The Honors Program

Honors Program Staff

Dr. Maryann Tolano-Leveque

Director of Honors

Dr. Maryann Tolano-Leveque started her career with Mt. San Antonio College in 2005 as the Activities Coordinator for the Office of Student Life. She eventually moved on to become the Director of Student Life and in August 2014 was appointed as the Director for the Honors Program. In her current role, Tolano-Leveque works with Division Deans to schedule honors courses and serves as a co-advisor to Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society and the Honors Ambassadors Club. She oversees a robust Honors Program with more than 750 students and directs marketing and recruitment efforts. In addition, Tolano-Leveque is responsible for maintaining and expanding Honors Program transfer agreements with four year institutions and for the coordination and execution of various Honors events including orientations, workshops, and leadership trainings. 

A graduate from the University of Souther California, Tolano-Leveque earned a doctorate in Educational Psychology. Her undergraduate studies were completed at California Polytechnic University, Pomona where she earned a bachelor's degree in communication with an option in journalism and a Masters' degree in Educational Multimedia.

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.  She was previously the Scholarship Program Coordinator here at Mt. SAC.