Meet Your Admissions Counselors

Your Admission Counselor is part advisor, part encyclopedia, and part friend. They’re ready and waiting to help you navigate one of the biggest decisions of your life. Reach out to your counselor and ask a lot of questions. That’s why they’re here!

Director of Enrollment

Kyle Thoms

Director of Enrollment
734.995.7319 | Kyle.Thoms@cuaa.edu

What’s a question you often get asked on a campus tour?
Students like to ask, “Where’s the best place to eat in Ann Arbor?” We really have so many options as a top college town in the country, it’s hard to give just one suggestion.

Where did you attend college and what did you study?
I’m a two-time Concordia alum. I attended Concordia University Ann Arbor as an undergraduate student and earned my bachelor of arts in business in 2008. I also earned my MBA from Concordia in 2017.

What’s something everyone should know about Concordia?
Professors REALLY DO know your name!

What’s a movie you like to recommend to others?
Pistol Pete - Birth of a Legend

What’s something that can instantly make your day?
Monster bars!


Undergraduate Admissions Counselors

Deirdre Lozon

Deirdre Lozon

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
734.995.7312 | Deirdre.Lozon@cuaa.edu

Which students do you work with?
I work with transfer students, returning students, veteran students, non-degree seeking students, and our on-campus dual enrollment students.

Where did you attend college and what did you study?
I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University in 2015. I went on to pursue my Master of Science Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education from here at Concordia University Ann Arbor, and graduated in 2019.

What’s something everyone should know about Concordia?
At CUAA, the campus community is your canvas and you have the ability to paint your own picture and path for who you’re called to become.

What’s your favorite spot on campus?
I love the gazebo and gardens just outside of the Earhart Manor on central campus.

When you’re not on campus, how do you like to spend your free time?
I’m usually spending time with family and friends and crafting. My favorite crafting projects are making wreaths!

Jowan Williams

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
734.995.7487 | Jowan.Williams@cuaa.edu

Which students do you work with?
I work with undergraduate students (incoming freshman) from Eastren states and the applicants from these Michigan counties: Bay, Saginaw, Huron, Tuscola, Genesee, Sanilac, Lapeer, and Shiawassee.

What is your favorite spot on campus?
Definitely Cardinal Stadium.

What’s something everyone should know about Concordia?
You'll be able to make a name for yourself here. And, people will know you by name here!

Do you play any musical instruments?
I played the Trombone from the 6th-11th grade. Not sure if I would still be any good today.

When you’re not on campus, how do you like to spend your free time?
I am a family man, so I most enjoy being with friends and family. I really like going to the movie theater, cooking, swimming, and traveling as well. Most Marvel related films are also a huge hit with me!

Byrant Hudson

Bryant Hudson

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
734.995.7219 | Bryant.Hudson@cuaa.edu

Which students do you work with?
I work with undergraduate students (incoming freshman) from southeast Michigan and Ohio.

Where did you attend college and what did you study?
I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Sport and Entertainment Business from CUAA in 2018. I am currently in the Master of Science Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education program here at Concordia University Ann Arbor, and will graduate in 2021.

What’s something everyone should know about Concordia?
You should be prepared to grow in every aspect of life if you decide to make CUAA your home for the next four years. Take it from me—I went to college here!

What’s your favorite meal?
Grilled Ribeye steak, cooked medium, side of loaded mashed potatoes, and steamed broccoli.

What’s something that can instantly make your day?
A nice, hot meal (see above) and some good music.


Graduate Counselor

Thomas Dobberteen

Thomas Dobberteen

Graduate Admissions Counselor
734-995-7527 | Thomas.Dobberteen@cuaa.edu

Which students do you work with?
I oversee the admissions process for all of CUAA’s graduate programs and applicants. Check out a full list of our graduate programs here!

What’s something everyone should know about Concordia?
At CUAA, your faculty will know you and take an interest in your academic success. CUAA is an extremely caring community!

What’s your favorite spot on campus?
I love the Billiard’s Room in the basement of the Earhart Manor on central campus.

When you’re not on campus, how do you like to spend your free time?
I’m usually spending time at home with my wife and my dog. I also enjoy reading, watching movies, playing board games, and curling.


Office of Enrollment Staff

Corinne Kuclo

Corinne Kuclo

Visit Coordinator
Phone: 734-995-7255 | Email: Corinne.Kuclo@cuaa.edu

Which students do you work with?
I work with all students and families that set up a visit to campus, arranging the different things you hope to see and do during your time on campus. If you haven’t visited campus yet, register for a visit at cuaa.edu/visit!

What’s something everyone should know about Concordia?
The people you meet and interact with here genuinely care about you as a whole person. They take the time to get to know you and your goals and will challenge you and help you grow.

What’s your favorite spot on campus?
Athletic Training Clinic at the North Building

When you’re not on campus, how do you like to spend your free time?
Going on Disney vacations and running races at Disney World. Also running not at Disney, doing puzzles, baking bread, playing board games, learning to golf, hanging with friends and family.

Kassy Koehler

Kassy Koehler

Data Specialist
Phone: 734.995.7313 | Email: Kassandra.Koehler@cuaa.edu

Where did you attend college and what did you study?
I studied Exercise Science at Concordia University Chicago and graduated in 2015. I earned my master’s from CUAA in Student Personnel and Administration in Higher Education in 2017.

What’s something everyone should know about Concordia?
CUAA really cares about you as an individual and your success in the future!

What’s your favorite spot on campus?
Chapel Point

When you’re not on campus, how do you like to spend your free time?
I’m usually exploring new coffee shops in the area, traveling with friends, or visiting with my siblings and parents.

Accelerated Admission Staff


Amber Schiessl

Linda Szczerbinski

Director of Accelerated Enrollment
Location: L108C
Phone: 262.243.4366 | Email: linda.szczerbinski@cuw.edu

Jon Cain

Jon Cain

Admission Counselor
Location: L108D
Phone: 262.243.2128 | Email: jonathan.cain@cuw.edu

Programs:

  • Business Management
  • General Non-Degree Accelerated
  • Director of Church Ministry
  • Parish Nursing
  • Theological Studies
Nicholas DeLeon

Nicholas DeLeon

Regional Admission Counselor
Location: Miller Park Way
Phone: 262.243.1803 | Email: nicholas.deleon@cuw.edu

Programs:

  • Applied Computer Science
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Public Service – Concentration in Leadership
  • Public Service – Concentration in Management of Criminal Justice
  • Social Work
Kathy Charles

Kathy Charles

Regional Admission Counselor
Location: Appleton and Green Bay
Phone: 262.243.1876 | Email: kathy.charles@cuw.edu

Programs: 

  • Accelerated Second Degree Nursing
  • BS in Nursing Completion (BSN)
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography Completion
  • Healthcare Management
  • Medical Assistant
  • Radiology Technology - Completion
Kathleen Siedenburg

Kathleen Siedenburg

Regional Admission Counselor
Location: Madison
Phone: 262.243.1866 | Email: kathleen.siedenburg@cuw.edu

Programs:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics and Change Management
  • Construction and Trade Management
  • Human Resource Management