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Dr. Mary Cecil

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Title:
Adjunct Professor
Phone:
618-521-5613
Bio:

Education:

PhD Business Administration with a specialization in Applied Computer Science, Northcentral University, 2010

MS Management of Information Systems, University of Phoenix, 2005

BS Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Science, Southern Illinois University, 1991

Bio:

Dr. Cecil began her career as a computer programmer and advanced through many technology positions in financial, manufacturing, and educational organizations. Most recently, she served in a CIO position as a Vice President of Research, Planning, and Technology.

Dr. Cecil has earned a Data Science Certificate from the University of California and a Master Online Teaching Certificate from the University of Illinois. She graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a leadership certification from the Institute for Educational Management.

Dr. Cecil and her golden retriever, Henry, serve as a therapy dog team. They visit hospice patients to offer unique therapy and a smile to terminally ill patients and their families.

 

Presentations/Lectures:

Now We're Talking! Engaging Discussions in the Online Classroom, 2018. National Conference of the United States Distance Learning Association and Illinois Reading Council Conference.

 

A University-wide Transformational Assessment Initiative that Integrates the Higher Learning Commission Pathway, 2012. Session at Association of Institutional Research National Forum.

 

Endowed scholarships and planned giving: A legacy to exponentially impact students, 2010. Invited keynote at the Rend Lake College Foundation Annual Dinner.

 

The influence of leadership development programs on the community college leadership shortage: A case study, 2010. Published as dissertation, Northcentral University.