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Meet Our Staff


Hahna Patterson
Assistant Provost, Division of Student Support
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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, 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

Hahna Patterson

Hahna Patterson


Assistant Provost, Division of Student Support

(207) 221-4418

Ginn Hall, lower level

Hahna David Patterson, M.A., is the Assistant Provost for the Division of Student Support and an Affiliated Faculty Member in the Physical Therapy Department.  He has a wide range of teaching experience in the area of veteran’s mental health, disability, and cognitive behavioral therapies.  Previously, he worked for the Maine National Guard as the Director of Behavioral Health and as a clinical counselor at the University of New England. Hahna holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology and is a Licensed Clinical... 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. in Teaching and Learning and 20 years of experience as an educator.  In addition to tutoring students, she teaches college English composition and research courses.

In other phases of life, Lori has been... Read More

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

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

Jessica White

Jessica White

M.A., C.R.C.

Director of Student Access Center

(207) 602-2815

Student Academic Success Center

Jessica White, M.A., C.R.C., is the Director of the Student Access Center.  

Before joining UNE in 2016,  Jessica worked with youth and young adults in the disability employment field in the Greater Boston area and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Rehabilitation Counselor.  Jessica earned a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from Assumption College and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.  Her passions include engaging with the UNE community to break down barriers and increase accessibility and inclusion.  Jessica supports students ... Read More