CSUSM NewsCenter (ACEScholarsServices)

2017
June
19,
2017
Nationally, less than five percent of former foster youth attend college and less than half of those who start will see it through to graduation. It’s a startling statistic and one that CSUSM has been on a decade-long mission to change – one degree a...
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June
19,
2017
Nastassja McDonald - Biological Sciences, 2012 Nastassja was a familiar face across campus by the time she graduated. Not only was she active in numerous campus organizations, but she became the first ACE Scholar featured as a student speaker at c...
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March
06,
2017
The odds seemed insurmountable. He spent most of his childhood being shuffled from foster home to foster home in the impoverished neighborhoods of southeastern San Diego, but today Aaron Acosta is being honored as an educational innovator for his ...
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2015
February
12,
2015
Home to a one-of-a-kind program that provides support to former foster youth pursuing their college degree, the new Jan and Esther Stearns Center for ACE Scholars officially opened its doors at a grand opening celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 10. In t...
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February
05,
2015
What: Official grand opening and dedication of the Jan and Esther Stearns Center for ACE Scholars, home to a one-of-a-kind program at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) that provides support to former foster youth pursuing their college d...
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