Onorato Joins Agnes Scott as Associate Dean of Students

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Suzanne Onorato has joined Agnes Scott College as the associate dean of students.

With 15 years of experience as a student life professional, Onorato comes to the college from Florida International University, where she served as director of the Women’s Center and previously as coordinator for residence life.

She also has served as a student life professional at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Eastern Washington University; and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Onorato is a member of the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) and co-chair of NASPA’s Women in Student Affairs research committee. She’s also a campus coach for Strong Women, Strong Girls.

She received her doctorate in higher education administration from Florida International University and her master’s of higher education administration and bachelor’s in art education from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location—offering myriad social, cultural and experiential learning opportunities. This highly selective liberal arts college is known for its diverse and dynamic intellectual community. Through SUMMIT, it provides every student, regardless of major, with an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and understanding of complex global dynamics.