May 23, 2007
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Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

Charles Harmon Director of University Relations

SHRM Student Chapter Earns Superior Merit Award

VALDOSTA - The Valdosta State University Society for Human Resource Management Student Chapter recently earned the Superior Merit Award from the National Society for Human Resource Management for the third year in a row.

This recognition is a result of the number and variety of programming as well as leadership opportunities that the chapter provides for its members. VSU SHRM chapter earned a total of 2310 points out of a possible 3300 this year, placing them in superior ranks.

“I am very proud of the officers and members of our chapter,” Becky Murphy, Chapter Advisor, said. “Each year, we increase our activities and our chance to be recognized as top ten.”

Chapter president for the 2006-2007 year, Amanda King, lead the award-winning group through the successful year.

“It was such an honor to serve our members this year. They are a dedicated group and I know they will continue to succeed in the future,” she said.

The Society for Human Resource Management has over 430 student chapters and over 11,000 student members. Chapter activities, programs and events allow students to learn more about Human Resource Management, while building relationships with local professionals and other students.