Kurt is Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions and Assistant Professor of the Bluefield College School of Dental Medicine. He joined the proposed School of Dental Medicine in March 2014. Kurt holds degrees from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He brings experience working with students in community, church, and academic settings. Kurt worked in Student Services and Housing at Southern Seminary and was a Teaching Assistant at Boyce Bible College. He has led volunteer teams in Central Appalachia for over 20 years and has volunteered with both the Virginia and North Carolina Missions of Mercy Dental Clinics.