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Society for Human Resource Management Chapter Receives Merit Award - 6/13/2011

Marian University's student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently received the 2010-11 Merit Award for outstanding programs, activities, and levels of participation during the academic year. Kathy Marra, assistant professor of human resources, and three representatives from the student chapter will travel to Las Vegas on June 23-29 for the national SHRM conference. Lori Braun, a management major in Marian's Adult Programs, and two traditional undergraduate students in the Clark H. Byrum School of Business: Thomas Cruz, a business major, and Aimee Flaherty, a business major, will accompany Marra.
In the offical news release about the awards, Chuck Salvetti, SHRM's student and young professionals program manager, noted that the student chapters worked extremely hard this year. "Their efforts to provide networking and educational programming to human resources students and to increase their exposure to the field of HR are evidence of their desire to achieve."
SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 professional and student members in over 140 countries, the society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated professional chapters and more than 450 student chapters within the United States as well as subsidiary offices in China and India.