Joyce Lantz

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Joyce Lantz

Director, Recruitment and Communication
Area: Alaska, Hawaii

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Kokomo, Indiana

Alma mater and Major:

Ball State University, Communications
Indiana University, Higher Education and Student Affairs, M.Ed.

Favorite Notre Dame tradition:

Watching the students sing the Alma Mater after every football game, win or lose.

Favorite place on campus:

Under the Golden Dome, the Gregori painting on the ceiling of the rotunda.

Favorite South Bend/Regional hangout:

Lake Michigan beaches (New Buffalo, MI)

Favorite book, movie,and song:

My favorite book is “Wicked: The Untold Story of Witches of Oz” by Gregory Maguire. “Wicked” is also my favorite musical. My favorite song is “Let Me Lie” by Trey Anastasio, but that will probably change tomorrow.

The top three items on your bucket list:

I have a long list, but I’d like to visit every state in the United States (one to go). See a show at Red Rocks in Colorado. Surf in Hawaii (Checked this off thanks to the kindness of ND parents from Hawaii.) Set foot on all seven continents (3 to go).

Words to live by:

"Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." - Howard Thurman