Southeastern News

Southeastern professor receives national service award

By UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS

 DURANT,
Okla. –
Dr. Jon Reid, a professor of
psychology and counseling at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, has
received the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) Service
Award for 2019.

The award is in recognition of Reid’s accomplishments and
dedication to the field of thanatology — death and dying. He has been a member
of ADEC since 1995 and served in a number of leadership capacities.

The award was presented at the
association’s annual conference earlier this month in Atlanta.

In addition, Reid recently
received the Southeastern Faculty Senate
Lifetime Achievement Award.

Reid also serves as coordinator of the clinical mental
health counseling program at Southeastern, where he has been faculty member
since 1993.

He holds a Ph.D. from Texas Woman’s University, a master’s
from Southwestern Theological Seminary, and a bachelor’s from Midwestern State
University in his hometown of Wichita Falls, Texas.