EAHR Department Awards


Written by: CEHD Communications Staff
Post date: May 01, 2012

Emerald Literati Network 2012 Award for Excellence - Dr. Jean Madsen, Professor of Public School Administration, received the Emerald Literati Network 2012 Award for Excellence for her paper entitled, Business Ethics and Workplace Guanxi in Chinese SOEs: A Qualitative Study. Her paper, which she co-authored with Jessica Li, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was published in the Chinese Journal of Human Resource Management (2011), Volume 2(2). The journal’s editorial team noted the quality of Drs. Madsen and Li’s paper, “... was one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2011.” For further information regarding the Awards for Excellence, please see the following site: www.emeraldinsight.com/literati

Linda F. and Robert A. Lacey ’60 Faculty Fellowship Award - Dr. Vincente Lechuga was selected as the recipient of the Linda F. and Robert A. Lacey ’60 Faculty Fellowship. The Fellowship will go a long way in assisting Dr. Lechuga’ S current research efforts in seeking larger external funding to support his research and doctoral students.

American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Dissertation Award - Dr. Tomika Greer our former student was recently awarded the 2011 American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Dissertation Award for An Investigation of Role Salience and Linkages to Work-Family Conflict. Each year, ASTD recognizes one outstanding dissertation that holds major implications for practitioners of workplace learning and development. Dr. Greer earned her PhD in EHRD in May 2011, and her dissertation research was chaired by Dr. Toby Egan. She is currently Visiting Assistant Professor and Program Manager for the Human Resource Development program in the Department of Human Development & Consumer Science at the University of Houston.

Former Student Honored as Exemplary Leader – Dr. Brenda Jones was one of 38 college administrators worldwide recently recognized as an Idahlynn Karre International Exemplary Leader at the 2012 Chair Academy International Leadership Conference in Atlanta. Dr. Jones, currently the Dean of Business and Technology at San Jacinto College South, was nominated by her colleagues in recognition of her exemplary leadership practices, as well as her commitment to her institution, departments, teams, and students she serves. She completed the EHRD doctoral program and her dissertation research was chaired by Dr. Toby Egan. For additional information see the following link: http://www.sanjac.edu/node/7838

Former Student Appointed President of El Paso Community College – Dr. William Serrata been appointed the new President of El Paso Community College (EPCC). He is currently the Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management at South Texas

College in McAllen. Dr. Serrata earned his doctorate in EHRD and his dissertation research was chaired by Dr. Larry Dooley.