KSDK Highlights SIUE Alumna’s Inspirational Story, “Tuning Out Stigma”

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Lora Miles and Theresa San Luis TellerSIUE 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.