The Society for Human Resource Management has awarded a 2018-2019 Superior Merit Chapter Award designation to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s HR Society chapter.
The SHRM student chapter merit award program, which began in 1972, was created to encourage student chapters to require ongoing excellence in the following areas: student chapter requirements, chapter operations, chapter programming and professional development of members, support of the human resource profession, and SHRM engagement.
“SHRM is committed to engaging the future leaders of the HR profession—HR and Business students. As we work to shape better workplaces—where employers and employees can thrive together—we are energized by the work our student chapters are doing to encourage students to choose HR as a career path,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “Awarding this Superior Merit designation is just one small way for SHRM to recognize and celebrate the big steps the UA Little Rock SHRM student chapter has taken this past academic year.”
SHRM student chapters have the opportunity to earn an award based on the number of activities they complete during the merit award cycle, the most recent one of which lasted from April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2019.
For more information about the UA Little Rock Human Resource Managements program, please visit https://ualr.edu/management/bba/human-resource-management/
For more information about the UA Little Rock HR Society, please visit https://ualr.edu/management/hr-society/