Lauren Fleck - Received received her Professional Human Resources Certification.

V. Beth Olsen - Awarded Doctor of Philosophy, Marine Estuartar and Environmental Sciences.

David Rudolph, Sue Price, Jack Cohen, student Tyler Matthews - The Commander of the Northeast State Police Barracks has asked that we give special recognition to these four individuals for their outstanding support of the Cecil County Law Enforcement third annual Shop with a Cop event.

Ahmed Tarek - Presented a paper, "A New Algorithm for Multiple Key Linear Interpolation with the Formal Foundation" at the WorldComp international conference in Las Vegas.

Kristy Erickson - Earned certificates in Applying the QM Rubric and QM Rubric Update; Presented at the AMATYC conference in Nashville on Math and Music.

John Climent - Served on a roundtable panel at the Quantitative Literacy Conference at Towson University.

Kim Sheppard, Joe Kupresanin, Allan Drach - Attended the Quantitative Literacy Conference at Towson University.

John Climent, Joe Kupresanin, Anne Edlin, Kristy Erickson, Allan Drach, Barb Morton - Attended the AMATYC conference in Nashville, Tenn.

Josiah Bancroft - The first book in his "Books of Babel" series, "Senlin Ascends," won the BookWorm Best Award for Best Debut Novel of the year.

Cate Hennessey - Writes a monthly column about the intersection of life and literature for "The Dr. T.J. Eckleburg Review," the literary magazine housed at the Johns Hopkins University. Her essays have recently appeared in the "Cecil Whig" and "Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction."

Lisa Lutwyche - Her play was produced by the Old Academy Players in Philadelphia; she acted in "The Telling Project" on Center Stage in Baltimore; and she was a finalist in the Atlantic Review International Poetry Competition.

Farrah Dowell - Earned a Master of Science degree in Internet and Web page design from Wilmington University.

Jacqueline R. Fisher - Earned an Associate of Arts degree in General Studies from Cecil College.

Laney Hoxter - Received the 50th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet Speakers Award from the NAACP.

Diane Lane - Received the Education Visionary Leadership Award from the NAACP.

Amanda Solecki - Earned a Master of Science degree in higher education from Capella University.

Cecil College Foundation - Named Small Business of the Year by the Cecil County Chamber of Commerce.

Milburn Stone Theatre - Named Business of the Year by the North East Chamber of Commerce.


Leadership & Staff

Dr. Mary Way Bolt  

Dr. Mary Way Bolt
Interim President

A lifelong resident of Cecil County, Dr. Mary Way Bolt began her college education at Cecil by earning an associate degree in nursing in 1986. She returned to the college in 1990 as a member of the nursing faculty and was promoted to nursing department chair, director of nursing education, acting dean of instruction, and associate dean for nursing, allied health and health services. Bolt, who was named vice president of academic programs in 2004, earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, a master's in community health nursing from the University of Maryland Baltimore, and a doctorate in higher education and leadership from Widener University.


Vice Presidents

Dr. Diane Lane
Vice President of Student Services and Institutional Effectiveness


Dr. David Linthicum
Interim Vice President of Academic Programs


Chris Ann Szep
Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Government Relations


Dr. Christine Valuckas
Vice President of Administrative Services



Dr. Christy Dryer
Dean of Nursing and Health Professions

Deborah Judd
Dean of Business Services