Who We Are


Mary Fraser

Director, Student Academic Success Center

(207) 602-2561


Student Academic Success Center


Academic support services

program development

academic advising


Professional Staff

Carrie Bogue

Office Manager

(207) 602-2443


Student Academic Success Center

Born and raised in Biddeford Maine, I have been with the University since 1990.  I have worked in the Counseling Office, the  College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office, the Student Affairs Dean's Office  on the Portland Campus and in the College of Osteopathic Medicine.  I have held my current position as Office Manager in the Student Academic Success Center since 2008.  Read More

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Eric Drown


Developmental Writing Supervisor

(207) 602-2584


Student Academic Success Center, Rm. 4

Once a first-generation college student, Dr. Eric Drown coaches college students in reading and writing. He is especially interested in helping students navigate the transition from high school to college.  Eric has published on pulp and classic science fiction in femspec, Endeavour, and Letterature d'America. He presents research on ePortfolios, the role of writing support in first-year writing, and writing fellows. He is the author of Writing College Research Papers. A long-suffering fan of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Eric nevertheless holds out hope that next year is... Read More


Reading and Writing Support

Learning Strategies

Transition to College

First Generation

American studies

New Media

Writing Placement

Jen Gennaco

Adjunct Faculty

Professional Writing Consultant

DigiSpace Coordinator

(207) 602-2509


Marcil Hall

At UNE, Jen teaches English Composition courses. She is particularly interested in the role of peer review as a tool to improve students' writing and reading skills. She has also teaches Writing Lab in the Student Academic Success Center, and as a professional tutor, she suppors students in their transition to college as well as in the development of their literacy skills. Jen is also the DigiSpace Coordinator. In this role, she oversees digital literacy consultants in their role to support students and faculty with... Read More


Contemporary American Fiction and Short Stories

college composition

Developmental Writing Specialist

(207) 602-2586


Student Academic Success Center

Megan Grumbling is an educator, poet, critic, and dramatic writer. Her poetry has appeared in Poetry, The Iowa Review, Crazyhorse, Memorious, The Southern Review, The Antioch Review, and other journals; was awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation; received the Robert Frost Foundation Award for Poetry; was chosen for Best New Poets, Best of the Net, Port City Poets, and other anthologies; and has been awarded residencies in Alaska, Tucson, and Lovell, Maine.... Read More






oral history.

Adjunct Instructor in Developmental Writing

Lena Moser

Lena Moser

M.A., M.S.

Math/Science Academic Support Specialist

An enthusiastic teacher, birder, and naturalist, Lena is excited to share her love of the sciences with students and to support their learning of chemistry and biology through the Student Academic Success Center (SASC).

Lena was born in Russia and spent the first six years of her life in Tajikistan before moving with her family to Stafford Springs, Connecticut.  She completed her undergraduate degree in Natural Resources at Cornell University, where she also worked at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology,... Read More

Online Learning Specialist

(207) 221-4352


Proctor Hall

Hello, UNE community! I am a native Californian new to Maine. My undergraduate studies were done in Arcata, CA at the notorious Humboldt State University, where I studied forest ecology, www.humboldt.edu. I went on to get a Master of Science in Education in San Diego. Next, I taught at a K-8 one-room schoolhouse high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California for 10 years. The little town, Bear Valley, is situated at 7500 feet, has a population of 100 full... Read More


Online Learning Specialist

K-8 Education

Writing Support



APA and AMA Formatting

Literature Review Writing

Research Design (qualitative and quantitative)

and Research Statistics

Katherine Rehill

Katherine Rehill

MSed, CAS Ed Leadership

Developmental Math Specialist

Learning Specialist

(207) 602-2407


Student Academic Success Center

Before getting a BS in Industrial Technology, I worked as a carpenter for a commercial construction company.  My career in education began by teaching carpentry, math, CAD and architectural design at both the high school and community college level.  After receiving my MS in Special Education I began teaching in a more non-traditional setting. 

I have three adult children and three grandchildren who all live within a 45 minute radius so we visit together at least every other week.  I am active with my... Read More



Applied Math

Architectural Design

Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

Brain Research relating to behavior

Lori Wall

Developmental Mathematics Supervisor

Associate Adjunct Faculty Mathematics Department

(207) 602-2794


Student Academic Success Center

I began my professional career as a cartographer, stumbled into education in my mid-twenties and have been happily teaching mathematics ever since. Through hard work, a series of good turns and a bit of luck, I've developed an expertise in developmental mathematics specifically and developmental education more generally.  I am passionate about learning and enjoy sharing knowledge with others.  

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Jen Welch

Jen Welch


Tutor Coordinator

(207) 221-4235



Tutor Recruitment


and Supervision; Undergraduate/Graduate Peer Tutor Program Development; Writing Center Pedagogy and Practice