Rhiannon Gladney, '16 BA Economics, started a dog entertainment company, You Lucky Puppy, immediately after graduating. Now, You Lucky Puppy is hosting dog events all over Southern Nevada. She says she is planning to take local dog entertainment to a new level by opening Las Vegas' first Dog Cafe. Once the company is more firmly established, she plans to return to UNLV to pursue an MBA. She says her hobby is dogs, dogs, and more dogs.
Mabior Ayuen, ’11 BS Business Administration, is founder and chief executive officer at the Graduates Network Center in Nevada and in the South Sudan, Africa. Its mission is to promote a social change in the community and strengthen unity among people. He earned an MBA from Regis University and a professional development program certificate from Harvard. He is pursuing a doctoral degree in management and finance at Walden University in Minnesota. His hobbies include bowling, camping, fishing, and reading.
Heidi Almase, ’92 BA Psychology, ’96 MA Psychology, ’01 JD, was elected to Las Vegas Municipal Court in 2011 and is serving a six-year term. In 2013, she was nominated to serve a two-year term on the Nevada Judicial Council. In February, she was named an alternate judicial member to the Commission on Judicial Discipline. She is married to attorney Caesar Almase. They have three children.
Carmen Bull Buck, '79 AA Nursing, '86 BS Nursing, '96 MSN Nursing, earned a post-master's certificate as a family nurse practitioner in 2000 from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Today she is a portrait, lifestyle, and humanitarian photographer capturing love, light, and compassion in every situation. During her 40-year nursing career, she worked with thousands of people seeking meaning and connection during challenging times. Healing and connection through storytelling and photography are her passions. Her latest book, Just See Me — Sacred Stories from the Other Side of Dementia, will be released next year. She is an international speaker and author teaching both live events and webinars on the topics of spirituality and photography. She creates legacies for people of all ages in the Austin, Texas, area and beyond. Her hobbies include hiking, traveling, and playing with her four dogs. She lives in Round Rock.