Retirement reception to honor Dr. Jerry Polson on Monday, Dec. 2

Jerry PolsonDURANT, Okla. – The community is invited to attend a reception Monday (Dec. 2) for Dr. Jerry Polson, who is retiring after 44 years of service at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

The come-and-go reception will be from 2-4 p.m. Monday in the Visual & Performing Arts Center at Southeastern.

Currently Professor of Physics and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs – Outreach and Research/Dean of Graduate Studies, Polson will retire effective December 31, 2013.

He served as Chair of the Department of Chemistry, Computer and Physical Sciences for 20 years and also contributed to the University by his membership and involvement with the Curriculum Committee, NCA Steering Committee, Budget Committee, General Education Committee, Academic Council, Administrative Council, Distance Learning Council, as well as Chairman of the Faculty Senate and Faculty Athletics Representative.

He is also active in the community as a member of the Durant City Council.