Kyle Lantz, M.A.

Social Concerns Seminars Assistant Director
Office Phone: 
574-631-5753
Office Address: 
168 Geddes Hall

Kyle Lantz serves as the assistant director of the Social Concerns Seminars Program. Kyle joined the staff in September of 2013 and works closely with the director of Seminars, Melissa Marley Bonnichsen, in the coordination, administration, and teaching of one credit courses that typically surround an immersion experience.

Prior to joining the Center, Kyle served as a resident program director for Taylor’s Irish Studies Program in Greystones, Ireland. After that, he served on the Residence Life Staff at Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. for two years. His interests and experience include college student development, reconciliation, community development, cross-cultural learning and engagement, and experiential learning.

He and his wife Kelsey participate as neighbors and involved community members in the city of South Bend. They are involved in the Near Northwest Neighborhood and with Transformation Ministries (an organization serving youth in South Bend).

Kyle graduated from Taylor University (Upland, Ind.) with B.S. in Management and M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development. His master’s thesis is entitled “The Experiences of Black Students at a Predominantly White Faith-based Institution.”