Human Resource Development Professor Awarded for Service


greerTomika W. Greer, instructional associate professor of human resource development at the University of Houston College of Technology, received her first “academy award” during the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) Conference in Richmond, Virginia, February 14-17.

Dr. Greer was recognized for serving as editor of Advances in Developing Human Resources for the issue entitled “Leveraging Research to Advance Undergraduate HRD Education Advances in Developing Human Resources,” which was named the 2017 outstanding issue of the year.

Greer also authored two articles within the award-winning journal issue including Leveraging Research to Advance Undergraduate HRD Education: An Introduction and The Value of an Undergraduate HRD Degree: An Exploratory Investigation of Perceived Employability and Career Success.

She received additional recognition at the conclusion of the conference as new leadership changes were announced. Greer has been elected to serve a 3-year term on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD).  She commented, “I'm excited, humbled, and honored that the AHRD membership voted for me to lead in this capacity over the next three years.  This will be a substantial service commitment and I have big shoes to fill but, I'm definitely up for the task.”