Staff Directory

Beren Akpinar

Student Staff Member

Beren is a program staff member for the Office of Student Activities. He is majoring in Computer Science and pursuing a concentration in Neuroscience and is excited to continue planning more events for students at K.

Shyane Barnes-Taylor

Student Staff Member

Shyane (she/her) is a program staff member and photographer for the Office of Student Activities. She started working in her first year and is excited to see what else OSA has to offer. Shyane is planning to major in CES and Studio Art.

Buzz with thumbs up


Kalamazoo College Mascot

Buzz loves all things K and can often bee found at Student Activities programs & events. If you spot Buzz on campus, they are always up for a friendly high-five (just don’t swat, it makes them nervous). Visit the College’s “Our History” website to learn more about Buzz.

Hamo at the movies

Brian T. Dietz, PhD

Associate Dean of Students

Brian has provided support and leadership for student activities and campus programs since 2007. He helped open the renovated and expanded Hicks Student Center and established the Office of Student Involvement (OSI).

Anum Khan

Student Staff Member

Anum Khan (she/her) is a Program staff member for OSA. She is a senior majoring in Psychology. This is her first year working at OSA and she’s most looking forward to plan AFDS. She is also the SRA of Dewaters and president of KDesi and MSA.

Milan Levy K’23

Program Coordinator

Milan is a recent Kalamazoo College graduate; they majored in Theatre arts. They started working with Office of Student Activities in 2021 as a student worker and are excited to continue with them in a greater capacity. Come say hey!!

Sage Lewis

SA Student Intern

Sage (She/Her) is an intern for the Office of Student Activities. She started working at OSA in her first year and will never stop. Sage is an Economics and Spanish major. She is also a StuOrg leader for Visual Arts Club and an FYE Mentor! 

Katharina staff photo

Katharina Padilla

SA Student Intern

Katharina is a senior from Los Angeles, CA. She joined OSA in 2020 to support covid-friendly virtual events due to the pandemic. Her main involvement is behind the scenes logistics to make events come to life! 

Leslie Santos

Student Staff Member

Leslie (she/they) is an program staff member for the Office of Student Activities. She is a biology and psychology major Leslie started working at OSA this year as a junior and is excited to support K students through OSA!

OSI staff info

student staff should complete this form with information for their website profile

  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
  • Please type a brief description to include next to your photo on the OSI staff directory. This can include what you do in OSI and perhaps a little about you, campus involvements, major, etc.