Dinner with the Dean raffle winners enjoy a special outing with Dean Prado

Dinner with the Dean raffle winners enjoy a special outing with Dean Prado

By Laura Elena Lopez Ramos

Dinner with the Dean raffle winners enjoy a special outing with Dean Prado

By Laura Elena Lopez Ramos
The lucky winners of the Dinner with the Dean Raffle got the chance to join Dean Guillermo “Willy” Prado for an exclusive dinner.

The Graduate School celebrated its highly anticipated Dinner with the Dean this past Friday, April 27 with the winners of the Graduate Student Appreciation Week Raffle. The dinner was held at Ortanique on the Mile, a fine dining Caribbean restaurant in Coral Gables.

“Having dinner with these students was a great opportunity to engage with our graduate community in a different way. I truly enjoyed learning about their backgrounds and aspirations. I hope this dinner becomes a tradition as part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week,” expressed Prado. 

Congratulations to our winners:

  • Jennifer Griffin, Professional MBA student at the Miami School of Business
  • Alvaro Ruiz Emparanza, Civil Engineering PhD student at the College of Engineering
  • Andrea Saltos, Higher Education Master’s student at the School of Education and Human Development
  • Shiv Sharma, Chemistry PhD student at the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Olga Tserej Vazquez, Biology Master’s student at the College of Arts and Sciences