Mary Bell Boltwood

Spanish Instructor World Languages

I teach Introductory Spanish classes in the World Languages Department.  I have undergraduate degrees in both Business and Nursing, and a Masters Degree in Spanish.


  • Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
    Masters in Spanish (Teaching–College Track), 2012
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    B.S. in Nursing, 1996
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 
    B.S. in Business Administration, 1985


Prior to coming to Emory & Henry, I founded and managed a migrant health outreach program in southwest Virginia. My interests include the study of foreign language acquisition and best teaching practices for beginning Spanish students as well as the teaching of career Spanish for professionals including health care personnel.

Professional Experience

Prior to E&H, I served as a medical interpreter, an ESL teacher, and an RN in Intensive Care and Emergency Departments.

Contact Info

217 Miller Hall (inside 216 Miller Hall)



Miller Hall