Although there are many alumni whose commitment to the UW community deserves praise, few will leave a legacy quite as impressive as our very own Colleen Fukui-Sketchley.
Fukui-Sketchley was recently named the recipient of the 2015 Charles E. Odegaard Award - the UW’s highest achievement in diversity and an honor bestowed on individuals who embody the former UW’s president’s distinguished commitment to diversity.
Recent UW alums don’t have to get too far off-campus to find a use for their newly-minted technology degrees. Washington’s booming tech industry is responsible for employing 238,900 people, and bringing in over $37 billion in revenue, according to a recent Washington Technology Industry Association study.
Representatives from more than 25 public institutions across the country descended upon Music City for three days packed with higher ed advocacy, resource sharing and a healthy serving of southern hospitality. The University of Tennessee (UT) and its UT Advocacy program were the latest hosts in a string of enriching Public Higher Education Legislative Advocacy Professionals (PHELAP) conferences.