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Faculty Senate presents Recognition Awards for Excellence

April 24, 2019

Dr. Daniel Althoff, Chair of Faculty Senate, far left, and Acting President Dr. Bryon Clark, far right, congratulate Alisha Ridenour (Adjunct Professor of the Year), Dr. Jon Reid (Lifetime Achievement Award), and Dr. Tim Patton (Professor of the Year).

DURANT, Okla. – The Southeastern Oklahoma State University Faculty Senate presented its Faculty Senate Recognition Awards for Excellence Wednesday afternoon on campus.

Among the honorees were Dr. Jon Reid, Lifetime Achievement Award; Dr. Tim Patton, Professor of the Year; and Alisha Ridenour, Adjunct Professor of the Year.

Reid, a professor of psychology and counseling, serves as coordinator of the clinical mental health counseling program at Southeastern. He joined the University faculty in 1993.

Patton is a professor of biological sciences and has been associated with Southeastern since 1998.

Ridenour is assistant director/instructional designer for CIDT and is an adjunct instructor in the John Massey School of Business.

The complete list of award recipients follows:

Acting President Dr. Bryon Clark, left, and Faculty Senate Chair Dr. Daniel Althoff, right, congratulate award recipients Dr. Rhonda Richards, Carolyn Fridley, Dr. Tim Patton, Dr. Stewart Mayers, Dr. Lucinda Parmer, Dr. Kay Daigle, Sandra Thomas, Dr. Joshua Nannestad, Dr. Tim Smith, Dr. Jon Reid, Dr. Jerry Stout, and Alisha Ridenour.


Excellence in Teaching:

Carolyn Fridley (Arts & Sciences – Arts and Letters)

Dr. Tim Smith (A&S Sciences and Math)

Dr. Kay Daigle (Education & Behavioral Sciences EBS)

Dr. Rhonda Richards (John Massey School of Business JMSB)

Meritorious Service:

Carolyn Fridley (A&S – Arts and Letters)

Sandra Thomas (A&S – Science and Math)

Dr. Jerry Stout (EBS)

Dr. Courtney Kernek (JMSB)

Outstanding Research and Scholarship:

Dr. Joshua Nannestad (A&S – Arts and Letters)

Dr. Nancy Paiva (A&S – Science and Math)

Dr. Stewart Mayers (EBS)

Dr. Lucinda Parmer (JMSB)

Adjunct Professor of the Year:

Alisha Ridenour

Professor of the Year:

Dr. Tim Patton

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Dr. Jon Reid