UDayton Global

Getting to Know Sky Lantz-Wagner

At the University of Dayton, we know that a strong undergraduate academic program can open doors to many other invaluable opportunities, including post-graduate degree programs, internships and professional job placement. That’s why you can count on UDayton Global Assistant Academic Director Sky Lantz-Wagner to assist you with all your undergraduate academic needs: all through an international student lens.

UDayton Global Assistant Academic DirectorName: Sky Lantz-Wagner
Position: Assistant Academic Director, UDayton Global
Mission Statement: My mission is to co-create safe spaces for learning to occur. I accomplish this by learning from those around me, practicing intercultural communication techniques, and letting go of preconceived notions.



Fun Facts:

  • Before starting a career in international education, I was a scuba diving instructor and lived and worked in several different countries including Egypt, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic.
  • I sing and play guitar and sometimes perform at a local artist showcase in downtown Dayton.
  • I was a volunteer teacher in China for 2 years.
  • I speak Italian.
  • My favorite fruit is figs.
Sky with happy students in China

Sky with his happy students in China

My role on the UDayton Global team…
As the Assistant Academic Director, I work closely with undergraduate academics in several ways such as:

  • Advising students regarding schedules, classroom success, holds, etc.
  • Supporting tutoring opportunities for English language, math, and science
  • Working with faculty and staff across campus to improve the quality of international education
  • Teaching UDG support courses such as Live, Learn, Grow (undergraduate) and Professional Development and Academic Skills (graduate)
Sky with his Fall 2019 PDAS students

Sky with his Fall 2019 PDAS students

What I love the most about being a part of UDayton Global:

  • Being of service to improve international education
  • Collaborating with other team members on international education projects such as professional development and action research
  • Learning the languages and about the cultures of everyone who comes in and out of our offices.

If there’s a way Sky can assist you, feel free to contact him to schedule an appointment.