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Rhoda Altom honored with the Alumni Achievement Award
January 29, 2010

PULLMAN — Rhoda L. Altom, real estate entrepreneur and community activist, was awarded the WSU Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award on Monday, Jan. 25 for her exemplary career in real estate and for her tireless work to improve pediatric health care, medical research and women’s issues in the Seattle area.


In 1980, Altom became the first woman to graduate from WSU’s construction management program. She joined the real estate development firm Wright Runstad & Company, where she was instrumental in the Seattle area’s first implosion demolition. After leaving Wright in 1989, she founded … » More …