Campus News

November 20, 2018

Meet Local Grantmakers at Eighth Annual Forum for Nonprofits

The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association (PSGA) South Sound Funders Forum will once again offer nonprofits the opportunity to meet regional grant-making agencies at an informal breakfast and information-sharing event at University of Puget Sound, in Tacoma, on Friday, Dec. 7.

“The Puget Sound Grantwriters…

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November 16, 2018

Cheney Foundation Gives $200,000 Toward New Puget Sound Welcome Center

TACOMA, WASH.  – The Ben B. Cheney Foundation has made a $200,000 grant toward the construction of a new Welcome Center at University of Puget Sound. The 13,565-square-foot center will be a visually inspiring space ideally suited to welcome the more than 5,000 visitors who come to campus each year as…

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October 16, 2018

Comic Book Art Exhibit Now Open at Kittredge Gallery

Comix Body, an art exhibit that considers how bodies move through the world—as sensitive skin, as vulnerable meat, as human, and as animal, is being presented at University of Puget Sound’s Kittredge Gallery Oct. 8 through Nov. 1.

Highlighting the work of independent comic artists and their unique skill…

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October 9, 2018

Puget Sound Receives Legacy Award From Tacoma Urban League

University of Puget Sound was named a 2018 Legacy Award winner at the Tacoma Urban League 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration on Friday, Oct. 5.

Held at downtown Tacoma’s Hotel Murano, the event celebrated the Urban League’s work supporting and strengthening the local African American community. In addition…

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September 27, 2018

Matelich Scholarship awarded to students from Minneapolis and Vancouver

TACOMA, Wash. – Ginger Wodele of Minneapolis, Minn., and Zachary Herrmann of Vancouver, Wash., are the University of Puget Sound’s two newest Matelich Scholars. The pair were awarded the prestigious scholarship in recognition of their outstanding potential to excel academically and to succeed as inspirational…

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July 17, 2018

Puget Sound to Establish Center for Speech and Effective Advocacy

Effort supported by $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

TACOMA, Wash. – The University of Puget Sound will soon establish the Center for Speech and Effective Advocacy. Supported by a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the center will provide a wide variety of…

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June 6, 2018

Taking on the World: Puget Sound Students Earn National Fellowships

This year’s honored sophomores, juniors, seniors, and recent graduates are funded for international travel, language acquisition, and teaching abroad

TACOMA, Wash. – Ten students and recent alumni of University of Puget Sound have been awarded prestigious national scholarships/fellowships and will teach…

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