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Tomás Rivera Center for Student Access


ACE and Excel Scholars Thank Donors

TRCSSThe Access College and Excel Scholar Program recognized and honored the ACE scholars for their academic status on April 30, 2013 during the ACE spring luncheon. Invited guest, USAA representative Greg Smith, Director, USAA Community Affairs was present.

The Keynote Speaker was Lisa Firmin, MHRM (Colonel, USAF Retired) Associate Provost for Diversity & Recruitment.

Students from The Access College and Excel Scholars Program were invited to the Alvarez Exposition on February 21, 2013. ACE students had the opportunity to meet and talk to Mr. Carlos Alvarez.


First year ACE scholar Miguel Perez was invited to speak at the event. He thanked Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Alvarez for their financial support. “Your generous contributions have impacted many of us in diferent forms. And everyone in this room really appreciates what you both have done for us.


Muchas gracias por toda la ayuda que nos han dado. Lo apreciamos mucho, sabiendo de que su generosidad ha impactado a diferente personas. Nosotros por nuestra parte no olvidaremos su generosidad, y contuinaremos esforzandonos a poder truinfar en la vida.

Muchas gracias,

Y continuen haciendo esto para muchas mas personas en el futuro.”

Miguel Perez