Student Features

  • May 15, 2014

    Feature: Community College Visit

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    This spring, UW ETS counselors took their middle school students from Marysville and Skagit Valley to Everett Community College where staff from the EvCC Outreach, Diversity and Equity Center hosted them for a fun and informative day. Current EvCC students led the ETS middle school participants on a campus tour as well as through college preparedness activities…

  • April 29, 2014

    Feature: UW Campus Visit

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    In April UW ETS high school students from Marysville, Mount Vernon and Sedro-Woolley had the opportunity to tour UW Seattle. While exploring campus they met with study skills instructors from the OMA/D Instructional Center, staff from the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, current UW college students, and an instructor from the College of Computer Science & Engineering, where they received an engaging tour of the CSE building…

  • March 14, 2014

    Feature: UW Law Academy Visit

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    On March 14, ETS high school students from Yakima county visited the UW Law Academy where they met with UW School of Law alumni, professors and practicing lawyers to discuss the possibility of attending law school and the opportunity that studying law could bring…

  • December 12, 2013

    Feature: National College Fair

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Last month 50 ETS students from Granger High School attended the National College Fair in Spokane Washington at the Spokane Convention Center where over 100 colleges participated in the Event. During the college fair students met one-on-one with college representatives and visited the counseling resource center to talk with counselors about choosing a college and major…

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    July 20, 2013

    Feature: Toppenish High School Visit

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Educational Talent Search students from the Toppenish High School Kamiakin Indian Club traveled to Seattle in April to attend the University of Washington 2013 Tribal Leadership Summit and First Nations Pow-Wow. The students themselves established the goal that they would raise enough funds in order to attend the UW events and they succeeded. Led by…

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    May 16, 2013

    Feature: Congratulations to UW Diversity Scholar Award Winners

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Congratulations to University of Washington Educational Talent Search participants Zulen Pantoja-Ortega and Melina Soto for receiving the UW Diversity Scholar Award. The award will provide 45 entering UW freshmen including Pantoja-Ortega and Soto with a scholarship of $10,000 annually, for a total of $40,000, to attend the University of Washington for four years of undergraduate…

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    May 16, 2013

    Feature: Student Photographers

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Yakama Nation Tribal School attendees Mercedes Andrews and Murphy K. Polk, became photographers during an Educational Talent Search (ETS) field trip to the University of Washington and documented the experiences they shared with peers while touring the UW campus. Mercedes is a senior this year and will attend Central Washington University after she graduates. She…

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    February 27, 2013

    Talent Search Students Honored at Champions of Diversity Awards Ceremony

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    University of Washington Educational Talent Search participants Zulen Pantoja-Ortega, Austin Schuetzel and Melina Soto were among the high school students honored at the 2012 Champions of Diversity Awards Ceremony at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon, Wash., Dec. 5. The awards ceremony is designed to honor students, from grades nine through 12, from Skagit, San…

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    October 26, 2012

    Ta Receives 2012 Friends of NAEOP Scholastic Achievement Award

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    University of Washington freshman and former Educational Talent Search (ETS) student My Ta was named a 2012 recipient of the Friends of the Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs (NAEOP) Scholastic Achievement Award.

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