AASCU Graduates: The Difference We Make
Graduation Year: 2010
Degree Earned: B.S. Chemistry
Institution: California State University Channel Islands
After dropping out of college at the age of 18, Terry Lacey joined the Navy and became an aviation electrician. In his 30s and while on active duty at Naval Base Ventura County, Lacey enrolled in community college and then transferred to CSU Channel Islands. This year, at the age of 40, he's graduating from medical school and starting his residency in internal medicine at the Naval Medical Center San Diego as a lieutenant.