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Location

Boise State University
1607 University Drive
Lincoln Office Suites, First Floor

Contact

Phone: (208) 426-1582
Email: trioaces@boisestate.edu

Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

TRIO ACES Staff

  • TRIO ACES Director Allison Gonzalez, staff photo

    Allison Gonzalez

    Director, TRIO ACES

    Allison joined the TRIO team as the director in January 2021.  Allison has a Bachelor’s degree in Educational Interpreting and a Master’s degree in Counseling.  Prior to joining TRIO, she worked in the Educational Access Center implementing accommodations for students with disabilities.  Allison has 12 years of higher education experience, she is a professional counselor and student success coach. She is passionate about helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds achieve their academic goals, develop lifelong learning strategies, and become productive members of the community. Allison believes with proper support and services all students can successfully obtain a college degree and reach their desired career goals.

    Allison joined the TRIO team as the director in January 2021.  Allison has a Bachelor’s degree in Educational Interpreting and a Master’s degree in Counseling.  Prior to joining TRIO, she worked in the Educational Access Center implementing accommodations for students with disabilities.  Allison has 12 years of higher education experience, she is a professional counselor and student success coach. She is passionate about helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds achieve their academic goals, develop lifelong learning strategies, and become productive members of the community. Allison believes with proper support and services all students can successfully obtain a college degree and reach their desired career goals.

  • TRIO ACES admin Amy Rigenhagen, staff photo

    Amy Rigenhagen

    Educational Specialist, TRIO ACES

    Amy’s passion for serving others has led her towards many exciting ventures. She served four years in the Air Force and gained valuable experience working with different cultural backgrounds, values, and traditions from her own. With over a year of experience supporting students with disabilities at Boise State University, she has identified the importance of academic services, compassion, and understanding towards each student’s success in their education and journey through life. Her time and experiences have increased her feelings of empathy and respect for each person’s unique situation. Amy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Family Studies and is pursuing her Master’s in Social Work at Boise State University. Her studies and experiences have motivated her to keep serving others and help them achieve academically, enhancing their quality of life.

    Amy’s passion for serving others has led her towards many exciting ventures. She served four years in the Air Force and gained valuable experience working with different cultural backgrounds, values, and traditions from her own. With over a year of experience supporting students with disabilities at Boise State University, she has identified the importance of academic services, compassion, and understanding towards each student’s success in their education and journey through life. Her time and experiences have increased her feelings of empathy and respect for each person’s unique situation. Amy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Family Studies and is pursuing her Master’s in Social Work at Boise State University. Her studies and experiences have motivated her to keep serving others and help them achieve academically, enhancing their quality of life.

  • Tyler Cunningham

    Business Operations Coordinator

    Bio coming soon.

    Bio coming soon.

  • Jami Wiggins

    Graduate Assistant

    Jami has always been passionate about social justice and social change. She believes every person is unique in their own way and that every person deserves equal resources and opportunities needed to succeed in life. Jami received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Social Work at Boise State. With this degree, Jami will be able to enhance human well-being and help all people meet basic human needs. She also believes that it is important for people to make their own decisions and manage their own lives to develop self-determination. Jami is looking forward to working with the TRIO ACES team, as well as helping the students that are a part of the program achieve their academic and life goals.

    Lincoln Avenue Garage, First Floor

    Jami has always been passionate about social justice and social change. She believes every person is unique in their own way and that every person deserves equal resources and opportunities needed to succeed in life. Jami received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Social Work at Boise State. With this degree, Jami will be able to enhance human well-being and help all people meet basic human needs. She also believes that it is important for people to make their own decisions and manage their own lives to develop self-determination. Jami is looking forward to working with the TRIO ACES team, as well as helping the students that are a part of the program achieve their academic and life goals.

  • Kendra Johnson

    Social Work Intern

    Bio coming soon.

    Bio coming soon.