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Alejandro Delgadillo, M.A.

Associate Director, Educational Equity and Access Programs | 209-228-4625

Alejandro S. Delgadillo is the Associate Director of the Calvin E. Bright Success Center overseeing Services for Undocumented Students, the Fiat Lux Scholars Program and the Guardian Scholars Program. Previously Mr. Delgadillo served for nearly seven years as the Associate Director of Admissions at UC Merced. Mr. Delgadillo attended UCLA where he obtained his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. After graduating from UCLA, Mr. Delgadillo attended Michigan State University where he received a Master of Arts in College and University Administration. He has worked at UC Davis, Kansas State University, St. Mary’s University in Texas and UC Santa Cruz. In addition, Mr. Delgadillo serves as an advocate for first-generation college students, undocumented students and foster youth.

Ariana Mora Mero, M.Ed.

Program Coordinator, Services for Undocumented Students | 209-600-5316 | Schedule an appointment with Ariana

Ariana Mora Mero is the Program Coordinator for Services for Undocumented Students. Originally from Manta, Ecuador, Ariana immigrated to the United States at the age of 10 and grew up in Ames, Iowa. Ariana attended Iowa State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2015 and her Master of Education in Student Affairs in 2017.


Brandon Perez, B.A.

Program Assistant, Services for Undocumented Students | 209-228-2551

Brandon Perez is the Program Assistant for Services for Undocumented Students as well as the Fiat Lux Scholars Program. He is a graduate from UC Merced where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology in 2015. Brandon was born and raised in Merced, CA. He enjoys going to the gym, trying different food, and detailing his car. Feel free to reach out to Brandon if you ever have any questions regarding our services or just simply want to chat. He is here to help!