Donette Alonzo

Donette Alonzo

Kansas Newman College (1973-1998)

Donette Alonzo has joined Donnelly College, Kansas City, as Dean of Student Affairs.  She recently presided over the signing ceremonies for an articulation agreement between Donnelly and Newman University.  The agreement ensures graduates of Donnelly’s two-year programs admission to Newman to complete four-year degrees.  Alonzo initiated discussion of ways the two schools could collaborate during a visit to campus last year. 

 

During the ceremonies Alonzo said, “I am finally working where my passion lies—in a position of helping ensure all students haven an opportunity for an affordable education”.  Donnelly serves over 700 students from its neighborhood adjacent to Ward Catholic High School.  This fall their enrollment included 37% Hispanic and 41% African American students.