After receiving a a 2016-2017 Superior Merit Award designation from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in June of this year, the Georgia Southern University SHRM student chapter has been presented with another award.
The SHRM Georgia State Council has named the chapter as SHRM Student Chapter of the Year. This announcement was made at the 2017 SHRM Georgia State Conference inside the Jekyll Island Convention Center On Oct. 8, according to a GS press release.
The GS SHRM chapter was recognized in large part because of their growth in membership. The chapter recorded its highest attendance ever in the past year, with 59 total members, the press release said.
The chapter puts a particular focus on career development, and offers workshops in that area. They have also invited speakers from businesses like Amazon to speak at their meetings.