M State’s student HR chapter wins national recognition

hr-award-imageMembers of the Student Human Resource Organization on Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s Moorhead campus have earned national recognition for their chapter’s activities.

SHRO received the national Society for Human Resource Management’s Superior Merit Award for 2014-15 “for providing exceptional growth and development opportunities” to its members. The chapter’s advisor is M State’s HR instructor, Loren Haagenson.

SHRO’s activities during the past year included:
• Partnering with Business Professionals of America in a clothing drive for Dress for Success
• Volunteering with M State Career Services Director Cindy Boe at campus job fairs and pre-job fair preparation events
• Attending a state HR student conference/competition.

The mission of the chapter, which has about 20 members, includes introducing students in any major to opportunities in the field of human resources and keeping students informed of developments in the profession. Members also have an opportunity to network with human resource professionals.

In recognition of its achievements, M State’s SHRO chapter received a digital logo for use in communications and will be recognized in SHRM’s publications and at its conferences.

The national organization is the largest in the world devoted to human resource management, representing more than 275,000 professional and 20,000 student members in more than 160 countries.

Posted in News on September 18, 2015 at 10:40 am