Meredith Faculty Member Named SHRM Advisor of the Year

Meredith College faculty member Kristy Dixon has been named the 2012-13 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Advisor of the Year.

This national award will be presented at the Society's Annual Student Conference, June 15, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois. The award includes a commemorative plaque, a cash award, travel stipend and complimentary attendance at the annual conference.

A member of the Meredith College faculty since 2001, Dixon is an assistant professor of human resources and serves as advisor of the student chapter of SHRM. In addition to her work at Meredith, Dixon is president and HR professional at McLaurin Parking.

Under Dixon’s guidance, Meredith’s SHRM chapter has received the Superior Merit Award from the national organization for ten years, and has been selected as a top ten student chapter. A Meredith team has also won the Southeast Regional SHRM Case Competition. Dixon herself has been recognized as the Meredith School of Business Teacher of the Year three times.

Students who nominated Dixon for the SHRM Advisor of the Year award praised her leadership of the Meredith chapter and her work as a faculty member.

“Kristy Dixon has continuously guided her students in obtaining valuable knowledge in the field of human resources and has been the perfect role model and mentor,” said Carrie Al-Danab, ’13, in her nomination of Dixon.

Dixon holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and an MBA from Meredith College. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

For more information on SHRM, visit shrm.org.

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