July 29, 2011

College Receives Major Award for HR Students Accomplishments

By B&SC News Team

College Receives Major Award for HR Students Accomplishments

Bryant & STRATTON COLLEGE VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS LEADERS WITH NATIONAL HR AWARD (from left): Cheryl Holman, Student SHRM Chapter President; Vivian Rogers, Dean of Instruction; Lee Hicklin, Campus Director; and Kathleen Newton, BBA Director and SHRM Chapter Advisor.

Virginia Beach, VA – Bryant & Stratton College’s Virginia Beach Campus has received the Society of Human Resource Management’s 2010-2011 Merit Award recognizingcreative and innovative programs and services to its student members.

“SHRM is the world’s largest human resource management association,” said Virginia Beach Campus Director Lee Hicklin, “and our chapter’s Merit Award is one of 17 presented among the organization’s 450 student chapters worldwide. It was also just one of two presented to college chapters in Virginia.

“We congratulate our SHRM chapter’s membership, especially Mary Moore, valedictorian and Cheryl Holman, salutatorian, our SHRM chapter leaders who recently graduated; and also Tonya Chapman, Cheryl Holman and Beth Kinsey for creating the awards submission with the guidance of Kathleen Newton, director of our business and human resource degree programs.”

Chuck Salvetti, SHRM’s student and young professional program manager, said the Merit Award recipients “worked extremely hard this year. Their efforts to provide networking and educational programming … are evidence of their desire to achieve.”

SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 individual members in over 125 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession in executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM now has more than 575 affiliated chapters and more than 450 students chapters. Visit SHRM Online at www.shrm.org.