Edwin Aguilar '15 Graduate Assistant for Learning Communities Works with: ASPIRE, ACREW, and GTF Aggie Scholars email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org ph. 979.845.1957 fax 979.458.4668 Henderson Hall Edwin Aguilar '15 is from San Benito, Texas and is a member of LAUNCH: Learning Communities as a Graduate Assistant with the ACREW, ASPIRE, and GTF Aggie Scholars programs. He has helped students from a low income and underrepresented area in Brownsville, Texas to increase the number of students who enter and complete higher education since 2015. Edwin graduated in the Spring of 2015 with a B.S. in Animal Science and Entomology and now is part of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education program. Edwin's interest in education was sparked as he served a College Advisor for a national non-profit organization, College Advising Corps. Texas A&M University is one of four universities in the state of Texas that holds a partnership with the College Advising Corps. He has also worked with students through "Summer Melt" as a College Readiness Consultant to increase matriculation to college during the toughest months before schools begins in the fall. He has served as an AmeriCoprs member and is currently involved with Texas Association for College Admission Counseling. In his free time, Edwin continues to reach out to his former students to continue to assist with their college journey. Edwin plans to continue to work toward increasing access to higher education for underrepresented students at Texas A&M University.