Southeastern professor honored with lifetime mentor award


Wednesday, February 13, 2019June Williams
by: Tonya Lowentritt 


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University professor June Williams, associate professor of Counseling in Health and Human Sciences, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the International Chi Sigma Iota Jane E. Myers Lifetime Mentor Award. CSI is an international honor society that values academic and professional excellence in counseling.
     Throughout her career, Myers served as a mentor to others in the counseling profession. The Jane E. Myers Lifetime Mentor Award was established to recognize CSI members who demonstrate exceptional commitment to mentoring others.
     “June Williams epitomizes all the qualities that the Jane E. Myers Lifetime Mentor Award represents. She is a wonderful colleague who actively mentors her peers,” said Southeastern Department Head of Health and Human Sciences Jacqueline Guendouzi. “Her commitment to students is unfailing and she goes beyond the call of duty to foster caring, competent, and successful student counselors. As her department head, I can say without reservation that June thoroughly deserves this award, and we are very proud of her achievements in fostering a healthier society.”
     A resident of Kenner, Williams has been a member of the Southeastern faculty since 1995. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Louisiana Counseling Association, the Louisiana College Counseling Association, and CSI, having served a term as president in all four organizations. She has also served on the Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners and the editorial review board for the “Journal of College Counseling.”

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