Professional Staff

Brenda Edmands

Coordinator, SASC Portland Campus

(207) 221-4358

Proctor Hall

I greatly enjoy working with students of all levels to develop their writing and learning skills. Good thing, since I've been doing it both in classrooms and learning centers for more than twenty years!  Before joining the UNE academic support team in 2011, I taught composition, creative writing and literature courses at Colorado State University and the University of Southern Maine and tutored students (and sometimes fellow faculty) in writing. Here at UNE, I work to ensure that the... Read More


Academic support services

Writing Pedagogy

Freelance Writing

Classroom Management

Copy Editing and Proofreading

Promotions and Marketing

Learning Specialist

(207) 221-4259

Proctor Hall


Strategies for academic success

learning styles

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Administrative Assistant

(207) 221-4247

Proctor Hall

I've worked in the Student Academic Success Center for the past ten years, and love the daily interaction with students, faculty & staff.Read More

Lori Rand

Lori Rand


Lori has provided on-campus and online writing support for UNE students since 2009. In her position as Online Writing Specialist, she uses interactive web-conferencing to guide students through the writing process, especially the revision stage. She is also available as a resource to online faculty interested in improving student writing.
Lori has a M.Ed.
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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