Out for Lunch: Scott Zotto
Inspired by the success of the Dinner and Dialogue Series, the Out for Lunch series allows students to meet LGBTQIA+ faculty, staff and administrators in a casual space. Our special guests share their lived experience and engage in conversation about a range of topics. Every Adelphi student is welcome to attend the Out for Lunch series events.
Scott Zotto, L.C.S.W. ’04, ’09, (he/him) is Adelphi’s coordinator of substance use counseling and prevention programming. A social worker by degree, he has been serving the university in various administrative and adjunct positions since 2008. As an out clinician, he operates a specialized private practice, primarily focused on the mental health and social justice needs of the LGBTQIA+ community. At Adelphi, he is co-chair of the Adelphi Pride Committee, co-advisor to the Gender and Sexuality Alliance and LGBTQIA+ Student Empowerment Group, and member of the LGBTQIA+ Task Force and LGBTQIA+ and Allies Alumni Affinity Group. Most recently, he joined the College of Nursing and Public Health to create Adelphi’s first simulated patient program devoted to teaching our aspiring nurses to work with LGBTQIA+ patients through real-world simulations. He is excited to work with students on issues important to them so reach out and connect with him. Scott lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with his husband and dog, Logan.