Southern Illinois University Executive Committee issued the following announcement on April 24.
SIUE alumna Theresa San Luis Teller returned to campus on Tuesday, April 23 to present “Tuning Out Stigma,” a personal story of perseverance supported by valuable mentorship. She offered remarks and shared her talents as a pianist at the Center for Spirituality and Sustainability.
While at SIUE, Teller formed a bond with mentor Lora Miles, former associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs. The mentorship program that helped make a positive difference in Teller’s life currently has approximately 50 students matched with SIUE faculty and staff.
KSDK’s Art Holliday highlighted Teller’s journey in a news story that aired on Tuesday, April 23.
Photo: (L-R) Lora Miles and Theresa San Luis Teller on SIUE's campus in 2015.
Original source: http://www.siue.edu/news/2019/04/KSDK-Highlights-SIUE-Alumna-Inspirational-Story-Tuning-Out-Stigma.shtml