The Honors Program

Honors Program Staff

Carolyn Kuykendall

Director of Honors

Ms. Kuykendall has worked in Honors education since 1994 and is actively involved in state and national honors education programs. She has a Master of Arts degree in Literature from Chapman University. Her responsibilities include coordinating the application and admissions process for Honors, coordinating and developing Honors courses, and planning Honors events.

Carol Impara

Faculty Coordinator

Professor Impara teaches in the Nutrition and Foods Program, including teaching one of the Honors sections of NF25H.  She also serves as the primary advisor for Phi Theta Kappa on our campus. 

Randy Wilson

Honors Counselor

Randy is in his 25th year as a counselor at Mt. SAC.  He earned a B.S. in Human Services and a B.A. in Psychology from CSUF and an M.A. in Educational Counseling from UCLA.  His specialty in graduate school was community college career counseling and even after many years, he still very much enjoys helping an undecided student become decided and committed to a plan.

Linda Diaz

Honors Educational Advisor

Ms. Diaz specializes in working with Honors and Transfer-bound students. Linda, who has a MA in Counseling from Cal State Dominguez Hills, is a Mt. SAC institution, and has been helping students to realize their educational goals for more than twenty years. She is a part of many campus events and is one of the people who really make Mt. SAC a community.

Sue Ceja

Honors Clerical Assistant

Ms. Ceja, who joined the Honors Program staff in the summer of 2011, is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara.  Previously, she worked in the scholarship office on campus.