-ACES- Achieving in College, Ensuring Success Transforming Lives ACES Graduates


  • "Since being in TRIO ACES, they have made a tremendous impact in my life and have shown me that it is possible to achieve in college and have shown me how to ensure my success at Mt. SAC and beyond."

    Joe Louis Hernandez, ACES AlumnusCalifornia State University, Los Angeles- Bachelor's degree, 2016California State University, Long Beach- Master's degree, 2019Claremont College- Doctorate degree, In progress
  • "The TRIO ACES Program gave me a second opportunity to continue and pursue a new major. Without their help things would have been difficult and frustrating. I really appreciate all of their help and advice."

    Anthony Lopez, ACES AlumnusCalifornia State University, Fresno- Bachelor's degree, In progress
  • "TRIO ACES has been the backbone to my success in completing community college and transferring to Cal State San Bernardino. I never thought that I would achieve this accomplishment at 40 years old."

    Heather Melendez, ACES AlumnusCalifornia State University, San Bernardino- Bachelor's degree, 2016
  • "The TRIO ACES Program helped me discover my options when choosing a transfer college. The program assisted me with the complicated transfer process and allowed me to gain various cultural experiences and create lifelong friendships."

    Crystal Ibarra, ACES AlumnusCalifornia State University, San Diego- Bachelor's degree, 2015Azusa Pacific University- Master's degree, 2018