In Brief: Human Resources, Parking Services honored with statewide awards

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
July 21, 2016

The offices of Human Resources and Parking Services at Texas State University have been selected by the Texas Higher Education Human Resources Association (THEHRA) and the Texas Parking and Transportation Association (TPTA) as the recipients of the 2016 THEHRA HR Innovation Award and the Outstanding Parking Program Award, respectively.

The Human Resources Office was awarded for its innovation in creating Texas State’s new Nepotism Tracking System. The criteria used for selection of the Innovation Award include quality, efficiency, added value, replication, creativity and effectiveness. Nominations for the development and successful implementation of innovative programs were reviewed by HR professionals across the state.

The Parking Services Office was awarded for its integrated transportation system that is fiscally stable. TPTA recognizes an appreciation of excellence in parking design, equipment, construction and operations among the industry and the general public. Nominations for the awards were reviewed by the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Parking Association, experts in the fields of architecture, engineering, construction and operations.

About Texas Higher Education Human Resources Association

THEHRA was founded in 1975, and represents a membership of more than 500 human resources professionals from over 64 university campuses across the state. The association’s mission is to contribute to the professional advancement of human resources administration in state-supported senior universities in Texas. To learn more about THEHRA, visit

About Texas Parking and Transportation Association

The Texas Parking and Transportation Association maintains a statewide association of individuals involved with parking-related business in municipalities and other government bodies whether local, state, or national. For more information about TPTA, visit