Gregorio Silva

February 22, 2023
Gregorio Silva, '10 BA Interdisciplinary Studies and '14 J.D., is an attorney practicing in the area of civil litigation defense and was elected to litigation member at Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, L.L.C., in Kansas City, Mo.

Cheryl Schreiner

February 22, 2023
Cheryl (Walker) Schreiner, '80 BS Hospitality Administration, was promoted on Jan. 1, 2023, from regional vice president to managing director of HelmsBriscoe, where she has been since 1999. Shcreiner oversees a team of 30 associates working in the hospitality site selection arena. She received an MBA from NOVA Southeastern University in 1994.

Alexander Adams

February 22, 2023
Alexander Adams, '08 BA Recreation & Leisure Studies and '14 MPA Public Administration, is the market development manager for Reyes Coca-Cola. He develops, maintains, and grows "On Premise and Client Development Center" accounts through increasing volume and gross profits within San Diego. Adams is also responsible for new account acquisition, including account development and retention. He is currently living in San Diego, Calif., and is an active member of Shriners International. He enjoys volunteering his time at the local Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Michael Alires

February 22, 2023
Michael S. Alires, '15 J.D., has joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Shcreck's real estate department in the firm's Las Vegas office. Alires assists clients in real estate matters, working with real estate developers in acquiring property for development, establishing homeowner associations and reciprocal agreements for new and existing residential and commercial projects. He has significant experience in counseling homebuilder clients with common-interest community compliance under NRS Chapter 116 and helps navigate commercial lease review, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and other real estate negotiations. From the drafting of purchase agreements, review of title and the formation of community associations to preparation of easements and other land-based documents, Alires’ experience covers the lifespan of development projects. Alires received a master’s and bachelor’s degree from Lincoln Christian University.

Alona Angosta

February 22, 2023
Alona Angosta, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, FAAN, '94 BSN and '00 MSN, is a Rebel forever. She is an Emeritus faculty at UNLV's School of Nursing. She was the UNLV Outstanding Alumni of the Year in 2020. Currently, Angosta is a professor and associate dean for research and scholarship at Baylor University, Louis Herrington School of Nursing in Texas. She is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and continues to be actively engaged with UNLV fellow alumni, former students, research, and academic colleagues.

Christopher Franke-McGarvey

November 24, 2022
Christopher Franke-McGarvey, '21 BS Computer Engineering, is currently looking for a career in embedded software, FPGA, signal processing, and digital design fields.

Jacquee Lukawski

November 15, 2022
Jacquee Lukawski, '09 M.Ed. Counselor Education, started out as a high school counselor at Nevada Virtual Academy before relocating back to the east coast and pivoting to higher education, specifically graduate student affairs. She now works as graduate academic advisor for the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware. Her favorite hobbies are singing, songwriting, sewing, and writing.

Christina Threeton

November 14, 2022
Christina (Guasto) Threeton, '06 BA Elementary Education and '08 MS Curriculum and Instruction, and her UNLV alumni husband Eric Threeton, have opened a private micro-middle school in Las Vegas called The Nevada School of Inquiry. This micro-school of 30 is dedicated to creating well-rounded problem solvers who explore their passions through inquiry and wonder.  Christina is a Las Vegas native and was an assistant principal for three years, a principal for four years, and has taught for grades 2, 4-8. She is currently the director of the mirco-school. Her hobbies include reading, hiking, camping, and traveling.

Mabior Ayuen

November 7, 2022
Mabior Ayuen, '11 BS Business, is a managing operations manager at Mayo Clinic Hospital. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Regis University and a Doctor of Philosophy in financial management from Northcentral University. Ayuen and his wife, Jona Ayuen, have four children, including Nyanwel, Angeth, Alier, and Akuoc. He enjoys bowling, running, going out, and spending time with family. 

Maddie ciz

November 7, 2022
Maddie Ciz, '21 BA Communication Studies, is a marketing specialist for Caesars Entertainment.

Chelsea Milko

October 25, 2022
Chelsea Milko, '09 BA Political Science and BS Kinesiological Sciences, recently celebrated one year as senior communications advisor in the U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. In addition, she joined the online publication Maryland Road Trips as a contributing travel writer. She spends her spare time restoring her Victorian-era row house in Baltimore, Maryland.

Christian E. Hardigree

October 25, 2022
Christian E. Hardigree, '93 BS Hotel Administration, was selected as the next regional chancellor of University of South Florida in St. Petersburg.