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CAMP, TRIO student Ulises Trujillo-Garcia featured in US Department of Education blog

Ulises Trujillo Garcia
Ulises Trujillo-Garcia has participated in and been a mentor for the CAMP and TRIO programs while earning a Civil Engineering degree at Boise State.

Ulises Trujillo-Garcia, who will graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering from Boise State this spring and who has participated in and been a mentor for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) and TRIO Rising Scholars programs, was recently featured in Homeroom, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Education.

The January 7 blog post titled Challenge, Opportunities, and Wisdom, written by Trujillo-Garcia, is a first-person testimonial about how the CAMP program, which is managed by the U.S. Department of Education, has been foundational to his success as a first-generation college student at Boise State and as the child of migrant farm workers.

The CAMP and TRIO programs are offered through the Center for Multicultural and Educational Opportunities, housed in the College of Education at Boise State.

Trujillo-Garcia was recognized by the College of Education and the university during First Generation Week in 2019. Read more about Trujillo-Garcia and his outstanding accomplishments in our feature article from 2019:

Celebrating First-Generation Students: Ulises Trujillo Garcia