Financial Aid Specialist, Financial Aid
During a recent difficult advising situation of a student in need of funds because of no financial support or belief in education from the parents, I contacted Terri for any possible means of help or resources to assist this student. The student is bright; hardworking-works to pay for school; eager to get an education; plays an active role in learning the University's requirements; and has a genuine passion to learn and succeed. I felt strongly she deserved a chance to do well and wanted to get her help. At any rate, we all know how busy things on this campus are for everyone working, but without question, Terri stopped what she was doing and helped us work through this dilemma in a very comforting, understanding environment. I am so extremely grateful for her help in making the difference in this student's life and her experience. Sometimes all it takes to lift the spirit is one helping hand. What a wonderful and positive feeling to work next door to such an amazing and helpful person! Thanks, Terri!
Submitted by Jennifer Zellmer-Cuaresma, Undergraduate Advising Center