Meet the staff of the Academic Success and Advising Center.

ASCJill Gerlach
Administrative Coordinator

Jill has extensive background in administrative support, human resources and project management. She is the first person you meet when you arrive at our center.  She supports both Academic Success and Disability Services and can answer your questions about the services we provide.  Jill grew up in Hackettstown and has fond memories of selling Girl Scout cookies to the students on campus.  In her spare time she enjoys faux and decorative painting, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family.


ASCMichelle Meyer
Director of Disability Services

  • BA. History, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • M.A.T, M.A. Learning Disabilities, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Michelle worked for Fairleigh Dickinson University as an Assistive Technology Coordinator and a Learning Disabilities Specialist for many years.  As Centenary University’s Director of Disability Services, Michelle coordinates requests for disability accommodations and provides overall administration and management of the Project ABLE and STEP Ahead programs.  She is currently completing a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.


ASCMary Ann Raimond
Disability Services Coordinator

  • BA. in French and Art History, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA.
  • BS. ESL Education, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL.
  • BA. in English Literature, Centenary College of New Jersey

Young at heart, Mary Ann enjoys helping students succeed and watching them mature over the course of their academic careers here at Centenary University. An especially prolific gardener, Mary Ann loves to add beauty to her home and surroundings, which lies within view of the Appalachian Trail.


Maureen Fallon
Learning Support Specialist, DSO

  • B.S. Speech Therapy, Westchester University
  • M.S. Speech Language Pathology, University of South Carolina
  • New Jersey Licensed Speech Language Pathologist
  • National License, American Speech Language and Hearing Association

Maureen joined the DSO staff in the fall of 2009 after serving as a professional tutor for both DSO and the Academic Success Center. Prior to coming to Centenary University, she worked in private practice and rehabilitation medical settings.  Her role as a Learning Support Specialist has allowed her to utilize her background and expertise in new ways to assist students in achieving success in higher education.


photo_1Marcella Griffith
Learning Support Specialist, DSO

  • BS. in Psychology, Kutztown University
  • M.Ed. in Student Affairs, Kutztown University

Marcella is very patient and understanding of the academic and social demands of today’s college student. She finds great solace in the outdoors, hiking and biking the trails of Eastern Pennsylvania.


Maureen Fallon
Learning Support Specialist
Learning Support Specialist, DSO

  • B.S. Speech Therapy, Westchester University
  • MA. Speech Language Pathology, University of South Carolina
  • NJ ASHA Licence, Speech Language Pathologist
  • ASHA Licence, Speech Language Patholgist

Maureen joined the DSO staff in the fall of 2009 after several years serving as a professional tutor. Prior to coming to Centenary University, she worked in rehabilitation medical settings and in a private practice servicing adolescents and young adults with a focus on traumatic brain injury and autism. Maureen has been able to utilize her expertise in communication and language disorders to assist students with disabilities in transitioning to and achieving success in higher education.