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Honors: Edward Friesema
Edward Friesema (Computer Science) is one of seven winners of the HEROx CubeSat Challenge put on by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), which is charged with manning, training, and equipping the various Special Operations Component Commands of all the Armed Forces. The challenge sought global ideas on how to advance CubeSat capabilities. Friesema, a graduate student, was awarded $5,000 for TweetSat: Civilian communications in a crisis. He worked with computer science professor Evangelos Yfantis.
Torn between the travel and hotel industries, UNLV helped this ’88 alumna discover her own path.
When young Ceriale got his first glimpse of the hotel business, it was love at first sight.
Against the odds, this native Las Vegan continues to prove his naysayers wrong one dream at a time.
This “utility player” in the Academic Success Center strives to help student-athletes have the best possible college experience.
As his love for Las Vegas grew, this Boston transplant became devoted to developing Downtown.
This alumna’s love affair with UNLV continues through community partnerships.