Staff

Rotunda Scholars Program
Academic Center for Excellence 

 

Nikole Melgarejo

Nikole Melgarejo, Director of Rotunda Scholars, Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), earned her B.A in Political Science from San Diego State University and her M. Ed. in Counseling-Student Affairs from Texas Christian University. Before joining the ACE staff in July 2019, she worked as a counseling intern for TCU’s TRIO, Student Support Services, working primarily with at risk and underrepresented students. She also served as the graduate assistant for TCU’s Undergraduate Academic Initiatives, helping first-year students transition to college life. Originally from Southern California, Nikole enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and experiencing new cultures. nmelgarejo@smu.edu, 214.768.4031