"We are UWTacoma" storytelling


July 12, 2019

UW Tacoma – A Story of “Countless Opportunities”

Margaret and I recently had the opportunity to interview Anna Salyer, a part-time librarian, recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, and UW Seattle Alumni. As a student at UW Seattle, Salyer was in the first class for the Master’s of Library Science to have a computer lab and was part of the first presentation class…

June 7, 2019

Celebrate finals week with us by telling us your UWTacoma story

We are celebrating the end of finals with our Jelly Bean Drawing! Throughout the month of May students, faculty, and staff have had the opportunity to enter our drawing by guessing the number of jellybeans in our jar, submitting a story (in-person and online), or participating in an interview. We will be holding our drawing…

June 5, 2019

Karin Dalesky – A Story of Redemption

We cannot forget what this campus was built on, who it was built   for–working students–helping them to attain and finish their degrees. ~Karin Dalesky   Karin Dalesky is a UW-Tacoma Alumni and staff member. She has been affiliated with the University for 23 years – three as a student and the rest advising graduate and…

May 23, 2019

Sharing our (first) Stories!

Yesterday, we held our second pop-up story collection event, with our third and final event coming up next Wednesday (noon to 1:30 pm) in the atrium of the Birmingham Building (BBB). We hope many of you will stop by, pick up a writing prompt (or two!) and share your UW Tacoma stories with us. Rachel…

May 2, 2019

“We are UWTacoma” kick-off event

  Last Wednesday, April 24th, marked the start of our campus-wide storytelling project, We are UWTacoma. Sponsored by a grant from the Strategic Initiative Fund, the project kick-off event, held at Anthem Coffee and Tea, featured interviews and storytelling shared by all who attended.  Our project intern, graduating senior and Writing Studies major Rachel Howe,…

March 29, 2019

Announcing: “We are UWTacoma” Storytelling Project

From its earliest beginnings in a long-ago conversation between friends, the motivation behind the We are UWTacoma storytelling project has always been an appreciation of the power of story in the lives of people and communities. Even today, in the midst of finally implementing this “dream” project—thanks to a generous grant from the UW Tacoma…