Our 2014 graduating class of Master of Science in Real Estate students celebrated in grand style last week, prior to receiving their diplomas from the University of Washington.
MSRE ’14 graduates Eric Hadden, Craig Ratchford, Stephanie Anderson, Nowelle Knutson, Jon Beem, Louisa Galassini, Bo Peng, Yifan Cui, Jin Seok Park. (Missing: Jay Kipp)
More photos from our festive graduation reception are posted below. Thank you to all the many board members, faculty, staff, family members, and friends who came out to celebrate our students! All of us at the Runstad Center offer them our heartiest congratulations. We know you are destined for stellar careers of leadership and service… stay in touch!
The graduates lining up for our annual roast
John Schaufelberger, Dean of the College of Built Environments, addresses the audience
Runstad Center founders and board members Judy and John Runstad offer their wisdom and well wishes
Outgoing board chair Lisa Stewart congratulates the class
Runstad Center director Steve O’Connor prepares his remarks
L to R: Yifan Cui, Bo Peng, Stephanie Anderson, Nowell Knutson
Runstad Center associate director Suzanne Cartwright offers hugs and parting gift to our graduates
MSRE ’14 Eric Hadden offers his thanks on behalf of the graduates – and a golden spade to Prof. Chris Bitter, for always encouraging his students to “dig deeper.”
L to R: Jon Beem, Jin Seok Park, Yifan Cui, Bo Peng
Prof. George Rolfe is presented with the “golden lunchbox” award
Suzanne Cartwright is recognized for her efforts to create meaningful “links” between our students and the professional community
Steve O’Connor is thanked for “erecting the structure” of the students’ education at the Runstad Center
MSRE ’12 alum Chais Lowel, MSRE ’14 graduate Jin Seok Park, and MSRE ’13 alum Alvaro Jimenez