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
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
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
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 Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
Brain Research relating to behavior
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. August is my favorite month as that is when all the cool school supplies come out!
I share a home with... Read More