying goods and services from local and/or diverse vendors, or preparing for emergencies, GoodBiz and…

December 10, 2017

Husky Habits | #5 – Connect with Co-workers & Community

Giving Garden Radish Harvest Winter 2018 Did you know that there are many student, faculty and staff affinity groups at the UWT? For students, there are hundreds of Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and other organizations across the city and state. Faculty and staff also can join a variety of affinity groups and community-building opportunities. For…

December 3, 2017

Husky Habits | #4 – Be a Role Model

UWT Staff with Hendrix the Husky, 2018 With a constant flow of new students, faculty, and staff arriving at UWT, it is very important for these new Huskies to feel like they are  welcome and appreciated. By being committed to good business practices and following our Husky Habits, we can all be good role models for…

November 15, 2017

Husky Habits | #3 – Explore UWTs’ Past

Architectural sketch, University of Washington Tacoma, 1997 By understanding our past, we can build a better future. The University of Washington Tacoma began offering its first courses on October 1, 1990. Starting with 13 faculty, 11 staff, and 187 students the was operating in only four floors of an eight floor building. With the need…

November 11, 2017

Husky Habits | #2 – Share Ideas & Best Practices

One of the best ways to help improve UW Tacoma is to share ideas and best practices. Our students, faculty, and staff–from program assistants to vice-presidents–generate creative ways to improve UW Tacoma all the time. The challenge is getting the word out to share those ideas and best practices. GoodBiz resources like our Husky Habits…

October 10, 2017

Husky Habits | #1 – Get Engaged with UWT

UW Tacoma is a pretty amazing place to study and  work. From our world-class instruction to our involvement with the community; there are many Huskies that will say that they are living their dream by studying or working here. One of the reasons UW Tacoma is such a great place to study and work is…

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