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Jun 6, 2018
People

Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.


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May 21, 2018
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These grads are putting together the real estate deals and business partnerships behind the industry's biggest companies.

Marcus Threats
May 21, 2018
People

Against the odds, this native Las Vegan continues to prove his naysayers wrong one dream at a time.


John Ceriale
May 21, 2018
People

When young Ceriale got his first glimpse of the hotel business, it was love at first sight.


Mary Beth Cutshall
May 21, 2018
People

Torn between the travel and hotel industries, UNLV helped this ’88 alumna discover her own path.


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May 16, 2018
People
These grads have parlayed their skills in hospitality into careers in marketing and entertainment.

May 16, 2018
People

As his love for Las Vegas grew, this Boston transplant became devoted to developing Downtown.


May 16, 2018
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This alumna’s love affair with UNLV continues through community partnerships.


May 16, 2018
People

Drawn to UNLV’s proximity to the Strip, this New-Yorker attended the “Hotel School” because of its industry ties.


May 16, 2018
People

Always ready to go the extra mile, this ’97 alumnus incorporates hospitality into his radio gig.