Cecilia Stanton Adams
Stanton Adams Consulting
Cecilia Stanton Adams currently serves as Academic Dean for Rasmussen College. She began her career in 1996 assisting Bloomfield College president in his efforts to create a sustainable diversity strategy. She went on to pursue the study of stereotyping winning the 2000 American Psychological Association award for outstanding research. While at Lehigh she was honored with the Tradition of Excellence Award for her exceptional contributions to the development of a college bridge program for urban inner city youth. Most recently she was named Diversity Champion by Diversity Central, a national diversity organization.
Ms. Stanton’s inspirational writing can be found in Colors Magazine, Amaranth Literary Journal and Consciousness Magazine. In her most recent contribution, she writes about the challenges of diversity in online learning in Empowering Marginal Communities in Technology.
A first generation New Yorker with familial roots in Honduras, Ms. Stanton attended the well-known High School for Performing Arts where she majored in voice. She graduated in the top 10% of her class with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She went on to complete a 3-year research stint at Lehigh University’s psychology program and earned a master’s degree in sociology.
Ms. Stanton is an educator, sociologist and entrepreneur. She brings over 15 year’s experience combining adult education and business savvy to transform lives. She is most noted for her ability to foster paradigm shifts, change behavior and empower individuals, teams and communities.