Outstanding Graduate Coordinator
MARY KAY LUTRINGER has served as Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Theatre and Dance since 1995. She is responsible for many innovations in the department, including the creation of the departmental web pages and the development of a new student orientation that includes a comprehensive welcome packet and popular "best of" guide for new students. Mary Kay's efficiency, organizational skills, and command of the policies, procedures, and details of the department's twelve graduate programs is greatly appreciated by both faculty and students, who view her as an invaluable resource. At the same time, those who interact with her describe her as a caring, friendly, generous, reliable, and trustworthy individual who always maintains her good humor and is willing "to go the extra mile."
Mary Kay received the award for Outstanding Graduate Coordinator for 2003.