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Fall 2012

Huntsman Student Rewarded for His Work to Empower the Disabled

Huntsman MBA student and Dominican Republic native Diogenes Hernandez has been named the 2012 Student of the Year for USU’s Center for Persons with Disabilities, or the CPD.

Diogenes was a member of a team that helped refine and develop the sophisticated online tool called WAVE, or the Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool. WAVE is a remarkable free tool web developers can use to make sure their sites can be viewed and utilized by people with disabilities. He has also focused his efforts on a new version of WAVE (WAVE 5.0) that includes numerous improvements all aimed at making it easier for web developers to create web content that can be accessed by all.