Stacy Lutter, assistant professor of nursing and coordinator of undergraduate nursing
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Nearly 300 students will receive their diplomas from York College during the winter commencement ceremony at 10:15 a.m., Dec. 19, in the in the Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center’s M&T Field House.
Stephen Kushner of Philadelphia, a York Country Day School and York Catholic graduate who currently serves as director of studies and director of choral music at Germantown Friends School, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters. Stacy Lutter, assistant professor of nursing and coordinator of undergraduate nursing, has been selected as faculty speaker.
Kushner earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Bucknell University and completed graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, earning a Master of Music from the latter in 1988. He served as a Klingenstein Fellow at Teachers College, Columbia University in 1992-93.
Kushner served in several positions, including chair of the music department and director of students, at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire before beginning his tenure at Germantown Friends School in 2006. He has also served as a guest conductor and principal conductor for a number of organizations, including The Rhode Island Civic Chorale, The Mozart Festival of New Hampshire and The Choir of the Riverside Church in New York City.
A resident of Spring Grove, Lutter earned a bachelor's degree from Duquesne University, master's degree from Widener University and a doctoral degree from Pennsylvania State University. She began teaching at York College in 2003 as an adjunct nursing faculty member and was named assistant professor in 2005. She previously served as a staff nurse and staff development instructor for Pinnacle Health System.
Lutter is a peer support group leader for RESOLVE (The National Infertility Organization) and an article reviewer for the Journal of Nursing Management. She earned The Learned Society of Whispering Pines Graduate Student Award in Adult Education from Penn State-Harrisburg in 2010 and the Patient Choice Award from Pinnacle Health in 2007.