Our Staff


Mary Schad '14, M.S.Ed. '16, Director, Student Success Center and ERIE21 Lock 3
A proud Le Moyne alumna and Syracuse, N.Y. native, Mary received her B.A. in Communications and English in 2014 and a M.S. in Education with a Higher Education Leadership Certificate in 2016. Mary has served at Le Moyne since 2014 in various capacities, and works primarily with academic advising, retention and persistence, new student orientation, and tutoring and academic support programs.  


Beth Scanlon '78, Student Success Coach
Beth Scanlon came to the Student Success Center after working for many years in the LMC Campus Ministry Office.  Beth is a proud Le Moyne alumna with a degree in Sociology from Le Moyne and Social Work from Syracuse University.  Her work in the Success Center is one that involves supporting students as they discern their future.  She lives on campus as a Chaplain in St. Mary’s Hall.  Beth is one of eleven children from Oswego, NY and enjoys spending time with her very large extended family.  Accompaniment or walking along with students is something that Beth is passionate about



Karen OrtegaKaren Ortega, M.S.Ed.'20,  Student Success Coach
Karen came to Le Moyne in 2015 and joined the Student Success Center in March 2020. She received her B.B.A. in Marketing from Pace University and an MBA from Chapman University. Karen is also a proud member of Le Moyne’s Class of 2020, earning a M.S. in Education with a concentration in Higher Education. Within the SSC, Karen works primarily with academic advising, retention and persistence, transfer orientation and the Tau Sigma Honor Society.  In her free time, Karen enjoys traveling, cooking, gardening and spending time with her family.