» About Jean Merenda
Jean L. Merenda, MS is originally from New York City where she obtained her BS (Magna Cum Laude) in Criminal Justice. It was while working in the law department of CBS, Inc. on various “60 Minutes” litigations that she first started working with computers. She continued working freelance teaching computer applications on Long Island after the birth of her two daughters until her husband’s company relocated them to North Carolina 17 years ago.
Jean taught various computer courses at Pitt Community College over the past 15 years and was one of their first instructors to teach online. She obtained her Masters in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University in 2004 and was named Graduate Student of the Year. She comes to Allied Health Educational Technology Office via the Physician’s Assistant Program where she was an intern for Dr. Thomas Louis’ Gross Anatomy Course (online and face to face) during Spring/Summer 2003 semesters.
Jean resides in Greenville with her husband Steve, dog Yankee and three cats. Her eldest daughter and grandson live in San Diego where her daughter attends the University of San Diego and her youngest daughter is a sophomore at East Carolina University hoping to major in speech language pathology. Her hobbies include ethnic cooking, hiking and traveling.