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UNI Society of Human Resource Management earns national honor

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The UNI chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (UNI-SHRM) was awarded a 2017-2018 Superior Merit Award for its excellence and achievement over the past year. The group was recognized at the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition in Chicago in June. 

“Receiving the award shows that the efforts of our past and current executive boards are paying off,” said President Rachel Tautges. “We all are so passionate about the organization and want to see it succeed. UNI-SHRM is continuing to grow and evolve as a group and we are excited about the future.”

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 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, 2017, to March 31, 2018. 

“As we move Together Forward, young professionals like these being honored as distinguished student chapters play a vital role in SHRM’s success,” said Johnny Taylor, Jr., president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “I’m especially honored to thank this year’s award winners because they offer excellent evidence that SHRM’s future is indeed in good hands.”

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